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Baby Rattles #1: Tests and practice

07-15-2008 01:22 AM by Alan | 1 comment »

So I found some pictures of wooden rattles online and thought I’d try to do something like that. I bought my first lathe last winter and have not put much time into it, I thought these might be good ways to practice tuning. I turned some dowels and then cut them in half with the band saw. Then I used a few different forstner bits to hollow out the ends. Dropped in dried beans and rice and glued them shut then sanded them smooth. This is after two coats of salad bowl finish an...

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Noah's Ark #5: Finished!

11-13-2012 03:16 AM by DigBaddy | 1 comment »

Finished this project. You can see more pictures in my projects gallery. Here are some I didn’t upload over there.

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Animal Train #2: Next steps

04-17-2008 07:03 AM by Alan | 1 comment »

The wheels are on and I just need to add tails, horns, ears and maybe a little paint. Then add eyes and hooks and make them into the circus train. This has been a fun way to learn about the tools and techniques. The band saw and drill press are both new-ish and hardly used so it is fun to try them out, learn how to use them. I need to adjust something when cutting wheels out with the hole saw as they almost all stared smoking at every speed setting on the drill press. I need ...

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Inspiring story--Vets in Toyland #1: Vets in Toyland

07-16-2009 03:02 PM by lighthearted | 0 comments »

Check this out from NBC last night. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/vp/31929478#31929478

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