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How to Make a Wooden Straight Edge for Woodworking

4 days ago by WoodAndShop | 5 comments »

In the above video I show a simple tutorial on how to make a wooden straight edge for traditional woodworking. A straight edge is an essential measuring tool used when flattening & straightening your boards, and a perfect beginner’s project to hone your traditional hand tool woodworking skills! WOODEN STRAIGHT EDGE vs. METAL STRAIGHT EDGE Why would traditional woodworkers want to use a wooden straight edge when they can purchase precision-ground metal straight edge...

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Building a Ditty Box--first project for my nephew #4: Learning some more new skills, completing the main box

4 days ago by CharlesA | 2 comments »

I haven’t been taking as many pictures the last bit, but we’ve made a lot of progress. We we neared the completion of the main box, we needed to make some bevels on the bottom trim. Rather than resort to the router, we went for the more hand finished look, making the bevels with a plane.They came out really well, and after assembly, he also beveled the corners as you’ll see below. It all turned out very nice. Next came the glue up of the bottom trim pieces and the inst...

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The Board. A Tongue In Cheek Essay...... With Pictures Part l

11 days ago by Gene Howe | 28 comments »

Recently, there was a bit of concern expressed regarding a board that was posted as a project. it got me to thinking (a rare occurrence) that some folks might not understand or appreciate the dedication, skill and work that is involved in the making of a board. Hence this blog/tutorial. First, lets define the term for those not familiar with boards. Most authorities agree that a board is a flat slab of wood or other material for some specific purpose. For our purposes, we’ll limit th...

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Jalen's interview on The Highland Woodworker

27 days ago by Jeff Waggoner | 2 comments »

This is Jalen’s interview on The Highland Woodworker. His interview starts at the 19:20 mark. I need to make one disclaimer. Jalen was not on the cover of Fine Woodworking. That image was a gift they made for him as a souvenir when we toured their office last summer. You can see more about his projects here. Gamble Style Game Table Blacker House Arm ChairMaloof Inspired Low Back Chair

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Building a Moving Fillister Plane #2: Boxing, Depth Stop, Fence and even a nicker

39 days ago by Wally331 | 5 comments »

Pics will be in a few minutes… Where exactly did I leave off last time…ahh the main body is essentially done, and now all the adjustment features are all that’s left. Boxing The one weakness of cherry for planes is that it’s just a little bit soft. Not much softer then beech, but enough that a harder sole will help over the years. Especially on a fillister or rabbet plane where almost all of the wear is on a corner. I chose bubinga to box it with, because its ...

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Building a Moving Fillister Plane #1: Precursor and laminating the body

43 days ago by Wally331 | 4 comments »

Intro- I’ve been using a lot of wooden planes recently and have really come to enjoy their lightness and the feel of wood sliding on wood. Obviously there are a ton of vintage woodies out there; however, I quite enjoy making my own versions of them. They are a lot cheaper (if you have some time on your hands) and you don’t have to deal with old warped wood and a host of other problems you may encounter. I can’t say I am an expert by any means, I’m simply sharing my...

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Homemade Disk Sander

49 days ago by Woodworker_Collins | 1 comment »

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Maple Bowl

49 days ago by Woodworker_Collins | 0 comments »

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Workshop Tour (8x10ft shed)

49 days ago by Woodworker_Collins | 2 comments »

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Oak And Mahogany Door Knob

49 days ago by Woodworker_Collins | 0 comments »

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