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Splinters of thought #1: The Year of the Book

10-20-2015 01:45 PM by bearkatwood | 1 comment »

The year of The BookThis year has been a good year of book buying for me. I have tried to expand my chair book selection and I think I just about got it. It started earlier this year with the wonderful book by Peter Galbert “The Chairmakers Notebook”. This is the best book on Woodworking let alone chairmaking I have ever read. Just recently I bought a few more that I feel are really worth the read. Chair: The current state of the art, with the who, the why, and the ...

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Doweling Jigs

10-17-2015 02:34 PM by PCorl | 0 comments »

I have recorded a video that shows the doweling jigs that I have in my shop. I also explain the advantages and disadvantages of each type. The link to my video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0SfSAr_YaE Hope you enjoy my video.

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choosing what is right for you #3: Kreg pocket hole jig R3

10-16-2015 08:47 PM by kenthemadcarpenter | 1 comment »

I’ve seen the commercials, I knew I had a couple project where this would come in handy, I debated and procrastinated for months. Finally I decided to buy one of these jigs, I decided on the R3 because the sound of $40 vs $100 was a better bet. Overall it’s a great little tool to have on hand. How ever there are certain things they don’t mention so I will. There screws are not as self tapping as they claim. A self tapping screw should bite and grab these one you need clamp y...

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Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand #4: Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand Pt.4

10-07-2015 12:56 PM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone, Uploaded part 4 of the Krenov Cabinet On Stand Build to YouTube. We have made some good progress and the cabinet is looking great. Check it out! Here is a link to the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjEyjbt_UhU

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Race Gas power vs Electric power

09-20-2015 08:23 AM by Project of the day | 6 comments »

I think you will be surprised how big the difference actually is.How big is the difference there between an electric chain saw and gasoline-powered.Which do you think is fastest in a sawmill? View on YouTube

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Shop Wrap Up's #2: September 2015

09-19-2015 11:07 AM by WoodWorkingFusion | 0 comments »

Link to video on Youtube – https://youtu.be/3oodZYScDJ8

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My systainer's story

09-18-2015 05:44 PM by mirock | 2 comments »

Hi friends. In this post I’ve gathered all my systainer’s experience. Idea is not mine, once, I found theme about german school teacher, who had made wooden systainers https://m.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152558178967044.1073741861.323539532043&type=1 Their experiense very impressed me and I decide to build my own model. My first systainer was a little imperfect. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/uDDmqknxPCg Then, I made test for strength. ...

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Four-Poster Captain's Bed #2: How this got started...

09-16-2015 06:59 AM by RobII | 0 comments »

How this promise of a captain’s bed came about was almost an accident. My bride-to-be is used to having a large bed, California King, to be exact. All I had was a paltry queen-sized mattress on a relatively low frame. She commented that I probably stuck out over both ends when I slept (I’m 6’ 4”), and I had to agree with her. She also did not (understandably) want to share a bed with me that I had shared with my last (deceased) wife. So, I went and bought a Cal-Ki...

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Beginners Start Here!!! #3: Cutting/Milling Tools For Beginners On A Low Budget Continued

09-11-2015 10:56 PM by TObenhuber | 0 comments »

If you have started collecting your tools as the funds become available, you might find yourself looking like this more and more. At least I hope you will. It’s really a great experience. Credit to Nick Offerman Woodshop “The Dusty Proprietor” (Photo by Emily Shur) As for continuing down the road of cutting and milling. You will probably inevitably find yourself looking for your work horse. Most likely 1 to 3 horses of raw electrical power to be more accurate. ...

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Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand #3: Build A Krenov Style Cabinet On Stand Pt.3

09-10-2015 11:53 PM by wdwrkr631 | 4 comments »

Hello Everyone,Uploaded part 3 of the Krenov cabinet build. It’s coming along nicely. Here is a link to the video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtYGy01gqzU

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