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Woodworking in Nairobi, Kenya #2: Nairobi: The search begins

08-28-2018 01:15 PM by LukeCan | 1 comment »

I’ve arrived in Nairobi. My hand tools are still coming by a slow boat and even slower government paperwork. So no shop setup yet. Now the search begins for supplies (wood, glue, tools etc.). This is proving to be a challenge. Finding the products you want (groceries, clothes, wood) is more like a treasure hunt. You have to find the right store and few if any have any web presence. Things are not organised, or perhaps better to say differently organised, than in North America. First ...

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How I Carve a 2-Liner Keychain

06-28-2018 12:17 PM by DustyNewt | 3 comments »

This shows my methodology for carving one of my 2-Liner keychains. I have carved thousands of these for a wonderful customer to resell, and still have all my digits…(knock on wood). View on YouTube

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Interesting wood and furniture I saw in Europe

03-18-2018 11:02 PM by JohnMcClure | 0 comments »

I visited Spain and Ireland last week, and noticed a few cool pieces of furniture. I didn’t photograph it, but I saw an antique table with a top that was about 6’ long by 24” wide, all one hardwood piece… And a lot of other older pieces with exceptionally wide panels. My favorite furniture were these very artistic chairs, in which the structural members are mostly clear, but the noticeable portions are highly figured: I believe it was a set of 4 chairs in a s...

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Butterfly Spline inlay on a Kanna Dai

02-19-2018 03:24 PM by Lemongrasspicker | 1 comment »

This is a repair that is often done when a Kanna has a split or check in the wood. Rather than simply filling it with epoxy and/or superglue, it is way better to use a mechanical connection to repair the crack and ensure that it doesn’t expand or get worse in the following years. View on YouTube The key for these (literally) is to make the spline as strong as possible, and to ensure that it stays put, it does need to be glued in place. The maker of this dai is a gentleman named J...

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Handtool Basics #5: Who is the KING of the Butt Joint?

01-22-2018 07:58 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 0 comments »

Hey Guys, I did a quick little deep dive into the ins and outs of common butt joint techniques. I looked at biscuits, Mortise and Tenons (both hand cut and machine cut) Festool Domino Floating Tenons, and the Kreg Jig. I broke down how long it takes to make these joints, how consistent they come out, how easy and repeatable they are, and how strong each joint is. I break down (with lots of data) how much they cost in both money and time invested into each joint from the perspective of a...

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Shop Update #1: WoodWorkLIFE Shop Tour 2017

01-02-2018 09:46 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 0 comments »

Hey Guys, Wow, so much has changed here in the shop in 2017, and so much more is going to change in 2018. I figure lets document this moment in time before the tumult washes it away. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! My New Years Resolutions for my channel in 2018, More Shop Furniture/Organization More Please Wifey Projects More Behind the Scenes (On Patreon, Instagram, and Here) More Plans (Free to all of my Patreon Supporters [Support me on Patreon]) More Videos (Sh...

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Santa's helpers and other elves.

12-15-2017 11:28 AM by EricTwice | 1 comment »

Things have gotten crazy here, but this is normal for the Christmas season. First we get the big projects that must be done before the holiday entertainment happens. (2 bathrooms, 5 kitchen modifications, 2 dining-room tables and repair a set of chairs) Next we have the special Christmas gifts, (a cane, a walking stick, a doll bed, 2 closets modified, a custom bench seat, and they keep coming in) Then there are the things my wife has asked me to make, (spoons, cutting boards, pen and...

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My YouTube Channel Just Hit 10k Subscribers

11-17-2017 08:40 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 0 comments »

Hey guys, It has been a lot of fun posting my projects and videos here as my channel has grown. Since the Lumbejocks community has been there right alongside me this whole way I figured I would let you in on the HUGE GIVEAWAY I have going on coinciding with my YouTube Channel hitting 10,000 subscribers. Anyway check out the video for the details and be sure to get subscribed so you can win some awesome stuff. I managed to scrounge together a pretty sweet little setup: A PPE from RZ M...

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Roughing it out (Wooden Sword and White Sword)

11-10-2017 03:52 PM by NadarCreative | 2 comments »

I decided to try and make some wall art pieces based on the first Legend of Zelda game on the old NES. I grabbed some pine boards and printed out some large pixel art of the items as they appear in the game, roughing them out on the band saw and sanding them more accurately into shape. I also have both boomerangs and the blue potion to show soon. This should be a fun ride…

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I Never Had A Choice

10-10-2017 05:23 PM by SawMueller | 4 comments »

Long story short, I went to a retiring woodworker’s auction and bought about 1/3 of the wood. I actually had to rent a uhaul to get it all back home. I haven’t measured every individual piece, but the estimated totals are: 200 bf of 11.5”-12.5” rough sawn, air dried, straight walnut. 15 pcs at 10’ and 10 or so at 8’ 40 bf of prefinished 4.5” x 10’ cherry 40 bf mix of cherry and walnut 4”-6” wide 140 bf of QS white an...

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