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Sassafras Box - a True Learning Experience

10-17-2007 06:25 AM by cajunpen | 15 comments »

About 3 years ago my wife and I were on vacation in Arkansas. I appropriated a slab of Sassafras from a woodworker that I had befriended. We were actually in a State Park that had huts set up with demonstrations of the way things were done a century ago – very interesting. Anyway, I got this slab, which is about 2 feet in diameter and about 5” thick. I carried it onto the tour bus that was taking us back to our hotel – people thought that I was crazy, my wife was way ah...

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MsDebbieP's Company Tours #3: Lee Valley, Part II

08-03-2007 07:36 PM by MsDebbieP | 23 comments »

(continued from Lee Valley Interview, part I) Following my interview with Robin Lee, President of Lee Valley, I took my Canadian Film Crew with me as I headed to my “local” Lee Valley Store, which is just an hour away, for my very first public appearance as MsDebbieP, the Canadian LumberJock. The weather was the hottest that we’ve had all summer and, boy oh boy, was the hat and coat ever hot! Inside, Don Riley, the store manager, gave me a tour, starting with the warehouse area i...

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Summer Joinery Entry Shaker Cabinet #2: Continuing with the construction

07-28-2007 04:59 AM by Karson | 6 comments »

One thing nice about not being allowed to use glue, No glue clean up and you can pre-finish all of the parts before assembly. On my finishing blog I wrote about using Pumice and Rottenstone as a wood filler, I thought I’d try something different on this cabinet. I used my private blend Danish Oil (1/3 Boiled Linseed Oil BLO, 1/3 varnish, and 1/3 Mineral Spirits). I squirted it on the boards and used a 120 grit Random Orbital Sander (ROS) to sand the oil and sanding dust. In doing that I wa...

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Cabinet Progress #13: Down to the Wire

05-19-2007 06:28 PM by gizmodyne | 6 comments »

Good times Let's Get Ready To Rumble!!!! (Poly) Time for the last coat before work. Luckily it goes on smooth. T - 8 Hours Mission assemble the cabinets and attach face frames. We decided to atttach the frame to the cabinet that needed a flush edge first. Then screw the second cabinet to this assembly. Don't worry OSHA.. This is a staged shot. Actual brad nailing involved safety glasses We used basic brads to attach the face frames. The assembly of the cabinets. Chicag...

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