i have done a number of projects you can view them at www.yknotwoodcraft.com today we My Buddy KEN and I installed a outside vent 8×13’’ its vented by a old furnace blower on speed 3 (max) with 3 filters on each side and gone outside the problem that we soon realized that the wood stove was billowing SMOKE back into the shop Keep the shop door open ... that did the trickAlso we put in a flap door to bypass the outside vent when we ONLY want to filterthe air man-0-man w...
Over the last weekend I worked on and finished a small project that my wife had wanted…a small corner shelving unit for the living room. As it turned out when using a hand plane I accidentally gouged the top of my brand new workbench. Now you have to understand and if you have ever made a workbench for yourself you do understand, I spent a ton of time planning and building this workbench. I mean that I agonized over the construction details looking for the perfect style then spent just...
Wood, it’s been the one consistent thing through out my 47 years. All i’ve ever wanted to do is make beautiful furniture. The joy and satisfaction i get out of completing a piece is incredible. The only thing i can compare it to is the way my sisters discribe giving birth to their children, and yes they think i’m nuts.My first workshop was in the basement on Cameron ave. in Cambride. It was a three family house and the people on the third floor didn’t use their section...
Having sat in these chairs I had to try to build one…with a lot of help from a friend who is building his 7th Hal Taylor Rocking Chair. It is the most comfortable chair I believe I have ever sat in and I wanted to try to make one. Mine is the large size, since I am 6’5”. The basic chair is Walnut. There is a 90mm strip of Hard Maple in the rockers and two 70mm strips of Ash in the back slats so they will flex. I have about 85 hours in the project thus far and I figure I...
...one is for a Ravenstone acorn tile, the other is for one of my welcome tiles...
Making a frame for a pair of ca.1900 J.B. OWENS scarab tiles #4: done ...finished and before and after photos
Before and after on the tiles .. Fred wanted me to clean up the painted tile so it would match the one he had worked on years before. I used paint thinner and a brush.
I found this article, the other day, and keep coming back to it—both literally and in my mind. Figured I’d share it. I plan to keep all of this in mind as I begin my 2nd night stand…. Maybe others have similar suggestions for increasing precision…. — How to get Precisionby Bob Smalser — Make a story stick for each project. Record the measurements of L, W, H and internals on one, unchanging stick. Your project stock should be kept on a...
Say what you like about the Bench Cookies, I really like mine. So when this contest came along I jumped at it, despite having no experience whatsoever making a video. But with the help of my mom as the onscreen actor, I think I’ve put together something fairly fun.
hi fellow lumberjocks need help finding plans for rocking chair i want to make it using all spindles that i can turn on the lathe can not find any on the net any help will be appeared saw one in a magazine a few years ago but can not find the magazine i put it away safe somewhere it’s that safe it lost.thanks for the helpbranch ok
this is the latest , in a series of about 12 animal/bird cages for re-habing wild injured animals/birdsthat i have done with my LJ buddy margy who re-habs both .this cage was built by margy , in her own shop , i helped when she needed it .and for assembly .we started them at her place for her own use , and over the years have improved the designto it’s present state .we got an order some years ago to make one 16’wide x48’ long x 12’ high , for a flight cage for eagles ...
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