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Japanese style lamp #1: Getting Started

437 days ago by SPHinTampa | 4 comments »

Decided to make lamps for Christmas for my mother in law. Found a very cool book on japanese lamps so decided to take a crack at it: Key Steps in process:1. Prep plans and Mill stock (not shown)2. Cut and Route legs3. Cut, Route and Rip kumiko (rails and styles)4. Cut and route top5. Test fit sides6. Glue up side panels, legs and lid7. Add light socket8. Light up! Step 1 – Mill StockStarted out with book, shoiji paper and reclaimed wood from a prior project. Instru...

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making raised panels on the table saw

473 days ago by vonhagen | 21 comments »

http://youtu.be/csOCkcCBR4U

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The EZ mitre technique

1456 days ago by BritBoxmaker | 72 comments »

Hello all. Well I seem to have whet the appetite a bit so here goes for a ‘novel’ technique for making mitred boxes. Its a bit like making a box out of paper, like they showed you at school, using a ‘net’. Only in 3D, with wood and a tablesaw (not sissors). Well first comes the board Its made from alternating strips of Maple and Rosewood of varying thickness. I won’t bore you with the details on how to make it suffice to say that all the corners must b...

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Build a Elegant Hall Table part 1 of 4

627 days ago by JordsWoodShop | 2 comments »

This is the first of four videos in the “Build a Hall Table” video series. In this video I run you through the new project for JordsWoodShop.com, The processes I cover in this video include; Milling rough sawed timber to dimension, Using full scale drawings, basic marking out and cutting mortising using the plunge router. If you would like to know more about the process I went through to come up with the end product, or see more images I wrote an article thats viewable here ...

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Knitting box. I mean really, who among us doesn't need a knitting box?

886 days ago by Stevinmarin | 41 comments »

Yep, a project that none of you are likely to make. But forget that it’s for yarn; it’s really just a container that can be modified to fit any storage need. Also, a simple jig for making finger joints on the table saw. Read more about this project here.

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Making Wood Quilt Blocks

2088 days ago by WoodMosaics | 16 comments »

First of all you have to determine what shape you will need that you can make accurately and repeatedly. This is where my jigs come in. I was to poor to buy several miter gauges so I made mine out of angle iron and bar stock. I made them set close to a certain angle, adjustable just a little. This first picture shows the back side of one of my jigs on the saw. This one is set at 45° like 4 of my jigs are; (Now on any of these pictures if you want to see something closer just click on t...

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How I Make a Tiny Square Box

1965 days ago by WoodMosaics | 9 comments »

I will start this blog the same way I started the one on making a Lazy Susan. Now before I get started on this little demonstration of how I do it, let me caution you on a couple things. IF you try anything like this, take the plate that your saw blade comes up through and close that hole completely up with a thin piece of wood. Make sure it is even with the top, with no gaps and no lips to catch the pieces. You want it smooth. Then with a “Hollow ground plywood blade” come up from the bot...

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