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Free Wood #5: Old Dresser Drawers

06-10-2016 12:41 PM by Dave Rutan | 3 comments »

A while ago I saw a chest of drawers on the curb, out for the trash. I didn’t have room for the carcass, but I grabbed the drawers. The drawer fronts were plywood covered with veneer. Unfortunately I didn’t know this until I started planing them down. Pretty much ruined as plywood, I used them to make a bunch of John Heisz style push sticks. One small bonus from these was a few pieces of hardware. I got two mending plates and two corner brackets. All hail ...

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Current Project #30: Playing with Marbles

04-04-2016 03:28 PM by Dave Rutan | 0 comments »

Just got the basic parts cut for a marble automata ala Steve Good. I guess it’s supposed to be a scroll saw project, but to me it’s easier with the big old saw.

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Scrap Wood Project- Make an Awl

03-13-2016 04:01 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

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Dave's Workshop #14: T-Wrench Handle

01-25-2016 01:31 AM by Dave Rutan | 7 comments »

“Necessity is the mother of invention” as the old saw goes. When I was researching the scroll saw that I got, I found that the special T-wrench was missing. So I looked it up and found that it is metric and 3.5mm. 3.5mm is not really a standard size as I found. They aren’t included in sets of hex wrenches and to buy a T-wrench of that kind would cost more than I’m willing to spend. Then I just looked online for a normal Allen key that was 3.5mm and found that...

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Napkin Ring Experiment(s)

09-10-2015 06:53 PM by Dave Rutan | 5 comments »

This is not worthy of being called a project. Doing some fooling around with some scrap, I made a pair of similar napkin rings. One is 3/4 inch oak and the other is about 5/8 in ‘wedge’ wood pine. I cut these out using a hole saw with two rings installed on one arbor. Then I Sanded the faces and edges on a belt sander, creating bevels with the belt sander as well. Then I hand sanded and dunked them in boiled linseed oil. After that, I applied wax to them from a ca...

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Current Project #26: The Catch of the Day

08-20-2015 08:25 PM by Dave Rutan | 8 comments »

I’m doing some glue ups for a few small projects using all the wedges I cut from the chair legs.

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Easy Made Art Easel

03-08-2015 03:26 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Have someone that enjoys arts in your family? Create this easel quickly with scrap wood. View on YouTube

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Christmas Gifts #2: iSTAND iDEAS

11-16-2014 11:48 PM by Paul Pomerleau | 1 comment »

At this time of year I am always asked to make various wooden stands for electronic devices.This gives me the chance to use up some scrap wood.These are quick and easy, and the designs are limitless and only bound by the imagination.These are but a few of the types that I have made for my family and friends.Enjoy.http://youtu.be/10sXW0demhk

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Scrap Wood Project- Candy Coffin Dish

10-30-2014 04:52 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 4 comments »

Just in time for Halloween! Build this easy made candy dish in the shape of a coffin. after your base is in it’s final dimension (measurements included in video), there is no more measuring-even with the different angles. Check out the video and see how it is made. Please subscribe for more woodworking videos AND blacksmithing videos. And if you want to watch some nonprofessional welding, watch this video below as I create a skeleton out of some scrap metal around the shop.

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Free Wood #1: Dressers

10-18-2014 01:49 AM by Dave Rutan | 9 comments »

[Legebla ankaĆ­ en Esperanto]Where do you find wood that isn’t plain pine boards and studs from the local lumberyard? If you don’t live near a furniture supply house or don’t want to pay for wood for small projects, do like I do. I live in a mid-sized town in the rural corner of New Jersey. When I’m out driving here and there I keep an eye out along the streets, mainly in my own town, for broken furniture. A lot of folks throw out broken chairs, but I don’t ha...

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