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Challenge 04: Concept for a larger project

04-19-2008 10:24 PM by ThreeJs | 3 comments »

I designed this simple proof of concept project for my house. My ultimate goal, (when I get the time, money, and tools) is to replace this: My current shop would be hard pressed to complete even this first project, but I think we will get there eventually. So here is the concept shelf. It is a wall hanging model, that when built will probably not go on the wall shown above, but will hang in the room, and hold some of our collections. I designed these shelves with Cherry and...

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A project in Maple #7: a PIP, and a tray?

10-06-2017 11:18 PM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Well, catching up….trying to get this project done..sometime… Got this all sanded down to 120 grit…and added a coat of amber shellac…. Still needs to have the hinges installed…. All squared edges were rounded over, using a spokeshave, a block plane, and smoothed out with the sander..Hinges? Well…they did make it ON to the chest…in a way. The Maple 1×1 and the 1×4? The skinny one is to be a rail. The one by is to supply a...

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"Slabbin' at Wood" #6: "Homelite 26 LCS and more....." --by RusticWoodArt

10-01-2007 04:37 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Homelite 26 LCS and more….. ....and so I thought I would toss in a few more photo’s of the Homelite 26 LCS model chainsaw, along with some shots of the gear reduction drive system, 2.75:1, that it used…. ....and along with the belt reduction, one will also notice the external plumbing line for the oiler, at the entry way into the chain bar. The oiler was manual, and thumb operated and while checking this one out on Saturday afternoon , I can affirm that pump is sti...

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FWW Build Off '08 #3: Wine Rack Installment #3

04-20-2008 01:07 AM by RusticElements | 3 comments »

It’s coming along. Thursday I managed to get all of the tip done (bottom of the picture) and most of the way to the top.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At this point, things got pretty slow. While doing the tip, moving down as well as moving up, I could do 4 planks at a time and have the first one dry by the time I finished the 4th. Then I could start over and just keep going. Once the tip was done, I could only do 2 at a time and then had to wa...

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Sogo drum 2.0 #1: Building a Sogo drum

08-15-2009 10:55 PM by kidi | 3 comments »

This summer I began the build for an improved Sogo drum design. This is the first drum I created about 4 years ago based on a Ghanaian Sogo drum. This is the next version I created the drum in 3 sections creating a crosscut sled for each one. I then glue all the staves and attatched the sections together with high grade construction adhesive. This is just a rough sanding to do general shaping get off all the glue. I plan on finishing the project with General Finishes Seal-a-cell a...

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Tool thoughts #42: Rediscovered a Lumber Source in CNY (central NY)

02-17-2013 12:25 AM by NedB | 3 comments »

I just made a happy re-discovery of a ‘local’ sawyer whom I’ve dealt with in the past. For those in the central NY area, chime in here if you’re looking for some decent hardwoods, Zach is the sawyer, and he has maple, ash, elm and hickory in 4/4 up through 10/4 at $1/bf. It may need some seasoning, but hey, that’s what lumber racks are for, right? I’m planning on making a run up his way in about a month, month and a half from now, just about the time that m...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1707: Three New Scroll Saw Designs

03-04-2016 01:31 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Sometimes I feel as if I have triplets. In a way, I do. (Or even quadruplets or quintuplets – depending on how you look at it!) There are just so many aspects of creating that I enjoy, that it is difficult to stick to only one medium.  I love painting and drawing, but I also love embroidery and woodworking as well. Then there are paper craft and even sewing. I have so many ideas that cross over into other areas that it is hard to decide which ones I want to do at any given moment. ...

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Wedding Clock #3: Making Panels

04-25-2011 12:31 AM by kenn | 3 comments »

It’s time to glue up the panels that are needed. I’m making a frame and panel as the back of the clock that will consist of 2 panels stacked on top of each other, held in place by the 3 horizontal rails and 2 vertical stiles. So I’ll need 2 panels for the back. Here’s one of those. Note the carpenter’s triangle that I use to keep the parts aligned. I have already glued the bottom two pieces together but we’ll walk through the rest of making this one. ...

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Life happenings #1: What a load

08-04-2016 02:02 PM by JimDaddyO | 3 comments »

Making use of things other people have no use for. There is a sawmill about an hour away from me. It is run by some Mennonites and they work hard making harvesting and milling logs into what we are all here for. Beautiful boards and timbers with which we use to make our projects. But there is a lot of the tree that is just not useful for sale for this purpose. What to do with the waste? Well in this instance, I heat my home with it. All the slab wood and off cuts are offered up for s...

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Asian Cabinet #4: Legs and Aprons

11-10-2010 01:58 AM by Brian Havens | 3 comments »

Makings some progress again, after getting a little side tracked on the second set of legs Some may be curious about the rasp that I use for making templates. It is a #49 Nicolson, a.k.a. “pattern maker’s rasp”. It has an irregular tooth pattern that make it cut quickly and easy to control as well. You can see it here . It is a little expensive, but if you plan on doing a lot of templates, it is worth it in the long run.

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