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Box Joint Bracelet Tutorial

1858 days ago by scrappy | 11 comments »

I have been asked to do a tutorial on how I made my Box Joint Bracelet I will be trying to go Step-By-Step and not leave anything out. I know I am missing a couple of pics but will try and explain things as good as I can. The first thing I would like to address is SAFETY There are many ways to do almost any process, depending on how you were taught/learned. Please be VERY carfull when useing your tools. I would hate to see anyone get hurt. Onward: I only used one piece of wood f...

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Uses for sawdust #1: I just got a thing from the tool crib on the uses for sawdust

2242 days ago by Obi | 42 comments »

Click the link below and save the heating costs on your shop in winter. how to build and use a sawdust stove

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Making a simple inlay

2258 days ago by GaryK | 21 comments »

Here’s the technique I used to make the inlay in the TV Stand that I recently posted..First you need to make a little jig like you would for finger/box joints...Then make a cut and then move the cut you just made over the piece of wood on your jig. ..Then flip it over, center it between two cuts and do it again..Then you glue in small pieces of wood into the cuts and then bandsaw cut off the inlays...Here you can see two different inlay woods. It all depends on the effect you are goi...

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Wood Library - Janka Hardness

2258 days ago by GaryK | 24 comments »

A measure of the hardness of wood, which is produced by a variation on the Brinell hardness test. The test measures the force required to push a steel ball with a diameter of 11.28 millimeters (0.444 inches) into the wood to a depth of half the ball’s diameter (the diameter was chosen to produce a circle with an area of 100 square millimeters). It is also a good indicator of how hard a species is to saw or nail. The results are stated in various ways, which can lead to confusion, es...

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How to Make Custom Waterslide Decals - UPDATED

2720 days ago by David | 33 comments »

How to Make Custom Waterslide Decals This Waterlide Decal Tutorial is available as a PDF download on my website Materials List • Clear or White 8.5×11 waterslide paper• Deft Gloss Clear Lacquer• Brayer Roller• Paper Towels• Bowl with clean water SOURCES FOR DECAL PAPER WATERSLIDE PAPER • MicroMark• BelDecal 1. Make decal design on your favorite graphic application.I use a Mac based system so I will share the details of how I do things, however, you can do this on any co...

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