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AGING OF SURFACE #5: Clock " The House of the Time"

07-05-2013 09:27 PM by Walther von Einik | 0 comments »

Youtube blog for this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAaiTRtSetk&feature=youtu.be Clock ” The House of the Time”. “von Einik family style”, pine, cedar, ceramics, woodfinish – beeswax, and the real Chinese clockwork. Without many words – everything is clear on the photos. Enjoy! Pictures a...

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AGING OF SURFACE #3: THE CHAIR FOR OUR BELOVED DAUGHTER

05-30-2013 06:26 PM by Walther von Einik | 2 comments »

The idea of making the chair for our beloved daughter was originated a long time ago, but wanted to make something special for her. She likes the old fairy tailes and beautiful cartoons about prince and princess very much, also, our love to rare mighty things – pushed us to make this «von Einik family style» creation.I used turned old pine legs from old balasters and rest of was new lumber. Only hand tools were used, I didn’t used electrical tools for reason -i like to use hand tools....

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AGING OF SURFACE #2: REPLICA OF THE OLD RIGA TAVERN WINDOW. PICTURE WITH FRAME. STEPS OF THE WORK

05-27-2013 04:14 AM by Walther von Einik | 4 comments »

Also, video blog is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEzqKl-QOwA&feature=youtu.be I was looking for some photos and saw this – very old, and remembered that long time ago saw rare architecture, sculptures and houses in Riga. I always liked how the tree with impression of the ages looks. It reminded me my childhood, when my grandfather was making different things in «old style». The more things changed, the more they stay the same – and in this time «old style» ...

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New wood from Rare Woods arived....

07-15-2011 03:42 AM by thiswoodshop | 0 comments »

Got some Rhodesian Teak and Tambotie, thought I’ll share my find and there news letter. I was looking high and low for some new wood and was very lucky to find this. Very happy so far with what i got..

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #3: Getting things going...

05-26-2008 09:30 AM by Thomas Porter | 16 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #2: Buying the Materials

05-26-2008 08:58 AM by Thomas Porter | 7 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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Endgrain Floor - Made from scratch #1: Endgrain Flooring (Cobblewood)

05-21-2008 06:45 PM by Thomas Porter | 4 comments »

NOTE TO THOSE WHO WANT TO DO THIS…Please don’t use regular grout like me. The wood shrinks slightly and is allowed to move because of the urethane adhesive remaining pliable. There’s tiny little cracks where the wood has separated on the outer tiles in the room. It’s not going to weather well, so I’m replacing the grout in the near future. Thank goodness endgrain floors are cheap material cost. :-) Everything else I did was fine, but the grout was an experiment t...

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