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Outdoor Play Set

05-26-2009 06:40 PM by Nic10 | 9 comments »

Morning All,Well after reading with interest the others who have completed this type of project it is now my turn.. The plan is to have two slides of a 10 foot high (6’ x 6’) tower and three swings..I bought the two slides, swings, etc for $950.. I plan I buying wood this weekend and starting to construct.. here is the space and the reason I am building.. Nic

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Free Wood #3: A morning in paradise

05-26-2009 06:27 PM by Tony | 3 comments »

I spend a lot of the time in the woods each weekend, catching up on my botany. I’ve always enjoyed woodworking, but as I concentrated on “making a living” through the years, I didn’t make much effort to fully enjoy those things that I was once passionate about. (I was a biology major in college.) I have become very passionate about understanding the woods I use in my hobbies – everything from recognizing them in their natural environment, to studying their mic...

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hello again #9: spending to much time in the house

05-26-2009 05:48 PM by Jim Earl | 10 comments »

Well They did it to me, I told my family that if I ever got to a point of having to be hokkedup to a machine to keep going not to do it. Well I,m hooked up to an oxygen machine 24 hrs a day. 3 weeks ago my lungs give out and quit working. rushed to the horsepitol they found a rather large mass wich is still not been identified until I get a little stronger. I,m at home and have been in this house for over a week, this hose restricts me from going out side. I,m doijng alot better now. still ...

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Walnut and Lacewood Crib #2: Status Update

05-26-2009 05:33 PM by HokieMojo | 3 comments »

Well, I’m about 3 months past my deadline to finish the crib I’ve been building. I was planning to shoot some photos with some status updates when I had a router mishap. I was routing channels for the gate slides to rest in and the router jumped and ran accross the leg on the headboard. This was the point when I got fed up and quit for the day. At this point, I can’t disassemble and rebuild because of my timeline, so I’ll have to accept it and move on. I did ru...

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Woodworking Magazine - A Review

05-26-2009 04:22 PM by Eric | 8 comments »

Until last week, I had never read Woodworking Magazine. It first hit the press when I was already in Malaysia, and I never ran across it during my time in the States in 2006-7. But when my Shortcut on cutting curves without a bandsaw got accepted for the Spring 2009 issue, I got a free one-year subscription. I got my first issue – along with Winter 2008 – the other day. Wow. I had read woodworking magazines before, but as a neanderthal was always put off by the powertoolc...

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Ugly Betsey Work Box- Part 2

05-26-2009 11:28 AM by bigchopperoo | 5 comments »

Hey, where did you go? We’re not done with our box. Okay, at the end of this video we will be. And you will like it so much, it will make you feel like daning. Well, it does for me anyways. Get Down Tonite!!!!!

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how to starburst #1: starburst tutorial - " degoose knows " follow up

05-26-2009 10:55 AM by patron | 14 comments »

.start by laying out the star you want , must be in EVEN numbers.rip all lumber to same width as many colors you want.crosscut half of all parts.wedge jig , cut 2 triangles . these are rough dimensions as final piece is recut all around.i like to leave my tool proceses live if possible , and lay out triangles to see how many more to make,or if you want to change colors or concentric designs later. ..... .the lines you want to cut for the “flower” is drawn on one piece .each ...

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WARNING: Tool Gloat or Look what I found at the Flea Market

05-26-2009 04:55 AM by CoolDavion | 9 comments »

I was at the flea market today, looking for a couple tings in mind, and I found one that I was looking for. A Stanly Baily No.6 w/ Sweetheart Blade. This joins the others that I currently have: Front to back:Stanly Block PlaneUnknow “Made in the USA” from my uncleCorrugated Side Craftsman PlaneStanly Baily No. 6 I’ve a couple projects in mind to put the new aquisition to work on, so stay tuned.

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Downstairs Built-ins Extravaganza! #11: Just a little quick update with no pics

05-26-2009 04:29 AM by BethMartin | 3 comments »

Still chugging along. I bought a bunch of wood for my windows. Ho-lee crap. So much wood. I didn’t realize how deep my windows were. I thought I could case out the insides with 1×8”s, but that’s just a shade too narrow. So a ton of 1×10” boards. There’s no way I could afford to do it in the maple I’ve been using for the cabinets. And so I’m doing it in fir. The stained color should be about the same, and I’m going for the rustic look a...

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My workshop #2: Now the interior

05-26-2009 03:18 AM by jrecord | 5 comments »

The electrician starts tomorrow. He has to replace my 130 amp house breaker box with a 200 amp box and run an underground conduit to the workshop.Then he roughs in the 120 and 220 circuits and the T8 florescent lighting.Not cheap, but I will have all the electrical up to code. I just heard that Sam Maloof has passed away. His work is inspiring to any woodworker, no matter what style you are interested in. He will be missed.

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