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Blogging instead of Woodworking #18: Prairie Sofa and Love Seat, Part 2

04-19-2015 05:24 PM by Douglas | 2 comments »

I just posted the next installment of my prairie sofa and love seat build on my blog. A LOT of pictures, discussion of design changes, and the fun of discovering the lumber you thought was awesome sometimes isn’t. http://dcwwoodworks.com/blog/2015/4/18/prairie-sofa-and-loveseat-part-2

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Dutch Tool Chest #8: fall-front together and installed

04-13-2015 05:34 AM by Tugboater78 | 2 comments »

A quickie post I didn’t mention making the red Oak pieces to latch behind the lower lip of the cabinet before. These are just big enough to fit below the lower shelf . The article in the magazine mentions making these the full length to subdue expansion, but I have breadboard ends for that. I measured and marked where the batten guides need to go, with a brain fart or two. You will probably notice a few holes in a picture or two where I mounted them where they didnt need to be. ...

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Blogging instead of Woodworking #17: Calling all red oak haters

04-07-2015 11:50 PM by Douglas | 9 comments »

I just posted a little story about my recent visit to the Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, with pictures and some thoughts on the furniture and woodwork, and … RED OAK. http://dcwwoodworks.com/blog/2015/4/7/the-robie-house-and-red-oak As a woodworker, I find visiting museums and historic homes/buildings/places an invaluable source of learning and inspiration. What do you think?

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now backgammons finished

03-31-2015 09:46 PM by Alexey Khasyanov | 1 comment »

Customer after 2 weeks decided have an finished object ))Now it looks better, and I think it will be commented))Backgammons

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CUTTING THE PYRAMID PATTERN

03-26-2015 03:36 PM by kiefer | 32 comments »

Finally got some pictures taken of the cutting process so here is the promised blog .This is the is the cutter I use ( CMT box joint cutter set ) This is the sliding jig riding on the fence cheek ,glued and screwed together and nice and square to the fence with no play which is very imported.The cutter installed and tilted to 45 DEG. and a insert just for this cutting operation.Notice the pencil mark on the insert which indicates the setting of the fence for the first cut. The indexing...

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Wooden box projects and adventures #5: Just got reminded that I never put up the end result!

03-23-2015 03:41 PM by MadJester | 9 comments »

So here is the final look on the small coffin…it has the cremains of my previous dog and two cats. My friend brought me the small handles and the lovely marquetry pice that I used on the lid…

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Building my version of the Essential Tool Chest #8: Finished

03-21-2015 01:30 AM by johnstoneb | 2 comments »

Finshed. While applying the finish I realized there was no hardware on the lid for opening it. It is exactly the same size as the box. The only way to open was friction on the sides of the lid.I laid one of the drawer pulls on top of the lid and it looked pretty good. I took an extra couple of days and ordered another drawer ring for the lid. After the last coat of shellac I epoxied in the escutcheon for the locks. The drawer pull came in today. The box has 2 coats of amber shella...

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Wood Gloat #1: Wood Gloat Number 2

03-16-2015 07:51 PM by jerrells | 3 comments »

Made a trip to the cabinet shop that allows me to pick through their scrap bin. Came back with mostly hardwood, Oak and Maple. The stack on the left is Baltic Birch plywood. I gotta get busy.

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Building my version of the Essential Tool Chest #7: Ready to finish

03-16-2015 01:50 AM by johnstoneb | 6 comments »

I expected to be farther than I am but things kept getting in the way. It’s hard finding time for everything when you are retired.I pulled the clamps scraped the glue squeeze out and sanded to 220. I started to install the drawers for the final fit and found two drawers wouldn’t fit. I had glued in one of the drawer dividers upside down. After talking to myself a little I took a walk came back and cut one of the drawers down fit great and made another drawer. That turned out ...

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Workbench build

03-15-2015 09:58 PM by TheFridge | 22 comments »

(Quite a few pics with this blog) I guess I am a cheap and a glutton for punishment. Off cuts of poplar, red grandis, and a tiny bit of maple from a local cabinet shop. Plus some white and red oak scraps i had on hand. After jointing, planing, ripping and squaring the ends. Then laid out so the butted seams are offset. Starting the glue up of 1 of 3 7” laminations. Lamination 2 of 3 Gluing up after jointing and planing the 3 laminations. Cu...

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