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Small Secretary With Tambour Door #12: Hardware and Final Assembly

03-29-2015 10:39 PM by Guy Dunlap | 9 comments »

It’s finally finished! In this video I perform the final assembly of the secretary. I install the tambours and handles, the backs, and the drawer hardware. Yes, I did end up going with the larger pulls. There were some very good points made about the larger and smaller pulls. However in the end, it boiled down to my beautiful wife making the final decision. A nice coat of wax and it’s complete! Thanks to everyone who watched and supported me during this build! As always, I welcome your com...

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Dust Extractor Blast Gate

03-29-2015 08:55 AM by Nighthawk | 0 comments »

http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz/blastgate.php While this a full PVC blast gate it can be made in the average woodworkers woodshop with ease. But because of this I have simply made a blog post and not a project post etc In the video I am making a PVC blast gate for my home dust extractor system. You can treat PVC like wood, and can cut it on the Table saw, mitre saw, band saw, use the sanding wheels etc. On the thicker pipe we use jigsaws However on the table saw and mitre saw cut slowly...

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Tae Kwon Do Belt Rack #1: Belt Rack Beginnings and Design

03-25-2015 01:32 AM by CharlieK | 6 comments »

A friend of mine studied Tae Kwon Do when he was younger and graduated up to Junior Black-belt. Now he has a bunch of colored belts and I decided to build him a rack where he can display them. I searched the internet for ideas and even got a few good ideas from the LJ fourm. I like the one that phamat built for his son I found similar designs through a Google search. I decided to make it a wall hung display rack because I don’t know where he would be able to put it if it were free...

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Rope Carvings

03-24-2015 06:09 PM by Luke Addington | 2 comments »

I prepared some rope samples a few weeks ago for a client meeting. Here’s the process I used: Layout Part I. Video for Part I of the layout process. I mark the centers of the square portions at either end of the turning. I line my ruler up with the two points and bend it down slightly so it touches the column. Then I mark a short center line on the column itself. I do that on all four sides. Then I take some painters tape and line up the centers the same way I did with the ruler, ...

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Small Secretary With Tambour Door #11: Applying an Oil and Shellac Finish

03-22-2015 09:13 PM by Guy Dunlap | 11 comments »

First a coat of boiled linseed oil is applied, and then 4 coats of amber shellac. I also show my method of mixing my own shellac. The grain on the drawers really popped and they look great! As always, I welcome your questions and comments! http://youtu.be/xsCpmD2PyAA

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Quick but important glue up - Coffee table top

03-19-2015 01:19 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwoV3-yY_5I&lc=z12ofnuq5srvzjxyg04cfbabzw2edr0gir00k Learn something comment below, something to add comment below. Glue ups, in woodworking we all do them, almost the most basic yet important step in all the projects we build. Watch as I glue up some thick Canadian Walnut for a coffee table in progress.

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Bar at may farm #2: Slabs for the bar top.

03-15-2015 12:27 PM by Project of the day | 1 comment »

Today I have sawn boards to my bar. View on YouTube

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Small Secretary With Tambour Door #10: Pre-Assembly and Back

03-15-2015 03:15 AM by Guy Dunlap | 2 comments »

Final finishing up of the woodworking part of this project! I attach the hutch to the subframe, and then that assembly to the top. I also make the interior back and the back of the hutch. As always, I welcome your questions and comments! http://youtu.be/0wOl6AJZw9w

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Jointer Knife Sharpening

03-13-2015 01:22 PM by PeteCollin | 2 comments »

Hello All, I made this video a couple of months ago. It seems to get views pretty steadily, so that might mean it is of some use to fellow woodworkers! I live far from any city, so it is a pain to send knives out to get sharpened or go buy new knives. I found a guy on the internet who made chisel sharpening jigs from a big block of teflon. Using that same idea, I made a larger one out of hard maple to accommodate a 6” jointer knife. Have been using that setup for a few years n...

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Power carving with Kutzall carbide

03-12-2015 01:47 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 10 comments »

A Quick tip this time around – Demonstration of power carving using Kutzall carbide shaping products with an angle grinder and die grinder. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaVU42KG9r4&list=UUERIGfN6ATn5-U2DGhDzOvw

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