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Handy Farm Devices ~ and How to Make Them

09-06-2010 07:05 PM by RonPeters | 3 comments »

I found this site while perusing a survival site. There is some good ancient information here. Enjoy!

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Tools #2: Rigid TS 3650

09-06-2010 04:55 PM by William | 12 comments »


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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #95: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars

09-06-2010 01:41 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 12 comments »

Finally. A Monday that people like. With the Labor Day holiday both here and in the United States, most everyone in these countries have the day off. However, with the Labor Day holiday comes the realization that summer is coming to a close and winter is not far off. I am certain that there will be plenty of grumblings about that on my facebook page. They already have started. I am ready for fall and winter. The past week was enough summer for me. I guess I found something that I di...

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Tool Overview #1: Stanley 12-920 Block Plane

09-06-2010 08:57 AM by David Craig | 9 comments »

Evening Folks, Like many of my fellow LJ’ers, I started out with power tools and have started to develop an interest in hand tools. I have been picking up some odds and ends, when both the wallet and the need permits. I received an early birthday present from the wife, partly as a thank you for helping her with all of the cleanup and move after the apartment fire. I have been looking at the Stanley 6 1/4 contractor block plane at Lowes and have been himing and hawing on whether or no...

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Secret Soss: A simple Soss hinge jig #4: Adding a precision fence: ready to use

09-06-2010 05:57 AM by newTim | 4 comments »

The fence sits underneath the templates and is used to register the jig against the back of the box and securely clamp the jig to the box. The Soss 203 requires a 1/8” space between the back of the hinge and the back of the box. Since the hinge is 1/2”, the centerline of the hinge must be 3/8” from the back. It is important that the fence be square to the template otherwise the hinges, hence the box lid, will be crooked. I cut a piece of 3/4” plywood about the widt...

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09-06-2010 05:44 AM by Cullcutter | 2 comments »


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Extremely Average #244: Claude's Awakening

09-06-2010 05:10 AM by Ecocandle | 2 comments »

Hello All, The story of Claude was discovered with the help of Henry the tiny box. Henry is still hanging out here, until the post office opens on Tuesday. Then he will be off to his new home. I hope you enjoy the story.

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First Fruits :)

09-06-2010 02:09 AM by sawblade1 | 5 comments »

Good evening LJ’s what a semi productive week as Thursday I received the go ahead on the Pulpit project and Got a reprieve as I have till next Saturday to have it finished, While not my most profitable piece it is my first as a woodworker so I must try to put my best foot forward as this is for God’s house as well as my reputation as a professional :) Now I can tell the story of how it became that I got this project, The pastor that asked me to do build it was a minister at our ch...

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Maloof Rocker - Padauk #5: Getting started again (legs and seat complete)

09-06-2010 01:57 AM by yellowtruck75 | 4 comments »

So I decided to continue the work on my Padauk rocker. I was going to shelf it for a few weeks but the new plans that I ordered (children’s Maloof rocker) didn’t show up so I needed something to do over the long holiday weekend. I completed the legs and the seat. Here is the first dry fitting of the legs, completed the transition cuts after this picture My helper Jack Tomorrow I hope to attach the arm blocks to the back legs, cut angle on legs, & glue front ...

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Rosewood Bowl "dalbergia sissoo" 34" diameter x 9" deep

09-06-2010 01:30 AM by lignosis101 | 1 comment »

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