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Quest for cedar Pictures

03-13-2011 12:02 AM by dickson | 1 comment »

I believe that you should be able to see pictures of my cedar flowerbox & underground storm shelter cover as well as the cedar glider that I had made in Kentucky. Hope this works!

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Quest for cedar Part 3

03-04-2011 11:55 PM by dickson | 1 comment »

Having built on to my house using the plans I designed for the blueprint, I had to decide what to do with the ugly hump in my backyard next to my new deck that housed an old storm shelter covered by a piece of heavy metal that had to be pushed aside before going down inside a concrete structure crudely made in the early 1900’s that had a piece of concrete wall protruding up against the hump of dirt that was the roof of the shelter.There had been a house that burned down before our house...

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Quest for cedar Part 2

03-04-2011 02:59 AM by dickson | 2 comments »

Not satisfied with just having cedar inside the house. I went searching for gliders made out of cedar for my new deck. If your looking for great furniture made of cedar for a very reasonable price, just try the Middinite communties in Scottsville, Kentucky. They have a lot of things already made of cedar and oak. They were more than willing to build me gliders made of the cedar that I wanted. They were so comfortable and very reasonable in price. I plan to go back this fall and get some cedar...

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Quest for cedar

03-04-2011 02:44 AM by dickson | 0 comments »

I have been on a quest to have my house inside and out engulfed in cedar. It’s not only pretty, smells good, but is about the only furniture almost gauranteed to be made in the U.S.A.. I started with one and now all three of my bedrooms have only cedar furniture. Not wanting to clash with my cedar furniture, I designed my first two pieces of furniture to add to my master bedroom. I designed a television/display cabinet and an music center for my collection of records, tapes, and cds. Th...

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Rustic Signs Carved From Cedar

02-09-2011 09:33 AM by Want2be | 2 comments »

I have been looking around and I have found the perfect sign that i want to make. I will use a 6’‘X2’ peice of cedar and carve ”Love Shack” on it then I will paint the inside with a glossy black paint!!!!

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Wood Gloat (almost)

01-29-2011 10:04 PM by Don | 5 comments »

The power company had to cut down my Cedar tree because it had overgrown an access gate and they couldn’t get into it. Before I had a chance to ask them to leave it in 10’ logs so I could get it milled they had it cut into firewood lengths. :( So if you see me posting a ton of small Cedar jewelry boxes next year you’ll know why … Or maybe I’ll finally buy a lathe and turn some big bowls.

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Rogue Fine Living #1: Natural Lines- the work of Jeffro Uitto

01-19-2011 12:34 AM by Rogue | 0 comments »

If you’re a crab or a seagull on the Washington coast, there is one guy that has just become a part of the coastal scenery. His rugged figure just blends into the coastline. Blending in is helped by the fact that he’s usually lugging around a piece of drift wood that is commonplace on the inlet near Tokeland. His bent form under the weight of the wet wood perfectly mimics the shape of the gnarled piece he carries. (Read the rest of the artical at http://roguefineliving.com/)

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Stickley High Chest #2: Drawers

01-18-2011 11:40 PM by Greg | 2 comments »

All the drawers have been cut, dovetailed, and glued. I struggled a bit with the dovetails. I used a dovetailing jig and started with an older router that I have. I finished a couple of drawers and then my router bit started moving from the center of the bushing to the edge. I had to scrap the drawer sides from one of the smaller drawers. Luckily, I didn’t screw-up on the walnut front. The particular router (1.5 hp Ryobi with plastic threaded height adjustment) that I started with doesn...

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Greene & Greene Inspired Cedar Box #1: Day 1-2

01-17-2011 07:30 PM by wasmithee | 2 comments »

This project is for my son’s 10th birthday. He needs a place to store his money for college, a religious mission and whatever else. My wife asked if I could build him a little box with three compartments. She gave me an idea of big it needed to be etc. The first thing I decided on was the wood I would use. Last Spring a co-worked gave me a couple of aromatic Easter Red Cedar logs he was trying to get rid of after cutting down the tree on his property. Unfortunately he had cut th...

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Cedar Tree journey #2: From Log to Lumber

01-17-2011 03:38 AM by WoodJediNTraining | 4 comments »

Well I got the call today, telling me my Cedar wood was ready for pick up …I couldn’t get to the truck fast enough!! I was looking forward to seeing what beautiful wood was hidden within the tree’s bark… Upon arrival, I noticed my trailer loaded and ready for me…Wow, I was surprised how much lumber was produced from the tree… around 300 bd ft not bad for free wood… The beautiful pinkish tint of the wood was a total eye catcher, and some of the grain patterns were amazing.. I had the...

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