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Dulcimer #2 Build 1st entry #1: July 30

07-30-2014 11:58 PM by poospleasures | 5 comments »

Some of you all asked for this, hope you are not sorry. You can look back to my projects to see my first which is a teardrop style. This will be a hourglass style made from walnut and maple.Started the day by drawing a plan then cutting and planing some walnut for the sides 1 7/8 by appx. 34 by .130 which will be .125 after sanding. Since this is a hourglass style you need a form for the steam bent sides I made the form from some 2×4’s glued side to side for the width and added a p...

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Making a Clear Picture, Without Sky-shine.

02-28-2009 07:32 PM by WoodMosaics | 5 comments »

I have found in the past when I have tried to take pictures of my work, when it has a shinny top that it almost always had like a fog or film over it. That the design was not distinct on the top of the item, when I took the picture. I would have it on a set-up like this. This is how it invariably turned out. I now use a set-up such as this. (Now isn’t that pretty?) (Don’t mind the junk) This is how it turns out now. So,——What made the difference? What is up...

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Old School Mortised in Butt Hinge #3: The Montage: part one the Fitting

02-27-2010 04:59 PM by Waldschrat | 5 comments »

The Montage, (building in and mounting for those who are curious what “Montage” means) of a butt hinge door. I like to use the word Montage, because it comes off the lips easier and is a great general term used to describe, all “on site” work, mounting, fixing, cleaning up , whatever necessary to complete the build in. Just a personal thing probably… anyway, this is about mouting in, aligning and fixing the door with a butt hinge. In the last blog we covered...

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Shop Tips & Tricks #12: Making Long, Round Things in Wood - with the Norwegian Dowel Cutter

04-15-2013 11:10 PM by GnarlyErik | 5 comments »

Sometimes you need long round parts made from wood. Prior to the 19th century, specially made wooden dowels often served where nails, screws and bolts are used today. For instance, in barn building and shipbuilding, ‘trunnels’ were used to fasten timbers together and planks to a ships ribs. Outside of lacking the strength of of metal, trunnels are not affected by electrolysis and do not rust, important considerations in ships – although of course they can eventually rot. The word ‘trunn...

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Bedside cabinet student project part 3 #1: Making a Bedside cabinet part 1

03-02-2013 05:55 AM by andyboy | 5 comments »

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Contemplating doing some local shows, or maybe e-bay...

06-20-2010 07:19 PM by sandt38 | 5 comments »

Last year (July 2009) I was diagnosed with stage 4 (terminal) colon cancer. I had metastasis to my liver and lymph nodes. The doctors told me to get my final affairs in order, and that I might not live through the end of the year. Well, clearly I have managed to stay here a bit longer then expected. Thanks to the good Lord for providing me with the people I needed to beat the cancer back, and the attitude that was required to help it all come together. I was told by my oncologist that there w...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #223: Presentation Makes a Difference

01-12-2011 02:50 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

Among the many hats I need to wear in running this business, photography is one of the most important and also one of the most intriguing. Although I realize that I will never reach the level of a professional photographer, I have seen a great deal of improvement in my photographs over the years and I am still learning to make my photographs better. This in itself can be a career, as many of you know. I look at the beautiful photography our own LJ member, tyskkvinna (Lis) does and her inte...

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Egg Cup Holder

03-15-2011 06:43 PM by AlexHarris | 4 comments »

A quick video of me making an egg cup holder, enjoy!

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Small Secretary With Tambour Door #8: Base Internals and Assembly

02-15-2015 05:02 AM by Guy Dunlap | 4 comments »

In this video, I make the center divider for the drawers in the base. I also add some kickers for the drawers. After sanding, I glue it up taking special care to line up the inlay on the rails with the legs. As always, I welcome your questions and comments! http://youtu.be/PFsOgxD2R2w

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Hide Glue #3: Answering : Veneering with Old Brown Glue

06-06-2013 05:46 PM by Patricelejeune | 4 comments »

Answering the question – veneering with Old Brown Glue Let me know if you have any questions

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