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Dovetail Toolchest

03-19-2015 08:23 PM by Gbluee | 3 comments »

I needed an upgrade in my shop for my Lutherie tools and I didn’t want to get those pricy steel tool box to go in my woodworking environment. So I sat down at my drawing table and tried to come up with something to accommodate my need, at a reasonable price, and made of wood. I made this tool chest with only 4 boards of 8’x6”x1” of black Walnut. I always love the Idea of not using screws and/or nails, therefore I made a Dovetail construction. The entire construction was completed in 4 mont...

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Small Secretary With Tambour Door #10: Pre-Assembly and Back

03-15-2015 03:15 AM by Guy Dunlap | 2 comments »

Final finishing up of the woodworking part of this project! I attach the hutch to the subframe, and then that assembly to the top. I also make the interior back and the back of the hutch. As always, I welcome your questions and comments! http://youtu.be/0wOl6AJZw9w

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Quick Tip for half shelves

03-14-2015 12:46 PM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

Do you use half shelves in your cabinets? Well here is a great tip on how you can make the front inset adjust automatically every time you change the depth.Here is the video link. Check it out and let me now what you think.https://youtu.be/D07KS8eTpcg

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Photographing long or tall projects. #1: Photographing long or tall projects.

03-12-2015 11:53 PM by Druid | 11 comments »

Since a lot of us produce “longer”, or taller, items that we want to post on LJ’s, we typically end up having to take the photo from a distance so that the entire object can be included. The resulting photo ends up not showing the finer details of your work.This type of scenario applies to some of my own pieces, such as carved walking staffs, or canes, but there is a free tool to help us get around this problem, and I expect that it is already installed on your PC with eithe...

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New Video On YouTube - Stabilizing wood with a vacuum chamber

03-11-2015 01:23 PM by wdwrkr631 | 8 comments »

Hello all, just put up a new video. In this video we stabilize wood with a vacuum chamber and an acrylic resin. The process is very cool and will leave your wood rock hard and moisture resistant. Here is a link to the video. After you watch we would love for you to subscribe to our channel. We have a lot of interesting videos planned. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vQxtHxfqbeQ

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Making a Small Stand With The Festool Domino

03-11-2015 01:50 AM by Guy Dunlap | 4 comments »

This is my entry for the 2015 Festool Video Contest. I make a plant stand out of a single board of ash in an afternoon. The Festool Domino made it possible with fast and easy joinery. As always, I welcome your questions and comments! http://youtu.be/E_7uvJDJuY4

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Combine #1: Chassis

03-10-2015 08:53 PM by Dutchy | 8 comments »

I started building a wooden combine. Below a set of pictures of the building proces of the chassis. I made this chassis out of 6 pieces. On the construction drawing it is one piece. I like to use more pieces. I have no pretensions to say that this is the right way, It is only my way. It is quite possible making the chassis out of one piece. Thanks for watching

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How to Repair a Damaged Clapboard

03-10-2015 02:47 AM by Antoine Rizzoti | 0 comments »

The wood siding clapboards on your house will expand during hot weather and shrink during cold weather. Over time, this repeated shrinking and expanding can cause the clapboards to warp, split, and crack. If you have damaged clapboards on your house, the easiest way to repair them is to replace them with new brand-new pieces. You’re going to need several different tools to do this job. You’ll need a pry bar, a hammer, a utility knife, a hand saw, some caulk, a box of siding nails, and your re...

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Dutch Tool Chest #4: Hinges and Lid

03-09-2015 04:29 PM by Mosquito | 14 comments »

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Tips and Techiques #2: The Somewhat Invisible Hinge Tutorial

03-05-2015 03:49 AM by Jerry | 22 comments »

Okay, I was asked to post a how to for the, I guess I’ll start calling it “vanishing” hinge, since it’s not completely invisible. Anyway I struggled with posting this tutorial, because in this instance things went badly, but I think it’s just as important to publish the mistakes as the successes, because that way whoever reads this can see where the pitfalls are. So in the spirit of full disclosure, here goes. Okay, this tutorial is for 1/2” wood and dow...

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