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"I Am Counting....200 PLUS" --by RusticWoodArt

2494 days ago by frank | 9 comments »

I Am Counting….200 PLUS Yes that’s right, 200 plus Blog Stories here at LJ and so I want to say thank you Martin…. Thank you Martin for making this site here at LJ such a user friendly place and for offering the ability that you have added in here for bloging….and yes, I do love blogging! Thank you Martin for the features you have provided to also be able to not only blog, but to also post the photos that make blogging….a wonder-full photo blogging exper...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #60: Charcoal Dreams of A WoodWorking Passion

1723 days ago by frank | 6 comments »

Charcoal Dreams of A WoodWorking Passion ….hand tools made for wood,old ways yearn to express self,passion breathes new flame….—-by flp ————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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How-To Make Log Furniture #3: How-To Make a Puzzle-Cut Shelf or Panel

540 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 2 comments »

In this tutorial, Scott shows in much more detail how to craft the puzzle-cut shelf. This technique can also be used for dresser sides, door panels, or anywhere else you might need a really awesome panel. See the full tutorial by following this link: http://logfurniturehowto.com/tutorial/learn-how-to-make-a-puzzle-cut-shelf/

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An Unexpected Break from Woodworking

498 days ago by Chris Mobley | 7 comments »

I had an unusual experience yesterday that is leading me to take an unexpected break from woodworking. Now, I only expect this break to last a few days, so no need to worry. The strangest things seem to happen to me, and my immediate family for that matter, that I could not resist telling the story. Yesterday, I took my manual transmission work truck to get its state inspection done. Since I don’t drive it very often, I had been neglecting to get it done for quite some time. I took it to a...

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How-To Make Log Furniture #4: How-To Apply an Epoxy Finish

540 days ago by ScottShaeffer | 0 comments »

In this video Scott Shaeffer is joined by Kris Williams from Rocky Blue Woodworks who introduces us to various table top finishes. We’ll also be talking about how to build an aspen table top appropriately for an epoxy finish! This video is 1 of 2 in the series. To see more from Kris, follow this link: http://www.rockybluewoodworks.com/ This video is 2 of 2. See the full tutorial by following this link: http://logfurniturehowto.com/tutorial/how-to-apply-epoxy-finish/

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My Beginning Days #4: Grizzly Tent Sale #1

66 days ago by Kaa162 | 5 comments »

I went to the Grizzly tent sale this weekend in PA. It was quite the experience. First, I spoke to a rep on the phone who suggested that I get there about an hour ahead of time… Try 2-3 hours. By the time we go there, there were at least 200 people in front of us. By the time the tent sale opened, the line was SUPER long. When the clock struck 8am, you have never witnessed a line move as fast as this one. We were so far back and yet it took seconds ...

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Wood Species #1: Name This Wood

1484 days ago by WoodArtbyJR | 27 comments »

Rick (schlemoe, Roseburg OR) placed a picture of a piece of wood on the Projects page and asked for help in identifing it. At last count we had 26 comments trying to help identify it. We had some real interesting thoughts posted. So, I thought I would post a picture of a piece of wood and see how many correct identifications we could log. The difference in this case is I DO KNOW WHAT IT IS. Let’s just test our wood identification knowledge. This should be an easy one for you. ...

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Ebonizing wood #1: carbonisation

435 days ago by Dominik Matus | 4 comments »

My schoolmate tried one way of ebonising wood which our teacher heard from someone. The essence is carbonisation in linseed oil without access of oxygen. In the proccess water from maple wood was evaporating. The result is still flexible. We think oil replaced water. Gluing is not problem.

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"....of OutHouses and Septic's Galore" --by RusticWoodArt

2631 days ago by frank | 4 comments »

....of OutHouses and Septic’s Galore ....and so while walking through this break in a stone wall, i spied into the life of one such as i, where have all your sayings of yesterday gone, when one such as i walks into your scrapbook of life imagined images…. —-no leaf falling to the earthen floor of my domain, screamed so loud from it’s palace of branches throne, as when it settled to fathom the amazing amassing of culture exchange, that is being written as i speak...

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"Planes of Architect" --by RusticWoodArt

2563 days ago by frank | 4 comments »

Planes of Architect ….as from my place of sitting, i looked at you to aspire your eye, till in the moment of thought-full re-mitting, your gazing zest of life came to un-der-lie…. —-what gives this form before me aspect, twas not just yesterday you reached for heavens sky, and now we meet on different planes of architect, even then we bi-sected by in-ter-sect with questions of the how and why…. —-phantoms of a period that time has far-gotten, where crowds o...

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