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Carving a Life Size Statue #3: Large glue up, transfer lines,starting to Carve

07-24-2016 10:32 PM by Dennis Zongker | 16 comments »

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 weeks of cutting, gluing, drawing layout lines and carving off the larger sections of wood. One of most important steps is matching up the cups of the wood grain while also matching up the color of the wood and density. Since you don’t have to worry about the wood warping, there is no reason to alter the grain direction from board to board to keep it flat. When gluing up for a large carving it is important to have the “cups&#...

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New Build Series and Giveaway

07-14-2016 08:44 PM by Guy Dunlap | 1 comment »

This is announcing a new build series for a chisel cabinet, which I am also going to giving away to one lucky viewer! The build series of this cabinet will be located here:http://www.simplecove.com/guild/chisel-cabinet/A sign up form for the Simplecove.com Guild can be found at the same page To learn how to win this chisel cabinet, please go here:http://www.simplecove.com/giveaway/ Link to Sean’s You Tube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmlRWK6jRFi2No_gDBDjwow As al...

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Hand cut dovetails made easy

07-08-2016 01:56 PM by Woodworkingbythebay | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dWPqRKq0RgHere is my method of making half blind dovetails, I have found this to be the easiest way for me and I wanted to share with everyone to help inspire them to get out into their shops and do what they love

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Reclaimed hoop pine cabinet #6: Its all about the base

06-24-2016 07:44 PM by Woodworkingbythebay | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSBC9PQ4HNs

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Blogging instead of Woodworking #20: At Last, a Morris Chair, Part 1

06-21-2016 04:10 PM by Douglas | 0 comments »

I just blogged (with lots of photos) about the Morris Chair I built this past spring. This part 1 goes through most of the build, and part 2 will be finishing, upholstery and stuff. For LJs, I’m also posting a project here too. http://dcwwoodworks.com/blog/2016/6/14/at-last-a-morris-chair (link fixed!) Here’s a few pictures…

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Reclaimed hoop pine cabinet #5: Drawers

06-17-2016 12:10 PM by Woodworkingbythebay | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-CoU0q2jwU

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Reclaimed hoop pine cabinet #4: Dado's and a design change

06-09-2016 04:59 AM by Woodworkingbythebay | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjzeWWuyZw4

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More working with Pine #10: Getting close to the finish line....

06-07-2016 03:07 AM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Well, got the armrests done.. The square part didn’t ake all that long to chop out. The round hole? Forstner bit. So, when the armrest settles down over the tenon on the top of the front post, the post will get “housed” in the round hole….more places to add glue. I also chopped a mortise in each of the rear posts. Armrest would then slip into that mortise, and onto the tenon. I drilled a through hole through that rear post, in the center of the mor...

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Reclaimed hoop pine cabinet #3: Just a big dovetail box

06-03-2016 09:09 PM by Woodworkingbythebay | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz-_GjwH6QM

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More working with Pine #9: Glue ups, we have glue ups

06-02-2016 02:56 AM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Finally…..I think….Tale of the good, the bad, and the UGLY…Got all the mortises done, decided to start glueing things up…( that was the “Bad” part) tried to clamp up round posts with plain clamps… Clamps would hold, until you looked away, then they’d flop onto the floor. Somehow got side #1 and the back to stay together long enough to pin a few joints… Went ahead and used side #2 to clamp things up better…..That is where ...

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