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Getting my garage workshop together #1: Shop Layout Ideas

08-28-2010 12:52 AM by Clemson | 11 comments »

Hi LumberJocks! I’ve just recently joined LJ after being a long-time reader. Thanks to everyone who participates in the discussions here. Your wisdom and experience is invaluable, and you are are generous to take the time to share. You can check out my page to learn more about me and my shop, but in a nutshell I am a fairly amateur woodworker working to set up my 2-car garage into a functional workshop. We’ll keep 1 car in most of the time, and I need to get set up to build ...

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Six Advantages of the Dedicated Miter Sled for the Table Saw

08-28-2010 12:20 AM by Bob Simmons | 0 comments »

The advantages of the miter sled:1.) Dead-on accuracy. 2.) Can be used as a cross cut sled.3.) It is very cost effective.4.) In a small shop it can save space and possibly costs by eliminating the need for a chop saw or typical miter saw. 5.) The miter sled can easily be built within a few hours and be ready for immediate usage.6.) It may save the woodworker from unnecessarily buying an expensive miter guage. The above is an excerp from the Dedicated Miter Sled...revisited. To learn mo...

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And so the journey to a new shop begins.....#3

08-28-2010 12:05 AM by lilredweldingrod | 9 comments »

August 27, 2010…..Got a hitch in the git-a-long….Today I took a contractor friend to look the house over. I’m very glad I did. There are over $22,000.00 in repairs to be made before we could move in. And since every thing must be 100% for this USDA farm loan, it is a no go. Problem No.1…Two septic systems one new for the addition and the original is a pig in a polk.No.2…At one time the house was 4 apartments. Additions are hodge-podge additions.No.3…No H...

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not a whole lot of time #1: an unoriginal idea

08-27-2010 11:10 PM by Flemming | 9 comments »

Hola Comrades I have, in some respects been putting this off for a couple of weeks.. I miss the days when time seemed like something to laugh at and was only ever useful as the solution to hangovers, by sleeping through them… ALAS!!! i was wrong.. time has caught up with me and it’s time to think about that awful word… management. as in time management… I am back in school and have to prioritize what i spend my time on once again… as always i put too much o...

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Cherry Lumber Has Weird Odor

08-27-2010 05:24 PM by rolltopbox | 9 comments »

Has anyone out there ever had black cherry lumber that smells like cat piss when cut? What could be the cause of this? It is very strong and annoying. Bruce – now known as Stinky..!!

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A journey into the workshop. #63: Some cleanup, and looking up at my ceiling...

08-27-2010 04:05 PM by dbhost | 6 comments »

In the process of moving the lumber out of the shop for the fence, I have been doing some desperately needed cleanup, and it amazes me how much, not wood shop related stuff is out of place in my shop. Thus far I have cleaned out or organized the following. #1. Busted radiator, hoses, and clamps off of my Saturn SL2. #2. 8 80# bags of QuickCrete. I am missing 2 in the shop somewhere. #3. A single busted 16 foot piece of Hardisoffit, solid, Cedar mill texture. #4. Shipping box for the Golds...

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Another day at MSWT

08-27-2010 03:12 PM by Rustic | 5 comments »

Yesterday I spent the day as an apprentice at Mike’s school of woodturning (jockMike2 for those who didn’t know). The last visit I had talked about making mallet. Well yesterday was that day. Mike, as always was very helpful. I originaly wanted to make it out of walnut, but the piece we found was extremely difficult to cut. So I opted for a piece of maple. Boy am I happy with the way it turned out. I bow to the master LOL Justkidding Mike. And no I did not get into trouble.

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #85: Short and Sweet - I'm Heading to the Wood Store!

08-27-2010 09:55 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

This one is going to be short and sweet. I’m heading out this morning for Halifax and East Coast Hardwood – one of the best wood stores I have ever seen! I know you will all be jealous but I only go a couple of times a year so give me my due :) I promise to have some pictures of this place so you can see how cool it is. I can’t wait to see what I will come home with either. It always inspires me. We are also planning to hit a couple of tool places, as well as Lee Vall...

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what' this #1: Log Cabin Box

08-27-2010 07:26 AM by lizardhead | 2 comments »

I was checking out Theresa’s Projects and seen a box she had made that appeared (because of lighting) to have the sides alternating an projecting out from the main box. So I thought I would try to build a box that has some characteristics of a Log Cabin. These pictures are what I come up with. I do however see some things that I will change when I made another.

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SPIRAL DESIGN #1: Whirlpool

08-27-2010 07:17 AM by BertFlores58 | 14 comments »

I am looking forward in doing some mosaic of wood. I was amazed by the capability of sketchup in trying to design those combinations. I know I am motivated by those who created designs for boxes, lazy susan, table tops and many others… To mention some.. Larry (Degoose), Spalm, Martyn (Britboxmaker), Gary K., etc. I posted this series for those who are interested in constructing it. Just click the photo to make it full screen…

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