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Plywood Storage

05-09-2009 08:12 AM by JSW | 4 comments »

A couple of months ago I saw some pictures of a plywood storage rack that fit into a corner, it sort of projected straight out of the corner at 45 degrees to each wall. Full sheets stood upright and would slide into the center of the rack with shelves for smaller cut offs on either side. My problem is now I can not find this article and was hoping that someone else could direct me to it or something similar.

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18th Century Campaign Table

10-05-2009 06:22 PM by Rev. Jim Paulson | 4 comments »

Hi. I was asked to make a campaign table for an 18th century re-enactor and I will be finishing it soon. I made this project out of cherry and used birch plywood for the top. The plywood top was edged with cherry and I attached it with hide glue and cut nails. I turned the legs from 2 1/2 ” square stock and after much searching found this leg profile to be appropriate for a campaign style table. The legs and short aprons are attached with mortise and tenon joints. I added lon...

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Making a Game for $5.00 #5: The Finished Product - Shut the Box

12-23-2009 07:37 PM by Deela40 | 4 comments »

This blog series is about my task to find a gift for $5.00. I decided to make the game Shut the Box purchasing what I needed, spending no more than the $5.00 limit, along with using materials I already had. This is the final post in the series. As mentions in post #4, I had not planned on spraying the tiles with a clear finish. I decided to do this because I was afraid the numbers I had painted on would easily wear off. When I used the spray, I created a problem as it made the tiles ju...

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resisting the urge

07-05-2010 03:33 AM by MrsN | 4 comments »

I am at a lovely bonfire/picnic with family and friends. Enjoying great food and music celebrating the 4th of July. We have a great bonfire going, nice and hot with some great hardwoods. I keep resisting the urge to grab pieces out of the fire that would be “perfect” for something. So far the fire has gotten some maple, walnut and ash. I did grab one pece that will make some christmas ornaments like the ones I posted recently, but technicaly my mother in law grabbed it and asked f...

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Learnin' Some Turnin' #1: The First Attempt

03-28-2011 04:10 AM by WibblyPig | 4 comments »

I took the lathe (Rikon Mini) out of the box this morning and put it on the bench in the garage shop (after getting some good advice here on the board NOT to put it in the basement shop by the furnace) I figured my first project would be a wine bottle stopper. While I was at Woodcraft buying the lathe (in the middle of an incredibly stupid March snowstorm) I picked up some stopper parts, a mandrel, a Jacobs chuck, turning chisels, and some miscellaneous blanks. I watched some YouTube v...

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LJ Interviews #21: Interviews from the past

09-22-2011 10:47 PM by MsDebbieP | 4 comments »

I first began providing the interviews in the eMag (the first was back in 2009) and I thought I should provide a link, here, for those who didn’t get the chance to see them. Karson Ellen John Looser Trifern Philip Edwards

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more boxes #1: first blog post

03-29-2012 03:01 AM by Chris Cook | 4 comments »

Hello to all, my first post To hone my skills and learn new ones, I make boxes as a means of experimentation. I’ve made about 40 boxes so far (and other things) and I have not made the same box twice as of yet. My goal is always to try new things and techniques. This sometimes leads to having to change gears and make on-the-fly adjustments. Here is one of my latest and the first time I’ve tried to have the hinge on the inside: The biggest error I made was usi...

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Back Finally !!!!!!

07-27-2012 10:37 AM by Woodworker_Collins | 4 comments »

I’m Back finally to my woodshop after being on holdiays for a month. this was extremely though being excluded from youtube my workshop and lumberjocks just because for a whole month we had no wifi but I’m bck now and projects will start coming, m doing a restoration projectt on a table that will be coming soon.

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Telrad Base part 2

10-15-2012 05:51 PM by RaggedKerf | 4 comments »

To see more pictures of the project, click here. Continuing work on the Telrad base was easy—-cloudy nights=busy days. I added a wedge to the front of the Telrad base to make it more secure when attached, shaped the whole thing and made some nice edges. I think this is just going to be an experiment in getting it done—-if I like how it handles in the field, I may make it out of oak or something more stable and solid than pine (this was all pieces of 2×4 cutoff). I h...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #950: Hitting the Books

02-02-2013 12:12 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Seeing that we are moving into February, it is time to do one of the most “un-fun” parts of the job – the book work. Although I must say that I am much better prepared than I have been in previous years, as I have pretty much been keeping track of things all along. As the business keeps growing, this is an important part of it that needs to be attended to on a regular basis. This was the first year that I set up a spread sheet on the computer and have been posting all o...

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