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Jim Stevens' "Scrimshaw Techniques" Book going to Print: and I'm going to be in the BOOK!

11-11-2007 09:59 PM by Mark A. DeCou | 5 comments »

Many folks over the past year have emailed me asking about whether investing in a website was worth the money and time. In my opinion (likely to change any day) for many folks that are just wanting to share their artwork with the world, I think a community posting like Lumberjocks is a better effort of your time spent. If you want to sell your work, or do it full time, then how you use the internet needs to be part of a bigger plan. Almost all “artist-based” websites I have r...

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Crown molding technique

10-19-2007 11:55 PM by A.W. "Pappy" Ford | 5 comments »

Just thought I’d throw this out there:PlansNow.Com released a PDF document today on a technique to build up composite crown molding. Makes it very easy to see how such a beautiful result is achieved. They usually release one technique article and one free plan per week to their email newsletter subscribers, such as last week’s 15 tips for sanding success.

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Paddle Construction Methods & Techniques

08-12-2007 08:44 PM by koopmaun | 8 comments »

I thought I would try to shed a bit of light on how I make my paddles. I build 3 different kinds of canoe paddles, a normal straight shaft and blade paddle, a straight shaft power stroke blade design, and a bent shaft power stroke blade design. Here are profile shots of what they look like. Bent shaft paddleStraight shaft paddle As an avid flat water canoer/paddler, I am very conscious of the need to keep the weight of the paddles down as much as possible yet making them strong at the ...

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