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Saw Making #2: Gents Saw Part 1

05-14-2016 07:12 PM by AgentTwitch | 0 comments »

There has been a lot of interest in building tools from scratch, rehabbing tools that needed some love, or repurposing a tool so that it might have more potential or beauty. I have decided to chronicle a few saw builds in these categories in the hope that it might inspire someone to give it a try that was otherwise too nervous to begin the journey on their own. For this series, I am going to do a write up on re-purposing an inexpensive gents saw into a western style dovetail saw. This idea...

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Saw Making #1: A Borg Backsaw

05-07-2016 07:44 PM by AgentTwitch | 7 comments »

I thought it would be interesting to try another inexpensive build and decided to re-purpose one of the Home Depot Husky 14” backsaws that sell for a little less than $9 USD. Here it is in its natural environment. On first inspection, you see that its made in the USA (from global components), but is made from high carbon spring steel, is .032” thick and the plate is not etched. The folded steel back of this is my least favorite part, and I debated slotting a piece of brass,...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1706: Wearing my Woodworking Hat

03-03-2016 01:50 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Oh – I seem to be so late at getting to my blogs these days! I find that I wind up spending the mornings visiting my artistic friends' pages and seeing what they posted through the night. That usually takes me away to other places and gives me MORE ideas of new things to create. It is a vicious circle! ;) I spent the day yesterday finishing up drawing my new patterns for the scroll saw projects I am making and I actually got MOST of them cut out. With all the errands and stuff ...

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In the wood shop today #39: Rocking chairs & Tables

04-15-2015 04:14 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

Join me for another walk through the wood shop. This time showing progress being made during the build your own chair course. Rocking chairs from Curly Maple + Wenge & Walnut + Curly Maple. Also a few prototype tables I’ve designed, which are oh so close to assembly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1gyDhW1Ghw

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Knife handles #3: Knife handles #3

10-11-2014 11:32 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis | 1 comment »

Did not get around to posting the last few days….been busy! here are the catch up pics. #1 of the 7 handles finished….... #2 and #3 finished…. #4 through #7 in process, should be done in the next 3 or 4 days, God willing!

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Build your own chair course #1: Curly Maple double rocking chair

09-23-2014 11:20 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 6 comments »

Follow along as my student and I build some beautiful rocking chairs During my build your own chair course we snapped pictures and videos follow along as we build some hand sculpted Sam Maloof inspired rocking chairs

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Chess pieces and board #10: Chess board finished

07-29-2014 02:07 AM by Luke | 0 comments »

Check out the finished product here. Thanks for following along.

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In the wood shop today #31: Chicken coop , music stands , rocking chairs & a big RAS

07-12-2014 01:25 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=637nmSZ7aNA Follow along as I walk through my wood working shop while I talk about the projects and tools that are currently in the shop. Oh I start with a quick look at my new movable chicken coop!

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Just a video of me and the wooden beard and hair combs that I make.

06-22-2014 01:57 AM by BTimmons | 16 comments »

I met a local videographer and had a blast shooting this video! It’s more of a general overview of me and how I got started doing what I do. A step by step tutorial it’s not, but I’m extremely happy with how it came out and I think it’s just really cool to see myself working in the third person! Hopefully you all enjoy this too! Thanks, here’s the link! http://vimeo.com/98821147

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Beall Polishing System #4: Rough surfaced curly maple

03-11-2014 02:21 AM by PASs | 5 comments »

robcastle made mention of my blog and did some polishing on his Paper Towel Holder.I mentioned I’ve polished rough sawn material.I couldn’t find any photos, so out to the shop…I grabbed a piece of curly maple left over from a custom cane handle job that had a fairly rough surface. It even had some little shaving hairs sticking out. I spent a total of 4 minutes working part of the surface.In that 4 minutes I:1. Mounted the red polishing wheel.2. Rough polished with the ...

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