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Router Lathe Duplicator #3: Build Part 2

08-11-2013 05:08 PM by AlexHarris | 4 comments »

Build part 2 of the lathe duplicator series. For free plans for this duplicator and for more on how I built it, see here: http://thiswoodwork.com/router-lathe-duplicator/

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Router Lathe Duplicator #2: Build Part 1

08-01-2013 10:10 PM by AlexHarris | 3 comments »

Build part 1 of the lathe duplicator series.

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Router Lathe Duplicator #1: Router Lathe Duplicator Version 2 (Intro Video)

07-29-2013 05:47 PM by AlexHarris | 6 comments »

Just a short introduction to version 2 of my router powered lathe duplicator/ copier attachment. This router attachment enables the duplication of existing wood turnings or the creation new woodturnings through the use of a template.

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Lumber Making #11: Gettin' It Stacked

12-05-2007 09:34 AM by Dorje | 21 comments »

Last step in the process (well not the last – but close to it – still have to get back over there and paint, or otherwise seal the endgrain, which hasn’t done much in the way of checking with all the freezing temps and the moisture we’ve been getting) ...I set up a level ‘foundation’ for the lumber stack. Made sure it was up off the ground and spaced the beams just under 2ft apart:.........Here’s a couple shots of the progress. My wife helped me h...

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Lumber Making #10: Milling the Maple Finale - and - Lookie What We Found

11-28-2007 06:50 AM by Dorje | 24 comments »

Here’s a little more ‘milling around’ for fun:........ This board turned out to have some really interesting spalting…........ And, upon closer examination:........... One with our stacks:........ And our final parting shot! ........ This concludes the milling process. What a blessing it was to have Mike’s support in this process. I can thank LJ for that! And a HUGE thanks to Mike directly! That was a lot of fun last Wednesday. Just amazing what can come f...

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Lumber Making #9: The Second Half

11-26-2007 06:13 AM by Dorje | 15 comments »

At the end of this short video you’ll see me look up at Mike. If you listen closely you can hear the saw hit some more metal….... .... At some point after the next few cuts we hit our 3rd and 4th nails within the same board:........ But, look what we have here!........ Here’s a shot of the “scene” at this point (there’s a few board feet of sawdust):........ We’ll finish up the sawing in the next installment…We uncovered a real gem just a bit ...

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Lumber Making #8: Continuing the First Half - Hit a Nail.

11-24-2007 04:54 AM by Dorje | 23 comments »

After the slabbing cut, we continued to cut the first half of the log. Here’s a short video of Mike on the saw….... .... After a few cuts we hit a nail…pulled the saw out and cut from the other end…chipped a tooth but nothing really terrible; the chain was still relatively sharp, so we continued to cut!............ Here’s the spalting a bit closer up…it gets even better in the 2nd half!....... .... A bookmatch shot for fun…........ MORE TO COME!....

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Lumber Making #7: The First Slabbing Cut

11-23-2007 05:34 AM by Dorje | 15 comments »

On the same cold, crisp, gorgeous day in Sunny Seattle…the next thing we did was mount a 2×12x12 to the top of the 1st half of the maple log as a guide board to establish our first flat face from which we could continue to cut with just the chainsaw mill. The 2×12 had 2×2 runners screwed on to it to keep it flat and a wee bit more ridgid. One hooked over the edge, while the other was inset a few inches to “shim” the board to “level” it out (all ...

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Lumber Making #6: Maple Milling - Initial Halving Cut

11-22-2007 09:26 AM by Dorje | 21 comments »

Well, today was the day that fellow LJ, Mike Lingenfelter, and I got to the milling of that maple log in the next door neighbor’s yard… After talking the plan of attack out for awhile, we determined that we’d halve the 35-40” diameter log in two, prop ‘em up on edge to mill them. Our reason was simple: the saw, with the 36” bar and 36” milling attachment, would only give us around a 30” wide maximum cut. So, this log was just a bit too ...

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Lumber Making #5: Saw and Milling Attachment Procured

11-05-2007 05:59 AM by Dorje | 13 comments »

Another step in the process: I was able to get out and pick up the saw, a Stihl 046, and the 36” Alaskan mill. I may not realistically get to the cutting stage for another week or two, but the excitement has not passed. I’m looking forward to it…just need to find a whole day that I can take to work on this…and those are rare! I’m also working on a bed frame – so there’s gonna be some juggling of time and resources around here! Also, I may loo...

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