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Bent Lamination

06-07-2010 06:46 AM by Bud | 7 comments »

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Exterior Door - Part II

06-05-2010 10:49 PM by Troy | 6 comments »

In continuation of a previous post, this is the second and final part of the exterior door project.   The Arch  The first part starts with a nervous step in the project – the arch cut. Any and all mistakes would be very noticeable and unrepairable, cosmetically anyhow. The only tool I could turn to for this operation was my jigsaw.  Arch cut  I put on a new blade and clamped on an in-feed board to serve as a reverse backer, a “fronter” of sorts. It work...

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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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Machine set-up #1: Double stack

06-04-2010 01:00 AM by rhett | 3 comments »

An excellent way to increase the speed and efficiency of your shaper when running rails and stiles is to stack your cutters. With the right set-up and coping jig you can quickly switch from rails to stiles and back again with no down time or resetting. It all starts with your cutters and an appropriate width spacer. Here I am using Amana’s mission style combo with a 3/4” spacer in between. More on this later. After finding the spot you want for the groove, run your ...

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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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Product Review-SafeCoat

06-02-2010 08:53 AM by Huckleberry | 5 comments »

A quick little video about a new finish I stumbled upon and I truly think this is a great product. I can not say enough about the way this thing finished. Check it out-http://blip.tv/file/3702906

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Charles Neil build along mahogany lowboy "series" #10: week

05-31-2010 02:48 AM by a1Jim | 31 comments »

Charles Neil lowboy build-along, # 10I’m now ready to start the scroll board. I begin by using the pattern of the scroll board Charles sent along with the wood he furnished . Guess what? I looked all around my shop for more than an hour, moving things, and picking up things. I went to some locations three times, but no pattern. My only alternative was to go to the “Mastering Woodworking “ website and print the PDF file, and I did, but in checking the printed PDF, I found the printed pattern d...

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Charles Neil build along mahogany lowboy "series" #9: week

05-30-2010 11:05 PM by a1Jim | 20 comments »

Charles Neil lowboy build-along, #9 Back in episode #6, when Nell was about to be run over by the train…I kid! When I left you last time, I had just cut the tenons and was in the process of fitting them to the mortises on the legs. I continue with a little more cleaning up of the tenons with the pattern makers file and check the leg mortises for proper depth. I continue with the fitting of the mortise and tenon, being careful not to force the tenons, and make sure there ...

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Snakes Pattern in Solid Wood #1: The Challenge of the Snakes

05-30-2010 08:24 PM by BritBoxmaker | 19 comments »

After posting the ‘Pattern of Four’ aka ‘Snakes’ box it occurred to me that it must be able to be done in solid wood, not just veneer. Another challenge methinks. Heres the pattern I think this can be reduced to its simplest components. Two types of square; one made up of four triangles and the other a simple square with sides half the length of the first. Each individual snake pattern is made up of four triangles and one square. Trust me I’ve seen the patterns ...

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