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"Artistic Expression" --by RusticWoodArt

05-17-2007 01:45 PM by frank | 2 comments »

Artistic Expression ....skin of choice they came and asked, till in my thinking i thought to add, “give me an outer of corky dead fibrous cells, so i can be inner living with sapwood and heartwood….” —-ah yes, it doesn’t get much better than this, since from my before beginning, i have progressed in size to that of highly aged wood…. —-and so the many came as they sought me, fought over me in the playing fields of forest god’s, where i ...

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Balance Board Video - how to make one

05-17-2007 11:31 AM by Diane | 20 comments »

I thought many of you would like this video on building a balance board for building core strength. I think it would make a nice project and would be great exercise. http://www.instructables.com/id/EDD7R6KO9NEZ7BDXU9/ Diane

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Skee's Shop

05-17-2007 04:38 AM by Skee | 17 comments »

I guess I should have cleaned up the shop before the tour, but I was so excited after borrowing the camcorder that I just had to jump on it and start using up digital tape as quickly as I could. Thank you TOM!!!!! What did I have wrong?

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Thorsen Table contest #5: quirks and veneer

05-17-2007 03:36 AM by scottb | 9 comments »

Had a few unexpected hours to myself this afternoon – turned that into some useful shop time – and got one step closer to having that old door look a little more like a table! I put the big glueup block o’ leg onto the tablesaw and attempted to cut them down nice and square – with as thin a veneer left as possible. The seperating was easy, the fine tuning also went better than expected, just a slow and careful process. I should have made 5 legs, as I messed u...

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Tour My Woodshop

05-17-2007 02:50 AM by cflansbaum | 13 comments »

Here’s a quick look at my Woodshop. I had to use a crappy old “tape” video camera, but just had to get into the WoodWhisperer/Lumberjacks “Shop Video Challenge”!

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Presents Arrive!!! & More Detail

05-17-2007 01:39 AM by RickInTexas | 8 comments »

My birthday presents finally arrived today. Picked out the parallel clamp set from JET, includes 2-24” and 2-40” clamps with the 90 deg. support blocks. One thing I was surprised with was the weight of them, especially the 40”-ers. Also surprised by the added support foot that is adjustable outside of the two clamp faces. Now that the 11 hour days are hopefully done at work, I can get back and finish up the crib that goes with the changing table. I saw that “lclashl...

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Help Me Pick 2 Summer Awards Themes

05-16-2007 07:16 PM by Martin Sojka | 37 comments »

Here is the poll with the top candidates for the final 2 Summer 2007 LJ Awards themes (don’t forget to click on ‘vote’ once you choose the themes). The poll is going to be closed on Sunday. Thanks!

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Favorite Old Tool(s) #4: Molding Tools

05-16-2007 04:50 PM by Paul | 5 comments »

I can’t seem to master embedding the pictures in the blog so I guess we’ll stay with the link. 1. Four Wooden Molding Planes – The far left is a center bead plane and the remaining are three different sizes of side bead planes. 2. I’m not a purist, but I do like to do something by hand in every project. It may only be one mortise and tenon of several, but perhaps one. Here’s a close up pciture of a side bead detail I put on the face frame of an ash ...

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Shop progress #2: Another day

05-16-2007 04:49 PM by Mario | 4 comments »

Thank you all for the comments. I never really thought about humidity levels…Now I will. I got a Grizzly catalog in the mail last night and was drooling over the 8” Jointers. I have a HF jointer that my wife bought for me. I never made it out to the shop last night as I ended up tripple booking myself. I had two things going on at church and a concert at the school. Life sometimes interupts my woodworking interuption of life.it seems like work interupts more than ever. I sit at...

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Quarter Size Cherry Quilt Chests #3: Leigh FMT Jig - Part 2

05-16-2007 09:38 AM by David | 8 comments »

Well, this is the second of the LEIGH FMT Jig videos. Again please excuse the ameteur quality. This is just my way of sharing a fun day in the shop while pushing my digital envelope, so to say. Things have been a bit hectic here so it was good to get some dedicated time in the shop. Many thanks to my wife for allowing this indulgance! I thought a video post would be fun to explore since I have learned so much from my fellow woodworkers via digital imagery. I am not sure what I am going to ...

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