I have been revamping and upgrading the American School of French Marquetry website lately and we just launched a forum for everyone to use post and ask questions or help others in this fields.As any Forum we need people to start and to make this forum an alive place. Please help us make this forum a place that could contribute to raise the quality of work for our Lumberjocks community. http://americanschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/asfm/index.php/marquetry-forum
My furniture business (Stephen Mines Custom, No. Hollywood, CA,) did routinely build totally custom furniture, but the mainstay that paid the bills and made the business a financial success was a LINE of custom furniture. Yeah, I know, sounds like a contradiction, but really wasn’t. Averaging round 30-40 pieces (Country French, English, Early American) my catalog allowed the customer or their designer/decorator to order to their specific dimensions, distress preference (including none) ...
Hello folks, The Woodpecker corner radius jig is a very nice and well done jig.In Brazil I can’t find it at stores and to order a set one is expensive. Based at Woodpecker idea I developed myself idea and a friend of mine made it to me using acrylic sheet (1/4”). The idea is to have a four diferent radius at the same jig.To change the radius you need only to change the fence positions. The fence is screwed at jig using two screws per side.The fence hol...
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A while ago I was asked to make a scrollsaw portrait of Michael Jackson for a person who loved music, so I thought about the idea of using a vinyl record as the actual medium for the cutting. I had NO idea how this would work, so I first did a couple of practice pieces. First, a 1 to 1 scale cutting of an old cassette tape – kind of ironic, eh? Then I decided to do a Beatle’s cutting using the entire record (don’t worry, the label is a fake ;-) The v...
Made in oak wood. Next coloured and waxed. Enjoy the short clip ;) MOVIE - Q.U.A.
On 10/31/13 5:31 AM, Howard G. wrote: ——————————Hi Stephen, I like your style. I currently am building Adirondack style outdoor furniture. I need get my sale way up to stay in business. How did you find folks to help you in your business? I have been doing home style show flea markets and consignment shops but that way of doing business is not profitable for me. What should I be doing at this stage? Any ideas would be greatly appreci...
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