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2 Summer Homes In ONE Summer By 2 Carpenter Buddies! This Is In "BLOGS"

11-01-2018 11:46 PM by Rick S... | 8 comments »

I Tried to move this from “Coffee Shop” to here but it Didn’t work. I would of had to Repost and explain EVERY Picture. Thank YOU for your Understanding & Patience. EDIT: Nov. 1/2018 It Took Its OWN Sweet Time But It Moved Them ALL Over To Here. HOW is BEYOND ME! ...lol… Now I really Screwed it up!!! They took their time and moved ALL of what’s in Coffee Shop over to here. Now I THINK there is only ONE Picture in “Coffee Shop” & ALL Of...

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Fire-Carved Log Furniture

10-21-2018 04:34 PM by MaxAdvoko | 0 comments »

Hi folks, I made this log furniture for my log cabin. It turned out to be great looking, practical and long-lasting. If interested you can see the process on my youtube channel Advoko MAKES: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1ufNROdAxto9Fr0jnEE2Qp.s. My new channel was just featured in OFFGRID magazine, sorry for so much bragging…)) https://www.offgridweb.com/preparation/video-fire-carved-log-furniture/ Best, Max Egorov (Advoko MAKES)

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Mandocello build series #3: Mandocello Build Part3. ( blocks and sides)

10-17-2018 05:01 AM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

3rd part of the Mandocello build is up. Making the blocks and bending the curly Maple sides.. Check it out!! https://youtu.be/98To4hfqEik

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The amazing woodworking collection of Zhuhai, China

10-15-2018 09:46 PM by Elyasaf Shweka | 12 comments »

Try to imagine yourself, as a hobbyist woodworker, being invited to a private tour accompanied by an Chinese government representative, in what appears to be the biggest, most expensive and most amazing woodworking collection. how big? 20 thousand square meters, which is about 200,000 square feet, equivalent to the size of an Walmart superstore. also, this collection is private, and therefor closed to the public. we were the only visitors at this giant warehouse.I have so much to say about t...

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Shop stuff #137: Bathroom reno Part 7...Tubby Time!

10-12-2018 12:33 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

I got the shower all trimmed out and the plumbing completed! Yet another step done in getting the bathroom done. A bit of fiddling about getting everything cut to size, but in the end it all comes together. I am loving the cedar, and I pass on a couple of tips in the process. View on YouTube

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Life happenings #17: Bathroom vlog 6: How to make and install shiplap wainscoting

10-04-2018 02:47 AM by JimDaddyO | 2 comments »

How I made and installed the wainscoting in the bathroom. I had fun milling up the cedar, and the shop smell great. I include the milling, my finishing process with water based polyurethane, and go through the installation. <div>

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Wooden Shackles #4: Accents Not Going as Planned

10-03-2018 12:55 AM by AceofHearts | 0 comments »

So I had a thought (this is normally where my projects go wrong) and wondered if I could put some nice accents on my shackles like the real woodworkers do. Maybe some peg caps, or at least fake ones that make it look like less bland. I bought a selection of plug cutting bits and tried the 3/8” one to make small circles. I used a 3/8” inch forsner bit to make the holes … The problem came when I discovered the 3/8” plug cutter doesn’t in fact cut 3/8” ...

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Mandocello build series #2: Mandocello Build Part 2. (Making jig and temaplates)

09-30-2018 08:12 PM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

Part 2 of the Mandocello Build is up. This video shows how I make the Jig and Templates from the print. https://youtu.be/bPEA-VsGVdY

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No more brushing Lacquer

09-20-2018 08:42 PM by Woodwrecker | 11 comments »

My good friend Barry Reiter, who is an “elder” in our woodworkers guild (CFWG.ORG), and a retired chemical engineer put on a presentation last week on spraying lacquer.His depth of knowledge and experience made the presentation very enjoyable and I learned a lot.I hope there is a part 2 and maybe 3, because the hour allotted just wasn’t long enough. Anyway, I got the bug for trying out what I learned, and the next day in the shop I took out my little detail HVLP 4oz spray...

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Mandocello build series #1: Mandocello Build Part1 "wood selection"

09-20-2018 08:29 PM by Tomy Hovington | 2 comments »

Starting a new Build series … I’m really exited about this one.I just selected the wood for it and I’m super exited to be using Torrefied Spruce for the Soundboard… Check out the video link as I show and describe all the parts. https://youtu.be/31hQSDvay0w

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