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Creative Woodworking #1: My kind of woodworking.....

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Blog entry by dakremer posted 1359 days ago 3662 reads 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hey guys – just thought I’d show you a little bit of my style/taste. This is the type of stuff I want to be able to build when I can finally afford awesome tools, have a shop, and TIME to do some creative woodworking!! Enjoy – and maybe it’ll give you some ideas of your own. (all pictures come from www.design-milk.com – which i am not affiliated with, or am I advertising….i just like the site)....






I better start practicing….............

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!



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GaryL

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#1 posted 1359 days ago

Have you picked out your dream vacuum press? Looks like bent laminations is what floats your boat.
Look forward to seeing your dream projects turn into reality!

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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dakremer

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#2 posted 1359 days ago

haha – I have not GaryL! :) i’m guessing i’m gonna need a BIG one though…haha..

yes, i love bent wood (whether laminated, or steam bent, or whatever…) – i love modern flow and curves in wood! and i love modern furniture (i love designing it – which right now is all i can do until i can get me a shop!!)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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GaryL

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#3 posted 1359 days ago

I’ve always wanted to try steam bending. One of these days I’ll get a steam pipe or box set up and give it a try. Any curves I’ve done have always been laminations.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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dakremer

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#4 posted 1359 days ago

same here BoiseJoe – it would be awesome to learn some of these techniques. A lot of the things I find, that i love, and would love to be able to build some day – i have NO IDEA how they do it!! most woodworking books, magazines, etc covers mostly older style woodworking – which is fine, but i would love to see some modern stuff!!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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GaryL

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#5 posted 1359 days ago

BoiseJoe…what is RISD? I assume it’s a school?
I agree on having some publications covering more of this type of woodworking. Expand the horizons.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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dakremer

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#6 posted 1359 days ago

GaryL – yes, RISD is a design school

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 1359 days ago

Wow, some fantastic designs! I liked some and others not so much but all are unique! My favorite is the one just after the bench with all the people sitting on it.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Dez

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#8 posted 1359 days ago

Smooth flowing lines! It is different from the usual wood furniture!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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dakremer

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#9 posted 1359 days ago

I agree Bearpie. That table is awesome. That thing must be expensive! haha!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1359 days ago

All amazing and wonderful thanks for sharing

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Pawky

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#11 posted 1359 days ago

Some very interesting pieces, most would definitely have made me look twice. I especially like the bench with the plant next to it, not sure exactly what about it though :P

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ellen35

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#12 posted 1358 days ago

It is often so difficult finding contemporary pieces and the instruction to make them.
These are beautiful!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Jamie Speirs

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#13 posted 1358 days ago

Picture one is incredible.

Jamie
Look forward to see which one you make

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Charles Maxwell

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#14 posted 1358 days ago

Ambitious! I like it. Max

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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rivergirl

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#15 posted 1358 days ago

Very contemporary! Makes me think of Andy Warhol for some reason?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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