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#1 Phillipine mahogany & bubinga box, how I made it.

11-29-2010 02:24 AM by TheHarr | 3 comments »

These are my original design ideas for making my jewelry boxes. These diagrams may be a little confusing because I did not intended for them to be published. You guys are so nice, I had no choice but to share. This design was prevously used for making cigar humidors. I don’t have good pictures of them—sorry. I have lots of detailed instructions for every step to make this box. Just ask and I’ll add more to this blog. The rough cut diagram shows the sequence t...

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Top Secret....Rocker for my Wife #2: BUSTED!!!

11-29-2010 01:40 AM by bues0022 | 6 comments »

So much for trying to keep this top secret! My wife checked my email account from my phone last night when we were driving back from Thanksgiving. She was a bit curious about what this Top Secret project was all about. I tried minimizing the damage by admitting that: “I was thinking of building one, but said that I don’t have nearly the ability to make it. The thread was just feeling it out, and it bombed on me.” She seemed to buy the excuse for now. And to make sure this do...

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Top Secret....Rocker for my Wife #1: Taking the plunge!

11-29-2010 01:38 AM by bues0022 | 1 comment »

I’ve been posting lots of questions for about a week now, emailing and messaging fellow Lumberjocks, and I’ve finally started my project so I thought I’d blog about it to keep track of my project. Progress may not be the quickest, but I’ll post what I run into along the way – the good, the bad, and the ugly! My wife and I are thinking about finally starting a family. I just finished graduate school, got a job, and she’ll be done with her doctorate also in a few months. She has always wante...

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Built-In Bed #7: Paint and Pumpkin Pie

11-29-2010 01:37 AM by Scott R. Turner | 1 comment »

Work on the built-in slowed to a crawl as we got to a serious painting phase. The painting sub-contractor started out enthusiastically, but after an initial coat of primer was nowhere to be found. It’s so hard to find good help these days. I had to take over the painting—not my favorite activity but these panels are actually fairly easy to paint. In this photo, the customer dropped in for an impromptu inspection. She approved of the quality of the painting, especially w...

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Wheelchair Woodworking #7: Helping Hands part three Taking

11-28-2010 11:57 PM by Jamie Speirs | 8 comments »

The takingI think this is one of the hardest parts. Is it that we don’t like taking? Maybe it is a matter of pride, accepting help even when it might not be needed by ourselves. I needed to realise that others also have a need to give and if they cant allow them give, we are being selfish. I continually use bearings, might be a dust thing or perhaps I’m just a bit to rough on my wheelchairs. I normally just buy new bearings on line. It is quick and easy. So when I needed some bearings for ...

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GREAT WOOD GREAT GUY .... I WON SOMETHING ? WOW

11-28-2010 09:19 PM by a1Jim | 41 comments »

Hi friends I just wanted to let you all know that I was privileged to be selected by Greg and his wife, the owners of Oregon Burls to receive a beautiful and unique slab. This was in response to a contest Greg had on LJ’s. http://lumberjocks.com/OregonBurls/blog/18972 Due to work and weather it’s been a few weeks since Greg notified me that I had won his contest. As a matter of fact it was when David and Rick from LJ’s were visiting. I was really surprised that I was selected, but so happy...

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Revamping my Delta Contractor Saw #16: Router Table (as part of saw) finished!

11-28-2010 08:24 PM by Mark Colan | 7 comments »

Having built the table itself (reported last time), and getting some feedback on proper layout, I completed the tasks of cutting an inset and hole for the plate and router, and cut a rabbet for the miter channel. Here it is: Now my focus will move to under the table, building shelves and preparing to build some cabinets into the saw for essential accessories, as well as a dust collector box for the router.

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Maple sale Pricing

11-28-2010 07:18 PM by twokidsnosleep | 12 comments »

Local lumber/ply store has hard maple on sale for $ 0.99 per board foot.I got a 6’ length for a project, but this seems like a smoking good deal and I am thinking of stocking up.Opinions???

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quick repaire tip for small stuff

11-28-2010 07:07 PM by Dennisgrosen | 22 comments »

had a little disastre with a thing I have to make when I made a try fit with some inlay and I was a very upset becurse I hadn´t any spare wood to make a new fromthe accident was al my foult becourse when I was making the try fit I forgot thatthe piece of wood wasn´t on the table but was sitting on its place just resting on itsedges on the box so this is what happen when you have too big thumps and don´t think okay on to the glueing station no big deal I thought two day max. and we can cont...

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GRAFT #1: ...incredible grafted walnut slab will become cabinet.

11-28-2010 06:59 PM by Blake | 25 comments »

This is a slab from the base of a walnut tree where Claro Walnut and English Walnut were grafted together. Anyway I just absolutely love this slab and I have been saving it for a long time. It was given to me by a friend. I finally pulled it out to resaw it. I plan on creating bookmatched panels for the front of a cabinet. Grafting, for those who may not know (and I’m no expert) is basically splicing two species of trees together to help with the propagation of the desired spe...

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