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oil stone box

01-27-2011 04:13 AM by andyboy | 10 comments » Hope you enjoy this12 hours work editing this

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My Mistakes

01-27-2011 09:54 AM by theken | 13 comments »

Sorry for anyone who stumbles upon my blog. Unless you need a good laugh. The main reason for doing this is to keep note on what I am learning as I build some skills. I can tell by the first couple of projects I have going that you learn a TON each time you make a new project. So instead of using a notebook to log my progress I am using the web. ( And I can post pictures as I go.) This weekend I am finishing my first woodworking project. (the rest of my work has been home improvement...

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Top Secret....Rocker for my Wife #7: The race is on!

01-27-2011 12:15 AM by bues0022 | 3 comments »

It looks like my last blog post didn’t end up in this group initially. Here is an account of my wood purchase for those interested: If anyone has actually been following this blog, it started with a flurry of activity, then has remained dormant for nearly two months. That can be explained quite easily: December found me working on some previously unplanned Christmas gifts, and January my wife had some time off and was living with me (sheR...

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01-27-2011 12:01 AM by hObOmOnk | 2 comments »


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Hand plane DIY blog #3: Hand plane DIY convex (Krenov style)

01-26-2011 10:11 PM by mafe | 10 comments »

Hand plane DIY convex.Or Mike meets Mads style… THIRD PART FINALE.Press here for first part.Press here for second part. To remind you, this is what we are after. A hand plane, ‘block plane’ size, made for a rounding of 22 cm (app. 4 inch).As you can see Krenov style, and a touch of Japan, at least this was my wish… This part will cover the rounding of the sole, and the finish. Last blog ended with the circle jigs made, here they are, now cut to size. Painters tape to h...

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How to adjust for Band Saw Drift

01-26-2011 08:39 PM by Bob Simmons | 23 comments »

Woodworking skills are vitally important to the apprentice as well as the journeyman. As woodworkers we are continually faced with new challenges as we explore the craft of woodworking. One of these eventual challenges is band saw blade drift. .............. What is band saw blade drift? ...................... How can it be corrected? ........................................ Recommended Video: How to adjust for Band Saw Blade Drift ..........................................

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The Evolution of my Base Table design

01-26-2011 07:32 PM by Bhaupt | 5 comments »

Initially the concept was to surround the model with railing that took on the shape of the cathedral. So I extended the lines of geometry to the surrounding railing. This gave me a starting point. The first plan was drawn in 1980. This is what it looked like. The railing was attached to a single table, The table was built in 82 w/o the rail detail, I did not have walnut wood at the time. The rail detail was to house light in a position that would be hidden but functional....

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DIY Wood worker wedding #2: The cake plate - a DIY design that will last

01-26-2011 06:42 PM by gurnie | 4 comments »

The cake plate will be an on going project that I am trying to get done before the spring / summer. On etsy if you do a search for many very nice cake plates that look rustic and woodsy. I first stumbled across this cake plate on etsy If interested you can find the seller’s shop here: Now there’s a lot of good and bad with this design, good being it’s natural and pretty, it’s rustic and it’s just...

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Juniper One Board Project Competition #6: Done and done!

01-26-2011 06:32 PM by Lee Barker | 3 comments »

All ready for the no-holds-barred competition on the 7th of February. Finish is two coats of Daly’s Pro Fin and one coat of Liberon Black Bison Clear paste wax. (Thanks Chris—I’m impressed with the product and thankful that no bison were harmed in its production.)

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DIY Wood worker wedding #1: Welcome to the DIY wood worker Wedding

01-26-2011 06:07 PM by gurnie | 2 comments »

Alright well first I want to thank you for joining me in this trip. I have no idea what dilemmas we’ll face. Some of you may know I had my first show In December, which immediately any money made from that that went toward the honeymoon, and of course taxes. Basically I am doing two types of wood working this year: - Wedding relate items for me or items to sell back to my wedding vendors- Items for craft shows I will during the year In theory, if everything goes well, the cra...

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