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End Grain Cutting Board LJ Class 006 #4: Lesson #1

05-19-2011 10:10 PM by degoose | 16 comments »

I know that this has been long awaited.. and I hope that the delay has not caused some to drop out of the class… NO.. I am sure that is not the case… one things that woodworkers have…is patience… Miss Debbie wrote in the latest copy of Lumberjocks e-Mag… “Patience is a virtue” they say, and a woodworker often has to use patience while working on a project. I’m picturing the time spent sanding an item, taking the sandpaper to finer and fine...

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Another Woodworking Class = More Dovetails

05-02-2011 08:42 PM by Kerry Drake | 1 comment »

Well, it has been quite a while sense I posted, Christmas has come and gone as well as the whole winter. I was in the ranks of the unemployed for about 4 1/2 months at the end of last year, and spent a fair amount of that time taking care of my mother who diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in August. She ended her fight on April 14th, rest in peace mom. For my birthday my let me sign up for another woodworking class. This one was at McLaughlin Woods, which is I found is only about 3 miles...

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Hollow Form Turning - A Trifern Class #1: Sign Up

04-09-2011 04:05 PM by trifern | 166 comments »

Hello, I will be offering an online class here on Lumberjocks. Please sign up in the comments area below. Over the next several weeks I will be showing a step by step process for creating a hollow form vessel on the lathe. You should have some basic wood turning skills and some basic tools before attempting this project. When in doubt, error on the side of safety. Suggested Tools1/2” or 5/8” bowl gouge with fingernail grind1/2” or 5/8” straight hollowing tool1/2&...

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8x12 Shed Spring 2011 #1: It all starts with a good floor...

03-23-2011 11:04 PM by JonH | 4 comments »

My construction class here at school started building a shed, and today was the day for the floor. Since this shed will be transported and moved around, we put three 2×6’s 12’-6” long on the bottom to use for skid plates. The floor is made from treated 2×4’s with 3/4” treated plywood flooring. This costs a little more, but it should last a long time since it will be exposed to the elements. We used 2-3/4” torx screws to attach the floor joists...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #277: Another Milestone

03-07-2011 01:27 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Yesterday was good. I finished the two sea shell painting patterns for the classes that I am going to be teaching. I am fairly happy with how they came out and I hope they are clear and understandable. Writing painting instructions is so much different from scroll saw patterns. Scroll saw and wood working patterns seem to be pretty much cut and dry, but painting patterns have many variables in them. I often find myself when doing a painting adding another layer or changing the tone here...

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class on how to make built-ins in the atlanta area

03-06-2011 10:26 AM by Kreg McMahon | 0 comments »

I will be teaching a class on how to make built-ins on July 9th 2011. if you live in and around the atlanta area it will be held at Highland Woodworking in atlanta and will be an all day class. I will be showing you how to make a built in using several different methods and using festools, Kreg Jigs and other tools. the class fee is $85.00 and is limited to the first 25. go to their website and here is the link

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support for martin and lumber jocks

11-07-2010 07:40 PM by grizzman | 65 comments »

i posted this for one day only to help martin see we support him and to help bring a few smiles, now i will drop this and do as jim suggested, ignore the person who caused the problem and report the bad things to martin…thanks to all who posted here and thank you lumber jocks…

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Chairmaking at the Appalachian Center for Craft #2: Day 2

07-13-2010 04:10 AM by doorslammer | 2 comments »

Today started off a bit slow. We began by choosing our lumber. We had the option between walnut and cherry so I chose a nice piece of cherry since it seems like I always work in walnut. Next, we traced the template for the back legs onto one half of our stock and rough cut and jointed an edge to create the plane for the back leg to side rail joint. We got to use the 16” Powermatic jointer after some adjustment to get the in-feed and out-feed table parallel. This was a bit dis...

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Chairmaking at the Appalachian Center for Craft #1: Day 1

07-12-2010 05:18 AM by doorslammer | 1 comment »

This week I’m on vacation and taking a chair making class at the Appalachian Center for Craft which is a satellite campus of Tennessee Tech University where I got my undergraduate degree in engineering and am currently working on a masters of engineering. Every summer, the craft center offers several, week long workshops in all of their offered mediums. So this year I decided to commit to attending a class and not letting life get in the way. The class is based on a modern dining ch...

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A day with David Ellsworth

03-23-2010 03:45 PM by Jon Spelbring | 2 comments »

After a busy weekend at Frank Klausz’s class, I headed out to Woodcraft yesterday for a day long workshop with David Ellsworth. Very cool. David is an excellent teacher. Knowlegeable (duh!), and very laid back. There were 10 in the class (I think). After doing a demo of making a natural edge bowl, we jumped in and started turning whatever it was that we wanted to work on. Some did natural edge bowls, some cut edge, and some hollow forms. I stuck to cut edge bowl – wound up ...

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