This is the blog that I promised detailing my experiments in what I call “watercolor style” aniline dying. My sincere hope is that it will encourage some of you to jump in and help develop what I think is a huge potential of which I’ve only scratched the surface. The idea of hand dyeing pieces of inlay or marquetry came to me because I was frustrated by the limited array of colors available to me in the veneer and solid wood supply to which I have access. I was enjoying ...
Being new to the “blogging” stuff here I go. Let me start out by saying I am new to woodworking and my goal is to learn how to 1. use my used/new woodworking equipment safely and efficiently and 2. learn how to cut/carve/sculpture wood into beautify/functional items. I want to be able to complete the interior trim work on the house my wife and I just built. I wanted to learn how to use my new Jet 18” band-saw first and foremost. I just completed a pretty neat little ...
http://www.youtube.com/user/Aandyaitch123#p/a/u/0/0zjMc1b07TQ Hope you enjoy this12 hours work editing this
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 ..........................................
http://charlesneilwoodworking.com/project_store.php 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.
Here is a video I have made for you all. http://www.youtube.com/user/Aandyaitch123 I look forward to comments good and bad.Cheers,Andy.
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...
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...
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. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85GrCHbdaJ4&feature=related
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