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My shop #2: Cabinet system for the Shop

06-03-2012 11:28 PM by sandhill | 2 comments »

Sorry this is so longNow that all the electric is done, insulation, walls up and painted I can move onto the essentials. This will be two cabinets with six draws opposite each other and where you see the router lift will be a box set back about 16” I will put a box with a dust port on the back that will hook into the table saws dust port with a blast gate for when I use the saw as well as one for the router. In front of the router just under the top will be a 11” wide by 12...

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Rocking Horse #7: The details take more time.

07-04-2012 03:14 PM by MC | 1 comment »

Did not get as much done as I had planned this past weekend. I work in an open garage and the 105 degree F temperatures slowed my progress. I did pick up more walnut and made another saddle for the horse. I also rounded over all the edges with a router and cut inlays for the harness I made out of walnut scraps; had plenty. Shaping the inlay took some time and involved a block plane, rasp, chisel and finally a handy Dremel. Down to the final steps. I will be sanding and assembling over the nex...

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Dresser / Chainging Station #2: Face Frame

08-02-2012 01:46 PM by Andrew | 0 comments »

I had practice with face frames during the kitchen project and got pretty decent at it. I use a Kreg pocket screw jig and face frame clamp for this style. The cabinets had a frame around the outside without the intermediate rails. That made it a bit more challenging, but it wasn’t too bad. I used one piece of wood so I could make the length cut in one pass in order to make sure they were all the same length. One thing about sassafras – when you work with it, the smell is...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #792: Ebb and Flow

08-17-2012 09:52 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Not every day can be the most productive. Even if we do get a lot of things done, everything we do isn’t always notable or worthy of mentioning. But there are some days when I find that those mundane chores that need to be done on a daily basis fill up the majority of my day. Usually when I write here, I like to talk about things that are above and beyond the day to day routine. After all, we all do things like washing clothes, cleaning floors and cooking meals and I don’t t...

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You Design It, I Build It project #7: Start Drawing

09-01-2012 07:48 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

The latest poll has closed and I appreciate those that are participating. Now it is on to the drawing stages. What we will be building is a nice clean edged hall table that has it’s top sitting right on its base. It will include two drawers with a hidden drawer in there somewhere. Now I need drawings. If you would like to enter a drawing please email them to me at asliceofwoodworkshop@yahoo.com. I will give a week to have drawings entered and then 3 days to vote. I will also include some sket...

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Tools Anonymous #2: The planer, boss - the planer!

10-06-2012 02:08 AM by Sandra | 4 comments »

And finally I used the planer… The guys renovating our basement thought birch would stain nicely to match the new laminate flooring. The plan was to make a ledge/rail at the bottom of the half wall and a long ledge (110”) where the wall juts out. I thought it would be a good project for me so I took it on. I found birch and maple on kijiji and came home with a van load of rough lumber. Which lead to me building lumber racks. Funny how these things snowball. Then of cou...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #854: Exchanges

10-23-2012 11:15 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Yesterday, while I was drawing some new designs for the magazine, the postwoman came to our door with a package. I can’t say that it doesn’t excite me whenever I receive something through the mail. Whether I ordered it or not, it is always fun to have a package delivered and see what is inside. I hadn’t ordered anything recently, but when I looked on the return address label and saw an address that I was unfamiliar with, the light bulb clicked on. “This was from my...

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Tools #5: New Addition To The Band Saw Lineup

11-10-2012 01:40 AM by William | 31 comments »

Some of you may remember that late last year, and into early this year, I built a band saw. Since then, I have really put it through it’s paces. That thing is a beast and has taken anything I have thrown at it without so much as a grumble. In addition to that, it has proved to be more precise than the several factory made band saws I have owned.Now, the thing is, I built this saw in conjunction with a good friend of mine. Most of the work was done at my shop. My friend took his back to ...

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A news article on Illegial logging

11-26-2012 03:49 AM by Karson | 9 comments »

A news article about Illegal logging of rosewood in Asia.

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Weekend Whatever

12-30-2012 06:09 PM by JSB | 3 comments »

Its been a busy weekend so far. I decided to rearrange the shop, moved all my wood storage out of the way, added a assembly/job cart, started a blanket chest, and a stool/kid bench. I have a bad habit of starting too many projects at once. I found a 42” sink base cabinet made out of oak that was going to the trash. I couldn’t resist. I had to grab it. I put a rabbit on some 2×4s to sit inside the base frame and added some casters. Then I found a piece of 5/8” OSB tha...

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