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Planes restored - Because I can. #10: Sharpening past the DMT.

12-30-2012 06:25 PM by Don W | 17 comments »

I decided to see if I could improve on my dmt sharpness. The good news, I did. The bad news, I did. It’s not a tremendous amount, and not enough to make me go back to waterstones (yet), but I will leave my hard arkansas on the bench from now on. This is my normal sharpening routine. 1. Hollow grind2. Hit the edge (do it more and more by hand) on th 3 micron DMT3. Strop the back4. Hit the 3 micron DMT again. So here is with just the 3 micron dmt. Back flatten to the DMT well EDI...

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Only for LumberJocks... Free shipping at Oregonburls

12-14-2012 08:53 PM by OregonBurls | 1 comment »

Hey everyone. I am offering exclusively to LJs frees shipping at www.oregonburls.com Here is the scoop!Orders over $75 I will pay for shipping excluding slab or heavy items (only in the USA). Email me with what you would like and I will invoice you and give you free shipping.Dont forget to sign up for the monthly wood give away.greg@oregonburls.comPlease spread the word Merry Christmas!

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Squaring a tool in the VSCT's Uitimate sharpening jig.

12-05-2012 12:46 PM by revieck | 1 comment »

http://youtu.be/_2D_1Au1sn0 This is one way to square a tool in the VSCT’s sharpening jig.

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Sweet Chest of Drawers Build #8: Drawer dividers continued...

12-03-2012 11:52 PM by Kyle | 3 comments »

I couldn’t stop at just making big drawers. I had to get all fancy and divide the top drawers into smaller drawers. I don’t really have as much to say about these pictures but I hope you guys enjoy them.....This first picture is really blurry but the rest are okay........Lengthwise, they are divided into thirds.........Same steps as before… Plow the dovetail groove with a router by hand, then make the sliding dovetail part on the table, just like the last blog...........Ta d...

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Chisel metal strength

11-28-2012 12:16 PM by DouginVa | 10 comments »

I’ve been practiciing hand cut dovetails recently and before I started out I wanted to make sure my Mifer chisels were at their sharpest. I have a WorkSharp 3000 and have always been happy with it but I thought I’d try to give my chisels a hand sharpened mirror finish and a micor-bevel on some wet stones (8000 grit). I was very pleased with the hand sharpened edges at a 30 degree bevel, except that after chopping out some dovetails on cherry and pine I noticed the nice crisp s...

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Grinder and sharpening jig for lathe chisels?

11-24-2012 12:43 AM by Dustyjosh | 2 comments »

Hello Turners!I am new to the lathe and am looking for good value and ease in a benchtop grinder and sharpening jig. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks. dustyjosh

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Drill Press Sharpening Station

11-18-2012 12:56 PM by Dutchy | 3 comments »

When I saw on: /http://lumberjocks.com/projects/62893 the scharpening station from http://lumberjocks.com/DaveTPilot I also wanted to create one. I looked at my drill station and saw that my machine has a 290 Upm speed possibility, and my drill was/is mounted on a flip over tool stand so I chanced my plan. I needed very little material. I made some pictures from the building proces and here you can see how i build it. This is what i made: First i made two bearing units: ...

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Making the Podcast Rounds

11-13-2012 04:27 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 7 comments »

Hey guys – I was a guest on a couple of podcasts last week (I am way behind on timely blog entries.) First, I joined LJ member Marc Spagnuolo at the WoodWhisperer Guild. You need to be a member to access this podcast where we talk about doing built-ins. We cover several of the techniques, strategies and things to look for as you design and install a built-in project. If you are on the fence about if you should join the Guild or not, I will say that as a person that makes my living...

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Time for a Christmas Box Build Off Contest Update

11-11-2012 09:44 PM by WoodJediNTraining | 2 comments »

Hey everyone, the contest has been going well and we have had entries from all over being submitted. There is still time to enter the contest and win some great prizes from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, Laguna Tools, Woodworkers guild of America, A Simple Design of Ocala and the United Federation of Woodworkers. The Contest ends December 3rd, 2012. Here is a look at the contest entries to date.

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Sharpening Bench #1: Building a Sharpening Bench

10-21-2012 04:22 AM by bobasaurus | 3 comments »

Well, it’s been a disheartening day. My lifelong family friend and mentor in both woodworking and science recently died, and his funeral was held this morning. He ended up taking his own life, completely out of the blue without any warning or reasons that could be seen. Recovering from the shock has involved a lot of appreciation for the things I love in life, including woodworking. Thus, I’ve been spending a lot of time in the shop on this project and thought I would take the...

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