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Location: Perth, Australia
Website: www.inthewoodshop.com

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#1 posted 07-15-2007 05:47 PM

Glad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 07-15-2007 06:48 PM

Hello … get out your digital camera … lets see what you’re working on !!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Derek Cohen

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#3 posted 07-15-2007 07:20 PM

I am working on a sofa table as a house warming gift for some friends. It has a Cherry top and a Jarrah base. The top is done, and I have almost finished spokeshaving the legs (taper and curve). Almost everything has been done with handtools.

Here is the top so far.

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Some of the mess while preparing the base.

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The table design is influenced by Jim Krenov’s work. Recently I received a smoother from JK and I had much pleasure in using it here.

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More later..

Regards from Perth

Derek

-- Buildiing furniture, and reviewing and building tools at http://www.inthewoodshop.com

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oscorner

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#4 posted 07-15-2007 07:38 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks! Great looking table! You should post on projects or blog it, if you haven’t already. Your link to your website didn’t work for me, I don’t know why?

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Karson

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#5 posted 07-15-2007 07:56 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Great looking table.

You need to fix the .asp on your profile page. It just .as

Your signature line is OK.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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Derek Cohen

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#6 posted 07-15-2007 08:10 PM

Thanks Karson. It appears that the line was too long, and the last letter was being cut off. So I converted the address using Tiny Url.

I think my project (above) should be transfered to a different forum. I now have to work out how to do that.

Regards from Perth

Derek

-- Buildiing furniture, and reviewing and building tools at http://www.inthewoodshop.com

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WayneC

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#7 posted 07-15-2007 08:28 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks Derek. Love the Krenov plane.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Greg Mitchell

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#8 posted 07-16-2007 02:20 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Derek!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 07-16-2007 04:01 PM

Welcome to the one and the only LumberJocks website. Enjoy your time spent here. Should you have any woodworking questions do not hesitate to ask…Somebody will know the right answer.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Ben

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#10 posted 02-03-2009 09:02 PM

Please post some more pictures of the handtools that you’ve created, they look fantastic.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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Derek Cohen

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#11 posted 02-04-2009 02:43 PM

A few tools:

Chamfer plane. This is a bevel up orientation in Jarrah with a 15 degree bed. The butterfly “knob” is deliberate so that adjustments may be made quickly. The blade is extended after each run until the profile/depth is reached …

This is a dovetail plane. I used a derelict skew rabbet plane as the base.

Old Woman’s Tooth (OWT), or router plane.

For prerspective ..

Stairsaw…

Small carcase/tenon saw (10” crosscut) ...

Small bowsaw for dovetails ..

Small infill bevel up smoother from a Stanley #3 (a fantastic performer!) ..

30” razee jointer in Jarrah (60 degree bevel down) ..

A set of carving knives for a friend …

A dovetail marking knife and awl set ..

OK, enough for now. There are more if you are not bored! There are tutorials on my website to make some of these tools.

Regards from Perth

Derek

-- Buildiing furniture, and reviewing and building tools at http://www.inthewoodshop.com

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Bureaucrat

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#12 posted 07-11-2009 08:43 AM

Congratulations on your upcoming 2 year anniversary being a Lumber Jock. Thanks for helping to make this a great site!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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Bureaucrat

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#13 posted 07-10-2010 03:47 AM

Well, another year has rolled by. It must have been a really fun year because it seems like yesterday when I congratulated you on being a LJ for 2 years. Congratulations on your 3rd anniversary at Lumber Jocks. Thanks for helping make LJ a great place to visit and happy anniversary!

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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