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Arts & Crafts Mantle Colock

11-10-2009 04:53 AM by epp_dog | 6 comments »

When I saw this in the Klockit catalog I just wanted to make it. I sat down and started trying to convert the picture into a working drawing but before I got to cutting, they made the plans available (instead of the kit). My wife knows I am making this for her sister but she doesn’t know that I am making a 2nd one for her! So far the only real challenge was making the tapered sides that taper from 1” thick to 3/4” thick. I used the bandsaw to cut off most of that tap...

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Candle box

11-10-2009 04:46 AM by epp_dog | 8 comments »

When my father gave me his woodshop there were several of these candle boxes that he had started for my mother. This year I decided to finish one of them for my mom for Christmas. Dad had made the box and drawers. The drawer fronts and lid were all I need to finish. For the lid, I am planning no resawing a solid wood panel to 3/8 inch. To help it keep from bowing, I will install some braces (screws only – no glue) to the underside of the lid. At least that is the plan as of today.!

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Jigs #2: Adding some finish + angle gage & clamp block

11-10-2009 04:45 AM by Alonso | 2 comments »

So today I had some free time, I add it some finish to the entire machine, since this is not any kind of furniture at all I decided to to go the hard way, I basically applied some spray paint, the maple parts had some wipe on poly. I also got the time to add the missing angle gage and the clamp block. All I need now is to get some different sandpaper grits and this baby should be ready to be put to the test. I will also like to ask a question. What grits of sandpaper should I get? I ...

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Working with Madrone Burl

11-10-2009 04:43 AM by OregonBurls | 9 comments »

Journal entry 11/9/2009 Working with MadroneBowl turned by David Gould from NY Proper handling and stabilizing of Madrone Madrone in a very self-destructive wood. I will crack and twist on you in a matter of hours even minutes sometimes. But don’t let that scare you. It is a beautiful wood to turn on a lathe or what ever the application. What you ask of the supplier: First of all make sure that you request sealing of all sides of the burl and not a thin coat. It has to be thic...

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Episode 46 book case part 4

11-09-2009 10:52 PM by kosta | 0 comments »

In this episode I stain all the parts for the book case and then Istart on the assembly. The assembly took a lot longer then I thought soI only used some of that footage.

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Automatic Flute Spacing Jig

11-09-2009 10:17 PM by Rocky34 | 0 comments »

My offer to sell the Automatic Flute Spacing Jig for the special price of $25.00 plus S&H to Lumberjock members will end on November 15, 2009. The jig appeared in Woodsmith magazine issue 185, pages 12 & 13, and can also be seen at my web site DRLGROUPLLC. After November 15, the price will be $30.00 plus S&H. S&H is $8.00 for most States and $10.00 for West Coast States. Thank you for all the orders.

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Router Table #1: The Table Top

11-09-2009 05:06 PM by baniels | 11 comments »

I recently received a Bosch 1617EVSPK for my birthday. The first project for any new router owner is the router table. The design of my table is influenced heavily by the fence system I will be using. I just picked up the “17 Incra LS Super System. In order to allow for the full 17” range of the system while mounting the carriage fully on the table, I am making the top with the dimensions 27×43. The top is made from 2 sheets of 3/4” MDF glued together with Ti...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #64: Phantom of My WoodWorking Heart

11-09-2009 02:36 PM by frank | 5 comments »

Phantom of My Woodworking Heart ….out of the city i walked one day into a forest of wood,never looking back at those objects that once held me,saving my soul from the plight of the lost and un-redeemed,i came to re-pair my-self from the time zone of asphalt jungles…. ….those ills i took on then back there in that forest of steel,have now cursed me again with a reminder of a jaded past,but I am far better now by the under-standing i gained from wood, i was made for wood and in ...

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Artisans International Television Debut #4: Blank Canvas Episode 4 - Video Link

11-09-2009 09:29 AM by Eric M. Saperstein | 0 comments »

Greetings, Just put the video link up on our website for a direct link to our episode of EBRU-TV’s Blank Canvass! Artisans of the Valley is second feature artist in the show at about the 11 minute point! Enjoy!

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House Built-in #3: Quick Update

11-09-2009 07:26 AM by Jimi_C | 1 comment »

Good progress today, wish I’d gotten things done a bit quicker but oh well. Got the other cabinet assembled, and started working on the doors – well at least one door. Like I said earlier I only have enough wood milled to do the one, so I got started with that. I ran the boards through my (makeshift) router table, creating a 3/4” deep groove the full length, and then cut the rails and stiles to length. I made a jig to route the tenons for the rails a few weeks ago, and I...

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