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Constructing Popsicle stick guitar video

06-02-2010 12:40 PM by busupholstery | 2 comments »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR6BNjfZavw................Copy and paste Thought someone might be interested in the slide show video I have on youtube of the actual making of the Popsicle stick guitar….......

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ARMOIRE- Jewelry box - using RECYCLED WOOD #1: Armoire - Jewelry box

06-02-2010 10:49 AM by BertFlores58 | 3 comments »

Currently ongoing construction is a jewelry box but big enought to be called as armoire. I have done it in 3 sectors: the foot, the lower drawers, and the top drawers. THE FOOTThe first difficulty is to decide whether I can make a short cabriole leg for the front. That was a long process due Narra that I have is medium hard. Additionally, I dont have bandsaw and I have to use jigsaw. I bought 4 inch jigsaw blade. It was not a perfect one but it was okay. The secret chamber will also...

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new lamp stand

06-02-2010 09:26 AM by BOOGE | 1 comment »

I bought 2 pieces of black walnut(endiandra palmerstonii) air dried for 20 years and cut off a piece enough to turn a beautiful lampstand approx 20” high. I will post when I am finished.Will keep the rest for a special job I’ll dream up. The 2 pieces were 5”x 2 1/2” x 5’ each

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Product Review-SafeCoat

06-02-2010 08:53 AM by Huckleberry | 5 comments »

A quick little video about a new finish I stumbled upon and I truly think this is a great product. I can not say enough about the way this thing finished. Check it out-http://blip.tv/file/3702906

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Raised Garden Fencing #2: 8 Done, 4 To Go

06-02-2010 07:17 AM by BlankMan | 5 comments »

Well I got the eight 10 footers done, now have to make the four 4 footers. Got the rest of the Red Cedar cut and milled too. This little project has set me back $175 for the Western Cedar, on sale at that, and $30 for the Stainless Steel Screws so far. Good thing I didn’t do a cost analysis first. It just kinda amazes me that I dropped 200 bucks on something this simple, hope it works and lasts. If nothing else it will look better and make it easier to tend the gardens so at least it ha...

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Woodworking in America: My Schedule

06-02-2010 07:09 AM by Matt (Upper Cut) | 5 comments »

I am so friggin’ psyched! I’m going to WWIA this October. Here’s my schedule. If you are going let me know we can have a beer together.

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Workbench #3: It is finished. The end of the workbench Journey. (for now)

06-02-2010 07:07 AM by Gatsby1923 | 9 comments »

It has been more than a month since I posted my last blog here on the workbench. I kept meaning to post but I always thought I was one weekend away from being done. For all purposes the bench is done now. Yes I need to touch up one of the jaws of the end vise and drill two dog holes in the other jaw’s pad but I do consider it done now. Yes, the bench is based on the Popular Woodworking LVL (glubou) workbench but it has taken on it’s own spirit. The top and leg vice are Oak, the e...

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Extremely Average #151: I made a new Chisel purchase today.

06-02-2010 04:14 AM by Ecocandle | 0 comments »

Hello All, I did some more practice, but I can’t just write about that every night, so I bought two new chisels online. I decided to have a bit of fun with the ole blog tonight…hope you find it better than a ‘kick to the head’. http://bit.ly/cQUhpc Brian p.s. That is an old tag line for the University of Iowa student radio station, “Better than a kick to the head.”, it still makes me laugh.

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Wormy Chestnut

06-02-2010 02:33 AM by HighRockWoodworking | 6 comments »

My wife and I were visiting our families up in North Carolina. As usual I tried to spend a little time out in the shop and while out behind the shop I ran into a stack of lumber that I had almost forgotten about. About two years ago we had to demo my Great Grandmother’s old house as the state was building a new four-lane and the old house turned out to be a casualty of progress. After removing the old plaster we realized that about 90% of the framing in the house was chestnut or ...

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Snakes Pattern in Solid Wood #3: Preparation or Going for the Big One.

06-01-2010 08:43 PM by BritBoxmaker | 15 comments »

Right I’ve re-arranged the dark and light maple to different areas of the board, matched grain patterns as much as I can and am now preparing for the glue up. This above pic shows how I am planning to tackle partial glue-up if the glue setting time starts to become an issue.The eight softwood sticks allow for straight rectangular clamping at glue-up.This shows, at the top, the pattern ready for moving to the glue-up frame, bottom. The seperate right hand section of the pattern is the mi...

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