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Wooden toys wheel making #6: Rims part 2

09-19-2015 07:46 PM by Dutchy | 12 comments »

Below pictures of making the “circle” parts for the rims. Also pictures from how the nuts are made. Thanks for watching

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HHWW: Learning Resources #1: Turn of the Century (1900's) Trade and Crafts Books

07-20-2015 12:23 PM by Ted Ewen | 6 comments »

Just stumbled upon this online resource, and thought it would be of value, so here it is: This is an online collection of (seemingly) full text volumes, many from the early 1900’s. The range of subjects is astounding, and the number of volumes available is quite exciting. It’s not just trades and crafts either. Here are the subject headings from the Home Improvement section:—- An ultimate Do It Yourself co...

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07-05-2015 04:41 PM by kiefer | 18 comments »

Here is the first part of the promised BUTTERFLY Blog to go with the project post . will start with a sketch of the clear plastic templates which is a set of four pair and a indexing ruler .I am giving the sizes for the square patterns and the shape and dimensions for the curves parts and the shape for these and easily be completed by adding the curves with a FRNCH CURVE drawing set as the shape is not that imported and all the sizing for the ruler is th...

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07-07-2015 09:53 PM by kiefer | 13 comments »

OK here is part 2 and the part I found most interesting .I hope you looked at part 1 which was about the basic construction method .The color part was what puzzled me and I am surprised that no one besides Paul had a guess .I am showing the pictures in reverse order and at the last picture it will all make sense .This is the finished BUTTERFLY Here you can see the accessories ,pipe cleaner ,plastic wire ,fridge magnet .floral sprays which I colored black and these are held on with glue and...

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Museeums and inspirations #1: Museeums Malmö Sweden

04-05-2015 01:35 PM by mafe | 18 comments »

Museeum Malmö SwedenMaFe on tour… My mother was kind to invite my daughter Mathilde and I, for a Little two days tour to Malmö Sweden, to celebrate Easter.Living in Copenhagen Denmark it is no more than a small drive by car, so we set of in the morning and were there less than two hours later, after having crossed the bridge that now connects our two countries.We spend two good days, but I will not tire you with the family album, just share some of what inspired me. First we v...

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September 2014 #1: Some Completed Projects

09-26-2014 12:51 PM by ThumbHammer | 3 comments »

Here are some completed projects that I have been working on in September. As you can see I like to use my laser to enhance projects. Project 1 is done with recycled Redwood. I like to play with what ever I can read in the wood grain as this next image shows. The horse looks like it is splashing water with its foot but that is actually a knot in the wood. This is a typical scene from my neck of the woods. Project 2 is done with Poplar. Project 3 is done with Teak. A...

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Frank Klausz Woodworking Workshop Tour

08-25-2014 05:25 PM by WoodAndShop | 7 comments »

In my above video I share a recent visit that I made to the newly finished woodworking workshop of Frank Klausz. Frank is a world-renowned cabinetmaker and teacher who received his training in his father’s pre-electrical workshop in the mountains of Hungary. See the original blog post here. Before you ask, look at the bottom of this article for a list of all the tools that Frank mentioned in the video. When I first arrived at Frank Klausz’s home I was warmly greeted by Frank,...

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"Art Box" Tutorial #1: Intro

06-16-2009 03:49 PM by Andy | 38 comments »

Updated 1/15/12 How to make an Art Box by Andy Campbell Safety Be safe! Guards, etc…may not be visible in the pictures. This is written for woodworkers of all skill levels.But, please keep in mind that this is not woodworking #101. I am writing this in a step by step manner that should be easy for a beginner to follow, but some basic understanding of tools and terminology is required.I ask that the more advanced woodworkers be patient and not be offended. I don’t wish to test your...

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E-commerce #1: New web site...

07-21-2014 01:08 AM by degoose | 12 comments »

Reposting this…. due to a typo in the link…Here is the new websiteSeems to work OK for me…And this version is free… not charges for listing or selling… limited to 10 items…if you want to list more than 10 at time then it costs…

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Grease Box, Grease Recipe #1: Cream Furniture Polish Recipe

09-21-2010 09:35 PM by Jamie Speirs | 19 comments »

Cream Furniture Polish RecipeFurniture Preparation Oil Recipe or (Furniture Cream)Ingredients:32 oz 1.8lt Pure Turpentine (Not Turpentine Substitute or White Spirit)16 oz 908ml Boiled Linseed Oil8 oz 450g Beeswax1 oz 225g Carnauba Wax Flakes• Grate the Beeswax in a double bowl with hot water in the larger bowl (like a double boiler). Add linseed oil, stir well. Add Pure Turpentine, stir well. • There are double boilers available for wax candle making. They are expensive though and un...

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