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Basic grill making

1872 days ago by mtnwild | 9 comments »

I made a few bread cooling racks and was asked how I did that. This is how. I start with two pieces of wood. One for the width and one for length. Then I cut the slots in each piece. Exactly one half the thickness of the wood. The space between the slots does not matter. I just eye ball it, because it’s too hard for me to do the math. They will fit no matter what spacing you cut the slots, believe me. Random or calculated. ..Then I cut the boards into strips exactly as...

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Going Natural #1: Natural edge bowls - how I do them

1913 days ago by jeffthewoodwacker | 9 comments »

I turn a lot of natural edge bowls and vessels and have picked up many tricks over the years to make the process easier. I am also have made many mistakes – all of which I am glad to pass along. The first thing that I do is select the wood that I plan on turning. This is a chunk of honey locust saved from the chipper service. This piece is 20 inches tall and 18 inches in diameter and will yield two bowl blanks. A quick cut with the chain saw gives me two blanks for bowl...

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turnings #8: red oak "70's ashtray" - square edge bowl turning

1799 days ago by Gary Fixler | 7 comments »

I found a nice 5’ piece of red oak at Home Depot that was a bit odd in hue, having more depth to its grain than what I usually see there. I had visions of turning some square plates, so I snagged it: I really slacked off on pics of this turning. This is the only one: In it, I’ve cut the end from the plank to square it up and remove the chipped edges. Then I cut 2 pieces off as long as the plank was wide (7-1/4”). Then I cut some squares of birch from a leng...

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How to make a endgrain tumbling block butcher block board!

1807 days ago by degoose | 48 comments »

Hi guys ,, I had a request to make a tutorial with regards the endgrain Tumbling Block Design.First off,.., You need to decide the size of the blocks…. for this example I used 1” stock… Or something similar.. actually just over .. once dressed. Set the blade of the table saw to 60 degrees.. a bevel box makes this simpleI use the INCRA fence system so it is easy to rip bevels off side of the blade.Once the bevels are ripped measure the length of the bevel and move the f...

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How to make just one more board?

1911 days ago by degoose | 29 comments »

To start I make a full size drawing of the board to see how it will look.Make an endgrain blank in dark timberMake an endgrain blank in light timberGlue and clamp.Plane or sand flat and level.Join both blanks with double sided tape and mark out the curves and cut on the banksawDetach from tape and alternate light and dark.. insert a string of PH and SA glue and clamp.Plane or sand flat and level and repeat the marking cutting , alternating the cut parts,stringing and glueing and clamping.As y...

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Circular trays with Dished centers on the Router #1: Getting started

1946 days ago by HeirloomWoodworking | 12 comments »

Hello Fellow Lumberjocks! Welcome to my very first attempt at a blog. Let me open this discussion by letting you know that I am a self taught carpenter, with a humble collection of tools and a humble little workshop. I truly enjoy the Lumberjock community because we are all made to feel as an equal participant of the group, regardless of our individual skill levels. An important part of my growth in the wood art is to work hard at improving my skills and learn valuable new techniques ...

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Circular trays with Dished centers on the Router #3: It's Router Time!

1928 days ago by HeirloomWoodworking | 8 comments »

Welcome back Friends! First an apology. It has been several days since I have offered to you the previous installments of this blog. Time constraints (kids, work, etc) and my desire to use video demonstrations of the technique have kept me from keeping you informed in a timely manner. Well, today a window of opportunity has opened up. It is raining today, so turkey hunting, softball practice, and yard-work have been postponed. So I have been able to devote some time to my blog view...

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Circular trays with Dished centers on the Router #2: Lets get ready to ROUTER!!!

1943 days ago by HeirloomWoodworking | 2 comments »

Welcome fellow Lumberjocks to the second installment of my blog. I hope that you felt like the information presented in the opening episode of this blog was properly presented and that I was able to convey the information to you in an understandable manner. Unfortunately, in the opener we had to cover a lot of necessary information and provide a lot of pictures so that all Lumberjocks could understand the concept and construction of the jig. Now that we got that out of the way…and we...

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