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Blog entry by CottageWorkshop posted 12-15-2009 03:21 PM 1821 reads 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here I am, finally on Lumberjocks! I thought I would introduce myself by sharing a video of me working on my current project, a Shaker style six drawer dresser in walnut. This is becoming my typical style of woodworking over the last year. I mill lumber in the barn with a jointer, a planer and a table saw and then move to the Cottage Workshop where I slow things down, using hand tools and traditional techniques to join parts together. This ia also my first time-lapse video made with the Gawker program, available as a free download here

I have more projects and updates here on my blog site…
the Cottage Workshop
Please, feel free to visit and leave some comments and suggestions. I’d love to hear from you!

Thanks Lumberjocks! Great to be here!

-Richard Magbanua Indianapolis, In

-- Visit me in the Cottage Workshop!

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#1 posted 12-15-2009 04:40 PM

Pretty innovative video software. Thanks for sharing I enjoyed the video.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 12-15-2009 04:49 PM

Sam Adams For The Win!

great video, you got all the basics in there very nicely – milling, organizing the lumber, and the glueup – very helpful.

very nice setup of the cottage as well. looking forward to more content :) and Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 12-15-2009 05:04 PM

Cool video!

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 05:57 PM

Hope you weren’t drinking while woodworking I saw the sam adams in the fore ground. Nice job on the video
And Welcome to LJ

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 06:06 PM

Pretty cool little video!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 06:20 PM

Thanks for the comments!
About the beer…
I definitely DO NOT imbibe before or during the use of power tools. No beer in the barn.
However, I do enjoy a good beer when I’m in the cottage planing away. Yet another reason to love hand tools!

-- Visit me in the Cottage Workshop!

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#7 posted 12-15-2009 06:26 PM

Richard, all that work on only one beer?
Wife got you on a diet? <g>

Nice vid, cool shop.


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#8 posted 12-15-2009 06:48 PM

Richard, this is a pretty neat video to watch.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 12-15-2009 07:23 PM

i am a big fan of timelapse and of woodwork so realy enjoyed your video… welcome to lumberjocks…

-- thats not a mistake... i ment that

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#10 posted 12-15-2009 07:28 PM

Richard I really enjoyed you video . It looks like you have two great places to do woodworking well done

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#11 posted 12-15-2009 11:03 PM

Very entertaining and informative video. Welcome to LJ Richard. I hope you will like being here as much as I do. I think the way you are working is just about the ideal way to enjoy woodworking. Hope to see more soon!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 12-15-2009 11:07 PM

Nice video!

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#13 posted 12-16-2009 02:00 AM

I enjoyed the video. Welcome to LJ

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#14 posted 12-29-2009 08:51 AM

Very cool Video, you didn’t seem to drink all of your beer though!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#15 posted 01-21-2010 02:31 AM

That is how fast time seems to go when I am in the shop, great video!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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