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Anyone use the Pomodoro Technique?

08-09-2018 08:03 PM by Out_In_The_Shop | 14 comments »

I find myself having a bit of a hard time staying focused some days and I’ve been looking into ways to be more productive with my (limited) shop time. On Instagram today April Wilkerson mentioned using the Pomodoro Technique and it piqued my interest big time, basically it’s working focused for 25 minutes and then taking a 5 minute break, after 4 of these 25 minute focused work sessions (each session is called a pomodoro) you take a longer 15-30 minute break. It seems to be exactl...

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Youtube videos: Another element to Woodworking #2: What i have learned about Video View numbers

04-05-2018 01:53 AM by rustednail | 2 comments »

One thing I have learned with the youtube channel thus far is that you never know which videos are going to get more views than others. I have made a few videos that I felt were going to do well and get lots of views, likes and comments but got almost nothing. On the other hand, one of the most watched videos I have on my channel is one that I recorded and edited quickly and without a lot of thought behind it. This video in particular didn’t have many views for the first week, but it seems to...

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Benchtop Bench & Vise #1: Inspiration

01-12-2018 05:53 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

I very much need to upgrade my current clamping solutions in the shop as my Jay Bates inspired Moxon Vise just isn’t cutting it, I cant work on all face of the workpiece like you can on a traditional Woodworking Woodbench which currently isn’t in the budget. I just wanted to say before anyone comments about it, I couldnt afford to do the entire project in Maple or solid oak so I used construction grade lumber Kiln dried 2×4’s for part of the worksurface and bottom fr...

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Getting Back to My Passion for Woodworking #1: My Younger Years

05-29-2017 03:43 AM by Duff | 1 comment »

Hi All, I’m not really sure why I’ve decided to start a blog because to be honest, I’m not as web savvy as I thought and am not really even sure I know what a blog is! Anyway, I grew up doing home improvement things with my Dad. I was always supposed to be just as good a worker at 12 years old as the 20ish guys that worked with him. He always said, “Duff, if you can’t give 100% don’t even start the job.” Hence, my never being satisfied with my work. T...

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Shop Chips #1: Advice on Vises! (For beginners)

05-18-2017 05:46 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 0 comments »

View on YouTube so this’ll kind of be my “vlog within a blog” sort of thing. For this week I wanted to talk about something that the internet seems to complicate for alot of people and that’s vises. I cover it in the video but suffice to say that the best vise that you can possibly get is the one that has all the parts, the jaws move smoothly and freely, isn’t missing any parts, and most importantly fits in the space that you have alloted for work. In ...

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Top 10 Do's and Don'ts for Woodworkers & Makers

04-21-2017 03:50 AM by WoodWorkLIFE | 10 comments »

This had been eating at me for a while, and I had to get it off my chest. I hate talking to the camera, but I hope it comes through. These are some tips about how to be a better member of the community and how to get the most enjoyment out of your shop time. Send me an “Amen Brother” if you agree, I hope this helps eek just a little more enjoyment out of the craft/hobby. Thanks for watching, please like and subscribe! View on YouTube RickWood.Work.LIFE

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Shop Sweet Shop #1: In the beginning there was an empty shop

09-17-2016 01:18 AM by magaoitin | 3 comments »

As a fairly new member, joining about 12 months ago, I have only posted some of the pictures below at the “My Shop” area. After years of lurking at LumberJocks, and drooling over other guys shops, I decided to upload my shop build out. With little to no experience at blogging what a better place to start…right?!? So beer with me (The past 12 months of building has definitely increased my consumption) I am almost complete with the first phase of the build, and finally have so...

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Behind the scenes of my shop and YouTube channel #4: David Marks, Michael Cooper, Peter Brown, Ray Mowder, & Zac Higgins!!!

01-19-2016 06:22 AM by CharlieK | 2 comments »

This is really turning out to be the trip of a lifetime! I interviewed Zac Higgins in Carson City and Ray Mowder in Sacramento. Both of them are great guys and I had a lot of fun meeting with them! Then I drove further into northern California and interviewed the great sculptor Michael Cooper! It so happens that David Marks lives just a few miles from Michael and I got to spent an entire day with him! Then, the icing on the cake was that Peter Brown also lives in the area and I g...

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Somehow it all came together #39: Time to get back at the kitchen remodel

09-16-2015 05:57 PM by Mike Merzke | 2 comments »

https://merzkecustomwoodworking.com/2015/09/16/time-to-get-back-at-the-kitchen-remodel/

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Hints and Tips #4: How To Embed a YouTube Video into Your Blog on Lumberjocks (Jan 2014)

01-25-2015 12:24 AM by Dave Rutan | 22 comments »

[UPDATED 2 November 2015] WARNING: SELF-PLAYING VIDEOS BELOW! A lot of us have had trouble embedding our videos into our blogs on Lumberjocks. After putting out a call for help, I was told how to do it. This method works now. I can’t guarantee it will always work since YouTube tends to give us more features as time goes on. View on YouTube Here’s how to do it: Method 1 Step 1: Find the YouTube video you want to imbed. Step 2: Go up to the URL bar in your brows...

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