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Cherry Coffee Table #5: The Cranky Sailor Workshop - Ep 5

12-05-2009 03:16 AM by DynaBlue | 0 comments »

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the blog boards comes another episode in the misadventures known as Dynablue’s woodworking projects. I’ve got no pictures this time but will post them on the next one. Mainly I hadn’t blogged because there wasn’t much going on with the table that was of really any interest. Gluing up tabletop blanks, sanding, oiling, gluing parts, having nearly ruinous experiences routing bandsaw marks off the edge of the top, etc.....

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Christmas Project 2009 #3: Box joint mortise and tenon

12-05-2009 02:33 AM by dryhter | 0 comments »

The final fitting of the tenon in the mortise. Once I achieve the perfect fit it is time to make the Box joint within the mortise. Note that the mortise pocket is about 1/8th in. deeper than normal as is the tenon, I believe this simple modification goes along way to help strengthen this type of joint. With the aid of a simple jig the box joint is made. Accuracy and close tolerance work is the key to a box joint’s strength, A machinists caliper is probably the easy way to se...

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Starting a Woodworking Business #14: Exhausted but loving it

12-05-2009 01:51 AM by Sam Yerardi | 5 comments »

The past week has been an exhausting week but I still love it. I spent the early part of the week installing drywall and the latter part mudding & taping. I scoped out a couple more new job prospects and I have enough work to carry me through the next couple of months. I have about 3 more weeks on the present job, and he has some more projects for next year. After that, I have a room remodel job that I have scheduled. So far I haven’t done any advertising other than word-of-mou...

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Desk/toy box combo from Woody57

12-05-2009 12:03 AM by musicman | 8 comments »

Hey,I’m trying to find where I can buy that awesome desk/toy box combo built by Woody57. We had one for our 5 children 15 years ago and I want to buy three now for my grandchildren. I don’t know what I’m allowed to put on here. But , please email me at if you know where I can buy these from a store. I probably couldn’t afford Woody’s. Although, it is beautiful.

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Woodcraft sale on Nova Chuck

12-04-2009 09:22 PM by reggiek | 2 comments »

In case any of you turners are looking for a chuck to use on your lathe….This one is at a great price…plus it includes 2 jaws and a wood center screw. I have the supernova II on my big lathe…and now one of these on my Jet mini….the jaws are interchangeable and now I don’t have to keep switching chucks and jaws so much….....and the price was better then the grizzly or the PSI chucks….all of which have their plus’s and minus’s…..but m...

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12-04-2009 06:49 PM by rsladdwoodworks | 9 comments »

I know it happens to all of us e get lost not like we don’t know where we are. it is we don’t know where we are with our project and that is what I mean when I say I lost I am trying to come up with something new for a coffee table . I thought if I just got out in the shop would help but I keep getting side tract. like I was just playing with dove tale joints and I got to thinking why is it call a dove tail becose it look’s like a dove’s tail .Then why is call a do...

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12-04-2009 03:52 PM by spaids | 14 comments »

Treeproduction. boom chicka wah wah

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Disassembly part 2

12-04-2009 01:40 PM by Tim Dahn | 3 comments »

There is also a bearing that I did not mention that is located in here. I guess the small hole is for lubricating with oil.

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LJ Woodworking Awards - Winter 2010 #1: Announcement

12-04-2009 10:29 AM by Martin Sojka | 32 comments »

The LumberJocks Woodworking Awards Winter 2010 is just a month away. This year we are focusing on just one category. The goal is to highlight the creativity of all of our members (regardless of skill level) through the use of materials that are available to all woodworkers. And here it is: Yin Yang – the dark and the light. Where would one be without the other? Create a project that uses colour (dark and light wood, stains, etc.) to convey how contrasts work together to make the whole....

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Future Projects #1: Gaming Projects

12-04-2009 09:56 AM by MDRoehl | 2 comments »

Here are a few projects that I want to start. Any of you build any of these? If so any tips? Foosball Table Cribbage Board Poker Chip Holder Backgammon Board

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