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Valentine Day One-liners

2380 days ago by Karson | 14 comments »

Valentine’s Day Oneliners What do farmers give their wives on Valentine’s Day?Hogs and kisses! What would you get if you crossed Odie with the god of love?A stupid cupid! Sorry Odie That was the way it came to me. Not a slam, don’t get mad. Why did the pig give his girlfriend a box of candy?It was Valenswine’s Day! Do skunks celebrate Valentine’s Day?Sure, they’re very scent-imental! What did the chocolate syrup say to the ice cream?“...

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hello again #1: On here for a few days

2359 days ago by Jim Earl | 9 comments »

Hello everyone; Sorry I havent been on in a while but we do not have the internet yet and I am now visiting my sons for a few days, and I will be able toget on here a few times while I’m hereI’ve done a few morwe burninmgs, and I will be ablw to show you all this summer. I’m working on more complicated pieces and loving it.my family is asking why am I doing only 8”x10”and smaller. So I am getting ready to try and do larger ones. Hopefully by the time i get bac...

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Corner Bookcase "Lazy Susan, Rotating Center", Challange 04

2319 days ago by pappyjohn | 3 comments »

Hello All, Here’s my attempt at entering the Bookcase Challenge. My plans are for a Corner Bookcase Unit, with a Rotating Center Section. It will be constructed in two sections, Top and Bottom. These will be subdivided into three (3) sections, with the two (2) outer areas having Solid Oak framed Glass Doors with a golden color grill work attatched. The Top Middle Area will be the Rotating Lazy Susan Bookcase, it will be primarily of four (4) sections. Two larger areas for ...

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Kitchen Remodel #4: Still No Table saw!!

2302 days ago by SteveV | 4 comments »

Well, this project has been on hold until my new Grizzly G0651 arrives. Grizzly told me twice, once before I ordered and once after I ordered, that the new saws were due into their warehouse around May 9th. So, I decided to trust them even know I heard rumors on the Internet that others were told June. I ordered the saw and put this project on hold. I decided to send them an email the other day since the May 9th date was fast approaching. I received an email back within an hour saying ...

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Dog Bench #2: New tools for a new project: Kreg Jig and Router Bit

2248 days ago by kshipp | 3 comments »

It’s not that I think of new projects as reasons to buy new tools. As you know, it’s not hard to find reasons to buy new tools. I was thinking about making this dog bench and the best way to do it. I had read a lot of the Kreg Pocket Hole Jig and figured I would give it a shot. I got a good deal on the Master System from Rockler and I have been very pleased with it so far. I’ll try to get an official review up soon but for an unofficial review I’d say 5 stars. I...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #32: Conceptual Wood Experiences

2204 days ago by frank | 4 comments »

Conceptual Wood Experiences ....laugh thou tongues of fire,dancing scarlet mossy green,percepts of color….—by flp ———————————————————————————————————————————————————R...

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Hard lessons #2: Carbide Is Sharp

2177 days ago by mhawkins2 | 1 comment »

As a relativey new wood worker I must continue to remind myself that carbide tipped things are very very sharp. Complacency is a bad idea. I must now also remember where I put the bandages.

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Lego Table #2: A Tough Day in the Shop

2117 days ago by Eric | 7 comments »

So yesterday I went to the lumber yard and bought all the wood I expected to need for the lego table. I was pleasantly surprised at the price. I bought 12.5 board feet of kapur (30’ of 1”x4” and 10’ of 1”x3”) for $18.25 and a 4’x8’ sheet of 1/2” plywood for $13.75. I tried to pick boards that were straight and not warped, and at least in that respect, I succeeded. Today I had some good dedicated shop time. My first task was to cut the b...

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lathe stand upgrade #1: Lathe Stand upgrade

2062 days ago by jeffthewoodwacker | 4 comments »

I had tried several different ways to store my turning tools and accessories and remembered an article that was in issue #137 September 2008 American Woodworker (page 52), original design idea by Ray Lanham. This is a simple stand that is built under the lathe bed between the legs. The stand incorporates a ballast box that holds sand. I altered the plans to fit my lathe. This project was built from plywood I had left over from other projects. The PVC pipe is 2 inches in diameter. I cut...

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Spline size

2045 days ago by jim1953 | 2 comments »

Iam looking for better way to size my Spline Shims Ive ben cutting them on the bansaw then I sand them to size must be a better way

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