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Shop Journal #2: Shop Update: Box Making tools and a little Turning

1187 days ago by Brian Havens | 7 comments »

A video update of what I have been working on in the shop lately. Enjoy.

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Oh My Gosh!

1855 days ago by chickenhelmet | 7 comments »

Well it’s been a while since I’ve had the time to jump on the site. Some of you know that, after being unemployed for several months, I started a business. Wow! Colorado Record Crates is doing well. I posted pictures of the 12” LP crate in my projects not too long ago and many of you liked it, with only good things to say. What I didn’t realize is they would be wildly popular! That being said, I went to retail with no back stock at all. I really thought I’d put t...

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Project - Lever-Action Boxes #2: Milling the lumber

2476 days ago by Dekker | 7 comments »

So I have started on my box project! I had originally wanted to start with a similar design as Douglas’s box (see his project), however I wanted something even easier to start back into woodworking with. So I chose this simple design, featuring a flush lid that is opened by a bit of lever action when an end is pressed down. Of course, all good things start with a plan… Since I no longer had access to any cutlist software, and since this is a simple 6-sided box, I tried a f...

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"After-Effects of Snow...." --by RusticWoodArt

2432 days ago by frank | 6 comments »

After-Effects of Snow…. ....what can I add that these picture do not show-tell-speak forth them-selves….? I knew this one was coming so I had already closed the place up here on the outside, in regards to waiting on an icy breath of winters best. One must understand that it’s not the snow I have a problem dealing with, but the time spent on cleaning up after all the flakes of snow have had their party. So after having spent the day yesterday staying ahead of the storm,...

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The Craftsman's Path #16: Twin boxes in Cherry, Maple and Walnut

2447 days ago by Mark Mazzo | 6 comments »

Not nearly as much time in the shop as I would like lately. I did however, get a bit of time in between other things for a small project. I did two twin boxes with some offcuts. Take a look at the post on my blog for details. Thanks for reading!

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #1: "Workin' Wood at Haiku"

2431 days ago by frank | 5 comments »

Workin’ Wood at Haiku ....the last snow-flake falls,box of wood splays my beauty,pedals blow grace-full….—-by flp From where I’m coming from….it’s all-ready written in the wood…. Thank you.GODSPEED,FrankRusticWoodArt rusticwoodman@gmail.comhttp://frank.wordpress.com/ —”....work smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood….”

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Project - Chunky Boxes #1: Milling the Lumber

2471 days ago by Dekker | 4 comments »

While my other boxes are receiving their final finishes, I have decided to start on another pair of boxes. The design is based on something I saw in a book, but I can not remember which at this moment. They are short (probably only 1-1/4” tall) and not very long (about 3-1/2”) with a slab lid that is removed with the use of a finger-hole on the side wall of the carcase. The nice thing about the design is its frugality: It only takes one piece of wood 17” long and 1-1/4...

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Decorative Boxes #1: Looking for box maker member

653 days ago by more | 4 comments »

Folks,Last year, or earlier this year I found one of the member’s websites, who builds incredible decorative unique boxes. In particular, his boxes featured carved lids, simulating multiple waves carved into the lid. Does this ring a bell with anyone? I’m trying to relocate this artist and see his boxes again. Thanks for your help.Mark

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Piece Size – Critical – and - Not Critical

2115 days ago by WoodMosaics | 4 comments »

The size doesn’t really mater, they just have to all be the same AND they have to match up with the triangle and any pieces of another size you may use along with them. The reason I go with .734 or 47/64” is some of the boards I was getting were just under ¾”. I cut the strips off the edge of a board and from those strips, I cut my pieces, so I want to be able to then get the strip to the right width, and if it starts out to narrow, I can’t. Now when I use the half size pieces with the re...

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WWND- What would Niki do? #2: Mitered foot jig for small boxes

2581 days ago by Douglas Bordner | 4 comments »

This is the jig that really should have been the first of the series. I have to lay out the story a bit. Let’s just say that I am 3-D challenged. I started off to make a batch of mitered feet for jewelry boxes. I used the table saw and jointer to make a long strip of wood with a 45° chamfer on one edge, about 36” long x 3” wide x .5” thick. I laid out the edge opposite the chamfer with an approximate 30° taper, each foot section about three inches long. Having cut each...

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