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Hollow Form Turning - A Trifern Class #1: Sign Up

04-09-2011 04:05 PM by trifern | 166 comments »

Hello, I will be offering an online class here on Lumberjocks. Please sign up in the comments area below. Over the next several weeks I will be showing a step by step process for creating a hollow form vessel on the lathe. You should have some basic wood turning skills and some basic tools before attempting this project. When in doubt, error on the side of safety. Suggested Tools1/2” or 5/8” bowl gouge with fingernail grind1/2” or 5/8” straight hollowing tool1/2&...

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Sharpening methods #1: What is your favorite iron and sharpening method AND why?

06-03-2011 01:48 PM by mafe | 157 comments »

What is your favorite iron and sharpening method AND why? After we had a few talks on Berthas ‘what is your favorite hand plane’ blog I decided we needed to go to next step. So please let us hear your thoughts show us pictures videos why you like your blade or sharpening method and proofs if they exist why it should be better than other. I am lazy by nature, and handicapped by life, so for me to stand and move the blade forward and backward on a stone or paper is a pa...

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Lumberjocks/Popular Woodworking Table challenge

03-13-2007 01:39 AM by Obi | 151 comments »

Karson and I challenged each other to a “Table-off” based on the Popular Woodworking Table from the February 2007 Issue. He has the pdf file and I will load up the diminsions to my web site as soon as we get the details.

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Need Your Votes.....

05-02-2009 05:11 PM by thewoodwhisperer | 150 comments »

In case you weren’t aware, I was recently invited to join in a very fun challenge over at Better Home's and Gardens and I was more than happy to accept. In BHG.com’s words, “We asked five of our favorite home and garden bloggers to create clever weekend projects for outdoor living, using $500 in materials from The Home Depot.” How awesome is that? So throughout the month of April, we’ll be blogging about the entire process over at BHG.com. And of course yo...

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You know you are NOT a lumberjock when .....

10-25-2007 05:51 AM by Dan'um Style | 140 comments »

You know you are NOT a lumberjock when …..

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #1: Introduction - Sign Up and Objective

07-05-2011 02:57 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 137 comments »

Hi, Everybody! My name is Sheila Landry, although many of you may know me as ‘Scrollgirl’. I’ve had that nickname for over fifteen years now and chose it because I LOVE SCROLL SAWING! I work as a contributing editor for Creative Woodworks and Crafts magazine and I also have my own pattern business called Sheila Landry Designs where I sell my original scroll saw and painting patterns. I was asked by MsDebbie if I would like to host an online scroll saw class here on...

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Done: Simple Headboard Build

02-05-2012 06:30 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 129 comments »

Walnut Headboard Build A quick project that is needed but is also a nice mental diversion from the daily grind. Material pulled from inventory is (very) rough cut ‘wormy walnut’ sapwood that isn’t good for much, but is something around 5/4 thick and is long enough (and wide enough) to do the job before me. Using this for the rails, top and bottom. I’ll joint one edge, work up the face, then rip the piece before deciding on what to do with any design element. ...

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LJ Awards #1: LumberJocks' Winter Awards 2014 - Announcement

12-02-2013 10:39 PM by MsDebbieP | 128 comments »

Dec. 1/13 Our 2013 LumberJocks Winter Awards are officially here so it’s time to get busy again. As always, we are looking for not only the skills involved in the build but the creativity as well. Be sure to describe your project as this is an important component of the Awards selection process which will be done by your fellow LumberJocks.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THEME~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Walnut: a type of tree, a stain col...

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Looking Back - reflections from our first LumberJocks

01-01-2011 11:59 AM by MsDebbieP | 127 comments »

1/1/11 Happy New Year everyone! Not only is this another year for LumberJocks.com but I, personally, am about to hit my fourth year here (thanks for the reminder, Gary). Someone (Jim) has suggested that it would be great to hear from the members who have been here from the beginnings (or close to it). What a great idea. So, to all you “old-timers”, share your thoughts on LumberJocks.com and how you’ve seen it grow over the years.

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Split Roubo Workbench #1: I have put this off for far too long

03-20-2012 02:32 AM by lysdexic | 127 comments »

Ok, so let me get this blog started before I get so far behind that I put it off – forever. It is undisputed that the most important tool in the woodworking shop is a proper workbench. I don’t have one. I will not rehash the nuances of workbench design but after reading Schwarz’s and Scott Landis’s books, I had my heart set on a Roubo bench. I am not alone as several LJ’s have posted wonderful roubo benches. At first I wanted to build this… I r...

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