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Segmented Woodturning: "to boldly go...."

1217 days ago by poopiekat | 9 comments »

I have been studying segmented turning for a while. I have lots of small pieces of exotic lumber, a really good lathe, and seeking some out-of-the-ordinary projects less frequently seen. It was some You-Tube videos, a 90 yr old turner in North Carolina, who really made me conclude that this was something I could be doing! And so it began, two blocks of 10/4 maple, with a purpleheart filler. Next, some laminated beech, cherry and maple, and a pedestal made of salvaged yew from a neighbors t...

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Legacy Ornamental Mill

2479 days ago by DocK16 | 14 comments »

Christmas came early this year. I was at a WW show in Pgh last month and sprung for a new toy…er …tool that I have wanted for years…..Legacy Ornamental Mill. http://www.legacywoodworking.com/siteMap. UPS tracking # states it is due to arrive tomorrow and quite honestly I’m more excited than Ralphy waiting on his Red Rider BB gun. I know some LJs out there own this tool. I am interested in any tips or shortcuts that might lower the learning curve. Always nice to ...

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3rd Update on the Hymn Number Stand

2550 days ago by Mark A. DeCou | 9 comments »

I had a nice weekend. Saturday I worked with a local cabinet maker helping him catch up on his schedule. We are nearly finished with the 3rd kitchen cabinet job, and then he will be caught up. I think I have worked about 8-9 days this summer with him on Saturdays. Sunday was relaxing, went to church and then home with the family, and a nap. A nap makes a lot of things better for some reason (not to take anything away from church). Today, Monday, I have the Hymn Number Board just abo...

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2nd Update on the Church Hymn Number Board Commission Project

2557 days ago by Mark A. DeCou | 11 comments »

Today, Monday, I took photos of what I have accomplished on my Hymn Number Board that I am building for the St. Anthony Church in Strong City, KS. On one hand, it seems like I made a lot of progress since my last blog late last week, but when I look back over the photos tonight, I can see that the number of hours it takes me to do this tedious work is mounting. I started the project with the previous blog: http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/decoustudio/blog/1508 Also, since I had enough in...

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