Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'tutorial'

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How to adjust for Band Saw Drift

01-26-2011 08:39 PM by Bob Simmons | 23 comments »

Woodworking skills are vitally important to the apprentice as well as the journeyman. As woodworkers we are continually faced with new challenges as we explore the craft of woodworking. One of these eventual challenges is band saw blade drift. .............. What is band saw blade drift? ...................... How can it be corrected? ........................................ Recommended Video: How to adjust for Band Saw Blade Drift ..........................................

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01-24-2011 10:35 PM by stefang | 22 comments »


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Check out this link to view a free program with pdf drawing on how to build a pie safe.

01-24-2011 07:03 PM by littleparker | 5 comments » Note there are other free videos available at this link for other projects.This is worth checking out. Videos on build projects and pdf files with patterns for some.I also siigned up for his weekly paid program when it first started and have learned much and enjoyed having a woodworking show to watch each week with details, not just highlighting a project.

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01-24-2011 11:26 AM by andyboy | 9 comments »

Here is a video I have made for you all. I look forward to comments good and bad.Cheers,Andy.

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Compound Slide Rest #1: Using a Compound Slide Rest

01-22-2011 01:43 AM by Bluepine38 | 5 comments »

SASmith posted a blog showing how to make a scroll saw bowl from a flat board. As a slightly challenged72 yr young apprentice I can no longer perform some tasks on a scroll saw, so here is my alternative.I have a 1950s 12” Delta lathe and have a Delta 46-961 Compound Slide Rest that I received as a basketcase with many parts missing and rebuilt. You start the procedure by cutting a circle the maximum sizeallowable by your board and lathe and attach it to a lathe face plate using a sac...

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DragonFly Harp #7: 1/20/2011 S-L-O-W Going

01-20-2011 11:36 PM by Donna Menke | 11 comments »

Days and days of mostly just staring at the dumb thing wondering why- oh why- things did not meet the way they should. Take a little off here- then a little off there- shoot!- think I took some off the wrong side. This was not the way to go.My micro-plane was going to be my salvation, but it may have created more problems than it fixed.Talk about creative clamping! Trying to get all the angles right and everything where it is supposed to be so that the screws in the base will end up in the ri...

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Hand Craftmanship

01-19-2011 07:54 AM by Dale J Struhar Sr | 8 comments »

A friend of mine sent to me some video posts on YouTube that are incredible. If you enjoy watching hand craftmanship you’ll enjoy these video’s. You might not understand the language but I’m sure you’ll be amazed at the work.

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LJ Gateways #2: Gateways to Projects

01-18-2011 02:21 PM by MsDebbieP | 15 comments »

The following are gateways to project/blog/forum postings re: the identified topic(more coming soon)     LumberJocks’ Projects/Skills Gateways Bandsaw Boxes Benches Birdhouses Bookshelves Bowls Candle Holders Canes Clocks Coffee Tables Cradles Decks Doors Entertainment Centres Frames Guitars Hinges Jigs Kids' Projects Pen-Making Planes Sanding/Sand Paper Scrollsaws Toys All LumberJocks’ GATEWAYS Safety Tips ...

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Making a Violin #5: Carving the plates

01-16-2011 08:21 AM by RonPeters | 20 comments »

Ok, I’ve been busy with life and could only get to the violin as weather permitted, that is until I insulated the garage and installed an IR heat lamp which takes the chill off the air. This is the maple back. I’ve carved guides using templates I made out of aluminum. After aligning the guides to the plate surface it’s a simple matter of carving away the excess and blending. There are 6 templates. 1 through 5 are horizontal left to right with the last spanning the length....

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Woodworkers Hand Care

01-15-2011 03:43 AM by woodworkerscott | 11 comments »

The hands can take a beating when you use them constantly for your craft. A little preventative maintenance can make them go a long way. Here are some tips on how to help your hands stay healthy and function for you.I am not in the healing arts and am no doctor. These are suggestions that work for me and I thought I would pass the information on to you. Be sure to check with your doctor or dermatologist for any medical advice. You will notice that my hands are in great shape. No major inju...

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