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lumber from tree #1: From tree-to-boards, a journey of sawdust fun

02-25-2012 03:10 AM by ChrisMc45 | 7 comments »

First “post” as a LJ. I have more shop-time than online-time, please don’t cut me slack but offer any how-to-do-better on HTML or posting as you will. A director at work had a big oak tree in his yard DIE (as in about a month) and have to come down. When he asked if I was interested, of course I leaped at the option. He had the arborist keep log-length 8-10 feet. His contacts were able to pull the four ~2-foot thick logs from his front yard…longer story, lesson: ...

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Take a look at these

02-21-2012 06:10 AM by Metrotek | 3 comments »

Have you guys [this includes gals too] ever seen these; they are quite impressive for wooden toys:http://www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com/Hoggarth.htm

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3 start rope with a 15' radi.

02-15-2012 05:41 PM by grosa | 3 comments »

Has anyone ever done a rope turning on a 15” or more radius ? I have been thinking about this for months. It can’t be done on the legacy mill. I don’t know if there is any other way other than carving it by hand. Do any of you talented wood workers know of a way to do this in a repeatable way ?

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Black Walnut, Log to Lumber

02-14-2012 06:03 PM by KPW | 9 comments »

Well, I started slicing up that blown over black walnut in my neighbor’s yard. Decided to start with the smaller limbs just to get a feel for it. First I used a draw knife to take off enough bark so the log wouldn’t roll on the band saw table. Then I free hand sliced it down the middle. After that I could put it up against the fence to get any thickness I wanted. Here are a couple of book matched pieces. Any tips or suggestions would be highly appreciated.

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2012 School Competition Projects #1: Jalen's Blacker House Chair - Getting started

02-07-2012 11:13 PM by Jeff Waggoner | 0 comments »

My son is doing a project for a school competition and a couple of months ago he came across some photos of the Blacker House chair and fell in love with it. He is a big fan of the Greene and Greene style and is currently reading books on the history of the Greene and Hall brothers. Here’s the problem his project has to be complete in March. We have spent hours searching the web and everything I find is incomplete and very inconsistent. We contacted some people on the web that we kn...

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Kitchen Island

02-03-2012 01:52 AM by Nighthawk | 2 comments »

One of my on going projects is the kitchen Island… The other day finally got round to plumbing in the dishwasher drain pipe, just need to do the main feed to it. (a friend will do this as he has the crimping tools etc.) Also finally put a shelf in for the microwave oven. Which was bigger than our last one, hence the change around where it went and my other the shelf unit project. The Island has dishwasher, and a bar fridge under it, and then at the far end shelf for the microwave. Look...

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Strip Canoe #2: Stripping Is Done!

02-02-2012 10:58 PM by Philip "Pip" Storm | 13 comments »

I have the stripping done. So, I thought I’d share some pics. The pics get better. I promise. I had a difficult time making the transition from vertical to horizontal across the stem. It felt to me like the stem form was getting in the way. When I referred back to Mr. Gilpatrick’s book He stated that this may happen and if so do some trimming. There we go! The transition was still a bit of a bear. Three hands and plenty of screws required...

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How to build a Desktop Art Easel

02-01-2012 04:20 AM by WoodJediNTraining | 4 comments »

How to build a Desk Top Easel Recently I built a desk top art easel for my mother for Christmas, She requested one from Santa, but since he is busy making toys for all the boys and girls, the task was up to me. This Easel is a great gift for the artist in your life. A fun build and a beautiful piece. The easel is made of Walnut and Oak it features two trays which can hold all of your paint supplies, as well as a paint pallet made from birch. The brass hardware and Oak Splines really set...

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Hickory Chest Build #3: How to build a Hickory Chest Continued

01-31-2012 06:12 AM by WoodJediNTraining | 0 comments »

This is a continuation of the Hickory Chest build. This is an 8 video series. Here we continue with part 3, 4 and 5

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Hickory Chest Build #2: How to build a Raised Panel Hickory Chest

01-31-2012 06:06 AM by WoodJediNTraining | 0 comments »

Hi everyone. I first off want to say I am sorry it took so long to get back here. Between Facebook, Google plus and Youtube and my website http://www.asimpledesignofocala.com . I never made it back here to update this series. Well the Hickory Chest build went very well. It ended up being an eight video series from start to finish. The Hickory Chest featured Raised Panel construction and the chest was lined with cedar. This project started when a client asked me to build a blanket chest for...

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