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Toy Chest Build #3: Toy Chest Build #3 - Final assembly, finish and delivery

08-10-2016 08:23 PM by 7Footer | 4 comments »

Project page here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/261690 This is the conclusion of my toy chest build. Feedback and questions are welcome! Thanks for looking! I don’t know why but the you tube embed code isn’t displaying correctly, but you can click the linke below or the ‘view on YouTube’ at the very bottom. Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtqqPy_B_bw View on YouTube

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Toy Chest Build #2: Making the curves and glue up of the panels

07-07-2016 09:24 PM by 7Footer | 3 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yv2FB-qURs Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXDdAhpPCok Thanks for watching, I hope you like it! Disclaimer: I’m not sure but I’d imagine there will be some Safety Sally comments about the placement of my stop when I’m cutting the tongues. Please trust me, I’m comfortable and know the limits of my saw and I respect it, in this situation it was acceptable because I was taking off such a small amount of material

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Toy Chest Build #1: Laying out the pieces and preparing the rails & stiles

06-29-2016 10:25 PM by 7Footer | 4 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXDdAhpPCok I built these toy chests for my Nieces (they aren’t technically my nieces but I consider them family!), we’ve been talking about it with them and their parents for a couple years now, and one of the twins is particularly interested in my woodworking shop. They always have to look for our cat who is scared of everyone and hides out whenever someone knocks on the door, but usually the cat is hiding out in the shop, and the curious kids...

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Easy Project: Knife

06-10-2016 01:41 AM by ShogunJimi | 0 comments »

In this video, I make a WoodCraft knife blank. Real easy project, but really fun to complete. Please enjoy the video. https://youtu.be/c_uopLMXa34

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SawStop Assembly #8: My Adapted Solution for Overhead Dust Collection

05-22-2016 08:07 PM by HappyHowie | 2 comments »

I found bonesbr549’s post on his solution to optimize the overhead dust collection on his SawStop. I was going to attempt to apply his solution to my new SawStop. I went to my local Woodcraft store today in hopes I could find all the dust connector devices I would require. I got lucky. I can put all the parts together, but I will add a rubber connector for my SawStop 4” port. I will connect the 90 degree angle bend part shown below with that 4” rubber connector. The p...

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Woodriver Butt Chisels Review

05-08-2016 05:23 PM by Marty Backe | 1 comment »

Woodcraft had a recent sale ($50) of their 4 piece Woodriver Butt Chisels, so I bought a set. Here I provide a closer look, including flattening and sharpening one, and ending with an end grain shaving demonstration.

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I met Rob Cosman! My first trip to Woodcraft.

10-14-2015 12:11 AM by Chris McDowell | 8 comments »

I went to Woodcraft for the first time ever in order to get some tools so that I can start doing some turning on my new lathe. Couldn’t have picked a better day to go. The entire store was 15% off. Also, when I walked in I saw a group of people standing around a workbench near the entrance. I recognized the dude they were all talking to and realized that it was Rob Cosman, the great hand-tool woodworker from Canada. He’s on YouTube as well. Check him out. Watch the video her...

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Getting into Fan Carving... Mary May and Woodcraft lessons from Andrew Teixiera

12-20-2014 10:19 PM by xraydav | 0 comments »

Well I have been quite about carving as there as little interest in my last post, but my confidence is growing and I wanted to do another post. Been working on carving fans both from Mary May’s online school or carving and a course i took at Woodcraft in Walpole MA with Andrew Tiexiera. The fans are all of period American furniture.

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Big issues with Ordering Online with Woodcraft

12-17-2014 04:30 PM by DurhamAzeotropes | 7 comments »

Ok, it all started on ‘Cyber Monday’ when woodcraft had some special for the Groz 4 pack parrallel clamp set for (I think) around 80 bucks. It was later in the day and decided to purchase 2 (probably around 10-10:30 pm), I did separate orders on different credit cards for budgetary reasons. After making the orders I never recieved any emails confirming my purchase, or stating if there was any sort of issue. A few days later, still nothing, so I email the customer service asking wh...

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Support you local woodworking shops, or lose them

03-22-2014 02:17 PM by Steve Diogo | 13 comments »

The Woodcraft store in Libertyville, IL, closed its doors for good on March 19. Over the previous two weeks, I had received emails from the store announcing huge discounts… 30% off everything, then 50, then 75. While no closing was announced, it was pretty obvious what was coming. Part of me wanted to make the hour drive and load up my car with half-price lumber and grab whatever tools were left. Part of me felt awful at the thought of picking the bones of a store I didn’t supp...

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