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Curly koa

05-20-2010 06:38 AM by thatwoodworkingguy | 3 comments »

I recently received a piece of curly koa I ordered in the mailUpon opening it i realized this is one of the most figured woods I had ever held in my hands.The curls and the variations in color tones was incredible. The most spectacular I have ever seen! I honestly did not want to cut into this piece.A few hours later I went out for errands and stopped at borders to get a coffee and see if there were any new woodworking magazines I didnt have. I took a walk through the woodworking book section...

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Site Hass Been Hacked

05-20-2010 12:07 AM by Hisingwooddesign | 8 comments »

My website was hacked some how. I have talked to about a half dosen people recently who have also had this problem. I dont see the point or what the people doing this have to gain. Well whatever it is its starting to frustrate many people. If you were on my site the two weaird posts have been deleted. Click Here for more details.

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Making money with woodworking projects

05-18-2010 11:44 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 2 comments »

Check this article out on projects you can make money with. If you ever wanted to make money on the side with your woodworking or even start a fulltime business this is a list of projects that will work Click Here

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Erasing Glue - Quick Tip

05-18-2010 05:41 AM by Huckleberry | 16 comments »

I show you an easy way to cope with that sinking feeling once you stain a project and then the glue appears like magic.

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Tool giveaways

05-16-2010 10:49 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 1 comment »

Well the end of the month is half way here and I think we are getting our sponsors in line at Hising Wood Design so I thought I would announce the next round of giveaways. For any of you who recall last time we gave a way a brad new porter cable sander. Go to for details

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Going to local shows. #14: Nice Rack....

05-16-2010 12:46 PM by degoose | 15 comments »

I was at the local flea market this morning , doing the usual, buying the good lady wife breakfast… bacon and egg roll.. What can I say… cheap date… At one of the market stalls selling cooking stuff…. I found this plate rack… made of 6 mm black metal..I had an epiphany… these wood be great for showcasing my boards at shows and market days… [pun intended]I invested $6.00 and got 3…. last of the big spenders.. I stopped at Ken’s stand ...

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Shaper vs Router Table

05-16-2010 01:23 AM by Dustin | 5 comments »

When I built my first cabinet doors I did it with a cheap set of cutters I found on eBay with my 2-1/4 hp DeWalt DW618 router mounted under a melamine table. That was when I worked for Tim, a professional woodworker who left his two old shapers in the corner of his shop to collect dust. Tim would say that shapers are nice to have just in case but a router can do anything and more than a shaper because of the available cutters. Of course Tim really didn’t do any kind of large profile ...

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Tear out

05-14-2010 09:59 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 1 comment »

This week’s question comes from Sylvester in Illinois’. Hey Cody I’m building a dresser for my wife’s birthday coming up out of hardwood and have been running into some problem with tear out. I was wondering if you had any advice on how I can prevent tear out there have been many articles I’ve read online but several have countered it did themselves I’ve experimented with it a little bit but really can’t afford to waste any would do to the fact the hardwood is very expensive. Any advice ...

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Does anyone have experience with the universal table saw jig?

05-13-2010 08:18 PM by woodsmith | 3 comments »

I bought off ebay a universal table saw jig that is sold new by Woodworker’s Supply, Inc. The person that sold it to me is still looking for the directions. I think I see how to use it but it might some things I haven’t thought about.

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Safety Week

05-12-2010 10:52 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 0 comments »

This is a video I made a wile back but I thought I would repost it due to it being safety week. check out for more info.

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