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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #494: "Oh, Dear! Oh Dear! I Shall Be Late!"

10-17-2011 05:07 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I woke up this morning at 4:48 am. I knew I had a lot to do this morning, but opted to close my eyes for just a bit more anyway. After all, on Sunday I got up around five and didn’t go to bed until almost midnight. Surely I would get everything done. I woke up a second time around 5:50. This time I got up and got moving. I was watching my coffee in the microwave at exactly 6 am and thinking about all that I needed to accomplish before leaving the house this morning. I woul...

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Workbench #12: Bench Dogs

10-17-2011 06:16 AM by CartersWhittling | 4 comments »

Hello. This weekend had I finished up my tailvise and made the bench dogs for my bench. I am currently making up a video to show you the tailvise, so when that is done in the next day or two I will post the finished vise. I made one dog for each hole in my bench. Aswell as a special dog that fits in the first hole in the tailvise for when I need to clamp work that would be to short otherwise. I have a thin strip glued with the grain in the opposite direction to give the extension...

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Shooting Rest #2: The Structure

10-17-2011 06:01 AM by jajluni | 2 comments »

Well here is the Main body with most of the supports… I started by cutting 4 10 inch 2X4s and laminated them to make a pair. Those pieces will become the two main supports of the gun rest. I then Cut 4 More lengths of 2X4 to 18 in and glued two on each side in a stacking pattern to make up the side supports…Still all I have used only 112 inches of 2X4 and titebond II. In this picture you see the place where the gun will actually rest.Not 100% sure on the dimen...

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Santa Bottle Stoppers

10-16-2011 05:16 PM by Amcarver | 3 comments »

This year’s Christmas Gifts will consist of a bottle of wine and one of these hand carved bottle stoppers. Each one will be a little different but all will be holding a bottle of wine (some hidden behind them) and all will appear a little tipsy. I am carving as many as I can before Christmas. I’ll paint them as a group just before the big day.

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #493: My Little 'All Season Tree' Dressed Up For Halloween

10-16-2011 01:00 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 2 comments »

I got almost caught up with things yesterday. although for most of the day I worked on my ‘secret project’ that I can’t really talk about here on the blog. I don’t mean to be rude by mentioning it, but it really filled the better part of my day and I didn’t want you all to think I was slacking. :) In the evening, I decided to do some organization on the computer. I noticed that my Wacom tablet was having some problems that seemed to be related to the new key...

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Shooting Rest #1: The Rough Sketch...and I mean rough!

10-16-2011 04:04 PM by jajluni | 0 comments »

Well This is the start of my new project! A Shooting rest!...Not to over done sorta originally and will be beneficial for my Airgun Hobby and I hope it will be some help to people looking to build something similar.Haha now trust me I know the simplicity of this sketch I just wanted to get a simple idea across and maybe get some suggestions!

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Entryway Bench #1: Glorious, glorious old wood.

10-16-2011 07:54 AM by superstretch | 1 comment »

Today marked the day I actually started my last project before Christmas gifts… (I’m still in the planning phase) When you walk in the door to our house, there’s a 37”W x 20”D cubby hole on the left: I started by creating a 2×4 frame that will serve as the bench, that I’ll probably attach to the wall tomorrow and then attach the front-most 2×4 to that. I’ll then double up more 2×4s to make a leg to support the front of the bench....

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Wooden box projects and adventures #3: Why epoxy putty is my new besty friend....

10-16-2011 01:38 AM by MadJester | 10 comments »

Well…I was able to do a little bit more on the coffin today, and I’m still not 100% happy with the way the miter corners of the little ‘frames’ are coming out, but I’m pushing forward with the project, as I have decided to use it for myself instead of trying to sell it…I’ll consider it a learning project and leave it at that…still not sure how the best way is to get the uprights angled correctly…I’m so used to using my guillotine tha...

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Nightstand for CPAP Machine #3: Material cut sheet - Plywood for Two

10-16-2011 01:09 AM by LegendInMyOwnMind | 0 comments »

I tried using cutlist for sketchup and it didn’t make great choices so I flattened out the sheet goods and made sure they fit onto a sheet of plywood precut to 2ft x 4ft. There is enough material to make two nightstands. Material identification: Material Sizes:

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Nightstand for CPAP Machine #2: Improved material usage

10-15-2011 11:53 PM by LegendInMyOwnMind | 0 comments »

I did some changes to try and get most of the pieces for two nightstands from one sheet of Oak plywood. I have a subcompact car so I had the guy at Lowes Depot cut the wood into four pieces (2 ft x 4 ft each) with the grain running the 4 ft direction. Here’s a link to the Sketchup file . To get the material to mostly fit, I eliminated the two lower shelves. Here’s a link to the picture .

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