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|753 days ago||
Teaching a class? - 2 replies
Where would one go to have a class posted on LJ?I am sure this would have to be approved through a moderator, if so who would I contact?
|764 days ago||
What do we all have on the schedual? - 10 replies
Thought this might be an interesting topic for those of us who do this all week. Talk about what projects we have coming up. As we are coming into the holiday season I am sure business is (Hopefully!) picking up for us all! So what do YOU have going on?My wife and I currently are finishing up 4 reproduction antique danish stools. She is in the p...
|779 days ago||
Shouldnt be sad but it is.... - 12 replies
Today I started packing…No not my personal belongings (Those are already packed), but possesions MUCH more cherrished.My shop.My wife and I have aquired a wonderful new home. Not an appartment anymore, we have grown up and gotten a house. A beautiful 3 bedroom old home which has been remodeled. It features a very large outbuilding which is...
|782 days ago||
Wax over BLO? - 8 replies
I am finishing a side table and I decided to go with BLO because of how striking the figure is. The BLO deepens this and give more of a 3d look then it already has. I like the satin luster it gives off but I want to further get it smooth to the touch and maybe add a tiny bit of protection. I know I dont want to use poly of any sort so I am askin...
|783 days ago||
No matter how... - 2 replies
Good you think you have gotten.How much you think you have mastered a piece or technique, there is always one piece that gets away.I am making a birds eye maple contemporary shaker style side table with a drawer. A table I have made dozens of times! I somehow glued it up horribly out of square. Luckily my top has a 1 inch over hang on every edge...
|793 days ago||
Sort of gloat? Sort of question? - 0 replies
So the gloat would be I just picked up a Frejoth 6 inch long bed jointer and it runs awesome. it purs like a cat and its in really good condition for what I paid for it…....35$ Litteraly the ONLY problem with this thing is a VERY small amount of rust on the table and one corner of the fast. The best treatment would be wet dry sand paper co...
|795 days ago||
Finally! - 4 replies
After doing this professionally with much success and at such a young age I have had to make due with my tiny basement shop. Cabinets taller then 8 feet have to be made on there back, It has impossibly hard access, I can’t cut full sheets of plywood, the list go’s on. Well my wife and I are in a new house as of November and I’l...
|811 days ago||
Bent lamanation settling - 6 replies
I was experimenting with bent lamanations today for some modernistic tables. I noticed when I removed them from the form that they have lost shape from the form a considerable bit. Now this isnt to say that the pieces are ruined. They still are bent perfectly and seamlessly and will work GREAT with this table I am just wondering.Is this typical ...
|819 days ago||
Really bumming.... - 19 replies
Got my bloodwood and maple table featured in my projects rejected by 2 art galleries. I’m extremely bumming about this. It’s hard to get yourself let down on something you poured your heart into.Has anyone else had a similar experience with one of they’re pieces?