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Craftsy woodworking blog posts #7: Making a Tage Frid-style Three-Legged Stool (Part 2)

12 days ago by Furnitude | 1 comment »

Have a look at the latest installment in my series on the Craftsy woodworking blog:http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/07/how-to-make-a-stool/

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How I make Knobs

248 days ago by ChunkyC | 1 comment »

I have a lot of time on hands here so I thought that I would burn through some of the scraps that I have sitting in buckets. Time for some more knobs! Tools & Material Needed: Drill Press Forstner Bits (1/2” & 3/4”) 11/32” Twist Bit Band Saw Sanding equipment of your choosing Scrap Hardwood ~ 4” x 4” Threaded Inserts (It works just as good with T-Nuts) 1 – Attach the drawing to a piece of scrap or lay it out using a compass. ...

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How-To Make Log Furniture #12: Carve a Butt Impression How-To

311 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

Flat surfaces can be rough on the toosh. Try carving a butt impression in your seat and feel the difference! It’s like the wood is cuddling with your cheeks. See how to get this done in this video! If the video doesn’t appear, CLICK HERE

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Just for Fun #5: Chainsaw Carve a Bear How-To

362 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 4 comments »

Dave Sipe is one of the most interesting people I know so I had to share this with all of you! This video is an oldie but it’s one of my favorites! Enjoy!

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Just for Fun #4: The Blog Which Shall Remain Nameless

370 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 2 comments »

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How-To Make Log Furniture #7: Make a Chuppah How-To

399 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

I was asked to build a Chuppah for a wedding using small diameter, nearly green aspen logs. It was a challenge finding the logs but building it sure was fun! How do you incorporate logs into a wedding? It seems to be a growing trend – this is the third wedding project I’ve worked on. Please share things you’ve made for weddings by posting pictures below! If it’s a log item, I’ll share it on my FaceBook page with a back link to your page!

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Cedar Gate Handle #1: Cedar Gate handle - Start to Finish

493 days ago by twobyfour16 | 0 comments »

So, I recently built a new cedar gate & needed some handles. I didn’t want to go out & buy some, so decided to make my own. Inspired by “http://lumberjocks.com/projects/48854” CaptainAhab’s handles, I ended up with:Here’s how I built them:Starting with a lamination of 3 pieces of clear Cedar which I planed down to about 2 1/8” thick:Obviously, I made a little template for the top curves out of 1/4” plywood & cut the top curve with the ban...

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Skill Building #8: A Dovetail Tongue and Groove Plane

497 days ago by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 57 comments »

Last time I messed with the Stanley #444, the side walls of groove were pretty ratty. Not that they’d be seen, of course, but the product means the nickers aren’t sufficiently sharp. A little work on the fine DMT showed it wasn’t flat on the outer surface of either of the two nickers. I worked each just enough to get the surfaces flat. Then I carefully worked the primary bevels of each on the fine DMT. They’ve got a ‘camber’ to them alr...

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How-To Make Log Furniture #4: How-To Apply an Epoxy Finish

538 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

In this video Scott Shaeffer is joined by Kris Williams from Rocky Blue Woodworks who introduces us to various table top finishes. We’ll also be talking about how to build an aspen table top appropriately for an epoxy finish! This video is 1 of 2 in the series. To see more from Kris, follow this link: http://www.rockybluewoodworks.com/ This video is 2 of 2. See the full tutorial by following this link: http://logfurniturehowto.com/tutorial/how-to-apply-epoxy-finish/

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How-To Make Log Furniture #3: How-To Make a Puzzle-Cut Shelf or Panel

538 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 2 comments »

In this tutorial, Scott shows in much more detail how to craft the puzzle-cut shelf. This technique can also be used for dresser sides, door panels, or anywhere else you might need a really awesome panel. See the full tutorial by following this link: http://logfurniturehowto.com/tutorial/learn-how-to-make-a-puzzle-cut-shelf/

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