I’ve heard about it, I’ve read about it, I know it can happen, but today is the first time that it has actually happened to me. Today I needed to rip a piece of Radiata (i.e. Monterey) Pine on the table saw. The piece was 400 mm lo...
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I did woodwork at school where I made two clocks and a chess table - all quite tricky pieces. I didn't do much after leaving school though, just made a box for a backgammon board.
Twenty years later, I have had a chance to do some woodworking again. I made a box inspired by one I saw here on LumberJocks. A few things have happened over the last couple of years that make it a good time to start doing some more woodwork, so let's see what I can do next.
-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking
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I walked into my shed a little while ago with nothing particular planned. As I walked in I saw a squarish piece of MDF on my bench. As I looked at it I could have sworn that it spoke to me. This is what it said: ”I’d be really ...
My Dad made this bench in about my last year of school, or perhaps shortly thereafter. It’s made of some scrap pine that he got from somewhere. He made the vice too, complete. It is an interesting design. We didn’t have enoug...
Now I said in my previous blog, about the hinge on this box, that I probably wouldn’t make the hinge quite the same way again. But I was very happy with the way the inlay worked and that is worth repeating. So, this is how I did it. The...
I recently posted a project of a box with a wooden hinge where I said ”I wouldn’t do it the same way again”. The best way to explain why is to explain how I did it. Yes, I know there are a lot of other ways of doing this, but I did it...