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Building a Japanese Style Bench

11-18-2018 10:08 PM by BenhamDesign | 6 comments »

In this project I design and build a bench incorporating Japanese style architecture, as well as in lay some bow ties/butterflies along a crack I carve as a decorative feature. Depending on how you argue the semantics of what joinery is, their are 5 or 6 different types of joinery in this project. you watch be built or read about it below Video Recap Today I’m building this Japanese inspired bench where I carve a crack and hand inlay some bowties. I also get into 3 or 4 different...

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WWII Jeep #5: Update!

11-16-2018 12:22 AM by Jason1974 | 9 comments »

Well I got a little bit done on the jeep. Now I need to work on the 50cal. then coat everything with some Tung oil. I think I’m going to purchase the plans for the Abrams tank next. These military vehiclesare fun to build.

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WWII Jeep #4: Model Build #4 : Tires for WWII Jeep w/ Trailer

11-11-2018 08:52 PM by Jason1974 | 11 comments »

Well guys its finally here…..The tires. Here is the way I did my tires or shall I say TYRES!... The Wheel Jig... The wheel blanks. The are 2-3/4” wide by 5/8” thick.... Cutting the grooves. Make sure the lines on the guide are lined up or your grooves will be all JACKED up!... Cutting the groves on the other side. Make sure you cut in between the grooves you cut earlier.... Finished cutting all the grooves for the tires. ... Not its time to cut a 1-1/2̶...

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Ever seen a stopped miter joint?

10-31-2018 01:12 AM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

I’m in the process of building my woodworking tool cabinet and I had to cut a stopped miter joint. I’d never done this before and never heard of it before. It was a unique situation and thought I would share the experience on video. https://youtu.be/oXllBvNLIoE What are your thoughts? Scott

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Spacht Sawmill Open House (near Norristown PA) #1: Open House - Saturday Nov 3, 9AM-3PM

10-30-2018 01:07 AM by SteveL | 0 comments »

Just wanted to let fellow Lumberjocks in the Philadelphia PA area know that Spacht Sawmill will be having an open house this Saturday (Nov 3) from 9-3. Dave Spacht provides quality local hardwoods to local woodworkers, and unlike the larger mills, is as happy to help the hobbyist find 5 BF of cherry as to help a small shop or contractor that needs 100 BF. He has a wide selection of surfaced slabs an flitches if you like live-edge projects, too. On Saturday, he will be offering demonstr...

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PigSty productions shop tips and hacks.

10-19-2018 09:20 AM by revieck | 0 comments »

https://youtu.be/zwC96wX-PsY In this video, I share some shop tips, to make work a little easier.

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No more brushing Lacquer

09-20-2018 08:42 PM by Woodwrecker | 11 comments »

My good friend Barry Reiter, who is an “elder” in our woodworkers guild (CFWG.ORG), and a retired chemical engineer put on a presentation last week on spraying lacquer.His depth of knowledge and experience made the presentation very enjoyable and I learned a lot.I hope there is a part 2 and maybe 3, because the hour allotted just wasn’t long enough. Anyway, I got the bug for trying out what I learned, and the next day in the shop I took out my little detail HVLP 4oz spray...

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Building a modern Industrial desk with a steel base a Cherry Top

08-23-2018 04:09 PM by BenhamDesign | 2 comments »

Changing it up a little this week with some steel work; building a modern industrial style desk from steel and wood. it up a little this week with some steel work; building a modern industrial style desk from steel and wood. You can watch it be built on YouTube it up a little this week with some steel work; building a modern industrial style desk from steel and wood. or just muddle through the transcript Video Recap So I had a lot of parts to cut that needed to be the same length, So...

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Maple Frame & Panel Box #5: Ends are made

08-05-2018 02:18 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Well, first..the front and back frames came out of the clamps…..not quite perfectly matched…we have ways Clamped together, back to back. Ran the #3c plane around, until they are matched up.. Set these aside, for now. Have the four corner blocks for the end frames to do….cut them all to the final length on the mite box. Gang them up into the vise, and try to get them all the same size.. One of them was having “issues”. Had a bit of trouble with i...

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Maple Frame & Panel Box #2: Cutting parts for the frames

08-02-2018 10:16 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Got that panel up of the clamps…and out of my way…. This is what the “Plan” looks like…but nothing is set in stone….have to adapt to what sizes I have on hand.. Made a “cut list” of sorts…it said I needed 4 pieces @ 3/4×1-1/2×8-1/2” so those were milled.. It also said I needed 4 pieces @ 3/4” x 1” x 8-1/2”.....so milled those up…..then things got….changed..List called for 4 pieces, t...

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