Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'idea'

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06-20-2011 01:02 AM by Jake Brain | 27 comments »

I spent a lot of time looking on the internet for a Jig or fixture to use to install a set of quadrant hinges. The quadrant hinge is a complicated-looking L-shaped hinge that is use in the jewelry boxes that I make. It helps to remember that a quadrant hinge is simply a butt hinge with integral lid stay or stop.The arms of the hinge extend along the sides of the lid and base of the box and the internal stop bar extends from and recesses into a mortise in the box wall and lid. The jewelry box ...

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Woodworking with Abrasives - Provocative Teaser Article by Andrew Crawford in British Woodworking

06-17-2011 08:54 PM by Steven Davis | 3 comments »

I found out about Andrew Crawford via an article somewhere here at Lumerjocks. For those who don’t know, he is a master box maker. I joined his mailing list at and just received his newsletter with a link to his article “A Riddle in the Sand”. Very, very interesting. In the article, Mr. Crawford argues that abrasives have evolved rapidly in recent decades and should be part of the toolkit of any woodworker, not just for finishing and p...

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06-17-2011 05:19 PM by AkBob | 20 comments »


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Calling al Arizona LumberJocks!!!!

06-15-2011 07:41 AM by scrappy | 13 comments »

Hello all! Looking to try again at an Arizona Picnic/get together. Did not have much turn out for the last one. We were at the Kiwanis park in Tempe and we were a little hard to find. I am checking into Woodcraft to see if they will let us use their class room. It will be air conditioned so we would be out of this wonderful 110 degree Arizona heat. ( but it;s a DRY heat… is the OVEN!!) Looking to have this get together on June 25th. Let me know if this works. Sorry only 2 weeks ...

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What is woodworking really???

06-15-2011 07:22 AM by JohnAjluni | 8 comments »


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"Trash into Treasures" or, "Learning Basic Woodworking Through Salvage and Repair"

06-14-2011 10:52 PM by BobTheFish | 4 comments »

As a bare bones woodworker strapped for cash and lacking in tools, there is no better way to get your foot in the door than refinishing and repair. And there’s no better source for raw materials than digging through the trash on town-wide cleanup days. Though it may seem a bit “undignified” to the average woodworker, collecting old furniture on its way to the landfill and giving it new life, is not without its own skill set. Through this practice, one can, with truly mini...

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So you think you can go pro ? :) #9: Hens and Biddies

06-13-2011 06:01 AM by sawblade1 | 1 comment »

Good evening LJ’ This weeks subject is about bidding or Job cost not only from a professional standpoint, but from a hobby point if you want to build or asked to build cabinets :) One of the most annoying things I hate to do is bids for a cabinet(s) a lot of work from design to final finish choicesOne of my secret weapons is a free cabinetware program it will take you about 4.5 hours to learn and set up but will save you countless hours in headache of bidding :) I will post a link at...

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Minature Bud Vase

06-12-2011 12:45 PM by AlexHarris | 3 comments »

Hey LJ just posting a recent video I did on making a tiny bud vase I make from Australian Red wood. The shape is not perfect but it looks nice because of its size. Enjoy!

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My "Bucket List" #12: Segment Four Part Two- Almost done assembling

06-12-2011 05:07 AM by therookie | 1 comment »

Well today was an extremley busy day my dad and I went and did a tree clean up job for a guy in my scout troop. We hauled out 2 mounded 8’ x 16’ trailer loads of box elder and I got some pretty nice wood but thats a later blog. When we were all done with the tree and had everything cleaned up I got to get back to work on my WorkBench. So I put the end aprons on, made the clamp bars and got the holes drilled in them notched them out and put the slots in the bench top pieces and ...

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06-11-2011 06:25 AM by AkBob | 6 comments »


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