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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #269: Plans, Plans and More Plans . . .

02-27-2011 02:01 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

Remember the other day when I talked about those unexpected curve balls that pop into our lives? Well, yesterday I was thrown a little one and it is a good example of what I was talking about. With only three short weeks left to prepare for the trip, I am making good progress with checking everything off of the list, but there is still much that I want to accomplish and get ready for leaving. Being gone for almost three weeks is going to be a big thing for me. I can’t remember th...

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Ted Crocker: Guitars & Gear #1: Some of my creations

03-10-2011 05:25 PM by Ted Crocker | 2 comments »

Some of my creations: <small>Find more photos like this on Handmade Music Clubhouse</small>

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Acrylic #1: First Attempt at Turning Acrylic

04-04-2011 05:53 AM by mcjibbin | 4 comments »

After I posted the Zebrawood tote and knob set project on LumberJocks, bigike (of LJs) sent me a message asking me if I’d like to be the first to turn some Acrylic plane knobs. He said he had a source for acrylic stock. I told him sure – not wanting to pass up a chance to expand my lathe skills and at the same time turn some unique plane knobs for Ike and myself. He said he’d mail me some, and I sent him my address. Sure enough, a few weeks later, I received a big box of...

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Antique Desk Project #4: It Finally Got Finished

04-18-2011 02:56 AM by William | 6 comments »

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Commercial Timbers: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval

05-13-2011 06:36 AM by Alexey Khasyanov | 1 comment »

Hi all. Here is once more interesting source.Br, Alex.

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Delta Mortiser 14-651 #13: Accuracy - Maybe Just a Crazy Idea

05-24-2011 02:55 PM by LegendInMyOwnMind | 5 comments »

Can I add a dial indicator to the machine that tells the depth of the fence? That way I could dial in/out the fence distance accurately? Thinking about where/how to add the dial indicator. I know the moving point wants to touch the back of the fence adjacent to the bit. The other end needs to be securely attached to the machine.

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Critics stink!

07-20-2011 05:30 AM by Transition | 16 comments »

My garage is an old barn. It is partitioned into three sections: 1) a 20’x20’ on the bottom right, 2) a 10’x20’ on the bottom left with stairs to 3)my shop on the second floor. So last night I was building some shelving on the bottom right. When I finished aroung 10pm, I took a 45min break to grab a bite. When I returned, I started filling the shelves. In the room on the left I heard a rustling noise. I peeked through the connecting door and discovered… a s...

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So the real journey begins.

08-16-2011 04:35 AM by usnret | 3 comments »

I have been in the US Navy for almost 20 years an a Machinist’s Mate, which means a boiler operator and turbine mechanic. Last Monday I received the final approval for my retirement that will be the end of December. So the challenge is trying to find a set of plans for a nice shadow box. I am a woodworker and I should build one myself instead of buying one. If anyone has anyplans or tips on how to make one it would be appreciated.

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Inquiry

08-31-2011 04:23 PM by Porchfish | 3 comments »

Hello friends! Any body out there have an old, ugly, dead riding lawnmower that wouldn’t miss it’s transmission ? I just got back from Ace salvage (local junk yard) and didn’t find a single riding mower transmission that hadn’t rusted away or been smashed to unrecognizable metal mass. If you have one and are willing to part with it, I would gladly pay freight and for your time for sending it my way. Let me know if you know of such a critter that might be available. Me...

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Projects #3: Night Stand w/ reclaimed wood

10-02-2011 01:55 AM by drsongs | 0 comments »

So here’s my latest project: My wife sent me a link to this night stand for $319.00 – So it was the inspiration piece: So with some left over wood, some rescued shelving, some old shutters, and $4 at the hardware store for a magnetic stop & a knob for the door – Here’s her new night stand (her birthday present) which she likes very much! Actually my first attempt at a drawer. You can’t see it very well in the picture but the sides are bead board. In t...

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