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1001 Aussie Sheds #3: Keith Yarkers Shed.

04-19-2010 03:21 PM by degoose | 5 comments »

Well this is certainly taking longer than I expected.. what with the actual filming… and getting there first… then the editing and making it kinda reasonable..Any way… here is episode #3 … Keith Yarker at YAS Engineering… Yandina … Queensland… Home of the Torque Workcentre and others…Sorry…removed by request. Col’s shed will be posted as number per original plan…

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Scott Morrison Video Interview

04-19-2010 03:15 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 18 comments »

Well, it’s finally here, the first installment of my discussion with fellow LJ member, Scott Morrison ~ Finewoodworker (he looks much better in person than in his avatar.) I had a great time talking with Scott and I hope that you enjoy sitting in on our conversation. I must admit that I thought of many more questions after I left Scott’s shop. That may be enough excuse to get with Scott in the future for another session;) In the first installment Scott shares his background in ...

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Learn to Sculpt A Flowing Chair with Charles Brock #1: Lines, Shadows and Curves, OH MY!

04-19-2010 03:05 PM by Charles Brock | 1 comment »

**I am a professional woodworker, woodworking teacher and publisher. Fine woodworkers can build their dream rocker with help from a dvd, book, full-size patterns and online support titled Build A Maloof Inspired Rocker with Charles Brock. The next release in the series will be Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair. A graduate of one of the moist prestigious woodworking schools in the U.S. recently wrote me to ask for help. I am not sure how he arrived at having constructed a ro...

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My tools #1: Hashing to new levels

04-19-2010 12:46 PM by Woodfix | 6 comments »

This is about the benefits of scrounging. Although I did not know I was doing that at the time. I was out the other night at Hash House Harriers. No. This is not a version of the infamous AA. For those of you who have not heard of Hash, it is a group of like minded individuals who have an interest in running and drinking (not necessarily in that order). It is international and has been around since just after WWII (hence we have had the name far longer than the drug). The definitio...

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I hate flying, I wonder what sort of junk has been put in my shop while I was away?

04-19-2010 05:44 AM by dbhost | 11 comments »

This has been a less than fun week for me and my family. My eldest brother’s wife passed away after a lengthy fight with breast cancer. We all scrapped what we could to get to the funeral together, and hauled up and across the country. Needless to say the visit was stressful for all involved. In all honesty I think it is a bit, well… sad that this is the first time in 5 years that my parents, my brothers and I were all in the same place at the same time, and this would have likel...

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Extremely Average #107: Getting To Know My New Dremel 4000

04-19-2010 04:47 AM by Ecocandle | 4 comments »

Hello LJs, Today I spent a good deal of time with the manual. More than any other tool I have bought to date, this one has a lot of things one needs to keep in mind for safety and to ensure proper use. I actually read some of the parts a couple of times. I would implore anyone who has a Dremel, and has not read their manual to do so. If you are not convinced, then just give my blog a quick read and see if you don’t discover something. If you do, then maybe you will be incline...

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Hope Cross

04-19-2010 02:04 AM by rangercarr | 2 comments »

Made a cross that says hope on the cross bar. Pictures up soon. Will be for sale along with other projects soon.

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Update on the Kayak I'm building

04-19-2010 01:48 AM by wedude | 5 comments »

Hi to all you LumberJocks, The weather is just to nice today to spend much time here. It is 80 here in Reno today with similar for tomorrow, then the big change. A drop of maybe 30 is being projected with quite a bit of rain and maybe snow. That being said the plan for those rainy days is to put the skin on the hull of the kayak. That requires fitting, stretching, the fabric over the hull stringers and attaching. I will be hand sewing the material at the bow and stern posts and then removing ...

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04-18-2010 09:34 PM by lightweightladylefty | 10 comments »

My husband was planning to install another outlet and rocker switch for our workbench, so I offered to cut the openings. I lifted the top – which hadn’t yet been screwed in place – to cut the hole for the outlet box...The vibration from cutting and drilling caused the 75-pound top to fall on me. No, I didn’t get hurt but I’m too much of a weakling to lift it off, especially without using my hands. The Lord blessed me in that my husband was just outside the shop building his “stockade” for ...

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Need Some Advice

04-18-2010 03:56 PM by David Murray | 6 comments »

I’m going to glue up some 6” x 6” x 5/8” thick pieces to make a blank suitable for turning a bowl. I’m not sure if I should glue them with all the grains going the same direction or if I should rotate each one 90 degrees. My question will this have any affect on the way it will turn on my lathe.(ie. more pron to chipping or splitting). Any thoughts?

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