This bookcase had to be designed for a Church, and be movable. It also had to fit comfortably against the back of pews when been stored.I used European white oak which i quarter sawed myself,the shelves sit 90 degrees to the face edge.I made hold down blocks for the top, any screws used were solid brass SH and facing to heaven!The bookcase is movable on castors.Coated with sanding sealer and finished with about 8 – 10 coats of clear wax.
Hello Readers! There is a glimmer of light in the progress department of my small business. The brightest spot being that orders keep coming in at a steady pace. The Ugly has reared its head however in the form of doing the same process, over, and over, and over again only to repeat it again and again… I find myself trying to stay ahead of the orders, trying to not think about the fact that in the course of three weeks I have made over a 1000 square 1.5×1.5×1.5 inch blocks&...
Hi folks I’m totally new to this site and still not quite sure where to posts news. This one is about my future outfeed table and I’ve only now finished the sketchup for it. Still have small problem with it and I’m definitely curious about your comments beore I go further. As I explained in my intro, I’m in the process of setting up my shop and it’ll be very close to what’s shown in a FineWoodworking article by Matthew Teague titled : “Smart sho...
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This part of the project was huge and, not to totally plug a product, but thank god for a Kreg Jig. So first up the center-line rear leg, a 2×10, was installed (pics showing it later on in this post). Then the main 2×4 support of the shelf was installed…after a problem. When I built the legs, I used bolts to provide superior holding power. One of these bolts, on each leg, turned out to be problematic. They were sticking out the inside of the bench a bit too far. Some cut...
Here’s a video for all you beginners who want to know what are the best tools to start with….http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQgQaRUIF1U
I’ve been desperate for anywhere to find wood, or Holz. I try and find simple wood and I can’t find any! I’m getting desperate! This is how low I’ve sunk. I currently was in the PX looking for some things for the kitchen, and I found aromatic cedar hangs. In my desperation, like Gollum, I snatched several up and clutched them to my chest as though someone was going to steal them from me. I feel like an addict, trying to find a fix.. HELP ME GET MY FIX!!! :D
Ancientwood has developed a technique for filling large, structural cracks, sometimes found in Ancient Kauri slabs. This is a step-by-step approach for creating a flat surface with beautiful patterns and design. 1. The slab must first be flattened. This can be done with a drum sander, planer or a CNC router.2. After the slab is flat, locate cracks that need filling.3. Fill any hairline cracks with color-matched latex putty. Wet the adjacent area of the Ancient Kauri with spirits to get an a...
I was tempted for a long time to create a tool cabinet like I’ve seen in many books and magazines (Shopnotes’ ‘Heirloom Toolbox’ comes to mind), but wasn’t prepares for such a daunting task immediately since I am a new woodworker. I then decided that I really like my Snap-On knockoff tool cabinet, so I have considered an alternate design to hold a very specific set of tools. So specific in fact, that I plan on french-fitting every tool in every drawer aside fro...
I’m thinking about building a dog cart for my two overly energetic best friends. They are both over a hundred pounds. I’ve heard it is a very good way to get them the exercise they need and from reading many dogs really enjoy it. However I have only been able to find plans for modifying wagons or making them of PVC. I know dog carts have been around for centuries. I have just not had any luck looking for plans. Any help would be appreciated
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