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How to make the binding channel on a F-style

03-01-2018 12:46 AM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

I have started working on the Mandola again and one of the first things I had to do was to make the channel for the binding. I made a video that shows how to do it… check it out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aao948nEYtM

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Buying Guide a Perfect Knife

02-20-2018 05:45 PM by Enrique B Pauly | 0 comments »

Using Knife In Our Daily Life. Hey, Guess In this Article I am written about an awesome and most important tool or weapon whatever you want to call it. The most common name is the knife.Yes, Knife id the most using and amazing tools for your indoors and outdoors activities works. In daily life morning to evening this tool is using in various ways in different kinds of tasks. There are many kinds of knife that are available in the market. Some of them having a specific name and design, b...

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Octave Mandolin #19: French Polishing the Octave Mandolin (Spiriting Off)

02-14-2018 10:40 PM by Tomy Hovington | 1 comment »

This is the follow up video about the French polish that was applied on the Octave mandolin. In this video I’m talking about the spiriting off of the finish. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XVf1i2kKO0&t=25s

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Octave Mandolin #18: French Polishing the Octave Mandolin

02-12-2018 01:33 AM by Tomy Hovington | 1 comment »

Follow up video in the custom Octave Mandolin build. entering the finishing stages and applied the French polish in the video. Check it Out!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9BWh8AYQg8&t=25s

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A Stepback Cupboard build #15: A finale....cupboard delivered

02-05-2018 11:27 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

More of a way to close this blog…..been fun. Back was cut down to size….hand saw and a plane were used.. Everything got a coat of amber shellac..even the insides of the doors.While getting ready to move this 73-1/2” tall cabinet…decided to fill in the “empty space” under the book case.. Had some leftover Ash, to make a front and a back, couple of pieces of Poplar for two sides, and some leftover 1/4” plywood for a bottom.. And a simple...

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Shop Notes #7: Wainscoting

01-31-2018 05:12 PM by Steve | 0 comments »

It’s been relatively quiet in the shop the last week or so, as I’ve taken some time off to repaint most of the downstairs rooms in my house. The colors we chose, bluish-grays for the most part, seemed like a nice match with the beetle-killed blue pine I used for the doors on my lathe stand. I worked up a few sample boards and got my wife’s buy-in to install some wainscoting. After testing out a few stain options, I treated some shiplapped boards with teak oil (of ...

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Making a Shadow Box With Splined Miters

01-29-2018 02:47 AM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I made this shadow box to showcase my son’s recent school accomplishments. I made the frame out of some oak I had in the shop. I added splines to the miters to give it some strength. This is a great afternoon project that doesn’t take a lot of material and utilizes a simple wax finish.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Kjk7jrIvfo&t=75s

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A Stepback Cupboard build #8: Updates: getting the lower unit about finished

01-20-2018 02:55 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Fighting a chest cold all week long….I was able to sand a few places, and add a seal coat or two.. I tipped the case onto it’s back, just a bit, so I could trim the plugs flush and do some sanding…. The Trimmers. Use the chisel with the bevel down, a couple taps with the hammer to pop the waste off. I try to follow the grain to keep from going too deep….8 out of 9? not too bad. Then sand the remains flush, sand the door and anywhere else that needed i...

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Benchtop Bench & Vise #9: Sketchup Plans

01-13-2018 12:37 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 1 comment »

For those of you that need more detail in this project here is a link to my my Sketchup plans that I have stored on my Google Drive https://drive.google.com/open?id=1V2X4Dk7bOV4rtexCK1_Wb_tD1hF_huK4

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African Mahogany & Curly Maple Coffee Table #6: Top edge profiling, sanding, and oil

01-10-2018 05:36 AM by Reinan | 1 comment »

Sanded the breadboards in tonight, and used a 1/8 roundover bit to break the top and bottom edges of the top panel. Then added some BLO mixed 50/50 with MS to brighten it up and show it off a little. I like the way the mahogany grain aligns with the curl in the maple and I really love the quarter-sawn curly maple on the edges.

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