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2" finger joints for big boxes 30X15

12-16-2014 07:01 AM by rf58 | 1 comment »

i plan on clamping at least 8 boards together marking them out…... use my chain saw to ruffly route them out then come in with my big router fitted with my 1” bit with a guide Bering and follow a jig and move it over each time has any one ever done this what problems do you think i will have. i want the fingers to stand proud about 1/4 ” while i got them clamped up i will camphor the edges the 1/4” after the guide jig is removed. what do you think… anot...

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Path To A New Workshop #1: The Intro/Situation

12-15-2014 12:09 AM by Vactet | 2 comments »

Hi folks.Well first post here. Found out about this site from Pintrest pins leading to it and found it extremely helpful. Figured I’d chronicle my not-so-little project here via these blogs. So here we go. [WARNING: This entry is going to be highly text heavy] Short history lesson first. Started my own business in June of this year (2014). Was currently living in a house that I was renting for various reasons but had every intent of buying a house shortly. Prior to that lived in a Co...

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Pallet project challenge- Gift Basket

12-14-2014 05:48 AM by cpine | 9 comments »

I make a “gift basket form pallet wood. This was fun project and can’t beat free wood! This will be some of the gift baskets we give this year for Christmas. Thanks for watching! Link

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Treasure Box - Series #2 - Post #15: Inside of the box "Frisage" (parquetry)

12-11-2014 10:18 PM by Patricelejeune | 11 comments »

After almost a month away in Europe, London and France, I am back and working on the boxes again. It was really nice to go back home as I haven’t been able to do so for 4 years. It was also nice to be back, through away the jacket and sweater, an put on the flip flops. Well, regarding the boxes. When I came back I put the already cut bone leaves in green dye and while waiting to feel up the holes in the marquetry, I started working on the inside of the boxes....

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Wing Top Box # 2 assemble and clamping #1: WING TOP BOX ASSEMBLING AND CLAMPING

12-06-2014 02:29 PM by kiefer | 6 comments »

Not much got done the last couple of days but it’s coming along .The first thing I would like to mention is that I did not use clamps to glue up the panels just rub joints and and let dry on the melamine board ,this saves a lot of time and the other thing is make sure that the saw is set to dead square when cutting the parts and double check everything for size and square !!!!!!!!The plywood panels for the bottom.shelf and dividers are cut and shaped .The corners are cut out on the she...

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Wooden Handles for Screwdrivers

12-06-2014 02:11 AM by cpine | 2 comments »

I am making some wooden handles for some harbor freight 6 function screw drivers for Christmas gifts. I made the first one from Walnut and the second one from Cocobolo. Yes I understand that cocobolo is a little nice for $2 hardware but I had this wood around for a long time and it sure does make a great handle! Please check out the video and comment I love the interaction ! Thanks!! Chris How to Make Wooden Handles for Screwdriver

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Epic Desk: 'The Consummate Indoorsman' #1: Spitballing. Lots of Spitballing.

12-05-2014 03:43 PM by StillTooShort | 0 comments »

This idea has been kicking around in my head for almost a year, and recently gathered momentum due to the fact that I acquired a new (and practical/non-lethal) table saw. I also re-discovered Sketchup after many years, now having something to actually draw. To this point the desk has gone through a lot of practical refactoring: I decided that because I will not have the cash on hand to buy a thickness planer that all the lumber would probably need to be sourced from available dimensional...

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Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring #24: Wall Mounted Floor Saving Workbench

12-05-2014 03:05 PM by Paul Bucalo | 4 comments »

This is what I was thinking of to go up against the field stone walls around the dungeon walls. http://www.familyhandyman.com/workshop/workbench/wood-work-bench/print The tall back ends would have to be screwed (bolted?) to the overhead beams for support since there isn’t any way to actually attach to the field stone. Maybe I will need to add short, sturdy feet extending out onto the floor space for additional support. Thick mil. plastic sheets between the wood and wall would ...

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KIEFER KNEE VISE CONSTRUCTION AND SKETCHUP MODEL

12-01-2014 04:45 PM by kiefer | 12 comments »

Here is the blog on how I made the new vise in pictures and a SKETCHUP model that you can download and play with .http://lumberjocks.com/projects/108195The SKETCHUP model was done by LUMBER PUNK /LUKE and he deserves a BIG Thank you from us for donating his time to create the model . https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model.html?id=u3e3dad6a-12ff-45cf-b376-0cd8ca9af4a4Also a Big Thank you to Paul/Shipwright for the maquetry logo .Here is the video link .https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vZLa3...

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Tuning up my new old unisaw #1: Routing cast iron

12-01-2014 06:26 AM by TheFridge | 9 comments »

So I traded a .270 weatherby and 300$ for an old rockwell unisaw that was just refurbished by its previous owner. I got it dialed in when I discovered the top was warped when I went to cut some tenons to test it out. Needless to say, this was a big problem. A machine shop wanted 400$ to surface grind .010 off, but even then the heat could still warp it. There were also no shop with a Blanchard grinder from laffayette to houma to New Orleans with the capacity to do it, that were willing...

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