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FROM THE TREE TO A BOWL

04-21-2012 06:08 PM by robbiethewood | 1 comment »

Here is a video made by my friend Dave AND myself its about a cherry blossom three that was planted in his garden about 40 years ago which died recent and had to be removed it was going to be cut up for fire wood until he asked me would it be any use for turning you think i would say no like hell i would I LOVE FREE WOOD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nbM1TOP-SM&list=UUPGQus4bhXug820Z8Ek9hCg&index=1&feature=plcp

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Intarsia Basics #3: Let’s Do Some Cutting!

04-19-2012 02:25 AM by KoryK | 9 comments »

Thanks for joining us for the third installment of “Intarsia Basics” and this is where it starts to get really fun. Cutting out the pattern is one of the best parts of doing this kind of art. It takes a little practice to get used to using your saw. You can look up some practice patterns or just make some zig zags, loop the loops, straight lines, gentle curves, and circles on a piece of paper and glue to a practice board. Cut out some of these and you will start getting used to the “feel ...

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Wooden pens #1: Wooden pens # 1

04-18-2012 03:10 PM by rodman40 | 3 comments »

http://s1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj526/Rodman4071/Wooden%20Pens/ Here are some pics of pens I’ve turned lately and more to come. I find pen turning enjoyable and I can make money if only I would start doing it. I’m turning these pens on two different lathes, one a Sears 12 inch (which is very noisy and the other a Central Machinery 8 by 12 with virable speed and a quiet and sweet turning lathe, both of these lathes were given to me by my cool brother Julio in Georgia, my tha...

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Jewelry Cabinet #4: Final pieces, assembly and finish.

04-13-2012 04:06 AM by Devin | 4 comments »

Well, about 330 days ago I wrote something about being finished this piece in another 4 weeks. That didn’t happen, but in my defence I did get other pieces done in that time, I just kept getting pulled away from this jewelry cabinet. The work left on this piece was not big, but very finicky and detailed, which is likely why I kept finding it hard to get traction. I made the three drawers for the bottom section before moving onto the more intricate boxes that sit on the cabinet. ...

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Evolution of Walnut & Pine television stand #1: Beginning the slabbing process

04-13-2012 12:35 AM by TZH | 7 comments »

Because our daughter’s tv stand/entertainment center was such a hit with her and just about everyone else who’s seen it we thought it might be time to do one for us, too. I do these things really, really slow because I’m old, don’t ya know. So step one was working up the energy to actually photograph the walnut log prior to marking it for slabbing: Can’t really see the lines I scribed on the log using a laser line to guide the cut, but they’re there ...

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Mission Style Bed #3: Head and Footboard Assembly

04-11-2012 11:50 PM by Fraser Gandy | 2 comments »

Alright, did a lot of work the past while, even though it seems like I haven’t. I’ve been busy working!I started with the footboard, I first lined all the slats up in between the rails. This was probably one of the most frustrating parts of this whole project. Once I got them all pretty well in there, I attached the rails to the legs and that sorted out the slats for the most part. Once I did that, I noticed that my mortises and slats and stuff didn’t quite look as nice a...

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Intarsia Basics #2: Preparing Your Wood and Pattern for Cutting

04-11-2012 01:20 AM by KoryK | 18 comments »

Intro: Hello to all and welcome to the first installment of Intarsia Basics. Before we can start cutting we need to select the wood we want to use and get our pattern ready. Wood Choices: I prefer to start with stock that is one inch thick because that gives you a lot of depth that you can work with. It will require a little more sanding on some areas but it will help to give your piece a 3D look. It is your choice if you prefer to stain your wood to achieve the colors or use exot...

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NWA Woodshow Saratoga Springs , NY

04-08-2012 07:02 PM by huntter2022 | 6 comments »

This was Friday at 8pm at Dunkin Donuts ! https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/m26ci63.jpg! I made my 1st pen . this is walnut slimline kit http://www.flickr.com/photos/stolicky/sets/72157629340385010/ A bunch off pictures grab a drinkFor the next show If you haven’t been here save the date for March 23rd & 24th, 2013

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How i make a "Woodturner Antique"

04-08-2012 04:21 PM by Alexey Khasyanov | 10 comments »

Here is i show how i make a “Woodturner Antique” In projects gallery you can see that beauty. ENJOY: Alexey.

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wood turning a egg box.

04-08-2012 01:08 PM by robbiethewood | 3 comments »

wood turning a egg box.hi all here is my latest project its a box type egg turned from bog yew the finish i use was mineral oilits all made on the lathe from a piece of bog yew that i got from a friend of mine about three years back YOU CAN WATCH THE VIDEO OF IT BEANING MADE FROM START TO FINISH http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Df-BpsG3KMc&list=UUPGQus4bhXug820Z8Ek9hCg&index=1&feature=plcp

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