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Mahogany Kitchen Stool Project #17: Seat Upholstery

665 days ago by sras | 11 comments »

Confession – I finished the upholstery several weeks ago but have not gotten the blog updated until now. Oh well, everything else about this project has been on its own pace so there is no sense in changing now;) Here we go. The next step is to cut seat blanks. I used a sheet of good quality 3/8 plywood. I printed out a full size pattern. Cut it out on the bandsaw. Sanded it smooth. I then used the first cutout as a pattern for the other 5 seat blanks. ...

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Teardrop Travel Trailer #1: Buying an RV is not for this Lumber Jock, I will build one!

1059 days ago by Wes Grimes | 8 comments »

How about a retro teardrop travel trailer big enough for a queen size bed, AC, TV and exterior kitchen galley?Don’t ask me how much time and money I have spent on this. It is a sore subject in the house ;)Or when it will be finished already…

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DragonFly Harp #4: 1/4/2011 Completed Model

1331 days ago by Donna Menke | 14 comments »

Here is a good example of just how difficult joinery is with foam. Lots of slop and instant gratification- not at all like wood. Wonder if one can play a foam harp- nah.The foam model has been assembled for the first time- with toothpicks, tape, and chewing gum (just kidding about the gum). I tried to glue some parts with Titebond, but it never dried and didn’t stick well. I’ve decided to return to the original plan to end the bottom of the pillar outside of the sound box. Hope it...

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Donna's DragonFly Harp Project

1337 days ago by Donna Menke | 13 comments »

Hi Guys-I’m starting to make another harp and I thought some of you would be interested in seeing how it goes- as it goes.Why am I designing my own harp? I wanted to see if I could modify the Limerickplans I used for the Rainbow harp I made in 2007. I wanted the soundbox smaller,and I wanted it to be self-supporting and as tall as the Heartland DreamWeaverthat I have and like. I took aspects of lots of different harps and put them alltogether and this is what I came up with. I also want...

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