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Box making Curved Front Box #5: Cutting the box open

11-13-2013 07:14 AM by robscastle | 5 comments »

Well so much for wanting to cut the box open with my bandsaw. I realised the sides were too big and the curved face blew it out to 297mm. So it was onto the table saw. there goes Critical priority no 2 I fitted the thinnest kerf blade I had and away I went. Cutting a box open using various planes is usually a candidate for a mess, let alone making a series of cuts as I raised the blade, but I managed to get it started and finished at the same point miracles do occur! ...

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Alcove in the shop #1: Alcove - man needs rest in his nest...

12-01-2013 08:02 PM by mafe | 28 comments »

Alcoveman needs rest in his nest… Alcove for the new work shop, when I got my work shop app a year ago, I decided that it would be nice to have a place to crash and also to rest when I had a day with neck pains.So when I saw a pile of old windows in the street, I brought them to the shop and started putting things together. At the moment the work shop is closed down for restore, the alcove removed – but just got the message that I can move back in at the 20 of December, ...

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Has anyone made one of theses...or have any advice on how to...???

12-20-2013 03:31 AM by 2xmahi | 1 comment »

http://www.capekaleidoscopes.com/sand-art/?sort=priceasc They seem make able but not too sure how to do it Any advice would be greatly appreciatedThanksCory

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in the workshop #3: Bench organization

01-07-2014 05:36 PM by Loren | 2 comments »

This took many years to collect and then a lot of timeto organize it all so I can find most of the stuff I use pretty quick. The volume and variety of sundriesI’ve found uses for surprises me. Collecting them saves a lot of trips to a hardware store. Rolls of tape are stored overhead on the handlesof a couple of big handscrews clamped to an overheadrack loaded up with mouldings and lumber. The picture below shows a little shelf I built someyears ago for drills and chargers. ...

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The Sawcliffe Green man #3: The Sawcliffe Green man #3

03-16-2014 01:17 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis | 2 comments »

a few steps further…....

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Holly's Jasper #5: Holly's Jasper #5

04-01-2014 11:03 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis | 2 comments »

Final piece glued and clamped…... Using a gouge to start the process of leveling the bottom. It will be finished with the plane, turned over and repeated on the top, then prints will be applied.

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Hope Chest for Daughter #2 #4: Stock prep day

04-19-2014 04:44 PM by Mainiac Matt | 11 comments »

Sorted boards to get the straightest ones, then hit them with a wire brush to get the dirt off of them. Jointer-jointer-planer-table saw Flat face – square and flat edge – parallel and flat opposite face – parallel square and flat opposite edge When ripping I was only taking a skim cut to minimize loss of width. This can be really messy with most of the sawdust blowing back on me, so I set up the shop vac with a funnel to catch most of it…. I stickered...

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Toys for kids at the hospital

06-03-2014 10:45 PM by nayo | 9 comments »

We heard about this foundation that helps kids with cancer in our local hospital, they were on a tv show asking for donations of any kind, and we decided to make a few toys for them so they could play while they are waiting for the chemo treatment. We, my wife and I went there and they had a little celebration, with cake, food and some refreshments, we gave them the toys, cars, dolls and tangrams, and they did enjoyed the little cars, they were playing with them all over the room, and a...

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Historic Woodworker Videos #24: Thomas Chippendale's Woodworking Lessons

06-27-2014 07:37 AM by Hoosierwoodcraft | 1 comment »

This month, I have been researching the life story of Thomas Chippendale. I found he knew his way with a chisel and was a skilled craftsman and a hell of a businessman. If you like to see the story, it is now posted at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V48TvGwi24

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G&G Desk #1: Greene & Greene Desk Part 1

08-11-2014 02:25 AM by GarageWoodworks | 3 comments »

I started work on a G&G desk that I will release in a series of videos. Facebook Part 1:

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