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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #172: A "Talkie"

1374 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 12 comments »

I spent most of the day yesterday playing around with video stuff and reading about it. Usually Sunday is my painting day and with Christmas only a few weeks away I probably should have been working on my gifts, but I couldn’t help but explore this new ‘toy’ that I have discovered. I like the Windows Movie Maker software. (Now don’t start throwing rotten tomatoes at me! – I know anyone who says they like anything Windows puts out is instantly labeled “...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #169: Back Up and Moving

1377 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Although I took it quite slow yesterday, I did accomplish a few things. I planned on taking a nap in the afternoon, but I was involved in other things and I forgot. That was a good sign. I finished working on the drawings for the gingerbread candle try. The first tray I did was all gingerbread men. But then I looked at it and thought that he looked lonely so I altered the patterns to make him a girlfriend. I decided to include both designs in the pattern as some people have daughters...

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Things to make with 3/4" inch cast iron Clavos #2: Arts and Crafts Style MACE with Iron Clavos Spikes

1231 days ago by Dan'um Style | 7 comments »

White oak...Aspen …seelac…brown wax…3/4 inch clavos spikes…leather strap… PRICELESS

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Things to make with 3/4" inch cast iron Clavos #1: Bought some of these big door nails on sale at Van Dykes

1234 days ago by Dan'um Style | 5 comments »

I bought 72 of these nails for Clearing tile frame idea … and others

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Just for Fun #6: Wood (A comedic sketch)

391 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 6 comments »

Just a fun way I decided to celebrate being a wood worker.

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Just for Fun #3: Checker Board Coffee Table

468 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 2 comments »

I’m working on this coffee table as a wedding gift for my cousin and his wife-to-be. I’m a log furniture maker so there are a lot of techniques I haven’t been introduced to until I started working with fellow Lumber Jock, Kris Williams. Kris makes fine rustic furniture so I’ve been quite fascinated by some of the ways he does things and decided to start playing around with some of it. Of course, I don’t have all the machines Kris has so I require his help for a f...

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[Dovetail Box] Adding chip carving...

532 days ago by RaggedKerf | 5 comments »

Flush with my modest progress in the last post, I decided to jazz up the little box some before attaching the bottom (which I have already cut and have waiting for installation). I drew out some lines and squares on the front of the box and made a nice little border on the top and bottom. Here’s the first shot, after I had already completed the top border. It went surprisingly fast. Took about 10 minutes to lay it out and 5 minutes to carve it. Then I drew the pattern for the bot...

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Practice box.

629 days ago by RaggedKerf | 4 comments »

I’ve been working for about two weeks off and on now on this project and I was so engrossed with that I didn’t even remember to post my regular blog updates. Oops. So this is a big catch-up post…. It all started with my desire to practice skills. I had a pile of scrap laying around and one afternoon it hit me (the design, not the scrap). Here’s the design: As you can see, it’s just a simple box. But I wanted to work on my joining skills, I wanted to u...

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A Hanging Wall

1551 days ago by Troy | 11 comments »

The Commission  About the beginning of May, I met with a friend of a friend at their new photography studio in Fairbanks, Alaska. Heath and his wife Audrey worked the last several months to establish their business in a new location and they had a need for some specialized woodworking. Between the two, it’s obvious that they have a complimentary advanced sense of design and spacial relation. On entering the new studio and office of Focus Unbound Photography, it’s immediately apparen...

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How-To Make Log Furniture #7: Make a Chuppah How-To

434 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

I was asked to build a Chuppah for a wedding using small diameter, nearly green aspen logs. It was a challenge finding the logs but building it sure was fun! How do you incorporate logs into a wedding? It seems to be a growing trend – this is the third wedding project I’ve worked on. Please share things you’ve made for weddings by posting pictures below! If it’s a log item, I’ll share it on my FaceBook page with a back link to your page!

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