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Safety, safety, safety

07-14-2008 11:44 PM by douglbe | 1 comment »

I just finished reviewing a posted project by skeezics and he showed us his lost finger tip. Kudos for reminding us of the hazards in our workshops. I have been fortunate that I have not had a serious accident, but I have had my share of close calls from carelessness, shortcuts, and for just not knowing any better. We all need to be reminded of the dangers every time we step into our shops, we form bad habits, we think it can’t happen to us, and sometimes we just plain and simply don...

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Workshop #6: The finshed shop (Hopefuly)

07-14-2008 11:36 PM by Callum Kendall | 9 comments »

Here is a Sketch up drawing of what my finshed shop will look like, I hav put in my assembly table and also hav designed a router table, table saw with stand, workbench and an end bench with wall mounted cabinets. On the far wall I will keep tools such a band saw (when I get one) and anything else big :) Any suggestions feel free Thanks Callum

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Assembly Table #1: The idea!

07-14-2008 11:21 PM by Callum Kendall | 5 comments »

I was thinking this weekend about what I will need in my shop when I have finshed the build. I liked the assembly table that Marc (the wood whisperer) made in one of his videos. This is my fist attempt at sketch-up, so hear is the idea :) Any suggestions feel free Thanks Callum

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Commisions #7: pull out trash box #2

07-14-2008 08:37 PM by teenagewoodworker | 16 comments »

hey everyone, over the last couple of days i have been able to get a lot done in terms of milling up the lumber and gluing up panels. i chose sycamore for the trash box because it is a hard wood as opposed to the pine that i was going to use before. there was a sale at the lumberyard on sycamore and it was less per bf than a select 1 board of pine. so the purchase made sense. first i got my lumber and let it sit for awhile and then milled it up. the first picture is of a rough board and ...

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Outside Clock #1: Gathering Ideas

07-14-2008 07:06 PM by MsDebbieP | 13 comments »

July 14, 2008 Last month I purchased a double-sided clock (which happens to match the one I had purchased earlier this year for my living room.) My intention was for it to hang outside so I could see it from almost anywhere in my yard. With our LumberJocks’ picnic being this past weekend I wanted to have the clock put up, if only temporarily. And so we selected its hanging place, attached the bracket to the deck post and hung the clock. The problem is that the clock is not...

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Baby Furniture #5: Setbacks/lessons learned/question

07-14-2008 04:11 PM by Kevin | 4 comments »

Well, I must say this has been a learning experience. Unfortunately I had to make a mistake to learn from it. From now on I will never attempt a project without having the hardware ahead of time. Not a big deal sometimes, but on a crib, it turned out to be a big deal. I designed my crib myself, and halfway through building it, decided to change hardware types. Of course, the legs were already cut for the original idea. Last night I started planning down some more Walnut to make two new ...

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07-14-2008 03:54 PM by Martin Sojka | 2 comments »

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Workbench - Start to Finish #3: The Top

07-14-2008 02:49 PM by beaudex | 8 comments »

Ok, Lets talk about the bench top. I chose brown maple for the top purely because its was the cheapest wood available. Also you will notice that it is 3/4” think prior to laminating. I would choose the same lumber again if I were to redo this project. The maple holds up very well and has a nice patina. I planned the slab to have a final thickness of 3 inches. Why 3 inches? well from the literature I have read 3 inches is generally the ideal thickness for bench dogs. In retrosp...

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Would factory rejected lumber count as recycled ?

07-14-2008 06:44 AM by Dan'um Style | 24 comments »

Hello A few years ago … maybe 6 or 7, I bought a box full of curly maple rejected guitar blank backs from Gibson in Nashville. Pieces are miss matched bookmatches, less then 3/8 thick, imperfect offcuts, 6 to 9 inches wide and about 18 inches long. Nice looking wood. Does this count as recyled ? I made sometihing I’d like to enter in the contest and wanted to ask first. Regards DAN

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Tattoo Table #2: bloody hard work

07-14-2008 06:38 AM by Boon | 4 comments »

After getting the exact wood that i wanted i started cutting the pieces down. I choose a table from a woodworking book to copy and modify. Im using 2.5×3x13 inch african mahogany legs and will cut the ends to be flush with the 3/4 hondura mahogany. the idea is from a tile top coffee table but instead of tile, i have oak panels i will lay inside and then the tattoo shop owners will draw all over it and then ill cover it with bar top epoxy. if this post has a few errors its because its ...

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