Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'oak'

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Stand Up Jewelry Box #14: Legs and internal assembly

03-15-2018 03:03 AM by cowboyup3371 | 0 comments »

I need a bigger workbench after events of this week – one of the main carcass boards fell and broke while I was trying to size and fit the legs before assembly. I chose not to use clamps as I needed full access to the sides and wasn’t ready to assemble it as it was still too cold. However, I did not lose as much time as I feared and am now set to finish this project up by the middle of next week with delivery scheduled for the end of the month. I still need to make a door to hi...

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Antique Tool Box #1: Is this a joiner's Tool Box?

03-13-2018 05:52 AM by CaptainKlutz | 12 comments »

#1 Dislike blogs. This is a documentary.This series of posts was created to document a recent estate find and hopefully gather some information from the antique tool collectors that troll LJ for entertainment. Did not want to pollute the HPOYD thread and potentially lose information. Back story: I have been working wood for 40 years as a hobby. As I become more senile and slow down from my impetuous youth, have learned I like the “FEEL” of working wood and started using hand...

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Composer's Desk #1: Composer's Desk - blogging the project

03-07-2018 09:36 PM by nickbatz | 0 comments »

I was having these made by a shop out of solid oak or maple for over a decade, and all along I wanted to develop an affordable version. Then – spurred on by someone actually offering money :) – I figured it out: make it myself, and use nice oak plywood and high-quality Douglass fir dimensional lumber instead of solid oak that brings the materials cost up to about as much as this whole thing sold for! Based on posting pics on Facebook, I now I have two more “commissions...

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New Peterbuilt truck #1: Engine

02-13-2018 07:10 PM by HotRod1 | 7 comments »

I guess I should have started this in a blog, instead of the way I did, sorry. First started the transmission out of Gabon Ebony, and added some oak accents, and the engine flywheel is out of yellow heart. Now getting an good start on the engine, front cover and exhaust manifold. Adding the air compressor, valve cover, intake, fuel filter, turbo and alternator Needed a fan and some finish on the engine.

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Shop Upgrades #1: MFT 3 Powertool Workbench

02-05-2018 04:57 PM by MatthewTruax | 3 comments »

Hi all! I’ve been designing this workbench in my head for quite some time. Over this past weekend, I was able to finish milling the frame/structure of the workbench and complete the glue up. I used the Domino XL 700 and installed twin tenons (loose tenons) in all joints of the frame. I know some of you will be astonished that I’m using this walnut for a workbench, but if you look at my completed projects, you will see that this will match my Roubo workbench and lets be hones...

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Fixing Up a Couple Woodworking Chisels

02-03-2018 12:34 PM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I don’t usually get lucky at yard sales and flea markets when it comes to finding old woodworking tools but I recently came across a couple chisels and a gouge that needed some handles and some time at the sharpening station.

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Making a Shadow Box With Splined Miters

01-29-2018 02:47 AM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I made this shadow box to showcase my son’s recent school accomplishments. I made the frame out of some oak I had in the shop. I added splines to the miters to give it some strength. This is a great afternoon project that doesn’t take a lot of material and utilizes a simple wax finish.

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Crib #1: Design

01-21-2018 06:21 AM by RenB | 1 comment »

All right please bear with me, this is my first Blog entry on any topic. The wife and I are expecting our first child at the end of May. We are equal parts excited and terrified (to be honest I’m a little more on the terrified side, but don’t tell her). The only project on my list currently is a Bluetooth speaker, but that is on hold because the battery I ordered is coming from china with a one-month ETA. So, I thought that maybe I would get in over my head and build the cri...

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Classic Wooden Yacht Tender #1: Step 1 - To loft, or not to loft

01-14-2018 12:43 PM by SemperSailor | 7 comments »

Hello Fellow Lumberjocks, I’ve been bitten by the bug. I am obsessed with learning how to build wooden boats. I have no wood-working experience (and very few tools), and am reading everything I can get my hands on. It’s a little intimidating, but I do like a challenge. This will certainly be a test of patience for me. I have the plans for Sunshine, a 10’ 6” yacht tender originally designed in 1914 and has beautiful lines. I actually opted to buy the lofted p...

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Benchtop Bench & Vise #9: Sketchup Plans

01-13-2018 12:37 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 1 comment »

For those of you that need more detail in this project here is a link to my my Sketchup plans that I have stored on my Google Drive

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