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Twin Four Post Bed #1: Post

1159 days ago by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

A break from the normal murphy bed and switching gears to a twin four poster bed. I’m posting out of order, but here is the video of the post glue up. Video streaming by UstreamThe post will be 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” with a small chamfer on the edges to make an octagon look. I’m going to stop the chamfer on the inside where the post attach. This will allow my bracket room to mount. For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com o...

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Teaching the Building of a Powder Horn with Scrimshaw Engraving at the John Campbell Folk School

1182 days ago by Mark A. DeCou | 4 comments »

Since posting my work on Lumberjocks, I have received a huge number of requests for help and advice on the building of powder horns and doing the scrimshaw artwork to decorate the horn. And, honestly, I can’t really help everyone, as I have to work in the shop myself, so I have accepted an invitation to teach a Powder Horn Building and Scrimshaw Decoration Class at the John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. The date will be mid-July in 2012, and it is planned for a five day cla...

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The Shaving Horse

1241 days ago by WhiskeyWaters | 5 comments »

Put up a post over at www.woodshopcowboy.com documenting the build of this shaving horse, as promised. I should have an idea about how she works, maybe a video, tomorrow. Hope you spin by for a look. —WW

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Daily Update #82: November 22, 2010

1346 days ago by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

A lot happening in the shop for November 22, 2010. We are finishing out Charton’s bed with trundle, finishing Rierson’s muprhy bed, bookcased and other cabinets. Building Sever’s drawer units. Start building Reed’s Murphy bed For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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French Fry Friday #1: November 5, 2010

1363 days ago by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

I started a theme for each day of the week. Fridays will be “French Fry Friday” and I’ll be talking about some sort of accessories that I build. Why “French Fry Friday”? I always here “would you like fries with that?” Fries are a side item and not part of the main meal. Same thing with the accessories or smaller items that I build. I blog about the big stuff but neglect the smaller stuff. So hear is a chance for often overlooked items to shine. This first one is a bookcase that was part of...

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Daily Update #69: July 09, 2010

1482 days ago by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

What’s happening in the shop for July 10, 2010 . Today I should spend most of the day in the back showroom doing the final assembly for Blake’s murphy bed, bookcase, and desk. I’ll also be taking pictures to write the assembly instructions for it all.For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #8: Necessity Breeds Invention

1511 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

It’s funny how innovative we can be when we have to. I grew up with modest means and learned early in life not to waste things and to take care of what I have. Things didn’t come easy for us so we had to use what we had and make it last. I don’t see anything wrong with that. I think it is a good way to think for many reasons. I had a friend who used to tell people he loved to lend me his tools because when he got them back, they were cleaned and looked like new again....

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Daily Update #59: May 6, 2010

1546 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for May 6, 2010. Working on a couple football beds. Also building Jensens murphy bed. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:

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004: cheap, rolling lathe stand #5: dust hood mount solution

1608 days ago by Gary Fixler | 20 comments »

This one’s been in the works for awhile, and by that I mean I’ve pondered it in my head for a few minutes here and there over the last several months. I’ve had the general idea most of that time, but this week I pondered even harder than ever and imagined all of the pieces. I just wanted something simple that could hold one of the two dust hoods I’ve ended up with from Rockler, but I wanted to be able to tilt it forward over the piece, or backward out of the way, an...

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Daily Update #13: December 10, 2009

1693 days ago by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happing in the shop for December 10, 2009 . Today I’ll be working mostly on a loft bed. This is a little different design then I normally do, so it may be slow going. The other two in the shop will be working on drawer units. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:<div></div>

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