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simple quick box #1: TUTORIAL , SIMPLE BOX , FAST

06-20-2010 08:23 AM by patron | 47 comments »

after i posted this box , which took a total of about 5 hours in time , but two days , because i didn’t have the handle and clasp i got enough comments to post a tutorial on it’s building process , so here goes . thanks for looking . this is the finished box.i start with the wood for the whole box straight and milled to thickness all the same ,the top and bottom are wider here ,and the length of the body must be long enough ,to take the width into account for the ends .i cu...

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Tool Mod #1: Handscrew Dogs

06-15-2010 06:10 PM by swirt | 19 comments »

If you have 3/4” bench dog holes on your bench and a couple of handscrew clamps then in 10 minutes you can merge the two into a very flexible and powerful clamping system that works with small boards, long boards and even irregular pieces. I’ll let the photos tell the story … and keep in mind, the modification to the handscrew does not prevent you from using it as an ordinary handscrew too. I use them on my workbench and my sawbenches. Clicking on any ...

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rain gutters #1: LET IT RAIN ! (not today , soon )

06-13-2010 03:13 AM by patron | 48 comments »

i have been in my home for 10 1/2 years now ,and early on had to choose between a house ,and a well .i had to chose to build the house , as it was beginning winter , and i had no place to live .i hauled water first in milk bottles , and then 5 gallon plastic jugs .i setup all the plumbing first ,got water heater , shower , vanity , toilet , and sink .everything was ready , but i had no water ,my friends would laugh , i even had a clothes washer .i bathed at the neighbors , and did laundry in ...

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Bathroom Vanity Mirror #5: Chopping Mortises

06-12-2010 05:09 AM by mpmitche | 1 comment »

Tonight I finished off my mortises. I have been away from the project for quite a while and watched one of David Charlesworths’ DVD’s from Lie-Nielsen in the downtime. The DVD was about working with chisels and he chops a mortise in there somewhere. After watching the video I tweaked my approach a little and it helped immensley. The first mortise I did took about 40 min. Some in the middle were a little quicker. Tonight I got a more accurate job and it took about fifteen min...

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Update and New Book

06-09-2010 09:12 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 0 comments »

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New Woodworking Show

06-04-2010 09:16 PM by Hisingwooddesign | 3 comments »

This october on pbs a new woodworking show will be coming out. With norm gone now, and the internet taking woodworking by storm I am querious to see the quality of tommys new show. Im sure it will be great. To read the full story and get all the latest details that pbs posted today Click Here

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Woodworking Book

06-04-2010 04:09 AM by Hisingwooddesign | 1 comment »

I have been asked alot over the last month about my new book. Click Here to see whats going on.

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I had a request for drawing from project post, How do you post a Sketchup file?

06-04-2010 03:53 AM by davidtex0128 | 4 comments »

How do you post sketchup drawings to the site for projects?

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ARMOIRE- Jewelry box - using RECYCLED WOOD #2: ARMOIRE - Jewelry box using recycled wood

06-03-2010 02:35 AM by BertFlores58 | 0 comments »

PART II I suggest that you read first the first part of the series for a better understanding… The drawer In making the drawer, all the difficulties were turned to an easy task because of proactiveness. We cannot avoid changes of idea, plans, joints, size, cuts and other problems while doing the job. I don’t have blue pirnts neither actual plans in doing this project specially when you deal with recycled or scraps materials. Here you can find: undersize, grooves, dents...

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Hucks Quick Tips- Glue & Sawdust Fillers

06-02-2010 10:28 PM by Huckleberry | 5 comments »

I have used the glue and sawdust and made my own fillers. I read about using epoxy and sawdust and gave it shot and this is what I came up with. Enjoy—http://blip.tv/file/3705398

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