I came across an article written by furniture maker Jane Swanson when reading about inlaying silver wire as a decorative feature in a wood project. Following her method requires using an end-mill router bit to excavate a channel having a width th...
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Location: St. Louis, MO
I am a member of the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild, of which there are about 110 members who get together monthly to exchange ideas about woodworking with emphasis on education and safety. Most are amateur, weekend woodworkers, including me. Visit the Guild's website at http://www.stlwoodworkersguild.org for more info. Meetings are held 7-9 PM on the 3rd Thursday each month. You are welcome to come to Guild meetings if you are in or near St. Louis.
-- Don Snyder (38.6N, 90.3W)
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|added project||small bowls with silver inlay||11-01-2015 06:07 PM|
|added blog entry||converting between wire gauge and diameter/thickness||06-30-2015 09:07 PM|
|commented on||projection sundial||02-25-2015 07:40 PM|
|commented on||Walnut slab bench||02-22-2015 11:18 PM|
|added project||projection sundial||02-22-2015 08:58 PM|
|commented on||Truncated icosahedron, uh, soccer ball, nightlight||10-15-2014 02:28 AM|
|added blog entry||The math of compound-angle joinery||09-07-2014 06:09 PM|
|commented on||small table with inlay||08-02-2014 01:31 AM|
|added project||small table with inlay||08-01-2014 09:37 PM|
|commented on||business card holder||05-02-2014 05:48 PM|
|commented on||boxes for bowties or whatever||04-22-2014 01:56 AM|
|added project||boxes for bowties or whatever||04-19-2014 04:58 PM|
|commented on||How to cut hexagons on a table saw||12-11-2013 02:22 AM|
|added project||chess board and pieces||07-02-2013 03:10 AM|
|commented on||Viola-tricolor||04-05-2013 04:03 PM|
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My friend, Bill Gottesman, and I recently finished writing a note about compound-angle joinery. The math behind the equations for setting up the blade and miter-gauge angles for compound-miter and compound-butt joints is developed. Writing it wa...
I posted a blog on my website that describes cutting polygons on a table saw and making objects that involve polygon shapes. Pattern-following and other methods are described. Various objects are included in the discussion, such as bowls, table ...
I wrote a note in Adobe Acrobat format about how to cut compound miters on a table saw. It is too long to post completely here, so it is available on my website; click on Compound Miters. This also contains code for implementing the procedure...