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Walnut Bread Box with Marquetry #5: This Is the End ...

99 days ago by Harriman | 4 comments »

Well, I apologize to anyone who’s been following this project for taking so long to get pictures up of the finished bread boxes. I think they turned out pretty well. I put the cases together with hand-cut dovetails and I made the two pulls out of Ipe to match the knife handle in the marquetry. There are a couple of things I really like about the design. For one thing, the way the door is hinged allows it to stay open while you’re getting your bread out. Also, I decided ...

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Board center gauge - wood version blog

234 days ago by mafe | 16 comments »

Board center gaugewood version Ok I know I just posted the brass version, but since I could see there were great interest, I thought it would be fine with the wooden version also. Forgive me! This is a gauge I have seen boat builders use to mark center on both sides of boards when splitting them in half.The grooves will serve as a guide or the saw cut.So this was the wooden version that I made before the brass and dark wood, both work well.(This was made February 2011, just never posted...

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Chamfer Plane

855 days ago by Brandon | 16 comments »

I decided to make a chamfer plane by adapting an old Stanley 220 plane. Now before anyone gets on my case for ruining a perfectly good 220, I should note that it was a $2 garage sale purchase that was rusted beyond recognition. I soaked the plane parts in Evaporust, but as you can see in the following picture, there was still severe pitting in the sole. The first thing I did was to drill six holes in the sole of the plane. Then I made the wooden strips that would guid...

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In the Shop #4: Inspired to do something new... Hand-cut Dovetails

1289 days ago by Hoakie | 28 comments »

Is it odd that every time I get a new power tool to perform a task, I get an urge to try and do it by hand as well? Anyway it seems to happen to me a lot. This year I received a dovetail jig for Christmas and was up and running cutting half-blind dovetails in no time. However, I have been wanting to learn techniques working with hand tools for a long time to expand my arsenal. Over the past few weeks I’ve been eying some of the entries to the Winter Challenge, the videos of the Ja...

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Free Books: Woodworking Tools 1600-1900 and MISSION FURNTURE

1333 days ago by rivergirl | 47 comments »

FREE BOOKS HERE! GET YOUR FREE BOOKS HERE! I like to read free ebooks, and came upon one “Woodworking Tools 1600-1900” that I thought some of you may enjoy looking at. It is a free book- easy to download. If you don’t use a kindle or a nook or those new fangled reading tools- just click the html option and the book will open right up. I am a total technophobe- and if I can read these ebooks anyone can – believe me. :) I hope you find this book enjoyable. Cons...

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Tight Weave the Down and Dirty

1474 days ago by dustbunny | 15 comments »

Several people asked me to blog the process of the tight weave board.The original tight weave board was posted by degoose here as a blog. Larry Rocks !! I don’t actually have one to be made from the start right now, so I pieced together what I have to try to illustrate the process. In some places you will have to use a little bit of imagination, but I think it will be clear. Okay, the key to the weave or the tight weave boards is-1. lumber should be square2. cuts must be accurate3...

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