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Tip: The Shim Fix for the Small Gaps in a Mitered Corner

03-25-2018 01:14 AM by DeLayne Peck | 2 comments »

If anything sets me off in the shop it is miscutting or bumbling a miter. Too often I don’t have the material or patience to remake a part. Or, an effort to grain match just cracked up. There are a lot of solutions: Glue and sawdust, burnishing with a screwdriver, or try wood putty. I’m certain shimming a gap is not new. But, it works. Cut a thin strip. Hand sand it to thickness. Dot some glue on it and tap it in place. Carefully clean up any squeeze-out. When the g...

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Cost Saving Tips: Glue Mats and Machine Lighting

03-18-2018 04:41 PM by DeLayne Peck | 3 comments »

Blue silicone glue mats recently appeared in woodworking catalogs. $29.95, gulp, for a 15” x 30” mat. I hate slopped, dried glue, but really? I recently “borrowed” a BBQ non-stick grill mat from the kitchen and intentionally slopped and dripped glue on it. Dried glue popped and wiped off with little effort. Set of 5, 16” x 13”, $5 bucks! Here is the link! Posted by other brothers, but it bears repeating: Magnetic, LED sewing machine lights are in...

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Wood Glue Tests and Information #1: EIGHT Wood Glues TESTED with Unexpected Results

01-11-2018 08:41 PM by CharlieK | 3 comments »

View on YouTube I started wondering about wood glue recently and the more I thought about it, the more I thought that I should do my own set of tests. I am interested in Working Time, how well different glues will work with veneer, and how well they will work with bent laminations. I did not test for strength because Fine Woodworking did a great article on glue strength and their results were that most all glues are plenty strong enough. I also limited this to only PVA glues. I still ...

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Road Trip Highlights, NEW Twin Screw Vise, David Marks Class, and more...

12-28-2017 07:54 PM by CharlieK | 3 comments »

<div>Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code</div> I drove from Minneapolis to Santa Rosa, CA to take a class with David Marks and it was great! I also got a sneak peak at a brand new Twin Screw Vise design by Andy Klein. I think this one will actually make it to market, and hopefully it will be soon! Other highlights from my 5000 mile road trip. Charlie

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Epoxy Lids and Why I Hate Them

05-06-2017 06:01 PM by MaxSupernova | 9 comments »

So, I like to rant about user experience and design issues, and this is something that really bugs me. Yes, it’s minor, and it’s easily solved with a sharpie, but it shouldn’t have to be! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQySdXv49CM

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Fixing Warp in Plywood

03-26-2017 04:36 PM by ConrailDon | 2 comments »

Hi Everyone, this is my first post. I hope to tap a good knowledge base here.I am trying to build some table leafs (hope i used the correct word). They need to be 1.075 thick. My thought was to glue up some 3/4 birch Ply with some 1/4”. I struggled to find some really flat 3/4” stock, so I glued up the first panel on my workbench. My workbench is 3/4” particle board and very flat. Anyway the 3/4” stock had about a 1/16” bow in a 4 foot length. I glued this up...

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How to Transfer a Photo to Wood

12-12-2016 11:07 PM by Grumpy | 13 comments »

I like this idea. This type of project would make great Christmas presents..View on YouTube

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Glue Bottle Stand

09-28-2016 09:06 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 2 comments »

Simple solution to a ridiculous problem. Subscribe, like, comment, CLICK HERE!

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Drying With a Microwave #2: Like a Phoenix from the ashes.

02-26-2016 12:28 AM by Druid | 11 comments »

PART 2After ABC’s “friend” quickly left, ABC started over again by using another piece of cedar. He re-drew the pattern, and started carving the bowl all over again. So, by the time that I arrived, ABC had completely re-carved his project, sanded it, and had applied 2 coats of stain as shown here. We reviewed this carving, and I explained that his techniques were excellent for a first carving project. He has followed the grain of the wood very well, and there are no signs of any problems w...

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Drying With a Microwave #1: Part 1 - A bit of a warning.

02-26-2016 12:12 AM by Druid | 9 comments »

I have noticed several enquiries and comments on Lumberjocks regarding the use of a microwave oven for the purpose of drying green wood, so I want to pass along a description of a recent event that happened to someone I know. For this posting, I will refer to this person as “ABC” (A Bowl Carver), and I will let you assume that ABC is male. As a bit of background, ABC was injured in an automobile accident, and as part of his rehabilitation process I am currently teaching him how to carve. S...

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