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Futuristic Education is Here Now

12-27-2008 12:09 AM by Richard Williams | 7 comments »

I apologize to everyone for my first try at this very article. Grammatically written the first time in a terrible way. It has been redone after a lot of hours. I also do not see well anymore so I did the best I could. Futuristic Education is Here Now By Richard Williams, 12/24/08 Wow, some school districts have moved into the future with innovative approaches in teaching met...

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What the #%*$ is that in your hand? It's a BowlSaw!

12-26-2008 09:19 PM by Steuss | 5 comments »

My friend Ron was going to his woodturning meeting when he met an “old-timer” turner. “What the #%*$ is that in your hand?” “It’s a BowlSaw. Let me show it to you.” “Get away from me with that thing. I’m afraid it will bite me!” And that’s the response I get to my new hand-held coring unit for 6” to 8” bowl blanks. Even the former president of my club, after seeing me demo the unit and make 3 sets of bowls in...

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handle for antique, 1 man cross cut saw

12-26-2008 09:16 PM by wolf53 | 5 comments »

My husband and I recently purchased an antique 48” 1 man cross cut saw. We need to find a handle for this saw. Does anyone know where we can find this item? New or in good used condition? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you! wolf 53.

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Ponderings #26: Do We Ever Have Enough Stuff?

12-26-2008 08:36 PM by Tomcat1066 | 4 comments »

A bookcase. Seems like such a simple project. I looked at the tools I had, or were going to get anyways, and I either had it or could get one inexpensively. So, I made out some rough plans in my head. I’ve had a ton of help with the actual design over on T-Chisel’s forum. The design discussion was mostly on specifics, nothing that required new tools (perhaps new router bits, but that’s a continuing thing for life I suspect). And yet, every time I turn around, I find mo...

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very cool workbench

12-26-2008 02:47 PM by mrtrim | 5 comments »

for those who have small workspace , i thought this workbench was pretty cool . i have no info on it other than the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqW6GsN9Qs4

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Woodcentral Top Shop Contest

12-26-2008 07:10 AM by DocK16 | 4 comments »

Congradulations again to Patrick on his finishing in the finals of Woodcentral’s top shop contest. http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/pjaromin/blog/6759I also entered “the barn” in this contest and feel very fortunate to finish as a “semifinalist”. http://www.woodcentral.com/contests/shopideas/ Considering the greatly designed shops with unique and ingenius ideas I feel humbled just to be on the same page. Ive been working more in the shop than on the shop but I hop...

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Useful jigs for your shop #1: A cradle for changing router bits on a Triton router

12-25-2008 11:52 PM by Bob #2 | 18 comments »

I got tired of chasing my big router around the bench when changing bits or setting depth of cut so today I grabbed a piece of 1×4” and a chunk of 1/4” mdf and made a cradle.I traced around the router and cut the MDF out in a rough pattern on the bandsaw then tuned it a bit with the spindle sander.From wood stuff 2009Next I put a brace inside to support the router top and covered it with a bit of foam to prevent scratching. Heres the finished cradle held on the bench with ...

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New start

12-25-2008 11:20 PM by isetegija | 6 comments »

I do not have my own workshop and I do not have proper tools , so I started whit something small. Somebody said : sculpting is easy , you just have to remove all the unnecessary material. So I took piece of fir-tree what was meant for burning and this saw and started to remove the unnecessary wood.After a little work I got this When I started using rasps (what I inherited from my grandpa ) I notice there is some more unnecessary wood.After more sawing I got this The...

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What did YOU get for Christmas

12-25-2008 07:25 PM by DocK16 | 32 comments »

Okay boys and girls, couple months ago everyone posted their “wish list” when the government anounced their economic stimulus check (return of our own money). On somewhat the same note; give it up, what did Santa bring you for your shop? I guess I’ll go first: a hot iron to mark/brand all my projects. Yeah it was a wish list item…...........by the way Merry Christmas morning everyone.

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Future of Educaton is Here Now

12-25-2008 09:54 AM by Richard Williams | 12 comments »

Sorry Folks. I pulled this post because of the bad composition it had. I should not have rushed it to meet a deadline.

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