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Carving a Bald Eagle, 1st Blog #1: First Up-date

01-24-2012 11:07 PM by LittlePaw | 9 comments »

I thought it’s time I filed a progress report on my attempt to carve a Bald Eagle. But first, let me apologize for not starting on the BE. You see, I’ve been looking at a couple of geese blanks sitting atop my fridge in my shop. Every time I wanted something out of the fridge, I could just hear these two geese honking at me to free them from the blocks of wood! So after a year of resisting, I finally got one down and started shaping and cutting on it, figuring that if I mess it up, at lea...

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Optimal Cutting with minimum scrap - iPad app

11-02-2011 12:31 PM by SmartCutter | 18 comments »

I recently finished working on a cutting algorithm app for the iPad and iPhone called Smart Cutter, and wanted to share the app with every one hoping get some feedback from carpenters and wood workers. Smart Cutter finds the maximum number of small pieces cut from a larger sheet of paper with minimum scrap. It employs a state of the art algorithm to generate the maximum number of small pieces cut from a larger sheet of paper, wood, cloth or any other material, with minimum waste. Whether y...

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"Wo kann ich Holz finden!?" or "Where can I find wood!?"

08-25-2011 05:02 PM by Ryan | 6 comments »

I’ve been desperate for anywhere to find wood, or Holz. I try and find simple wood and I can’t find any! I’m getting desperate! This is how low I’ve sunk. I currently was in the PX looking for some things for the kitchen, and I found aromatic cedar hangs. In my desperation, like Gollum, I snatched several up and clutched them to my chest as though someone was going to steal them from me. I feel like an addict, trying to find a fix.. HELP ME GET MY FIX!!! :D

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Danette Smith's Pyrography Series #3: "20th Century Pyrographers" an International Exhibit of Pyrography.

07-03-2011 05:50 AM by Danette Smith | 3 comments »

Hello Everyone! There has been lots of interest in the “All Pyrography” exhibit at the Andrews Art Museum in North Carolina. I know there are many of you who would have liked to go and see it, so I’m offering the next best thing. I created a “dedicated web page” to showcase each artist and their work. It offers an up-close shot of their artwork. I hope you enjoy it. Click here: http://danettesmithpyro.weebly.com/exhibit.html Share this with all ...

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Black Oak Burl Slabs

06-27-2011 01:35 AM by OregonBurls | 9 comments »

Just cut into these Saturday 25th!Just beautiful!!!

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My First Bastone Walnut Burl!

06-27-2011 01:30 AM by OregonBurls | 6 comments »

When I was slabbing it you could definately smell the walnut but it was different from the Claro and English. These have great dark black lines that are marbled. Beautiful white sap wood and hart wood. These are pics of some of the slabs. Cutting Wood Is A Blast!!!

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Mobile woodshop

06-20-2011 05:16 PM by thiswoodshop | 3 comments »

Hi, Just read about this mobile woodshop. I think this is a great idea to keep kids engage and keep interest in the trade alive in the younger generation. This is a great idea. http://willieswoodshop.com/ Insert from his website… Welcome to Willie’s Woodshop Since 1985,  Stephen Willner (Willie) has been working in a  classroom and credentialed by state of California , teaching basic woodworking skills to  children. He is now moving to his classroom to a converted  ...

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Danette Smith's Pyrography Series #2: Pyrography Exhibit at Andrews Art Museum in North Carolina.

05-27-2011 07:16 AM by Danette Smith | 0 comments »

Hello Everyone!It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, but I wanted to share this with everyone. For those of you who do woodburning, I think you will find this interesting. Next weekend (June 4, 2011) will be the opening of a 3 month pyrography exhibit at Anrews Art Museum in North Carolina. This will be the first such exhibit in an Art Museum. This is going to be monumental as it will promote the art form of Pyrography, also known as woodburning. There will be 20 a...

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First Woodburning

04-12-2011 09:03 AM by lanwater | 15 comments »

I wanted to decorate a blanket chest and I was deciding between inlays and woodburning.I decided for woodburning for 2 reasons: -I wanted to try it.-I could sand it off I messed it up. I Watched few yutube videos And read a bit to get familiar with the process. After practicing few line with my electronic solderig iron, I set to a craft store and bought a burning iron that was cheap ($16) and had several tips bundled with it. I started with a practice run on the same wood as the ches...

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hello again #13: BACK FOR A WHILE

04-11-2011 02:53 AM by Jim Earl | 1 comment »

WELL AFTER A LITTLE BOUT IN THE HORSEPITOL FOR STOMACH AGAIN. SPENT A COUPLE OF DAYS WITH THEM THEM A FEW MORE DAYS IN BED AT HOME BUT TODAY WAS SO BEAUTIFUL THAT i WENT OUT AND WORKED ON MY cHRISTMAS DONATIONS THAT i GIVE AWAY TO A COUPLE OF GRADE SCHOOLS, NURSING HOMES AND A COUPLE OF NURSERY SCHOOLS. LAST YEAR i GIVE AWAY ABOUT 200 X-MAS TREE ORNAMENTS TO THE SCHOOLS ND THE KIDS WAS SO THANKFUL i RECEIVED SEVERAL HOME MADE X-MAS CARDS WITH THANK YOU LETTERS WRITTEN INSIDE THEM. THEY GIVE ...

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