Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'traditional'

  • Advertise with us
View fatman51's profile

Building For The Wife #4: Constructing drawers and breadboard no 2

09-23-2015 01:53 AM by fatman51 | 2 comments »

Having constructed the shell and the drawers for my wife’s new kitchen bereau, I still needed to complete the breadboard. The sanding disc for the table saw will put on a glass smooth edge. I was careful to take very light passes so that I did not burn the edge instead. I decided that a pine front would not be strong enough for the breadboard, so I cut out a piece of maple. I might have used a sander or router for this, but I used a spokeshave, a hand plane, and a profile sc...

Read this entry »

View Douglas's profile

Blogging instead of Woodworking #19: Prairie Sofa and Love Seat, Part 3

09-22-2015 10:15 PM by Douglas | 3 comments »

I hope no one was holding their breath for the chilling conclusion of Part 2, because they surely would have run out of air. But better late than never, they are done, and well photographed by a friend. Read all about it over on my blog… Thanks for reading!

Read this entry »

View fatman51's profile

Building For The Wife #3: Constructing drawers and breadboard no1

09-18-2015 06:06 PM by fatman51 | 2 comments »

I had a nice little cabinet, and some drawer glides milled out of an old chunk of exterior decking lumber, but no drawers and no bread board. Anxious to remedy this, I have been spending my evenings in my shop. My first job was to mill the back and side panels for the drawers out of forty year old reclaimed pine 1×12s. Then I picked out a piece of knotty pine for my front panels. I put some thought into what sort of joint I wanted to use for my drawers. On ordinary...

Read this entry »

View Howard 's profile

Scratch Paper box build system

09-18-2015 05:23 PM by Howard | 1 comment »

Scratch Paper Boxes: I use 1/4” plywood with a Maple finish. It has a non-wood center and Maple veneer on both sides. Available in my area thru Menards.A 4’ x 8’ sheet cut properly will yield 48 boxes. I have included a scan of the instructions to myself for cutting down the 4 ‘ x 8’ sheet. Finished Sizes: Cut the bottom FIRST…. 4 3/8” X 5 5/8”…. All other pieces are then fit to the bottom Cut Out Section = 1 3/4” x 4 7/8”Front of Box = 1 3/4” x 4 3/8”Sides of Box = 1 3/4” x 5 ...

Read this entry »

View Joseph Garcia's profile

Window Treatments #1: Installing an Ikea window block-out roller blind

09-16-2015 08:15 PM by Joseph Garcia | 0 comments » Item: Tupplur - Block-out roller blind, white Curtain BlindsDetail: 39” x 77”, screws are not includedCost: $20.00Installation: $15.00Total: $35.00 / $38.00 with taxesSetup: 1 Hour – For a custom width installation. Measure the inside width of the window.(For example 33-1/2” wide from inside of the left side to inside right side)Measure from the roller end and mark the rod with a pencil 4...

Read this entry »

View fatman51's profile

Building For The Wife #1: Custom kitchen Bureau with drawers.

09-10-2015 11:06 AM by fatman51 | 7 comments »

Building for the wife. A project that started with my great great grandmother’s traditional sideboard. Though not particularly valuable, this maple buffet cabinet dates as far back as the civil war era. It was produced in a shop that probably sold a good number of them. The front and sides were well finished, the back, bottom, and inside of the cupboard were rather course in appearance. The cabinet was efficiently assembled and the construction did not rely on glue. I do not know w...

Read this entry »

View Marv's profile

Are you kidding me

08-17-2015 09:41 PM by Marv | 18 comments »

The low lifes have even invaded here? 145 posts in 5 hrs. Attention administrators, not the kind of wood we come here for. this is what I got. Hi,i really like your profile and i feel it would be nice to get to know you more better,here is mine email address ( I have something very important to discuss with you privately and i don’t want to discuss it here. hope to hear from you soon. Mrs Dorathy Edward, —ddratw

Read this entry »

View mikeacg's profile

I guess introductions are in order...

08-12-2015 08:18 PM by mikeacg | 10 comments »

I recently discovered the Lumberjocks Forum and signed up but then spent the last couple of weeks going through all the previous entries to see just what the forum was all about… Wow! There is a considerable amount of talent floating around this place and a whole lot of good (free) information being shared. I hope that I can give back as much as I expect to be getting from all of you!Last summer I was attending a local Farmer’s Market, selling my wood products and making new frien...

Read this entry »

View wdwrkr631's profile

Weekly Shop Update #6: Shop Update Week Of 9 August 2015

08-10-2015 11:51 PM by wdwrkr631 | 1 comment »

Hello everyone, Check out this weeks shop update to see whats been happening in our shop. We discuss the tool cabinet and future project ideas. Here is a link to the video.

Read this entry »

View Patricelejeune's profile

Treasure Box - Series #2 - Post #21: Banding - Mechanism - Hardware

07-07-2015 08:05 PM by Patricelejeune | 15 comments »

Hello, I had to stop working on the boxes for 2 weeks as we had classes here at the American School of French Marquetry. Great group But I am back to work on them now. First of all, all the banding is done.They are composed on 2 bone and an ebony string inlay plus an ebony band. The edges of the top are veneered with ebony first Then I cut with a veneer saw the inside marquetry to size and instal the banding The same is done for the sides It is...

Read this entry »

« prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 84 next »
831 entries

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics