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Drunken Cutting Boards #1: Drunken Alice in Wonderland Cutting Board

1778 days ago by poroskywood | 40 comments »

Hey everybody, after a few personal messages here is my version of a how to on a Drunken Checker Board. I of coarse bow to the Chairman of the Board and pay tribute with beer. This is a Off-Checker pattern I call “Drunken Alice in Wonderland” The “serendipitous” nature of this piece is appealing in a far out sort of way. Here Goes… So first I prepare the Material. I am using Hard Maple and Walnut both are surfaced flat and cut 1” x 9” x 14&...

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

1401 days ago by Jamie Speirs | 18 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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The grease box story #1: Roy Underhill's grease box

1384 days ago by mafe | 30 comments »

The grease box story.Chapter one: Roy Underhill’s grease box Before I begin, I’ll quote myself: ‘If Roy Underhill is a snow storm, then I’m a snow flake’. Since I posted my first grease box here, there have been some discussions going on about the hen and the egg…- Most people never heard about a grease box until Roy Underhill made the dovetailed grease box. - Since I’m Danish and don’t have satellite TV, I never heard about Roy Underhill.Since then my eyes was opened up, and I re...

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The grease box story #5: Grease box owners club - GBOC

1351 days ago by mafe | 56 comments »

Grease box owners club.Ok – I admit it’s childish and stupid. So it was time – time to make a place on the web, a place for the GBOC. So what is the criteria to be GBOC member? You have to have made a grease box, or received one from a fellow wood worker.Once you have done so, the GBOC will be extremely happy if you post your name, a little story of the box if you want, and a picture here as a comment under this post. This will make you a full born member right ...

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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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