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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #981: An Occasional Day Away

03-13-2013 11:01 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

I took the day off of writing here yesterday and spent pretty much of the time drawing. With all the organizing that I have been doing lately, I really needed some extra time for some work. I am approaching my 1000th blog here and have been writing to you for just under three years now. That is a lot of writing and sometimes it is difficult to think of something interesting to talk about that I haven’t mentioned before. While I realize that probably most of you who have become regula...

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Between the Stud Cabinets #2: The Finished Look

02-13-2014 07:39 PM by CoolToolShed | 2 comments »

So here are the “Between the Stud” cabinets finished, minus knobs. These gave me some nice storage up and out of the way! With one more interior wall I may just make some more there too! Watch the video to see whats inside! http://youtu.be/-80PypDYmZw

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That One Thing #2: Shoulder devils

10-05-2014 01:58 AM by fumehappy | 2 comments »

Nothing quite beats gallivanting on my Friday lunch hour to some choice estate sales. On seeing a local one recently, it looked intriguing, and I knew i had to stop there. It was on a stretch of highway notable for it’s steep climb up a mounting, and frequent closing during inclement weather. Upon arriving, I noticed the jointer. It didn’t even register on me that it was in the ad, as I had come seeking axes and possibly a dresser, but there it was. A beautiful, clean Delta...

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100 pounds of clay - ..... Fired ........ 6 panel metal coating ........................PHOTO BLOG

11-16-2007 06:21 AM by Dan'um Style | 11 comments »

Fired the load yesterday. 14 hour kiln cycle …. cone 1 … around 2000 degrees Unloaded this evening. NO TILE BREAKAGE …. first time EVER !! NO Cracks or anything !! Think the p-clay is the clay for me to use ........... Photo my first complete 6 panel set !!! Never in over 8 trys have I been able to get all 6 to survive. Even when firing mutliple sets one would always break. photo of the metal coatings material photo of primered tiles ...

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What I Love About LJ

02-17-2010 05:20 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 12 comments »

A Big Thanks Yesterday, as I was learning to post photos on my new site, I got an email telling me that the image files were too big and it was leading to slow load times. I needed to optimize the photos for the internet. A few emails led to a phone call from fellow woodworker Troy Bouffard of Fairbanks, AK. He took the time to walked me through PhotoShop for resizing photos. Thanks to Troy, the viewing experience will be better with faster loading images. Who Is This Guy? Troy, a...

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Getting Started

10-21-2011 05:55 PM by leanne | 7 comments »

Hi all, this is my first post at lumberjocks.I am a stay at home mum after working at the Salvation army for arround 7 years.my kids are teens now and my husband makes ends meet so I am at home trying to bring in some extra money with my wood work.mostly just enjoying my self, developing my love for wood work.I was 18 when I had my first baby and a single mum of 3 for 4 years, so i have not had much time to do just what Iwant to do.must say I am loving it so far.My main thing is Scroll saw w...

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New Safety Glasses

01-26-2010 08:31 PM by MsDebbieP | 13 comments »

Jan 26/10My new safety glasses finally came in. Now all I have to do is get used to the bifocals and create my Awards entry in the next few days. Pressure is on.

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As The Lathe Turns #39: Time To Back Up A Bit

06-27-2013 11:26 PM by William | 10 comments »

Have any of you ever noticed that when things start going wrong, they keep going wrong? For me, once it starts, it keeps going until I just all of a sudden have a victory, or I back it up a bit. Since the failures keep coming, I figured it was time to throw it in reverse. What do I mean by that? I have a tendency to want to do things that are challenging. Some may argue that I sometimes even push the envelope too much, too quickly, on things. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing. I k...

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Small Painter's Cabinet #2: Planing The Fixed Shelves

06-06-2008 03:34 AM by Stephen Fields | 1 comment »

Each cabinet has three fixed shelves. Since I am building five of these cabinets I will need a total of 15 shelves. Sadly I only had stock wide enough for three of the shelves. The rest of the shelves had to be created by edge joining smaller width stock. Here is a picture of the stock after it was edge glued: Due to the twist, cups, etc., some of the differences between the bards were quite substantial. Here is one of the worst cases: Luckily since all of the stock needs to be ...

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New Design each Week #1: The newest design this week

01-17-2015 09:04 PM by Bill Schonfelder | 0 comments »

As promised here is the latest design created this week. Look back each week to see what I will create next.This was drawn up in the morning,cutout, sanded and assembled that evening. The tail was taken from the Dragon’s tail or hinge design. I used google images of the real stegosaurs for my hand drawing. My wife is helping me to promote the Etsy storefront.Thanks to Tim and those who commented on my photos I am now using this dollar tree foam light box we made.I know this ...

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