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French Fry Friday #1: November 5, 2010

11-05-2010 03:31 PM by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

I started a theme for each day of the week. Fridays will be “French Fry Friday” and I’ll be talking about some sort of accessories that I build. Why “French Fry Friday”? I always here “would you like fries with that?” Fries are a side item and not part of the main meal. Same thing with the accessories or smaller items that I build. I blog about the big stuff but neglect the smaller stuff. So hear is a chance for often overlooked items to shine. This first one is a bookcase that was part of...

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Lucas Mill Slabbing by OregonBurls

10-30-2010 02:48 AM by OregonBurls | 17 comments »

Many of you asked to see the Slabber in opperation. Well here it is! Let me know what you think. Now that I have the slabber up and going I will be stacking and drying lots of slab. They will be listed on my website( and Ebay. Thanks for looking!

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Foot rail for the bar...... #1: Bracket...

10-30-2010 02:18 AM by degoose | 11 comments »

Had a mate want to add a foot rail… to his bar …to rest you foot on…... when standing at the bar.. I made these brackets out of New Guinea Rosewood…. just need to drill a 40mm hole to thread a 40 mm Tasmanian Oak dowel through… There are six of them … three for each side of the L-shaped bar. Made a template and then cut all of them on a bandsaw and smoothed them out on the oscillating spindle sander. As well as drilling holes I will need to roun...

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Bedroom Wall Unit #8: Spraying is becoming better

10-27-2010 10:51 PM by depictureboy | 2 comments »

I want to thank everyone who commented on my spraying conundrums the last couple weeks… I am now adding 2 dixie cups of denatured alcohol to 1 quart (sprayer cup) of dewaxed shellac…it is going much better. I also realized that the sprayer shipped with the largest needle installed. I downgraded to the smallest and that seems to be going much better now too…. You cant see it in the picture, but the finish is super clean…I put on about 6 coats last night and yo...

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Just for Fun... #35: Feeling Better!!

10-27-2010 02:37 PM by littlecope | 16 comments »

I started feeling lousy a little over three weeks ago… woke up one Monday morning with a chill that I just couldn’t shake. I don’t know if it was a cold, or the flu, or what, but I haven’t felt “normal” until this week…I didn’t even have any specific symptoms, and it wasn’t a knockdown, drag-’em-out thing either, I just had the blahs… didn’t feel like Woodworking… I didn’t even feel like hanging out here on LJ...

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Quest for a bigger TV #8: Nearing the end

10-26-2010 07:13 PM by JBfromMN | 3 comments »

After having this new TV Entertainment Center project going on in my shop for over 2 months we were getting near the end. We installed the custom milled baseboard on all three pieces. Sanded them all the was to 180 and then started the finishing process. The first step was to take all of the doors and drawers out and remove all of the hardware. That was a monumental task in itself. There are a lot of hinges, knobs and slides on this thing. I am not sure I have mentioned it before, b...

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Quest for a bigger TV #7: Bookcase Doors

10-25-2010 06:12 PM by JBfromMN | 3 comments »

This series has been about re-creating an existing wall entertainment unit to accomidate a larger TV for my parents. In the 2 side bookcases there were doors that have glass panels in them. My Dad took up the task of re-creating these glass panels himself. He located an Art Glass store in Minneapolis where he could purchase all of the supplies and equipment needed to create these glass panels. They are true divided light windows with brass caming. He spent about a month perfecting the ...

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2 Jewelry Boxes #1: Jewelry Boxes

10-22-2010 02:38 PM by Roger | 8 comments »

Not sure if I’m doing this right, but, here is the finished boxes. They’ve got 6 coats of wipe-on Poly, and I used coffee filters in-between coats. A couple of Christmas gifts in the making. Oak and Walnut combination. Plans out of Wood magazineThe plans for this came from Wood magazine #192 Dec/Jan 2009/2010

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Three "The Clearing" tiles ... which one is best? #1: grueby green landscape tiles waiting for a frame

10-21-2010 03:48 AM by Dan'um Style | 19 comments »

Hey Lumberjocks Which one do you like best? 1 … 2 … or 3 ? All comments are welcome and appreciated.RegardsDAN links to other THE CLEARING landscape tiles framed. ... .. ...

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Quest for a bigger TV #2: The Design

10-20-2010 02:49 PM by JBfromMN | 1 comment »

Dad Said he wanted a bigger TV and to do so required a bigger Entertainment Center. He really liked the style of the one he had, but just wanted it bigger. So around Christmas of 09, when the picture was taken, we looked at what he had and what it would take to build a bigger one. We also had to evaluate the tool situation. Now I already had the Ridgid Trio from Dad’s in my Garage. The Table Saw, the Jointer and the Surface Planer. The only saw blades I had were the 40t that...

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