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How to Make a Hammer Handle

06-12-2017 01:26 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 5 comments »

View on YouTube So hammers are something that we all use and quite frankly there’s as many different ones as there are people in the world. There’s a hammer for every job, and there’s a gorilla somewhere that knows how to use it. To keep it practical, hammers/handles are purely individual taste. I’m not a big fan of overthinking things like thickness/shape/curve/popularityontheinternet. There’s no wrong way to do it but there are ways that work better than o...

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Thors Hammer Smartphone Amplifier

04-06-2017 11:09 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Finished up the thors hammer smartphone amplifier. This turned out better than I expected. The sound that comes out of the hammer is a deeper tone and is a bit louder. This is a great alternative for a bluetooth speaker.Check it out and subscribe to my channel for almost daily content!

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Dave's Workshop #21: A Brass head hammer just because

02-24-2017 12:55 AM by Dave Rutan | 2 comments »

I don’t know what I might use this hammer for, but I felt like making it. The head is made from a piece of plumbing that I replaced in our bathroom. The face pieces are screw on fitting from my box of ‘future’ clamp parts. The handle is a turned spindle from some piece of furniture. The voids in the head were filled with epoxy wood. I lightly sanded the handle to remove some of the finish and swabbed on some boiled linseed oil. The head was cleaned up with a belt sander ...

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How to Repair a Damaged Clapboard

03-10-2015 02:47 AM by Antoine Rizzoti | 2 comments »

The wood siding clapboards on your house will expand during hot weather and shrink during cold weather. Over time, this repeated shrinking and expanding can cause the clapboards to warp, split, and crack. If you have damaged clapboards on your house, the easiest way to repair them is to replace them with new brand-new pieces. You’re going to need several different tools to do this job. You’ll need a pry bar, a hammer, a utility knife, a hand saw, some caulk, a box of siding nails, and your re...

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my journey to reclaiming pallets #1: Flower boxes 101

05-09-2014 07:42 PM by Denzel Johnson | 4 comments »

now in the process of breaking down pallets

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Roy Underhill style Maul / Mallet - Black Walnut #2: Taking Shape.

12-11-2013 01:42 AM by jordanp | 6 comments »

When i mentioned to my brother that i needed him to cut stuff with his chainsaw he came right over.. Keep in mind this wood is very very green. I sealed the endgrain to prevent checking.I used a draw knife to strip the bark off two thirds of the log before we started on the next step. He was so intrigued with the project he wanted one of is own as well, so I set him aside a log as well. I clamped the log down to some gluelam slabs I had outfront. We cut across the grain a...

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Re-handling a Framing Hammer

11-10-2013 04:29 AM by summerfi | 4 comments »

This old framing hammer is in need of a new handle. I’ll make one out of the hickory board it’s lying on. I’ve cut out the blank for the new handle. Here I’ve laid out the exterior outline of the handle and the break points for each curve. I’ve cut out the shape of two sides of the handle on the bandsaw. I saved the cutouts and taped them back on so I have lines to cut out the other two sides. Here is the blank after sawing has ...

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Reclaimed Glory #6: Breaking down a hardwood pallet - (Rubberwood?)

08-30-2013 09:29 PM by palaswood | 10 comments »

The other night I spied with my little wood-crazed eyes, a pallet with exceptional color and figure that is the same wood as I had salvaged from a disassembled dolly of sorts in topic: What species is this?? Wood Identification help Here is what i saw that piqued my interest: So I went shopping the following day on my lunch break to that big orange Home Center, and came away with some great tools for breaking down this pallet. (reviews forthcoming, they all performed awesomely) ...

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Small Brass Hammers #1: The Prototype

05-07-2013 02:15 PM by Luke | 8 comments »

I’ve decided to try out this video thing. This is my first and it is very basic. It just shows my intent with making these small brass hammers. These will be used for adjusting plane blades mainly. I may add a wood side on one end at a later date. Hope this comes out okay cause I plan to do many more. Thanks for watching. http://youtu.be/Q8mmU9ZFbPc

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Intro #1: Hello from a new member

12-10-2012 02:43 AM by deutschman | 10 comments »

Hello, My name is Jeremy (firm cyber hand shake). This is my first blog entry for my account here at LumberJocks. Short intro. Please excuse my spelling. Spelling has been a struggle for me my whole life.A bit about my self. I was born in Marburg Germany, but have lived the larger part of my life on the west coast of the USA. I love anything I can do with my hands. Pottery, glass work, automotive work, carpentry, cooking, brewing beer… you get the idea. I love to learn and share. I a...

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