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Getting my tools ready #14: How do I get the best out of an OLD DELTA 40-650 Type I? Need experienced advice!

06-06-2014 05:32 PM by DocSavage45 | 6 comments »

LJ’s I purchased a Delta C arm 18” scroll saw. It has been a misadventure born out of poverty. LOL! Have an intarsia, project in mind. It’s for an artist friend. An inlay into a box made from one of his great paintings. Purchased the 40-650 Type I Scroll Saw at least 3 months ago, maybe longer ( brought it home driving several hours in a blizzard). De rusted the aged metal table, painted and cleaned up the old girl. Looked good! The clamping mechanism and the cl...

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Love of the Hand Plane

06-30-2014 05:57 PM by Dave | 1 comment »

I do so enjoy a hand plane! The connection to the work is so much more fulfilling than power tools. Cant quite explain the feeling of removing material in long smooth shavings. Continued at:: http://wp.me/p4He9r-49

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1366: New Ornaments Completed

07-23-2014 10:45 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

I had another busy day yesterday. I had to take my kitty Coco to the vet yesterday to get a little bump on her paw checked out. Fortunately, it turned out to be nothing and she is fine. I was kind of worried that she would have to go through surgery or something like that to get it removed, but the vet said it wasn't a concern.  I am sure Coco was happy as well, but she still wasn't thrilled with the ride to the vet and back (about 45 minutes each way). She was just thrilled to b...

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New woodworking job

08-12-2014 10:00 PM by Michaelgurrado | 9 comments »

I recently just lost my day job for a woodworking company that made high end custom frames. I was working there for a while and business had begun to slow down and because I was the low man on the totem pole my hours were reduced and then ultimately they cut me loose. This was extremely upsetting and disappointing for me. I liked the company and I liked the work I did, my coworkers were not all that bad either. That being said I started looking for a new job doing anything, but I knew I wa...

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Starting a youtube channel for wheelchair woodworkers and what not

09-03-2014 06:22 AM by cdaniels | 20 comments »

So i’ve been doing a lot of sitting on my tuckus and i’ve got the wild hair of an idea that since i’m now in a wheelchair and I am a diehard woodworker than why not try to help out the rest of the randoms out there that are in a similar situation? Problem with this is that I have no video editing, or making experience at all. I’m thinking about just starting with a basic introduction video introducing myself and outlining a few things that i’ll be doing in my vid...

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Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #1: ATW #47

09-28-2014 09:39 PM by JSB | 2 comments »

Every Saturday morning since September 2013 I’ve put together a short list (5-10 items) of interesting stuff that I’ve found on the internet from the previous week. Some old stuff, some new stuff. Mostly videos, some articles. It’s stuff that I have enjoyed watching or reading in the world of woodworking and think others would enjoy as well. For those who are interested in this series here is post number 47:http://jayscustomcreations.com/2014/09/interesting-stuff-from-around...

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Walnut Slab Coffee table #4: All Done

10-22-2014 03:26 AM by ilyac | 0 comments »

Finished with the table and very happy with the way it came out. Finished with 4 coats of Watco Danish oil and a final coat of Clear Trewax Paste Wax, and attached 3-rod hairpin iron rod legs. I posted to projects here:http://lumberjocks.com/projects/107112

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Help For Old Guys Like Me

01-14-2007 08:05 AM by Don | 6 comments »

Ever wonder what those abbreviations you read in blogs mean? Well if you didn’t grow up with text messaging, you probably do. I kept reading things like LOL, OTB, and n00b wondering whether the writer was an illiterate. Then I realized I was caught in a paradigm shift without even knowing it. So fret no more here’s a text abbreviation dictionary for old farts like me. PTL

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Thorsen Table contest #1: Showing my hand...

03-31-2007 06:06 AM by scottb | 14 comments »

One of three ideas I’m currently pondering involves this natural edged slab-o-pine in some way… approx 6’ x 8-10” x 3” That's all I've got to say. (And nothing else to show. Really.)

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#5-#4

05-04-2007 08:17 PM by jockmike2 | 12 comments »

Almost ready for a dry fit. Got every thing mortised and tenons cut still have one more mortise to cut for the strechers on the legs and i’LL dry fit it. Still a lot of sanding and staining. I even have the strips of ebony cut last night. still have to cut into 1/4 in. lengths, but I think I’m gonna make them just a tad longer. I’m finding a lot of brown streaking in the ebony, is that normal? Just the type of ebony I have? Anyway I’m gonna have to dye with a dark mark...

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