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How's that for a deal?

07-17-2010 04:30 PM by ScottMorrison | 5 comments »

Greetings everyone, As some of you may know, my videos/templates are now carried by Woodcraft (woHoo!): What you may NOT know is that they have been significantly discounted from my original prices. So, of course, I lowered the prices on my website as well. Now everyone can save some bux and have a chance to build one of these pieces for themselves. In addition, if you visit the Woodcraft website here, all of the router bits (which are now made by Whiteside) needed for some of the ...

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Building a Computer Desk - The great design process.

10-09-2013 11:50 PM by JustJoe | 3 comments »

I woke up one day last week and decided I wanted a new computer desk. First order of business was the planning process. A cup of coffee and five minutes later and that arduous task was complete: It’ll be about yea wide, so tall, and will use that common cherry with all the black sap that I need to get rid of. It seems a bit vague now, but it looked exactly like what I wanted in my mind. I started with four legs, but had no 8/4 cherry and 4/4 looked too thin so I used a lock-miter bit...

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Piano Bench #2: Design - joinery

08-25-2008 02:43 PM by ytsejamr | 2 comments »

So I haven’t forgotten about this bench. I have lots of spare time to plan my woodworking projects before I actually work on them. So I decided to work out all the joinery for the bench. I’m going to try my hand at loose mortise and tenon. I figured loose tenons would be easier because of all the curves. My plan is to route the mortises in the stock before I cut the curves. Here’s what I came up with: So enough planning . . . time to start cutting . . .

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Just for Fun... #25: The Trays Begin...

07-14-2010 09:35 PM by littlecope | 11 comments »

In the last episode it was decided that, because this Box is a little bigger than usual, I’d be making some trays for it. I guess I’m still anxious to use the new toy, because I sized the wood I’ll be using last… first!!After Re-sawing another scrap of the Cherry, I thinned it down on the Jointer to about 3/16”. These will be for the bottoms of the two trays…With the Imbuia top, and Cherry sides on the outer Box, I’m going with Imbuia sides and Cherry...

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Sheraton Writing Desk - Applying the Finish and Hardware

02-09-2014 11:01 PM by Guy Dunlap | 5 comments »

The last video in this series shows how I apply the gel stain and a durable polyurethane finish.Hardware is installed and the project is complete! http://youtu.be/XQT0heWI1lU

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Free Cherry

07-19-2011 04:46 AM by Clay Ortiz | 5 comments »

Last hunting season I found a nice big cherry burl on a dead tree that was still standing. We had our camp work day this past weekend so I cut down the burl while I was there. I already had a nice cherry log that my neighbor gave me about three months ago. A friend of mine told me about a guy that could cut them and his mill was only a few miles from my house. Since I had the burl on my trailer I figured I would load the log and get them cut.The guy that milled the wood for me h...

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Milling Cherry Logs #1: Milling/Drying a 8' Cherry Log and Some Red Cedar Slabs October 2010

10-15-2010 11:24 PM by Matt Pec | 1 comment »

I’ve heard pro and con about drying boards and slabs vertically when they’re fresh cut. It makes sense that they might dry faster this way but does anyone have firsthand experience with this? I cut some 8’ long, 2” thick Cherry slabs and some 2” thick Red Cedar slabs and don’t want to wait 1yr + for them to finish drying. Any ideas? Thanks!

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Country Style Cabinet

01-07-2013 01:10 PM by bigchopperoo | 8 comments »

This was a cabinet i made for a customer of mine. The magazine, American Woodworker liked it and asked me to do and article on it. So i made another one. It’s made of cherry and has an unique locking handle on it. If you are intersted in learning more it’s featured in this months American Woodworker Magazine 164.The inset doors on it can sometimes be tricky to fit. But i have a methond that makes it easy. And when you’ll see it, you’ll never be intimidated by gett...

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Exercises in Artisanship #25: Practices in Spoonology: Part four

09-10-2012 10:32 PM by jjw5858 | 7 comments »

So my business of country spoon sloyd craft carries on. Forgive me if my tales on this exploration have become boring, I realize there is not a lot of joinery going on. I am closing in as I enter the words here for session 4 of 5 of this spoon blog and have really made some nice strides. My greatest findings have been using the soil I live on to adventure more deeply into the woods and come out with new species I have never worked with before such as Hickory, Black Walnut, and Black Locust...

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Reshaping a Stanley Sweetheart #62 Tote

11-04-2014 05:44 PM by Mauricio | 11 comments »

The other day I was working from home, I was bummed out because I had been to busy to do much woodworking lately, so I said “Hey, standing desks are supposed to be good for your, and my “joinery bench” is about the right height, why not put my laptop on the bench?!” If I cant woodwork, I can at least be around my tools. One thing leads to another and while on a conference call I get the bug in me to reshape this plane tote. I’ve always disliked the shape of...

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