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A Domino Ooopppsss....

2 days ago by Huckleberry | 1 comment »

Here is where those seasoned veterans of the Festool Domino can point and laugh at some rookie mistakes. I am making a new cabinet to house my air compressor because the dawgone thing is soooo loud. So I thought it would be a great project to put my new Domino through some paces. As I was trying to understand some things on this machine I plunged into the face of some scrap 3/4” plywood I would be using to make the carcass. Well I created a through Domino, so back to the instruction...

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Treasure Box - Series #2 - Post #12: Sides Marquetry incrustation

4 days ago by Patricelejeune | 12 comments »

I have been back full time on our boxes for over a week now so I have some progress to report. I have been selecting veneer out of our veneer cellar for the ebony background. From the experience of the previous series I paperbacked the ebony as it is a very brittle wood. Better be safe than sorry Then built the packs in 4 layers without forgetting the grease paper, one of my specialty in the mistake department. Teaching marquetry has been a great help as by reminding the stud...

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Education #1: Side table part one.

4 days ago by CreekOne | 0 comments »

This is the first post about my latest project, a small sidetabe. The Originals where made by younger students as there 2nd furniture.Here are the plans: The project is plit into two parts, a paquet and the table itselfe. Im working on the parqet for now. At the moment im building some jigs for cutting veneer into the herring-bone pattern. The first jig is done, one for ripcutting the veneers and a mock glueup of veneers are done. More to come!

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Tag Frid three legges stool #2: Tage Frid three legged stool part 2.

7 days ago by cpine | 2 comments »

I drill the holes for the legs and shape the seat in this part of the Three legged stool. Is really coming along and is really a fun project. http://youtu.be/kUcupRfz0dQ?list=UUoiFVDvzJX8tXXF5GsUPc_Q

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Pallet swing

9 days ago by andyboy | 4 comments »

http://youtu.be/AKRF9awE_h4 Made this swing from one pallet.

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How to Cut a Dado Joint with Hand Tools

11 days ago by WoodAndShop | 1 comment »

In my above video I show how to cut a simple dado joint with basic woodworking hand tools. What is a dado joint used for? A dado joint is used for securing shelves inside cabinets or book shelves. (View the original blog post here). TOOLS THAT YOU’LL NEEDEven though I have a nice tool buying guide (here), I’m still often asked for links to the tools that I use in my videos, so here is a list of tools that I used in this video: WORKBENCH:-Sjoberg Elite 2500 Beech Workbench (with o...

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How to Reverse a Woodworking Clamp

13 days ago by WoodAndShop | 5 comments »

In my above video I share a eureka moment that I had when trying to apply reverse clamping pressure against the walls of my dovetailed tool chest. The original blog post is here. I discovered that I could simply reverse my small Bessey clamp’s jaw and it would push outward instead of inward! It’s kind of hard to explain in words, so just watch the video! I’m not sure if any other clamps can be reversed like this, but I hope it helps. Here is where you can buy these clamps: -Besse...

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Tag Frid three legges stool #1: Tage Fried three legged stool Part 1.

15 days ago by cpine | 3 comments »

Here is part one of my attempt at Tag Frids three legged stool. We begin by cutting the mortise and tenon and an angled dovetail. http://youtu.be/WeYBQMULTm8?list=UUoiFVDvzJX8tXXF5GsUPc_Q

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paul frankl dressing table 6 #4: Dressing table progress

17 days ago by andyboy | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyn-kjrd1mk&feature=youtu.be Almost finished. Loving the complexity of this project. It is teaching me a lot of patience and perseverance.

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student dovetails #4: Student progress dovetailing.

17 days ago by andyboy | 2 comments »

http://youtu.be/nE9ayin-vXQ Really proud of the determination my students have shown learning this skill.

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