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Side project #1: Intarsia map

134 days ago by BJODay | 0 comments »

I came to a point where I was stuck on my table project. While pondering a solution to my current problem, I thought I would fill in the down time with something small. I once saw an intarsia map. It was pretty cool looking. I thought that would be fun to do. So I started making a map of Wisconsin, with each county a separate piece of wood. My original idea was to use local woods. Red oak, maple and willow in the south. White pine, red pine and birch in the north. I abandoned this plan and...

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Birthday Picture Frame for my Wife

246 days ago by RaggedKerf | 0 comments »

Here’s another project I’ve recently completed and now have time to upload the blog entry. Ah, another secret project… I decided to frame a map of Oxford, England (its printed on cloth, like a handkerchief) my wife picked up when she was going to college there. It has survived the journey back across the Pond and moved from Illinois to Delaware, Florida, Texas, and now Wisconsin….the whole time it’s been folded neatly and neglected in a box. No more...

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Daily Update #15: December 14, 2009

1588 days ago by Chris Davis | 0 comments »

What’s happing in the shop for December 14, 2009. First thing this morning I’ll be building a box to hold some maps for the Montessori school. This is the school that I just built 41 bookcases for. This was a last minute add-on. I will then go on location to add some shelf stiffeners to the older bookcases and move them to a new location. Later in the day I’ll continue to work on a loft baseball bed with a Locker murphy bed on the bottom. For missed video and bui...

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random #19: Most elaborate dollhouse ever: Moscow?

1786 days ago by Gary Fixler | 10 comments »

I continue to be amazed by how many amazing things there are out there by which to be amazed. I find new ones every day online, and have for the last decade. One I found this week is a 1/500th scale miniature of all of Moscow, built in 1988, and maintained ever since. It looks to be all balsa, or basswood. If the city changes, or a new house is built, they correct the model. It’s stayed current for the last 2 decades. Tons more pictures How hard could it be?

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