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Wine Rack Expedition #7: The end in sight... yet...

04-02-2009 07:16 AM by Demowen | 4 comments »

Well Folks, I did what I could today. It was a long day of work and hospital visits so shop time was certainly limited to a few hours late into the night. I left a bit of a glue mess on my back assembly last night so I paid the price for it today.Now, that picture was just to show the assembly without clamps, but this one should be better…and some more….I had a few pictures of my lady checking my sanding job but they all were too blurry. She walked around it and made sure I d...

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Living Room Display Shelves #4: Assembly required!

02-17-2013 02:05 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 4 comments »

I have a bazillion pieces ready to put together. They are stained and have the first coat of poly. I need to cut the shelves and a mountain of interior pieces. If I were more competent, I could cut those now but I want them to fit very tightly for additional structural strength. I need this entire project done by spring break because I’m redoing the guest bath. I really don’t want this one in the way. Off we go…...

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In the Classroom: You, Too, Can Be Self-Employed, version 2009

05-06-2009 10:14 PM by Jay Neale III | 4 comments »

Every year my beautiful wife, Debra, takes me to school to present a talk to her reading classes at Alvarado Junior High. This talk began, in 2004, with me telling the kids all about being a graphic artist and how important reading is in that job. Since I began doing this I have stopped being a graphic artist and started being a woodworker. So, last year, I changed the talk, splitting the time between one job and the other. Since last year my business started taking off, so this year I...

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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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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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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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Changing Table #2: Assembly Day

01-22-2012 05:39 AM by Brian516 | 0 comments »

At the end of my last post, I had one side of the changing table glued up, with lots of indivudual pieces waiting to be assembled. After putting the other side together to match the one from my previous post, I attached two legs (2 1/4×2 1/4) to each side. Then I assembled the back, both shelves, and sanded until my fingers were completely smooth! I’ve never worked with cherry before, but after reading many posts and blogs here (thanks everyone!), I set the pieces outside for ...

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Taliesin Desk in Cherry #4: Walnut Inlays

11-28-2015 03:45 AM by JimYoung | 3 comments »

I’ve got a few days off for the holidays, and i’ve been able to get a little more work done on my desk project. I’ve been trying to figure out what type and color wood I want for the inlays and accent pieces. After talking with the guys at the local woodcraft, I picked up some trans tint 0 black dye, a chunk of walnut and some walnut veneers. I played around with these (and after dying my hand black, be careful with this stuff), but did not like the pitch black look. A f...

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Wooden Apple

03-24-2012 02:54 PM by Brett | 3 comments »

This project is easy and very satisfying for some reason. It is an apple turned on the lathe. This particular one is turned out of some cherry and the stem is ebony. Why would anyone want an apple made from wood? Well, reasons will vary but I think that the majority will think that it is unique and just looks cool. It’s an original gift idea, at least. I hope that you enjoy the video and get to make yourself or a loved one an apple!

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1312: Finishing The Banner Project

05-07-2014 11:37 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Yesterday was a wonderful and beautiful day and it looks as though today will be the same.   I think that spring has FINALLY arrived in Nova Scotia.  I love the quiet of the early mornings.  As I crossed the road to go to the trash bin and bring it to the side of the road for pickup, I could hear the birds happily singing as well as the river rushing by. The sun was warm and the air was cool and there wasn't a cloud in the sky. I know I live in an amazing place when even ta...

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