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Mystery Woodcraft Tool

04-01-2012 11:52 PM by stavely | 5 comments »

Help…my curiosity is getting the best of me!!! Some years ago a friend of mine, unfortunately dying of brain cancer, gave me this tool from Woodcraft. My friend’s disease was so advanced however that he could not speak clearly or write and was unable to tell me the purpose for this tool, gig or gauge. This constructed wooden thing is 10” long, 1 ½” tall and 7/8” wide with a cam operating lever at each end. Operating the levers at the end adjust the thin slots that are cut into the...

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Garage to Work Shop Conversion #5: Primer for the doors

10-13-2011 02:13 AM by twoblacklabs | 5 comments »

Emma (with safety glasses) REALLY wanted to help prime the new doors. It was interesting but fun. Only problem is we were out of daylight and we won’t be home together tomorrow. So we did the only logical / redneck thing. Headlights from the truck!

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hand plane group therapy (my journey into it) #4: sitting with the niece and coffee

05-17-2012 02:24 PM by jacob34 | 14 comments »

I am sitting with my 6 month niece and drinking coffee my 4 year old sitting here as well and I mentioned talking to myself hmm which hand plane should I fix up first. My niece says gurgle gurgle burp which I am pretty sure means the small block plane as it looks to be the quickest and a lot of people have said it will be the most used. But my 4 year old says the big one, which is a wooden bench plane and I have no idea of the complete process on that one although I did read that you don̵...

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Lolling Chair progress

11-26-2008 06:00 AM by matt garcia | 6 comments »

Well I thought I’d have this thing finished, ready for upholstery today, but man this thing has been a challenge!! Well at least I got all the parts built, and fitted, and finally glued. I’ve started sanding the left arm and got all the joints flush. Next will be the right arm, then the outer parts of the legs. Then once I finish that, I’ll go over it one more time with 220 grit, then apply a finish, then upholstery. Wish me luck on upholstery, I’ll need it!! Af...

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Maleny Wood Fest. #7: Just a little timber in 2010

05-03-2010 10:55 PM by degoose | 4 comments »

I failed to get around during the weekend and only captured these shots of some of the timber left last thing on Sunday afternoon… Very busy with my boards etc and answering questions about the Torque…after all that was what I was there for…Lots of different timber available and well priced… There were some bargains to be had… from what I saw being carried out of the show past the Torque Workcentre Stand… George sold out on the Saturday and had to cu...

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American Doll Canopy Bed

04-01-2014 03:48 PM by Rick1953 | 3 comments »

A few days ago my oldest Granddaughter said she would like to have an American doll and a canopy bed. I noticed Kerux had built a few beds and wondered if anyone would have some basic plans? This will be my first venture into any true wood working and don’t want to disappoint the granddaughter.Thanks.

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epoxy!

09-03-2010 07:05 AM by learnin2do | 9 comments »

I put too thick a first layer of epoxy (5 minute) in a knothole where i want to epoxy in a beetle on a stick (on a walnut & crepe myrtle rustic table).-now what? it won’t set in the middle of the layer, and i wanted to drop it off in her yard to surprise her tomorrow!-I’m afraid to add more layers. -I poked at the bottom a little with a screw hoping to expose it to air.

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Toy Construction #188: Gatto Reading train build #3 cab & roof

03-03-2018 11:51 PM by htl | 7 comments »

Got a little more done.Getting the cab and boiler and all the other things to match up is quite interesting work.Busted my band saw blade and waiting on a new one so having to do some creative building to work around this time saver. I’m sure there are better ways to build this train but all I can say is this seems to be working so far. lol

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We Crossed 200,000 Comments!

04-29-2008 06:31 PM by Martin Sojka | 18 comments »

This was veeeery fast – we were at 100,000 comments only 150 days ago and now we have crossed 200,000! Note that the number of comments includes also the number of forum replies since they are de facto same thing. After doing quick calculations we’re averaging well over 50 posts per LumberJock (including projects, blog entries, forum topics, reviews) and this is something to be proud of. You will not find many community/forum sites with this kind of activity. Only those reviews...

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Behind the scenes of my shop and YouTube channel #5: The Wood Whisperer and MORE!! Need your help!!!

02-08-2016 07:54 PM by CharlieK | 5 comments »

BIG NEWS on my west coast interview tour! I contacted Marc Spagnuolo, aka The Wood Whisperer, and he agreed to let me meet with him for an interview! I heard from him just this morning and he said we can meet on Wednesday. I would really appreciate your input!!! Please let me know, what would you say to Marc if you were given the opportunity to meet with him one on one? I go into a bit more detail in my most recent update video (below). In the video I also talk about meeting Brax...

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