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2010 Works in Wood Show

11-09-2010 04:30 PM by jcsterling | 0 comments »

The New Hope, PA arts council will open their 2010 works in wood exhibition on Nov 20. Show will run until Jan 1, 2011. 34 wood artisans will be showing sculpture, turning, fine furniture, etc. all with the same wonderfully versitile material . Hope some of you can attend. Ticket information can be found at www.newhopearts.org .

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Router table, lift and fence (Festool) Homemade Blog #3: Router table the finale

11-09-2010 03:43 PM by mafe | 10 comments »

Router table the finaleA little tour through my last part on this project. So here are the place we will end as usual… Yes I am Mr. backwards. To finish where we ended last, this is the glue up of the vacuum hole.I made pieces of plywood that could make it tight, so the suction will be optimal.Did that make any sense? No this is not a ship drill press… And you are not on drugs!It’s just tilted to drill the holes for the vacuum hose mount, I wanted it to come in on a angel, so I...

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Tip Tuesday #1: Buy “Solid” wood

11-09-2010 03:30 PM by Chris Davis | 10 comments »

Some associate veneers as being low quality and if you truly want quality go all solid. Really the opposite could be true. Veneers got a bad rap around the 60’s when cheap furniture was introduced into the market. There was delaminating, which is the lifting of the veneer, because of a bad process and gules. What is veneer? Veneer is a thinly sliced piece of wood glued onto a substrate or a another, usually manufactured, wood like MDF or plywood. With today’s technology these slices ca...

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Router table, lift and fence (Festool) Homemade Blog #2: Router table fence.

11-09-2010 03:22 PM by mafe | 3 comments »

Router table fence A little tour through my work on this project. This is the second part of my little project. The next part here are to make a table fence, that can be attached to my table saw fence. In the back you see the Festool saw fence, in front some more BOSCH aluminum profiles. The profiles are cut to length, and I fitted some hardwood pieces to join them, and make ‘sliders’. Setup of the aluminum part. The hole in the center are for the bit, and for shop vacuum. T...

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Router table, lift and fence (Festool) Homemade Blog #1: Router table and lift.

11-09-2010 03:09 PM by mafe | 10 comments »

Router table and lift A little tour through my work on this project. So before I even start I will make the conclusion!Was it worth it?YES!Does it work well?YES!Will you do it again if you had to?YES! And here it is at it looked when all done, up and running! What is the story?The story is that Festool wants 866,40 $ US for a table top with a fence! And this do not include a router!!!I am as some of you knows retired due to health, so where should I find that kind of money? So...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #159: The Skating Pond Scene is Finished

11-09-2010 01:37 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 23 comments »

It is with mixed feelings that I see this project come to a finish. Although I am very happy to see it done, it will feel as if there is something missing from my eveings. My favorite time to work on it was after dinner when everything else was done and I just wanted to put an additional hour or so into painting. I really enjoyed painting these figures, and I think by doing so in this manner gave each one the attention they deserved. It is wonderful to look at the pieces and to have docu...

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #35: Free Beer Tomorrow..

11-09-2010 10:30 AM by degoose | 13 comments »

This is a sign I made with the TWC using the copy attachment.. Enjoy...

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Torque Workcentre at work.. #34: Sign for a Bar...

11-09-2010 06:43 AM by degoose | 8 comments »

I made a sign for a mate… GRIMA VIEW…. and a friend saw it… hey how much… told her and she thought it would be a great idea for me to make a sign …”Rabbit’s Bar.”.. to hang over the bar that I will be building.. so that is how you pick up a commission…For a bar I did not know I was building…Any way… here is the progress on the sign… I have not finished this.. as I intend to spray on some poly... Total build time so far...

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Episode 84 Entertainment Center Part 5

11-09-2010 06:00 AM by kosta | 9 comments »

Episode 84 Entertainment Center Part 5 from kostas workshop on Vimeo.In this episode I finish the entertainment center. I go over some changes I made to the top panel. Then I work on the 2 in tall base. The base sits 1-1/2 in from the edge of the entertainment center all the way around. Then I glued up all the parts. I didnt get as much video from the final glue up as I wanted to because I was really rushing towards the end of the contest. Overall this was a pretty good project took about 180...

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Jointer problems are "Over"

11-09-2010 05:04 AM by flatboarder | 2 comments »

General International fixed the problems

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