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Speaking of Wendell Castle...

2018 days ago by Furnitude | 0 comments »

A quick follow-on post about Wendell Castle on Furnitude.

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Congratulations to T-Chisel!

2018 days ago by David | 8 comments »

Happy New Year to all my Lumberjock Buddies! I just reviewed the latest issue of Fine Woodworking online and saw one of our newest Lumberjocks has published an article. Congratulations to T-Chisel for getting his article on his Classic Step Stool published! You can also see a companion article where Tommy discusses his finishing process for this project. The Classic Step Stool was a Rough Cutter Forum project, one of three to date, that were built as a cooperative project via a ground-b...

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Sneak Peak

2018 days ago by trifern | 20 comments »

This is a preview of a hollow form using some spectacular blistered maple. I still need to apply the finish, cut it off the lathe and finish the bottom. I have had some requests for a tutorial blog on how to do a hollow form. I will try and do that with my next piece. I had every intention of doing a step-by-step photo tutorial with this project. However, once I started, I sort of forgot to document a lot of the steps. .

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Knife Making & Repair #2: Groovin' n gluin'

2018 days ago by johngoes | 1 comment »

Today I concentrated on the knife handle repair. On the bandsaw I split the canarywood blank in half and saw a really nice bookmatched colored stripe figure inside. So I decided to flip my blank to have bookmatched handles. I planed the sides smooth using the new benchtop small parts jig I built yesterday. Then I carefully traced the odd-shaped skinny tang on the inside face. I began to sweat bullets as I sat there and quailed at the thought of chopping that odd shape out of the handle whi...

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Newbie first blog intro

2018 days ago by Roger Clark aka Rex | 7 comments »

Hello and thank you for the great welcomes. Please be aware that woodworking is something new to me and I cringe when I see projects you members have completed, I feel like a fraud to be a member of such a talented group.I have only just been retired due to health reasons but my body is 66 years old while my head is still hovering in the mid thirties. I was not prepared for retirement and had no plans for it, hence I was stuck, then my wife/nurse/critic came up with woodworking as a hobby/oc...

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and then it becomes....... #8: Completed Door

2018 days ago by kolwdwrkr | 9 comments »

Well it’s been a while since I started the marquetry on the door. It’s now complete, well at least getting in all the pieces. I have to sand everything and fit the door to the cabinet. I am undecided if I want to use a pore filler on this because the padauk is so porous. I will admit to you right now that not every fit is perfect. After countless hours holding a knife fatigue sets in followed by some sloppiness. I try my best to stop working on it at that point but after a few...

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What did you say about my project???

2019 days ago by Tom Adamski | 47 comments »

As we all know, woodworkers are a prideful people. How many times have we toiled over a project, spending hours and hours just to get an “uh, that’s nice dear” from the spouse? Do they not realize the 4 hours I spent at the wood store to find that grain pattern? I’m sure you can understand…. That’s one of the reasons I see that we post our projects online. To have it evaluated (or at least appreciated) by our online peers here at lumberjocks is a self check tha...

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Shop Updates #8: spray booth #2

2019 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 11 comments »

well the spray booth is finally complete! i am so excited as it works wonderfully and i could not ask for a better spray booth. for now. and i can spray almost anything that i want now! so here is a picture of it from the outside. we just sectioned it off with some tarps to keep overspray from getting everywhere as well as make it a more enclosed space so the fan in the window will work better. then here is the inside. i have my nice big table for spraying as well as some halogen light...

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Bye Bye 2008!

2019 days ago by Martin Sojka | 26 comments »

2008 has been a busy and exciting year here at LumberJocks. We maintained our friendly community spirit and skyrocketed our growth at the same time. Let’s do a short recap… 2008 Stats I bet you agree that it’s not just about the quantity; quality of the posted content is increasing too. And this quality is leading to the healthy discussions as well. Here are the most discussed projects of 2008: 2008 was also the year of another two successful LumberJ...

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Lego Table #5: Taking Shape

2019 days ago by Eric | 9 comments »

Today I had a decent amount of shop time for a guy with two kids and an infant – a whopping four hours! I was able to put it to good use, and I made some progress on the Lego Table. So here are a couple pics: First, here is the dovetailed frame with the center support piece. Those tenons will be double-wedged, and trimmed flush of course. And then, after cutting the 1/2” plywood to fit, here’s an idea of how it will look: It’s no chisel box, but I guess it’l...

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