Storehouses Of Snow and Ice ....come inside and see, storehouses of snow and ice, harvest your vision….—by flp ————————————————————————————————————————————————————...
Did you ever want to present your woodworking creations in an exciting interactive 3D viewer? Well, now you can do just that using our new LumberJocks Gallery feature: Go to your “My Home” page and click on the VIEW GALLERY button to open your personal gallery: An option to exclude the project from your Gallery Viewer is located on the project create/edit page. This way you can control which projects will be displayed in your gallery. Plus it’s easy as 1-2-3...
One Section Finished I finished this section of wall the other day and the trim. After that I pushed all the shop “furniture” back against the wall. This opened up the center of the shop again so that I could clear the next section of wall to be finished. I can’t always work corner to corner because I waited until I put too much crap in the shop to finish the walls. I did, however, already have 3 walls finished as you can see in my workshop posting. Now that I...
I was reading Teri’s Charlie Brown post and trying to think back on what influenced me towards wood working. I have come to realize that the decision to woodwork really came from no outside influences. My dad never woodworked. The only thing I can think of him working on was a model train table. I can’t remember my step dad doing anything in wood besides maybe a ramshackle doghouse. I really don’t know why I was drawn to wood. I always enjoyed “This Old HouseR...
Over the past several years I have been needing and wanting to buy or maybe just make a workbench. I have gone to five woodworking shows in three states over the past two years. At these shows and in several magazines or catalogs I have noticed many of these really nice woodworking benches that are way far out of my reach as far as the $$$ involved. Finally after a elongated sick spell lasting nearly two months I finally get few boards together, screws, a very few nails and other items tha...
January has been an entertaining and inspiring month, as the entries for our two Awards categories came in. I am very pleased to see the excellent response – with 50 boxes and 34 2×4 projects. Also, the challenges that we host throughout the year are intended to provide woodworkers the opportunity to expand their own skills. I think you have outdone yourselves. Very impressive work. You are all winners already. Congratulations. And now, an exciting week is ahead of us as we meet...
Its been a long time sense I have been on. Not because of anything anyone here has done. You see, I lost my brother not long back. He had a huge heart attack that took him home to be with God. Its been really hard to deal with as everything I have ever learned about wood working and fixing cars and stuff I learned from Kevin. He taught me the basics of all this stuff. Every time I pick up a tool, my thoughts go to him. Kevin always said that day he died he wanted to be buried in a pine box...
A little game of woodworkers chess ! Todays match, Delta grey verses Powermatic gold! Click on the links below to view the images…I had to upload them to my webspace…640×480 just doesn’t do it justice! http://members.cox.net/fella/Chess1.jpg http://members.cox.net/fella/Chess2.jpg http://members.cox.net/fella/20080112142156_14m13s.jpg I was just playing around. The equipment is from the woodworking tools collection I made available in an earlier blog. The mo...
Finished! Well it’s been a long journey and it did not end without one extra push. I finished installing the copper handles Monday by 11:30. There was a couple of scratches but I was certain I could buff them out. This is a skill that goes with the territory. I worked on the finish for the next six hours and I could not get the finish to blend. How to Remove a Scratch- After exhausting all other options this is what I resorted to today: Yes you are seeing it correctly...
Another Milestone I am pretty excited to share with you guys today’s progress. I got all of the handle pieces finished! Next I have some touch up on the doors and the final install. I am sure I will have a full day of technical sweating. I had to brush the pieces again on the wire wheel to brighten the finish. I then hung them from the ceiling and wiped them down thoroughly with acetone. This strips any oil from the surface. I sprayed them with an acrylic resin lacquer by Sh...
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