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Guitars being built

1714 days ago by OregonBurls | 9 comments »

These are guitars being bult with my burls. It is Madrone.The first one is a custom Strat By Derek LenardThe second one is a custom bass by Pete SkjoldCan’t Wait. I will get the strat the end of this month and the bass in January!

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Working with Madrone Burl

1715 days ago by OregonBurls | 9 comments »

Journal entry 11/9/2009 Working with MadroneBowl turned by David Gould from NY Proper handling and stabilizing of Madrone Madrone in a very self-destructive wood. I will crack and twist on you in a matter of hours even minutes sometimes. But don’t let that scare you. It is a beautiful wood to turn on a lathe or what ever the application. What you ask of the supplier: First of all make sure that you request sealing of all sides of the burl and not a thin coat. It has to be thic...

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Episode 46 book case part 4

1715 days ago by kosta | 0 comments »

In this episode I stain all the parts for the book case and then Istart on the assembly. The assembly took a lot longer then I thought soI only used some of that footage.

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Black Walnut Beauty

1721 days ago by OregonBurls | 17 comments »

I just cut into some more Black walnut. The 2 pieces are 14 1/2×32 x 4I keep getting impressed by our creator!

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Choosing a new varnish??

1721 days ago by John Gray | 4 comments »

I’ve been using MINIWAX Wipe-On Poly Clear Satin and Helmsman Spar Urethane for quite awhile with good results….....BUT I can’t get any right now. So tomorrow I’m going to a Borg 70 miles away that only carries CABOT brand I need to get the above items there.Question is has anyone got any feedback on using the Cabot brand or MINIWAX or both?

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Here is a couple of photo's of my progress of my kitchen cabinets

1723 days ago by woodchic | 33 comments »

Hi, I finally took some pics of my progress. What can I say…........I am slow, but I am hoping by Wednesday to get all of my bottom cabinets done enough to get them secured to the wall and get my countertops ordered. I still have 3 more cabinets to make. I have a raised panel that goes on the side of the refridgerator with a cabinet over top, and then I have 2 cabinets that I cannot install untill my counter top goes in, they fit on each side of the stove and the cabinets fit down on...

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Bass Guitar in progress

1724 days ago by OregonBurls | 5 comments »

I just got a picture of my bass being biult by Pete Skjolds.The body is ash and the top is out of my wood… Madrone Burl.Pete says it is going to be stunning! Can’t wait!! !

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Finished!

1727 days ago by Tim Dahn | 7 comments »

Had some time this evening to install the glass and hinges then mount the door. And install the dial and movement. Here is the finished clock, and a picture of the clock from klockit that I designed this clock from. hope you enjoyed my blog. I will post additional pictures when I post the project

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How to find great figure wood other than Burl

1731 days ago by OregonBurls | 8 comments »

This is in addition to the burl blog I put on a week ago. Thank you for all the reads.This is to the best of my knowledge and I am still learning.I have found crazy figure in tree crotches. A tree crotch is where two branches come together. It is usually the piece that fire wood people don’t want because it doesn’t slit. That is because the crotch is the hardest part of the tree and the grain in going in different directions. It’s where you get what is called “feather”. “Haring bone, r...

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First time using dye

1734 days ago by Tim Dahn | 9 comments »

Working with dye can be a test in faith, I tried it out on a scrap piece first. Looks unimpressive here. It looks a lot better with Shellac. Also installed the door hinges.

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