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Weekly Shop Updates #4: July 1, 2015

07-03-2015 04:20 AM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

View on YouTube This week I got a bunch of stuff done: Released Two Quick Tips:• Setting Your Table Saw Blades Angle:• Sharpen Often & Sharpening a Spokeshave Blade Freehand : Product Review: Veritas Mark II Narrow-Blade Honing Guide: Added some more chapters from the Gamble Hour Rocker build to my website for yearly subscribers. Cut and fit the center and side back sl...

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Turning a Wooden Scoop #1: How I turn a sccop on the lathe

06-27-2015 08:55 PM by Jim Jakosh | 22 comments »

Candy, this blog’s for you!!!!!!!!!!!This is the process I use to turn a scoop from a wood blank on the lathe.I start by defining the volume needed in the the scoop. The formula is Pi x R squared x depth I planned on a 1/2 cup scoop and the volume of 4 oz is 7.218 cubic inches and I want the inside to be 2 5/8” So the formula is 3.1416 x ( 1.312) squared x depth = 7.218. The depth figures out to be 1.33” I start by drawing it out and then adding scrap wood in the area...

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Mini trim planes #1: More plane inspiration from Mads

06-27-2015 06:26 AM by icemanhank | 0 comments »

My latest tools are these tiny trim planes. Again thanks Mads Felding for the inspiration.They are made from Jarrah and a really lovely figured piece of Banksia; all wood came from the scrap bin. I made two to use up all the timber.The blade is cut from an old 2nd hand Stanley plane using a Dremel. I still have to make another blade, insert the brass pin and design a wedge.I will post pics of the finished articles as soon as I have them finished.

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Building a KARA Hummer Layout Duck Boat #16: Building a Set of Oars

06-26-2015 05:12 AM by DustyMark | 3 comments »

Overview Even with the boat painted, there are lots of little projects to complete to make it “operational.” One of those is to build a custom set of oars. I could buy a set for $46 at Gander Mountain, but that wouldn’t do! I purchased very helpful oar plans from Chesapeake Light Craft. The smallest length for which the plans provided measurements was 6’. I determined that 5’ oars were plenty for this low boat and decided to modify their plans to suit my ...

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File Chisel Build #1: Part 1: The shaping and grinding

06-20-2015 08:03 PM by Sanderguy777 | 0 comments »

This is my first try at this blog thing so any advice is welcome. I’m sorry for the lack of pics but I thought of posting this after I cut the file. Anyway, I needed a wide chisel and I had a file that was oversized so I chopped it up and started grinding away…. This is the part that I will use on this project. After I had cut it, I thought that I should have measured so that the finished product would span a 2×4. So if you do this, remember to measure…. This i...

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Weekly Shop Update #5: Dog Bowl Stand, Hanging Tool Cabinet, Guest Build & More

06-15-2015 10:28 PM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone,New shop update video now on YouTube. This episode we talk about the dog bowl stand, the hanging tool cabinet build, Our guest build in September & more. Here is a link to the video. Check it out.

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building a bench and stuff #5: The home stretch

06-12-2015 05:25 AM by TheFridge | 2 comments »

Warning: pic heavy Just posting a bunch of progress. Leg vise continued. Cutting the bridal joint. Lignum vitae pin for the guide. This stuff strong. Trying to incorporate this as a pin holder but haven’t come across an idea that I can pull off with what I have on hand. So it’s on the back burner for now. Hammered a poplar dowel and drilled a center so I could bore it with a forstner. Didn’t work out so well. Stuck a roll pin...

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Gamble House Rocking Chair #2: Live Shop Update and Q&A Session June 3rd at 4:30pm Pacific Time

06-03-2015 06:23 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

Tonight I’m replacing my weekly shop update with a Live stream at 4:30pm Pacific Time from my shop with an update on the Gamble House Rocking Chair and a live Q&A Session. You can tune here on YouTube:

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Gamble House Rocking Chair #1: From Rough Wood to Looking Like a Rocker

06-03-2015 06:15 PM by Matthew Morris | 2 comments »

For years I’ve wanted to build the Gamble House Living Room’s Rocking Chair. I was lucky enough to be able to visit the Gamble House and get an up-close-and-personal view of the rocker as part of my research. Since the beginning of this year I’ve been working on the sketchup plans and testing out various templates to see if the shapes I’ve come up with are in proportion and true to the original chair. I start this project in mid May and created a Playlist of all ...

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Plant Stand for Summers Woodworking Creative 2 X 4 Contest

06-02-2015 01:12 PM by RussInMichigan | 6 comments »

For my entry in the Summers Woodworking Third Annual Creative 2 X 4 Contest I chose to make a plant stand which has the form of a plant! Here’s the link to the “youtube video”: It’s the first video I’ve ever posted, in fact, the first to ever leave my recording device. Thanks for looking in and have a wonderful day all you Lumber Jocks.

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