Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'live edge'

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Live Edge Walnut Desk with Waterfall Joinery and a Metal Leg #1: First Cuts With The Track Saw

10-19-2016 10:41 PM by JustinTyme | 0 comments »

I just started this build for a client. We originally started with 6/4 sweet gum. That did not work as the wood was heavily warped. We switched to a walnut that is fairly flat, but also only 4/4. Originally on of the 45’s on the desk was going to be a waterfall joint with a hidden spline. Instead I will most like craft the 45, but back it with metal to strengthen the joint. The other side of the desk will be supported by a metal leg. I have not decided what I will seal it with. I am ope...

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Building a Rustic Live Edge Coffee Table Part 1 of 2

07-18-2016 08:39 AM by JordsWoodShop | 1 comment »

In this video series we are making a rustic live edge coffee table View on YouTube

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In the wood shop today #44: Saw mill yard & projects

03-28-2016 03:29 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 11 comments »

Well it’s been a little bit since my last youtube video, thanks again for watching! In this video, I’m walking through my log yard / Sawmill and wood shop talking about my on going projects…...

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In the wood shop today #43: Big planer, Big jointer & Walnut

01-13-2016 02:22 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

Wood shop walk through, update on the going ons here in my shop

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Crotch Walnut Slabs - All Sizes and Shapes

03-15-2015 03:02 PM by dcg4403 | 0 comments »

Hey Folks, Just wanted to let any fellow woodworkers know that we’ve been focused on buying and cutting crotch sections of walnut & finally have them coming out of the kiln every 3-4 months. We have about 150 slabs in our Wimberley, TX located between Austin and San Marcos, TX. Part of what we offer is a focus on bookmatch sets although we certainly have a lot of singles. These sections of slabs are typically 18”-24” wide. We cut everything at 10/4. Lengt...

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Making walnut slabs with a saw mill - Wood mizer LT40-HD

02-28-2015 01:01 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments » In this video I’m making lumber from some Canadian Black Walnut logs on a 1992 wood-mizer LT-40HD. I’m flitch sawing the logs keeping the live edge on. Which is not only good for table tops, I get extra lumber that I can use for my chairs because of the curves of the legs, fit the curve of the boards. As always thanks for watching!

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Bookmatched live edge computer desk build process

02-18-2015 11:41 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 6 comments » Follow along the build of a beautiful live edge book matched slab computer desk. Built from Canadian Black Walnut from a pair of book matched slabs along with a unique cantilever leg design.

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Nakashima Inspired Walnut Slab Table #4: Finished (Almost)

01-22-2015 03:31 PM by Marshall | 7 comments »

I spent the better part of the last two weeks applying Arm R Seal to the table. The table top got four brushed coats of full strength Arm R Seal on each side. Between each coat I buffed with a 1000 grit festool platin pad. I then wiped on a 50/50 mix of Arm R Seal and Naphtha on each side. Here is the top after the fourth coat: And after the final wipe on coat: The base got five coats of wiped on Arm R Seal/Mineral Spirits 50/50 mixture: Finally, it was time to attach the b...

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In the wood shop today #36: Glue up, live edge desk, rocking chair course

01-01-2015 03:00 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments » In the video I walk through my fine wood working shop while discussing the projects I have on the go. I’m typically building dining chairs, bar stools or rocking chairs. I also teach a 1 on 1 course where we both build a beautiful rocking chair! Happy new year!

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Live Edge Cherry Coffee Table from the Beginning #12: It's all done--Final Entry

08-30-2014 10:55 PM by CharlesA | 6 comments »

After about 6 coats of Arm-R-Seal (I use gloss for the first few coats because it is easier to deal with, then satin at the end), it’s looking pretty good. I knocked off the rough spots between coats, and thinned it a bit for the last couple of coats. I’m very pleased with the color and the finish. Arm-R-Seal is a funny finish, because you have to be patient through the first couple of coats before it starts to look good. Here are a few pics.

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