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Joinery - Spline Miter Joint

01-10-2013 04:30 PM by Bob Simmons | 9 comments »

Joinery – Spline Miter Joint. Watch and learn how to cut and fit spline miter joints for your woodworking projects. Make a strong and decorative miter joint for furniture, picture, frames, jewlery boxes and much, much more. Read the following woodworking article to learn more about the spline miter joint.http://theapprenticeandthejourneyman.com/tag/spline-miter-joint/ Your comments are welcomed. Watch more woodworking how to projects & videos on YouTube…Subscribe ...

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Pie Safe #3: More progress

01-08-2013 11:45 PM by scamp238 | 4 comments »

My daughter has been making some progress on the pie safe. She has gotten it almost to where you can tell what it is going to be. She has finished punching one of the panels and is working on another. I have a question, are there anyShe has finished punching one of the panels and is working on another. I would love to hear some ideas. By the way, the panel was punched using a sharpened nail and a hammer. I thought it came out good. We opted for a bread box opening ...

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Working away...

01-08-2013 12:51 AM by synecdoche | 1 comment »

It’s been a while since I posted anything! I started a new job a couple of months ago and other things have taken a back seat. I got back down into the workshop last weekend after a trip to Lee Valley and a find on the local classifieds. I picked up a few small tools—a chisel and a dovetail saw, most notably—at the former and a 10-year-old Craftsman router at the latter. The router works well but sorely needs some new bits. I haven’t had much occasion to play with it y...

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MDF tape measure shelf.

01-07-2013 05:11 PM by revieck | 2 comments »

Using leftover MDF to make boxes for storage.

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Shop Made Wood Inlay Banding - 45 Degree Diamonds

01-03-2013 09:28 PM by Bob Simmons | 9 comments »

Shop Made Wood Inlay Banding – 45 Degrees Diamonds. Watch how to assemble and glue the maple and walnut segments together to form a decorative wood inlay banding. The diamond pattern is of 45 degrees. All the wood segments have been accurately and uniformly cut on the band saw with the aid of a few specialized band saw sleds. In this woodworking video you’ll see the woodworking methods that the woodworker uses to produce a nice, tight pattern for the banding “log̶...

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Cosmatesque #4: Picture Frame - Cosmati Wood Inlay

12-27-2012 05:50 PM by Bob Simmons | 8 comments »

Picture frame of Cosmati wood inlay design. Learn woodworking methods and techniques for picture frame making. Learn how to inlay a wood inlay banding with wonderful designs of sacred geometry based on a cosmatesque pattern. Watch the methods and techniques employed by the woodworker to create the wood inlay banding in the workshop. Band saw sleds are used to create uniform segments for the inlay banding. White glue is used for its slow setting capabilities and the fact that it dries cl...

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My Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo build #1: Split Top Roubo base construction

12-26-2012 12:05 AM by jasondain | 8 comments »

This is part 1 of my blog on how I built my workbench. The bench is now complete but i’ll be adding the steps i used to build it and lots of photos here so others may benefit from what I learned in the process. Happy Reading! I constructed the base using 8/4 Sugar Maple. I had agonized a bit over the wood selection and considered soft-maple, white ash and even douglas fir as possibilities. I chose sugar maple for its durability as I wanted this to be the uber-workbench and I coul...

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Upcoming projects

12-23-2012 05:46 PM by Pallirondack | 6 comments »

I have discovered a true love of building things, mostly with recovered lumber. The vast majority of my recovered lumber is in the form of recycled wooden pallets. I enjoy the challenge of designing and crafting different pieces, drawing on the available, free plans I can find online, coupled with my own modifications along the way. I am not a pro, finish carpenter so my creations are primarily rustic, outdoor patio/deck style pieces that should last a very long time if the end user takes ...

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Pie Safe #1: A beginning

12-22-2012 01:34 PM by scamp238 | 5 comments »

My daughter and I are building a pie safe. Well, my daughter is building and i am supervising. She doesn’t seem to have much fear of the tools, so that is good. I have helped her with setting up the machines and giving advice, but she basically has done it all. She is 17 years old and a senior in high school. Anyway, here are a few pictures of what we have done so far. The design is roughly what is found in the 1988 Woodsmith magazine. I am pretty pleased with the results so far. ...

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Cosmatesque #3: Cosmati Wood Inlay Banding - Part 3

12-21-2012 04:35 PM by Bob Simmons | 8 comments »

Watch how the Cosmati design is applied to wood inlay banding in Part 3 of this woodworking series. All the wooden segments have been cut on the band saw using cross cut sleds made in the workshop. The segments have been glued up to form the inlay banding “log’ and the woodworker is now prepared to joint an edge of the log so that thin strips of 3/32” veneer can be sliced on the band saw. A Rockler thin rip jig is placed and secured into the band saw miter gauge a dist...

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