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My Woodworking Projects #6: Coffee Knock Out Box - Hand cut dovetails

04-20-2016 07:29 PM by Jordash | 2 comments »

Hey guys, So I’ve had chance to do and film another project. This time I wanted a knockout box for my coffee making. So I decided to make a dovetail box to hold the spent grounds. Here’s how it turned out: If you’d like to see how I did it then check out the videos below: View on YouTube View on YouTube View on YouTube

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Making a Saw Vise #2: Finishing the clamping area

04-14-2016 12:24 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

The final part. Cut your curves and apply a finish. Now get to using it.

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Coffee table #1: Starting the project

04-10-2016 01:10 AM by Markymark | 2 comments »

I started by my project by opening the book to the materials list. Then grab a board of oak and cut it down to make the rales.

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Spalted Live Oak

04-06-2016 02:14 PM by highlander33 | 0 comments »

Hello. I’m new to this site and I would appreciate any helpful suggestions or tips regarding my project . A couple of 200 – 250 yr. old at least , California Costal Live Oaks have recently come down on the property that I live on, and I have been Milling them myself with a Alaska Mill that I have put together, here’s a few photo’s to share : I’ve coated both sides with Anchorseal , and have stickered them accordingly.Through reading as much material ...

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Live Oak

04-06-2016 02:14 PM by highlander33 | 1 comment »

Something that caught my eye while working with this piece of wood. Reminds me of a Halloween face

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Plant stand #8: Final assembly

04-05-2016 11:32 PM by BJODay | 1 comment »

Here is a shot of the top and the shelf. I taped and marked the shelf because it will be notched around the legs. I measured from the center out. I didn’t want to work from one side and push any play all to one end. I wanted to cut on the band saw but that would have meant marking the top and bottom. It is too long to cut it all in the band saw without flipping it over. I thought this will be a perfect opportunity to screw it up. So instead I cut it just a little shy using a jig saw....

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #75: Made a start on the Dining Room Suite

04-05-2016 08:34 PM by PhilBello | 7 comments »

I think it will take almost as long to prepare this, as if I made it from scratch! On closer inspection, they used nails to supplement all the joints. Then just covered both the nails and the joints in filler, I guess to cover with their gloopy paint! I started by sanding the table with 80 grit, to remove the filler and expose the nails and wood grain, then punched all the nails, and raked out the filler. They have not only nailed the joints, but the top to the skirt as well, wh...

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #74: A Cheat!

04-05-2016 12:13 PM by PhilBello | 6 comments »

I’m going to have to go on a diet…lol! Our dining room chairs have been breaking one after the other, and we decided that we had to replace them, however on scouting around it was cheaper to buy a new suite than just the chairs. We had also decided to downsize, and give ourselves more room, there is only the two of us, so we are going to have a smaller table and only four chairs. Here in Colombia, unless you go to the big stores with imported furniture, with a bottomless pocket, ...

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Plant stand #7: Glue up

04-02-2016 06:19 PM by BJODay | 1 comment »

I varnished the pieces individually. I use water based varnish. I like to wipe it on with a rag. It leaves a thin coat. So I give it 3-4 coats until I feel it is covered well. Varnishing first also makes glue clean up easier. I always dry fit just in case there is a burr or other fit problem before I break out the glue. The green tape has marks on it so I get the lower rails all positioned to the same height. I left a little play, (vertically), in the tenons for wiggle room. The upper r...

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End Table #1: Plans and materials

04-01-2016 05:22 PM by Tony19 | 1 comment »

I’ve finished planing and getting ready to build my table. My material list is in the photo above and the plans as well. The total board feet is 8.9 ft squared. I will have about 2 months to complete it and it’s gonna be the best freakin end table Tooch has ever seen. On Monday I will begin building my legs and the aprons of the table.

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