As promised in an earlier blog.. I intend to take you behind the scenes at a Wood Show.. and a major part of any wood show are the characters who make it informative, educational and entertaining…the people who bring in the crowds… the people you want to come and see… The Demonstrators.. These folk come along and do various demonstrations from traditional woodworking, woodturning, box making, dovetails and showing the basics to beginners as well as tips and tricks for ...
Here are a few shots of some of the work that was displayed at the Canberra Timber and Working with Wood Show…
Not too long ago I purchased a pair of Ridgid lithium ion drills and diligently filled in the lifetime warranty and submitted same to the offices in the U.S.Today I recieved via my e-mail a 20% off offer from Ridgid as follows:From wood stuff 2010Excited by the offer I hastened to the website only to find this:From wood stuff 2010 They took my money from a Canadian Home Depot, they sent my warranty acknowledgement ,then promptly refused to give me the same treatment as all of their other cu...
As we continue on in our build we get to where we need to build the boxes for our drawers. I run through it and explain about setting up for the drawer slides.
I got an email from http://lumberjocks.com/didierld this person today: didierld. This guy (or girl) is a horrific spammer.. beware do not reply to this guy unless you want to do as I did- tell him to GET OFF THIS SITE. I don’t know how to report this person to the moderator? Could someone either tell me how to report the person so he and she can bug off? Thanks!
In this episode I show you all of the ins and outs on using hardwood edge banding. I had to pick up a new trim router so once I make the new base I will show that to everyone.
Well, my show went very well this weekend so I am looking for a drum sand so I can improve the quality of my cutting boards and produce some end grain boards. I just found one on craigslist for $395 and now I need some advice. The manufacture date on the motor is ‘96 and the color of the unit is green. I am not sure when they switched to white. Other then listening/checking for bad bearings and looking at the overall condition, what else should I be looking at or for. This unit als...
So here is part two of this series on making these desks. I show you how I layout my sheet goods and yes I did solve my quandary of the pencil drawer grain. So I hope that this is entertaining and educational for all.
Episode 76 Milescraft Sign Crafter from kostas workshop on Vimeo.In this episode I set up demo and review the milescraft sign crafter. The sign crafter includes everything you need to make a sign. I cut a Baltimore Ravens sign and it turned out looking pretty good. I am a New York Giants fan but I am making this sign for a friend. This week I started working on a sign for a local firehouse.
Had a couple blow outs while raising the panels but was able to patch them. will sand the joints perfectly flush in the morning.
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