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Custom Intarsia Keepsake Box #9: The Kitty

08-19-2013 01:12 AM by wdkits1 | 3 comments »

For the Intarsia kitty, I will be using 3/8” holly for the white sections and to achieve the striping for the body I decided to do a lamination using Wenge for the black, Canarywood for the orange and Bloodwood for the red. I planed the stock for the strips down to 3/8” thick and cut the bloodwood and canarywood into 3/16” wide strips. Run through the planer to get 1/8” finished strips. The Wenge was cut into 1/16” strips. I wanted the blank to have a sligh...

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TIW Review No. 06 - Dust Right Cord and Hose Holder

09-21-2013 01:07 PM by Shawn Sealer | 3 comments »

Review of the Rockler Dust Right Cord and Hose Holder

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Making simple bench dogs

11-24-2013 04:53 PM by Tag84 | 3 comments »

I almost finished my workbench, and made a video of making the benchdogs Hope you enjoy it! Thanks for watching.

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Treasure Box #1: Getting Started

02-18-2014 08:46 PM by TerryDowning | 3 comments »

A while back, my Son and and his fiance’ commissioned a “Treasure Box” to hold the best wishes of the people attending their upcoming wedding and receptions (yes 2, 1 in the Seattle area where she is from and 1 in So Cal where He is from, small wedding ceremony to be held in San Francisco) That is the why, now for the what. I’m using Plum wood. Why Plum? It’s what I have on hand. I harvested and processed what I could of a tree 2 years ago. Tree died of na...

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NOT your average screen door: more chopping work

10-12-2014 05:49 PM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Time to work on the other rail. Cleared the bench of the other items, they found a home on the panel blanks for now. Someone asked about the use of Visegrip Finger clamps Well, they work very nicely for the mortise jig I have. Anyway, a little better layout this time around. Last time, the mortises were too close to the ends. NORMALLY, one would leave a “horn” on each end, then saw off the excess when things were done. OOPS, well, I decided to move the mortise IN a ...

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How do I link my facebook to my lumber

04-06-2009 07:35 PM by freedom75 | 3 comments »

Can anyone tell me how to link my lumberjocks with my facebook. I saw it on my bottom when I submitted my project but it never linked. but it also never ask me for information . If anyone knows how please let me know

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A pending commission, un encargo pendiente.

09-07-2009 12:15 AM by xylosapiens | 3 comments »

Hello, everybody. When I closed my workshop several weeks ago, I had some commissions pending. One was a client’s, the rest were the lot of things never done at home. A few days ago a friend of mine with a very big workshop admited me for a short time at his place. So I decided to carry on with some of the pending jobs.So I’m now working on a small counter for the workshop of a therapeutist. This is the first time I post a project in progress. Here are some of the first handmade ...

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Yin Yang #4: Putting the Yin with the Yang

01-28-2010 10:58 PM by MsDebbieP | 3 comments »

Jan 28/10 With the pieces prepared, the next step was to try and put them together into a square and get all the four corners to match. Yah… I had it once, moved the pieces and then couldn’t get it to work again. That was frustrating! I decided to glue one section onto the walnut and just go from there. Once the one piece was down it was easier for me to adjust the other three and eventually I got it close enough and glued and clamped them. With the project almost done, I...

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Poor little Makita Planer :(

03-19-2010 04:19 PM by Marius | 3 comments »

A lady phonned to see if I would be interested in planing some Douglas fir…how wide can you plane??... well its a 12×12 planer…. of course right there and then she said ok…I made a slight error its a 12×6 thick , of course I thought this would be awsome to make a little extra cash ….plane some, what 1×12 at the widest??.... NOT the lady pulls up with a traler full of 6×10 4×12 , 8×8 and a couple of real 2×4…. well the shor...

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Evolution of a Shop #14: 2 years on Lumberjocks

01-13-2011 07:29 PM by Cory | 3 comments »

I was just noticing that I’ve been an official LJ for 2 years now. Man. I’ve learned so much from all of you, so thank you. Thank you for all the great comments and advice. Thank you for the never ending supply of inspiration. Just, thank you. I also noticed that I haven’t posted a project in 122 days. Really? I’ve certainly been a busy boy over the last 122 days. I don’t have pictures of everything, but here’s some of what I’ve built: -...

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