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Upholstering 2 Chairs For My Living Room #5: A little body stitching.

01-26-2014 02:19 AM by MarkTheFiddler | 9 comments »

There is very little on these chairs that I need to sew on the body. Still, a little might be just enough of an example for some of you. The front of the chair and deck need a bit of sewing. Take a look at this rounded front edge and the old stiches. There are several ways to skin this cat. One is to take off the fabric, undo the stitches then trace the cutouts onto you new fabric. I have to do that sometimes. Let’s get a little adventurous. Since I have a pattern with a center...

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Tools #3: Grinding and polishing station

03-18-2014 12:19 AM by PASs | 3 comments »

I have a thing for filing cabinets. I have 19 (nineteen) in my shop.I get them for free or dirt cheap off Craig’s List. And they are all high quality (Hon or equivalent.)A couple weeks ago I decided to consolidate my two grinders on separate stations into one master station.My main grinder was set on a rolling tool stand. It has the lathe sharpening setup underneath. The second grinder is a cheapo for general purpose grinding. The goal was to mount them back-to-back in the (futile...

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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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Router Bit Cabinet (video link in the description)

06-06-2014 09:10 PM by Woodworker_Collins | 0 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gc8jn7uMTAIf you enjoy the video please subscribe.

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Ribbons in Cutting Boards

07-27-2014 02:52 PM by prospector45 | 8 comments »

Several years ago I saw this ribbon design at segmenting.biz/inlayexample. I started by selecting the body of the design. In this case, padauk, yellow heart, aand hickory for three boards. Then I laminated the “ribbons” Then I cut 2” holes in the boards that make up the body of the design. The problem for a flat boarder(cutting board) was how to create the plugs without a center hole. The first idea was wood turning but this would require a massive square of exotic wood...

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How to make dovetail joints (hand cut)

07-24-2013 05:54 PM by Woodworker_Collins | 2 comments »

This tutorial will show you how to make nice tight fitting dovetails in an easy step by step process. Please Subscribe!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAAyFDCx3Bk

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How To Make A Paper Roll Stand

08-31-2013 10:49 AM by Woodworker_Collins | 1 comment »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeTlUY6RW7UThis video shows how to construct a simple oak paper roll stand, i only use 3 basic woodturning chisels to build it :) Please Subscribe! Btw i was doing a sort of wonderwall thing on my guitar in the background haha :P

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How To Build A Wooden Hand Plane

10-11-2013 04:19 PM by Woodworker_Collins | 0 comments »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1be6z4KLGKw&feature=c4-overview&list=UUuURBvPUoh_ghXT86FXtIRQI build a cool but simple hand plane made entirely from scrap, Please Subscribe!!!

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sketchup trick

11-15-2007 05:54 AM by Dan'um Style | 12 comments »

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Dave's Workshop #4: Drills-Keeping Things More at Hand

10-30-2014 09:20 PM by Dave Rutan | 1 comment »

Above: A while ago I built this stand for my drill press. It’s got a deep drawer and two shelves behind double doors. It got really tiring having to open the doors, bend over, and reach in to grab either my electric (corded drill,) or my handy hand drill. So today I put a thought into action. I looked up drill holders and found this really basic design to keep things at hand. Above: A simple chunk of 2×4 with two holes drilled into it and a little cutting and I got thi...

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