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Menards versus Irwin Clamps

03-02-2015 01:30 AM by Huckleberry | 1 comment »

Not sure what has happened, but when I was at Menards today I went through the clearance section as is my routine. To my surprise I found a stash of Irwin Quick Clamps not the little flimsy ones either. We’re talking the XP kind. So I bought up what they had there and went to another 20 minutes down the road only to find one there. Not sure if this is the deal Lowe’s went through with Bessey or not but I picked me up about a dozen of them…because you can never have enough.

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1950s Cass Toy Co Chest Restoration #1: Research and Documentation

03-01-2015 10:23 PM by JenTWG | 3 comments »

This chest is my father’s and he asked if I would restore it for him and fix most of the damage. I first started by researching the chest. I knew by stripping the chest I would most likely loose the images either with a chemical stripper to replace/repair the finish or by sanding. I wanted to see if the manufacturer still existed and could be contacted for information or help during this process. Turns out Cass Toy Company is no longer in business and was destroyed in a fire i...

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Quick tip for your deck insets

02-28-2015 03:59 PM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

Here is a quick tip that you can use to make the bottom inset on the decks of your cabinets adjust automatically.Here is the link be sure to check it out and let me know what you think.http://youtu.be/BL-d8EaNvCQ

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Octagon Column Base Molding

02-24-2015 06:56 PM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

This is my latest video for the octagon column seriesOctagon Column Part 5. Drawing a cutter for the base moldingIn this video I will show you how you can make a cutter that is the same profile of a base molding that is in eCabinets moldings library.Here is the link. Check it out and let me know what you think.http://youtu.be/-629T8JSCZM

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900 x 500mm coffee table.

02-17-2015 04:11 AM by andyboy | 1 comment »

http://youtu.be/6zz0alDuC5k Go on. You might even enjoy it. I love being in my happy place.

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Making of a 30" wolf head #3: Part 4

02-16-2015 04:45 AM by grosa | 2 comments »

Hello again. So I finished painting the wolf head. Now I need to apply four coats of clear pre cat lacquer on the front and one coat on the back. Here are some pictures of the paint job.

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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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Woodshop Confessions #7: Intersecting Box Shelf

02-12-2015 12:45 PM by Mike Merzke | 2 comments »

Here I built an intersecting Box Shelf from Sapele with Walnut splines! http://youtu.be/a3TJoYPUX9M

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Bedside cabinet student project part 3 #3: Bed side cabinet part 2 (student project)

02-10-2015 07:38 PM by andyboy | 0 comments »

Preparing the bedside cabinet carcass for the doors.http://youtu.be/HV-9h64jBpc

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Finishing Tips #6: Homemade Blotch Control Instructions

02-07-2015 06:04 AM by pjones46 | 4 comments »

Many people have contacted me concerning the specific mixing instructions to make homemade blotch control and specifics as to its application. So here they are. Mixing instructions Glue size is most commonly made of a watered-down, water-based, PVA adhesive. If you do plan to make your own, try something on the order of 10 parts (or a little less) water to one part Gorilla White Wood Glue. The ratios may vary with species and porosity of the wood. Use: Distilled Water (Can be purc...

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