Along my route this morning I spotted a chest of drawers on the curb. One drawer was out and on the top of the dresser so I could see it was solid wood without the wide dado so often found on modern furniture. So on my return trip I stopped and hefted the eight drawer dresser in my Impreza wagon. At home I knocked it apart and then cleaned up most of the wood, removing nails and staples. This is the yield of useful wood I got: From the drawer sides (above) I get 16 1/2 in. thick...
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7TH ANNUALNIAGARAWOODWORKINGSHOW SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2012 Niagara Falls HOME DEPOT7190 Morrison StreetL2E 7K5 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Woodworking Competition Two categories to enter:Small Project (has to fit inside a 2ft square box) Large Project (greater than a 2ft square box) PRIZES! PRIZES! and more PRIZES! Woodworking Seminars 10:30-11:3012:00-1:00 1:30-2:303:00-4:00 All Day Demonstrations Niagara Woodcarvers Association Golden Horseshoe Woodturners GuildNiagara Woodworking Cl...
http://www.adamswoodcreation.comAdams wood creation has gone public. If you were wondering i haven’t been on Lumberjocks for a long time now because i have been working on my website. As we all know woodworking is brilliant but its not cheap so ive made the site to get a business going for me and simply to pay for wood to make more projects all the projects i make wil be the highest of quality and will ship to you as soon as possible. Obviously i know because were all woodworkers probab...
I purchased this product around 10 years ago. But, over the years I lost the CD and also lost my registration id. (Multiple switching of computers) But,. somewhere they still had my email address, and I still have that address as an active ID. (This is called e-mail forwarding, you just change the forwarding address to your current one – works great) But I received this this email from them today. I’m not selling anything nore am I making any money off this. But it is a g...
My spring clamps have a lot of miles on them. Which mean that little plastic coating on the end is gone. And sometimes i need that on the clamp. So here is a little tip which replaces that. If you like the video, we post new ones every Thursday at our youtube channel. www.youtube.com/bigchopperoo
This weekend, I spent my time bringing home some walnut and maple logs. The limbs don’t make good lumber, even if they are big enough to make a saw log. Limbs are reaction wood and when you remove the weight from them they move, sometimes a lot! Saw a horizontal limb into lumber and you can make some nice pretzels and you won’t have to do anything… Just saw ‘em and watch ‘em curl. Same deal with leaner logs. I use some of the limbs to make bowls, rolling pins and...
As I was working on the sculpted top, I found a bullet that I somehow milled in half with my chainsaw. I’m sure that was pretty hard on my chain at the time as the jacket of the bullet is still intact!! Busy week so I didn’t get as much done on this project as I would have liked, but it is coming along nice. All 4 boards for the top are almost done shaping, and all the material for the frames has been rough cut to size. I spent an evening building 8) 4’...
I’ve spent the entire day cutting trees into logs and bringing them home… They aren’t lumber yet and all of them are not here yet, but it won’t be long now. Here’s a couple of shots of the maple. It’s a little over 30’ long and the big end is 36”. It’s been down a year and it’s spalded, but not punky. I cut into it to see what it’s going to look like after it’s sawn. It’s also tiger striped through and through. I...
Just for those of you in the States who think your wood is expensive. The little beauty in the foreground is African Ebony. 32cm x 5.5cm sq’. It cost me £25GBP, thats about $40US.Bringing up the rear is a piece of Pau Amarello at a relatively modest £3, $4.80. Ebony is very difficult to get over here in anything bigger than turning blank sizes. Unless you are a banker/oil baron.
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