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Turning a Wooden Scoop #1: How I turn a sccop on the lathe

06-27-2015 08:55 PM by Jim Jakosh | 19 comments »

Candy, this blog’s for you!!!!!!!!!!!This is the process I use to turn a scoop from a wood blank on the lathe.I start by defining the volume needed in the the scoop. The formula is Pi x R squared x depth I planned on a 1/2 cup scoop and the volume of 4 oz is 7.218 cubic inches and I want the inside to be 2 5/8” So the formula is 3.1416 x ( 1.312) squared x depth = 7.218. The depth figures out to be 1.33” I start by drawing it out and then adding scrap wood in the area...

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22'' Wide slabs to dining table top

06-27-2015 07:11 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

This is a quick run down of one way to go from rather large Walnut slabs to a beautiful dining table top. By using large vintage woodworking machinery and new world wood working tools I take two 22’’ wide 2.5’’ thick Walnut slabs from rough raw lumber to a soon to be dining table top. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCoSTnI1JpA

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The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #54: Super-duper-yooper-pooper table saw crosscut sled- Part 2 of 2

06-27-2015 05:56 PM by StumpyNubs | 6 comments »

We don’t do anything small. Not even crosscut sleds! This one has extendable fences, zero clearance inserts, micro-adjusters and three attachable jigs for finger joints, splined miters, half laps, bridle joints, tenons and more! This is part two- where I demonstrate all of the attachments. You can get detailed instructions for the project here. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL! And visit our website- it’s how we support the show! To enter to win our monthly tool ...

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Woodworking News Show #22: Chris Schwarz is a string bean; and a $330 tool giveaway!

06-27-2015 05:49 PM by StumpyNubs | 3 comments »

The latest happening in the woodworking world, and we announce the winner of the $330 Portamate Workstation! PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL! And visit our website- it’s how we support the show! For links to all the articles referenced in the video, see the show notes here. To enter our future giveaways you just have to sign up for our email newsletter and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Details here-

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Cornhole Scoreboard w/ Beer Holder #6: Finishing Up

06-27-2015 05:35 PM by edwood1975 | 2 comments »

This is the last blog entry in this series and I am just going to finish the project by adding:2 hingesAttach the beer holderAnd finally attach brass chain…. and that’s it, hope you like

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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #3: My Second Order: Screws, braces, hinges, and gate bolts.

06-27-2015 04:57 PM by Ted Ewen | 0 comments »

Again, not too flashy or exciting, but with this purchase I have all the hardware I should need to do the ten coops we need, with some left over. The only thing we may need is a latch for the top of the house part of the the coops. I’m thinking of a hinged top for easy access and cleaning. Step by step :D

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Project Candidates - Stuff I Might Make One Day #2: Wooden combination lock

06-27-2015 12:30 PM by Ted Ewen | 4 comments »

Stumbled across this interesting and informative little wooden mechanical marvel today and thought it would make a nice handwork practice piece for the coming Winter. Nights are long and Winter longer here in Scandinavia. The project is sourced from https://woodgears.ca/combolock/index.html and plans are available for purchse there. A reader made a wooden ‘safe’ to go along with the lock: https://woodgears.ca/combolock/ramsay.html View on YouTube

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Project Candidates - Stuff I Might Make One Day #1: Introduction

06-27-2015 10:56 AM by Ted Ewen | 0 comments »

This is where I will collect the projects i find that interest me. I may or may not get to actually making them, but since I am starting from the beginning, I hope that, over time, this will grow into an interesting, educational, and useful collection of projects for the aspiring woodworker.

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Mini trim planes #1: More plane inspiration from Mads

06-27-2015 06:26 AM by icemanhank | 0 comments »

My latest tools are these tiny trim planes. Again thanks Mads Felding for the inspiration.They are made from Jarrah and a really lovely figured piece of Banksia; all wood came from the scrap bin. I made two to use up all the timber.The blade is cut from an old 2nd hand Stanley plane using a Dremel. I still have to make another blade, insert the brass pin and design a wedge.I will post pics of the finished articles as soon as I have them finished.

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Hermit House Woodworking - Starting from Scratch #2: My First Wood Order

06-27-2015 01:15 AM by Ted Ewen | 3 comments »

So, not terribly exciting on the face of it, but I’ve placed my first order for wood: 16×4.2 meters of 45mm x 95mm, untreated20×4.2 meters of 38mm x 57 mm, treated Thats enough for 8 sawhorses (though I will only be building 4) and an unknown number of coops, but at least I get to play around now. At 69 cents per 4.2m, I can afford to be profligate. Yay!

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