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Kitchen Hutch: the build

05-03-2013 at 01:03 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Afternoon off! Might as well go to the dungeon shop. Looks like Igor even cleaned it up, at least a little bit? Ok layout of the sides. That white paint can cap is a pattern, of sorts. I traced around it, and located the circle about an inch below the bottom shelf area. Measured in from the outside edges about 3”, and used a straightedge to connect the two “dots” . Then just a sabresaw to cut things out. Sawing both sides at a time. Same went fo...

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Redwood

04-23-2011 at 10:02 PM by Steve McCracken | 0 comments »

I have three 4×4’s that after much sanding and steel wool applications have been treated to a bath in teak oil. Color me suprised with the outcome. This outdoor project was worth the 2 year wait. I now will use my new plunge Craftsman router to make room for black tubing to add pizzazz to some climbing roses. I had no idea how the teak oil was going to “shine” my redwood. Wow. Color me impressed. Pictures will definitely follow.

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custom designed and built router cabinet

01-18-2011 at 12:51 AM by Dave | 1 comment »

In process.

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Part 2 - The Bed is Finished #1: Some early pictures

03-29-2010 at 10:59 PM by davidroberts | 3 comments »

The title is a little misleading. The bed is actually refinished. This was a project 2 years in the making. A neighbor grew tired of her grandmothers bed set sitting on her back porch and offered it to me two summers ago. Her idea was I would refinish it for my then 13 year old daughter. It was made sometime before 1936 and is a nice old piece, well made and in need of some TLC. I jumped at the chance to hone my finishing/refinishing skills, since I don’t have any to speak of. Wh...

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First Shop #9: Router table thoughts and the future

01-14-2008 at 05:09 PM by YooperCasey | 7 comments »

So I have spent my free time lately just cutting dovetails, rabbets, and grooves with my router table. So far I like it alot, but I’m going to get that formica on quick. The coating on it definitely wears quickly. I’ve been playing with my dovetail bit today, I love sliding dovetail joints, and man, now I can do it! The fine adjustment of the fence has been getting me lately. So now I am looking at the Incra Jig Ultra Lite Router System. See if I can Incra-ize it for some addition...

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Pie Safe #4: More Progress

01-26-2013 at 08:09 AM by scamp238 | 0 comments »

I have been busy working and my daughter has ben busy with school, so we haven’t had much time to spend on this. We have made some progress though. A little each week. She has cut and shapeed the handles with the router. Finished all the doors. She sprayed the whole thing down with strong tea to add tannins to the pine. We used this ammonia. We sealed it in the shower with the ammoina overnight. We pulled it out and looked at it. I was pleased. ...

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Tool Life episode 9 top 5 most used tools in my shop

09-04-2009 at 12:30 PM by kosta | 0 comments »

<div> Click To Play </div> In this episode I talk about the 5 most used tools in my shop and why they are used so much. I talk about the saying by your last tool first and how it doesnt make any sense.

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Bringing Light to Aging Eyes (updated 5-22-2007 w/Flashlight Ordering Information)

05-21-2007 at 04:48 PM by Mark A. DeCou | 13 comments »

Dimming Eyesight:A hard topic for some of us, but as we enter our 40-something years, most of us notice some changes in our eyesight. Not the usual stuff we have seen happen in our 20’s and 30’s, that was easily repaired by a little stronger prescription glasses, but some serious changes. The first signs, are obvious, the inability to see clearly up close. After we deny the problem for several months, we are faced with the reality that we need more light to see, and we need m...

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Live Edge Cherry Coffee Table from the Beginning #2: More Flattening, coming up with a plan

07-25-2014 at 11:18 PM by CharlesA | 4 comments »

I’m not an expert in Live Edge work. I’m doing this blog because I’m making this as a wedding gift, and I thought the recipients might find it interesting after they receive it. Perhaps some folks on LJ might find it helpful as they work through similar issues. I found an image on the net that serves as an inspirationIt will not be a copy at all, since I’ll be using a thinner slab, different wood, and a variation on the design. I’d already decided to do a w...

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Built in E-center, Yala #1: Just got a built in entertainment center

11-12-2011 at 07:01 AM by topcat | 0 comments »

Here is the drawing I submitted. Just a preliminary drawing, but we will nail down some more details this coming week and will start building the following week. From Yala, Hakim and Michelle

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