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finishing with mineral spirits

09-27-2009 09:50 PM by kosta | 2 comments »

Yo whats up everybody I am working on a project now and I found something out today that really surprised me if you put a polyurethane down over top of a oil based finish then it is a really rough surface if you sand it but if you take a rag soaked with mineral spirits then it removed that rough coat and it seals the wood up really good.

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Boat building #1: In need of spiritual applicant with free plans

09-27-2009 06:08 PM by threehands | 2 comments »

Hello all. I am in need. A need to fill the void. The void is an empty spot. The empty spot in an area of the shop I haven’t seen in years. There actually is a floor under all that “junk” as the bride would say. (I say golden treasures.) But, what I need now is spiritual help and a set of free plans for a drift boat or dory. I know I can build one, just need the plans. Have looked and downloaded several but cant find ones concerning a Montana style. Those guys craft some s...

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150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. #17: Day 54..... I think?

09-26-2009 07:42 AM by degoose | 18 comments »

Well, still aiming for the 150 but only got the 20 odd butter boards glued up…lllland another 12 boards cut glued shaped and ready for final sand and oil..llllllllAnd the sign and the coffee table and….There is always tonight and tomorrow.

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finishing

09-21-2009 12:53 AM by kosta | 3 comments »

Yo whats up everybody I am working on a project right now and I want to put pictures along the sides I am going to use shellac then im going to stain it. Them put the pictures down and polyurathane over the pictures. I am going to probably put 3 coats of stain on it then 2 coats of polyurathane. I am not 100% sure when I should put the pictures down on the wood.

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150 [Cutting] Boards by the end of September. #15: Still don't know the day..

09-20-2009 10:41 AM by degoose | 18 comments »

This post is about the 20 butter boards I have orders for.\Finished work at 2.30 pm this afternoon and it is now 6.30 in the evening.With the 5 in glue up yesterday and now sanded..total is 23 ready… well ready for glue up… had a lot of fun cutting and ripping the Camphor and Rosewood.These pics are of all the bits ready for glue up…this will be a two stage glue up.. first the main board minus the handle blank… Cut the curve after glue up and the separate to allow glue...

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BREADBOARD TOPS

09-20-2009 05:39 AM by Ed Elizondo | 1 comment »

How deep should the dado be on a bradboard top. I plan on using red oak for a chest and want to make sure that the depth is right. Would a haunched breadboard be better for what i have plannned. Please give me your imput. Thanks. Ed. E.

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shop update

09-18-2009 10:21 PM by kosta | 0 comments »

Yo whats up everybody every week I will have a new post called shop update and here is this weeks. So this is the first time in a while that I have been this busy I am working on a big project right now and I have put in over 7 hours of work on it already. I also have to make another 50 crosses and they need them by next Sunday so thats pretty much what I have been doing this week. I am looking at another im guessing 7 hours of work until this project is done and im not sitting around with my...

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HELP. plans wanted for log beds

09-15-2009 11:57 PM by midgefridge25 | 4 comments »

im lookin for plans for a log bed i cant find any one the net i like any ideas will help im not going to use it for a bed just need a idea of how the joints are made by hand not with a expensive tools

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The American Craftsman WorkShop #8: Sneak Preview of New Video from the American Craftsman Workshop

09-12-2009 11:30 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 16 comments »

I’m Workin’ On It! I plan on getting the full video posted by Sunday, 13 Sept 2009. I hope to memorize my lines in time:) Back to Editing… Peace, Love, & Woodworking

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Episode 41 1 year anniversary

09-12-2009 02:37 PM by kosta | 0 comments »

IN this episode I talk about stuff that happened in the last year

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