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Guitar string inlay for bentwood ring

160 days ago by Heavy | 2 comments »

Since I posted my bentwood ring tutorial video I got a lot of emails and messages on how to do an inlay for them. Since I had to make one with a guitar string I made a video of it. The picture isn’t quite clear as it is taken with an phone (I will try to make a better one soon and post it here) but as you can see it is a Walnut ring with 0.45 bass guitar string. Hope this will clear out some things for you and persuade you to try this technique.http://youtu.be/SXkcadAlErc Than...

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mechanisms #1: drawer

321 days ago by cancharanay | 8 comments »

When I started woodworking I have three aims. achieve make beautiful boxes in wood and with mechanisms.This is because when I was a kid I loved them.My grandma had a box that my uncle made, and I never tired of playing with it. Now, my grandma and uncle had passed away, this box belongs to one of my cousins (I have 42) This is the box that started it all You can notice that this is a two parts box. The upper side has a mechanism to open the lid (that will be another entry of this blog),...

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Solving the Washer Puzzle

1273 days ago by FaTToaD | 7 comments »

Here’s my attempt at showing the solution to the washer puzzles I make. It turned out to be a little harder than I thought. Describing this with just pictures probably isn’t the best way to go, but I’ve included a link at the bottom that may explain it better. To start with, the puzzle needs to look like this: The object is to get both washers on the same loop. First you want to pull the loop on the bottom of the puzzle out far enough that you can slide as washer ...

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Amazing Tools #13: Now THAT is a sharp plane

1449 days ago by Gary Fixler | 8 comments »

http://benchcrafted.blogspot.com/2010/03/effortless-workholding-meets-effortless.html Scroll down and watch the video. The plane is a Brese, and that particular model is here.

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