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Setting Up Shop (The Gloat to End All Gloats Blog) #1: Introduction

253 days ago by FaTToaD | 6 comments »

Hello all LumberJocks! As promised in my Gloat to End all Gloats post, I’m starting a blog series dedicated to discovering, moving in, and setting up the dedicated shop we got as part of our recent home purchase. I plan to put several types of posts under this one series, which will range from discovering the new tools to setting up the shop and making it my own. I’d like to start by letting y’all know we closed on the house on Friday afternoon, so we have spent all weekend clean...

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Monster Dog House #1: Foundation and Framing

360 days ago by milbert | 4 comments »

After 4 years I decided my boxer dog, Raiden, needed a friend. After it was decided that his new friend would be a mastiff that could be 3 times (!!) his size, it seemed like a good idea to build them a dog house in the yard that would be big enough for both of them. The project was started with some general dimensions in mind but from there was pretty much off the cuff. It is completed so I will do multiple posts as time permits to show the process. Foundation: 2-3 inches deep of g...

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Home on the Hill - Intarsia Woodworking

498 days ago by Chris Mobley | 2 comments »

Creating custom intarsia woodworking often finds its best design from a story. One stormy day in April, not very different from any other day, tragedy struck in Alabama. My father was out for the morning working as usual. He decided to come home early because there were some reports that bad weather was coming. He could not have gotten home at any better of a time. As he pulled into the driveway, he had just enough time to find his wife, grab a few neighbors, and get into the panic room i...

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Home on the Hill

532 days ago by Chris Mobley | 1 comment »

Home on the Hill Intarsia Woodworking Home on the HillCreating custom intarsia woodworking often finds its best design from a story.One stormy day in April, not very different than any other day, tragedy struck in Alabama. My father was out for the morning working as usual. He decided to come home early because there were some reports that bad weather was coming. He could not have gotten home at any better of a time. As he pulled into the driveway, he had just enough time to find his w...

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Easy built birdhouse

672 days ago by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 7 comments »

Enjoy some shop time with your children by creating an easy built birdhouse. Product cost is approximately $3, time spent was about 30-40 minutes. You can let them make their birdhouse unique by adding paint.

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Window Bird House - Nest Box

698 days ago by Daris | 4 comments »

I created a video on what I did to build a Bird House with a clear plexiglass window on the back of the house. This was a fun and quick project to do on a weekend. Check out the video below or read more about it over at woodlogger.com Here is the end result

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Child's Toy Box Chest Seat

1068 days ago by jakub76 | 7 comments »

I wanted a chair for my daughter’s cubby house and was looking to buy something 2nd hand. I came across a chunky pine post in my back shed and inspiration struck. I decided I could make a chest that could provide some storage for toys and double as a bench seat – I also wanted to get my head around this mortise and tenon business. I marked everything out and cut all of my tenons then cleaned them up with chisels. All hand tools so far, by necessity. I marked each ...

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So I have this old beam from an 18th century house....

1112 days ago by Transition | 6 comments »

So I have this old beam (pictured) from an 18th century house in which an aquaintance grew up. I’d love to turn it into a gift for him and his new bride. I believe that the beam is red oak. It is 6”w x 3”d x 36”l (39” if you count the tenon). I was thinking of cutting off a slab, turning five 4” bowls/vessels from the rest, and displaying them on the slab. But I thought I’d post it and solicit suggestions. What would you do with this piece?

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going green #2: Jay Shafer's tiny house

1467 days ago by Gary Fixler | 8 comments »

Meet Tumbleweed, Jay Shafer’s 89 square foot house, which he built himself, learning how to do so as he went. Unlike me, who always needs more space, Jay loves living small and wouldn’t go back to “living big.” The house has lead to a business, the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, and he’s able to cart his house like a trailer right to job sites, or anywhere else he wants to go. Though I couldn’t live this way, I would love for all the people who wouldn...

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Cool Wood Finds #2: Mr. Milburn - 94 and almost blind woodworker!

1570 days ago by Sawdustonmyshoulder | 5 comments »

What do you think will keep you from woodworking? Well, here’s a news story to keep you going back to the shop!! Mr. Milburn of Union County Mississippi! Look to the upper right corner for the video story. I hope they keep it on the site.

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