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12-18-2011 07:41 PM

Veneer rack ideas - 2 replies

Hey everyone, I just aquired a large amount of veneer and I was wondering if anyone knows of a good design for a veneer rack. Any thoughts will help Thanks,

11-22-2011 07:53 PM

Infill planes- best out there - 7 replies

So about 2 weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Stephen Thomas, unfortunately he brought two of his “Loopy” infill planes. I don’t need to say much about these, they do a lot of talking on their own, but someone had a board of hard maple crotch laying around we tried his planes on, and I don’t think I’ve ever see...

11-20-2011 09:26 AM

Tips & Tricks: How to tell if Mahogany is genuine - 7 replies

So I learnt this trick from Richard Newman, a man who seems to know everything about wood. The trick to tell if Mahogany is genuine is really quite simple but put on your reading glasses. 1. Find a place of the board, or create one, where the wood is perfectly flat sawn, this is the only way this will work. This means that the growth rings ...

11-20-2011 07:50 AM

Chair comfort - 2 replies

My next project is going to be to design a chair. I was wondering what people have found to be comfortable attributes of wooden chairs, upholstered and not. Sources and images would also be great! Chair by Tom Hucker, a great modern woodworker full of innovation.

11-20-2011 07:28 AM

Mixing woods - 8 replies

I was recently asked on one of my projects what my reasoning was on mixing woods, so I figured it would be a great topic to post in a forum. How does everyone feel about mixing woods and what are good reasons you have done so or not? Here is my response, If you’d like to see what was asked you can find it on my project “Demilun...

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