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Chess board. #1: How to make a wavy chess board..

11-20-2009 12:20 PM by degoose | 29 comments »

This project is not technically finished so I will not post as a project..This part of the blog will deal with the cutting of arcs.I basically used one of the patron jigs I developed to cut the end curves for a Baguette Board…this pivots on the circle cutting jig. Cut two lengths of contrasting or complimentary timbers… I of course chose Purple Heart and Silver Ash…Silver Ash and Tasmanian Blackwood would have also been suitable… But if all you have is Walnut and Curl...

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Making a shelf. Cut the width. Cut to length. Easy right? Not.

11-20-2009 08:37 AM by BlankMan | 8 comments »

So, I get this new enclosed stand for my Delta Drum Sander and one side of it is open. Why? Storage? But there’s no shelf. No bottom. So you’d be storing stuff on the floor. And if it’s on a normal mobile base that is also open you’d be dragging the stuff around on the floor when you moved it. Dumb. The kicker is, I’ve seen promo pictures where they show sandpaper being stored in there sitting on the non existent shelf. So just to double check I go to a store ...

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Hay Another Year gone By

11-20-2009 04:36 AM by jim1953 | 2 comments »

Another Year Gone By Ive Been Builting a House for my daughter an Sonlaw not much time for myself maybe next fall I will be done Then Iam going Fishing

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Complete Kitchen Remodel, Jatoba Countertops and Hickory FF. Not Finished

11-20-2009 04:31 AM by Straightpiped | 5 comments »

I was going to wait to put anything up on this project but this might be getting put on hold due to my first commission. It is a small kitchen, my own. All 3/4” Red Oak Plywood carcases. Hickory Face Frame and Solid ends. Jatoba Edge Grain top 1 1/4” thick. It is going to get a nice small crown that stays off the cyling with accent lighting. It is also going to get a light rail on the bottom of the upper cabinets. I now have the dovetail drawers complete (poplar) and inst...

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hello again #10: I hope I can stay on this time

11-19-2009 11:47 PM by Jim Earl | 7 comments »

Well hello everyone. We have moved into our new home, and living alone at last. I have my own garage, where I have made me a desk where I can wood burn more pictures, I have done a few more and will postthem in a few days. I have not started back smoking yet, and it is still hard. The last one I had was on May 6, 2009, and still going. ok I’ll let you all go and will keep in touch more often. Your LJ friend, Jim

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Design Concepts #1: Custom Stationary Tool Cabinet

11-19-2009 11:44 PM by Unskilled | 0 comments »

I was tempted for a long time to create a tool cabinet like I’ve seen in many books and magazines (Shopnotes’ ‘Heirloom Toolbox’ comes to mind), but wasn’t prepares for such a daunting task immediately since I am a new woodworker. I then decided that I really like my Snap-On knockoff tool cabinet, so I have considered an alternate design to hold a very specific set of tools. So specific in fact, that I plan on french-fitting every tool in every drawer aside fro...

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New and Old Jointer #1: New to me a Craftman Jointer with no model number or id's.

11-19-2009 09:56 PM by tampacct | 3 comments »

Tring to find manual or someone that has used and maintained this type of jointer. Replacing or sharpening blades exp. The only markings is the Craftsman label in the center and SKF ball bearings. No model number on the back, sides, or under it :( The blades have some dings but it doesn’t cause me issue with current projet but will need sharpen or replace the blades in the future. If you see this blog and have any info. Please pass it on. ty Photo included. !From Home...

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Buffalo Box #3: The Pattern

11-19-2009 06:04 PM by wdkits1 | 5 comments »

I will start by creating the scaled background for the intarsia. Using Word office 2007 I did the 6” x 8” pattern sheet that fits into the top recess of the box lid and put the oval 1/2 ” from the edges. These are the subject photos that I will use for the intarsia. The first pic is from Buffalo Jack’s ranch in NC. This is the first draft of the hand drawn pattern that I made. As you can see, there will be lots of tiny pieces that will test my scrolli...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #62: Wood King-doms

11-19-2009 05:08 PM by frank | 4 comments »

Wood King-doms ….what the kings see here,is the opportunity,to go and create….—-by flp ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Thank you.GODSPEED,...

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Dial Guage Holder

11-19-2009 11:40 AM by PG_Zac | 5 comments »

A few months ago I bought a dial gauge ‘cos I knew it was time to replace my planer knives. I decided not to but a holder for it, but rather make one. Take one parquet floor block (see previous post) and set a pair of magnets in the bottom. .Hack up some aluminium off-cuts and assemble the whole lot with mismatched bolts.. .Don’t laugh – it works.

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