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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1118: Meeting Up With Some Friends

08-31-2013 11:25 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Yesterday turned out to be a wonderful day. While I didn’t get any woodworking or painting finished, Keith and I had the chance to meet up with a friend that I met here through my blog and spend the afternoon with her and her husband. Anna and her husband Jim are from British Columbia, which is all the way on the other side of Canada. I had began a friendship with Anna when she started following my blog here and commenting on it. I love how Anna took our designs and put her own spi...

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Quarter Round Display Shelf #2: Making the Quarter Round Shelves

04-20-2009 03:24 AM by sIKE | 3 comments »

I have been working on the overall project for the last several weeks. The panels and shelves glue ups are done and the initial sanding is done. Next up on the list was to turn the shelves from squares to quarter rounds. So it was time to stop and start making the jigs needed for the project. The Rounding Jig and The Quarter Rounding Sled, the Sliding Dovetail Socket jig, and the router fence for the Pins. The Rounding Jig is based upon Norms, however my little 9” BS was not up to th...

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Pie Safe #2: Progress

01-06-2013 01:32 AM by scamp238 | 3 comments »

Well, I had to unexpectedly go to Florida December 26th and I was gone for about 6 days. My daughter didn’t get much done while I was gone, but she has made some progress. She made some mistakes, but putting our heads together, we figured them out. Here are some pictures of the progress:

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Hand Tool Journey #20: New Mallet No. 2

07-30-2013 08:09 PM by Airframer | 3 comments »

Spent the night in with the family last night. Which was fine because I wanted to let the glue set a bit longer before doing anything that might stress the joints. So no progress made last night but got started early this morning. Took the head out of the clamps and cleaned up and flattened the top and bottom. Then using the string trick I figured out the angle for the faces to be cut at. Scored some nice deep lines for the cuts and got to cuttin’ Then turned my att...

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Building a Computer Desk - The great design process.

10-09-2013 11:50 PM by JustJoe | 3 comments »

I woke up one day last week and decided I wanted a new computer desk. First order of business was the planning process. A cup of coffee and five minutes later and that arduous task was complete: It’ll be about yea wide, so tall, and will use that common cherry with all the black sap that I need to get rid of. It seems a bit vague now, but it looked exactly like what I wanted in my mind. I started with four legs, but had no 8/4 cherry and 4/4 looked too thin so I used a lock-miter bit...

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It's Beginning to look at lot like Christmas #1: A bandsaw box inspiration

07-25-2011 09:18 PM by Kerry Drake | 3 comments »

A couple nights ago I was laying in bed thinking about a particularly nice pine glue up cut off I had sitting out in the shop. Every time I’ve gone out there recently, it catches my eye. I had a rare burst of creative inspiration and a thought came to me on what I could with it. My wife loves snow men, so this should be something she will like. I am planing to make 3 drawers, if I was braver I would cut the drawers out, tape them back in place, and turn it so that it w...

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The Sawcliffe Green man #5: The Sawcliffe Green man #5

03-23-2014 11:08 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis | 3 comments »

Working down to the level of the leaves and starting to shape them out to see how much ‘in the round’ effect I am actually going to capture. So far, so good!

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Live Edge Cherry Coffee Table from the Beginning #6: Filling in the Knot; making the Spline Jig; choosing the Cut-Line

07-30-2014 01:57 AM by CharlesA | 3 comments »

The board had one large knot at the end of the board. The knot was fairly soft, so I dug it out a bit and filled it with epoxy mixed with the router shavings from flattening it. I did not like the look I got—looked like melamine. I dug out the knot from the other side and used finer sawdust instead of the router shavings (what I’ve done before). But the knot is so large that it now looked like I had filled it with MDF. So, I used a chisel again and shaved off a 1/16&#...

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Desert Ironwood Chair (progress)

03-29-2010 05:05 PM by dezard | 3 comments »

Heres what Ive been able to do in my spare time. But its starting to get thereI inlayed it with a piece of D.I tried to make it blend as much as possible. The chair still weighs 30lbs, I have the leg stock picked out and estimating final weight at 50-55lbs.

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mahogany dresser

07-31-2010 01:25 AM by dub560 | 3 comments »

i always wanted a mohagany dresser so i decided to build myself one. not really sure what design i wanted to follow and so after looking at a few on the site (i borrowed some ideas from you) i ended up with this so far. tell me what you think? my panels are 3/4 plywoodlegs are 1 1/2 squaredmoldings are just a cove and bead set up(end up trying to hide unsightly gaps after gluing up everything) i just have to fill some nail holes now drawers are being dovetailed on the jig, i̵...

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