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Where can I get Walnut in Bend OR

12-17-2017 07:08 PM by Aric | 3 comments »

I live in Bend Oregon and I am in need of some 6/4 black walnut. Wondering if anyone has experience with purchasing 6/4 walnut at around $6 bd/ft. I have no problem ordering online, but shipping can be expensive. Any direction would help

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Desk Chairs #2: Chair Legs and the Leg Lamp Major Award

12-16-2017 02:50 PM by EarlS | 4 comments »

In the spirit of one of the greatest Christmas movies I present the Leg Lamp Major Award Inspirational isn’t it? Now on to wood related activities… First of all, the 4 chairs will be made from Walnut since I have an abundance of it in the wood stack, and I’m out of Cherry. After poring over the plans and reading and re-reading the booklet that comes with them as well as anything and everything I could find on Lumberjocks or elsewhere on the web I finally brok...

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• Fr. Chad's Prie Dieu #14: Click … Swoosh

12-11-2017 08:07 PM by Ron Aylor | 9 comments »

Click … Swoosh - Before tackling the eight panel door, I thought I would give my newly made lamb’s tongue template a work out.  After locating the stopped chamfers with chalk, laying out the lamb’s tongue(s) was a breeze.  … not too shabby … if I say so myself!                 Aside from the cocobolo butterflies, these stopped chamfers and lamb’s tongues will serve to reference the Trinity without altering the over-all style.                 As I was thinking about the drawe...

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Walnut & Curly Maple Coffee Table #9: Finish work complete, ready for delivery

12-09-2017 02:16 AM by Reinan | 2 comments »

I coated this piece in a couple coats of 1# dewaxed garnet shellac, but I should have thinned them further for the top because I had streaking of patches that were coated more heavily than others, so I did a wash coat of straight alcohol and leveled the shellac to even it out. It worked, but then I had to deal with runs all over the edges and drips on the bottom lip. Next time I try that on a light colored wood I will build up with a less colored shellac and add the darker as a top coat for...

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• Fr. Chad's Prie Dieu #13: Two Become One

12-06-2017 04:35 PM by Ron Aylor | 5 comments »

Two Become One –  I thought I would take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather and glue up the upper case. First I attached the barley twist accent pieces to the front frame with wood screws …                  … these pieces are proud of the frame by 3/8” as they overlap the side pieces.                 I applied the General Finishes Medium Brown Dye/Stain concoction to all the upper case pieces and once dry … glued it up!  The false bottom I mentioned in an earlier post cons...

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Jaida Shaping the Backrest

12-05-2017 01:09 AM by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

Jaida Shaping the Backrest. 4 Hours in 9 Minutes. See more about this chair here. https://www.facebook.com/PlaneOldWood/posts/1437403089613582 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB_ubeKqBSE&t=12s

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Jaida turns a Tridge Bowl

12-05-2017 01:03 AM by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

Jaida turning a tridge bowl. Our first time using a Hold Fast vacuum chuck. It worked great.See more pictures here.https://www.facebook.com/PlaneOldWood/posts/1479999995353891 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7q-vlkgPPo&t=18s

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• Fr. Chad's Prie Dieu #12: Upper Case

12-01-2017 09:56 PM by Ron Aylor | 6 comments »

Upper Case - Before any assembly of the upper case could take place, I needed to cut a few dados for shelves. Once located, I struck knife lines for the thickness of the shelf stock. I then used a chisel to accentuate the knife lines … creating a nice little trough for …  … the gent saw to cut the shoulders of the dado(s) ...  … and a chisel to bust loose the waste.  I then went to town with my Old Woman’s Tooth … cleaning out the dado(s) to a 1/4” depth …  … all the while k...

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Shop stuff #110: Bosch 1250 DEVS sander: Real time test

11-30-2017 09:00 PM by JimDaddyO | 2 comments »

This week I am checking out the Bosch 1250 DEVS sander/polisher. I am calling it the sander for people who don’t like sanding. The 6” pad covers significantly more area than your average 5” ROS, and the aggressive mode makes short work of rough surfaces. I don’t have the wiring in my shop done, so I couldn’t hook it up to a shop vac to see how the dust collection works. It would be nice if it had a bag for those situations. View on YouTube

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Walnut & Curly Maple Coffee Table #8: Edge profile and final sanding, onto finish work

11-26-2017 03:19 PM by Reinan | 3 comments »

As this table is a gift for a young couple, I thought a rounded edge on the most exposed corners would be prudent; possible small ones in the future and all. So I used a 1/8 round over bit in my venerable PC 100 which did the job well but ackwardly at times. I wish I had a smaller unit for this kind of work and have been considering the purchase of a lighter one handed type router. After completing the machine work, I sanded everything to 400 grit, wet sanding the table top. I put one thi...

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