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Parallel jaw leg vise pt #2

09-03-2012 03:40 PM by Boatman53 | 3 comments »

I have up loaded the installation instructions for the sprocket in a new bench build and would love it if people could take a look at it and let me know if it all makes sense. You can find it here. Thanks for your time.

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Homemade Halloween Headstone

09-20-2012 10:54 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Pallets seem like they get lots of use these days. In this video I use a pallet in it’s simplest form, for a base/stand for a Halloween headstone. Never under estimate what uses a pallet can provide.

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Making a Cello #6: Back at it

10-25-2012 03:38 PM by PhiltheLuthier | 3 comments »

After gluing the C ribs it’s time to glue the upper and lower ribs. The preparation process is pretty much the same as with the Cs except that there is a butt joint where the two ribs come together. This joint is crucial!! Not for strength, but rather for reference and beauty. The latter because once the varnish is on the joint if it’s not perfect there will be a black line, some people put purfling to hide a bad joint. For reference, this joint marks the center line of the instru...

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Initial Shop Plan #1: Planning the new shop

11-11-2012 07:56 PM by gmaffPappy | 10 comments »

So, I’ve been given the thumbs up by the Power That Is My Wife to buy the much desired table saw and to finally build a shop around it. So, here’s the design. Any input is welcome. I want to build two sliding barn doors that will separate the shop from the rest of the garage, but can be opened up if I need more space. I also want to raise the floor 6”+ so I can put dust collection ducts beneath. I;ve designed a ramp built at the end of the floor against the garag...

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Chirstmas presents

11-27-2012 10:17 AM by RussellAP | 0 comments »

For Christmas I only have my in-laws and kids to worry about. Since my kids are not ready for fine furniture I won’t bother for them, but the in-laws can handle it in their nice homes. I like those balancing wine bottle holders. I decided to make my sister in-law one that has a clock balancing instead of a wine bottle seeing they don’t drink. The supports are made from padauk and the clock will set in a turned walnut tube about 4 inches long. If I need a counter balance I’...

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"My Dowry" #1: What we started with!!

12-14-2012 04:34 AM by Cdawg | 3 comments »

This “little” project is one that most people jokingly refer to as “my dowry,” as I actually asked my then future father-in-law for his daughters hand. While I had no intentions of using the deck for bargaining purposes, it was an excellent project and the reward was certainly worth every minute of it :-)!! Just to start this off on the right foot, basically what we started with was this: So as you can see from the second picture the previous deck would j...

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Pocket Hole Blanket Chest #5: Video 5

01-01-2013 10:26 AM by JSB | 2 comments »

Step by step build of this blanket chest. (edit: I hit the easy button, no cutout on the base) Feedback is welcomed!

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Request for Help! #1: New to this site, and not sure what I'm doing!

01-14-2013 11:11 AM by JohnEP | 2 comments »

I am new to this site and happened across it by tracing the origin of an image of a prairie style bed from a google image search. I am a cabinet/furniture maker in Palos Park, IL. I am a retired educator and turned a lifetime hobby in to a small shop run out of my converted three car garage. I am trying to contact Vincent Nocito who designed and fabricated the bed mentioned above. The LumberJocks rules say that I can’t contact any of you until I have at least five posts? I assume t...

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Ruminations, Philosophy, and Workshop Antics.......... #31: Function, only Function

02-08-2013 10:03 PM by Jim Bertelson | 28 comments »

.. Function, only Function…..another episode of….Sherie and Bubba Jim. Pounding sense into your man, one nail at a time... Now you are thinking that picture is a gag. Sheer fantasy….”How silly could anyone be?”, you say. Well, believe it or not, that comical looking construct (using the term loosely) has been working for over a year. OVER A YEAR, MIND YOU. This is actually the working internet connectivity cabinet, up until today. Yup, something to be pr...

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As The Lathe Turns #7: The Bent Shaft Lathe

02-24-2013 01:25 AM by William | 18 comments »

You may remember, my recent adventures into wood turning almost ended before it even got started good due to the bent shaft on an old lathe. In that corner, there sits three lathes now, a Ridgid, the big heavy flat bed lathe, and the bent shaft lathe. Every time I looked over at the bent shaft lathe, I’ve considered what to do with it. It sits on a heavy old bar and was just taking up space. While I do have a very large shop, I still don’t like wasted space. I need to figure out w...

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