Unlike most people, who seem to be going the opposite direction, I’ve recently moved from Texas to upstate New York. In woodworking terms, the contrast is stark – I’m going from a two-car garage shop with lots of hot weather to a...
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Location: Troy, NY
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|commented on||Elm Wood Bowl||06-14-2016 09:39 AM|
|added project||17" sugar maple crotch bowl||06-13-2016 02:27 PM|
|commented on||Paper Mold and Deckle #4: More on the deckle joint||03-05-2016 01:50 PM|
|commented on||Paper Mold and Deckle #4: More on the deckle joint||03-04-2016 05:43 PM|
|commented on||Paper Mold and Deckle #4: More on the deckle joint||03-04-2016 05:35 PM|
|commented on||Shopmade thickness sander||02-01-2016 06:20 PM|
|added project||Shopmade thickness sander||02-01-2016 03:19 PM|
|added blog entry||new shop #1: from Texas to upstate New York||02-01-2016 03:02 PM|
|commented on||Natural edge ash bowl||02-01-2016 02:50 PM|
|commented on||Mid Century Modern Dresser||06-01-2015 03:19 AM|
|added project||Case for my Stanley 45||05-31-2015 08:15 PM|
|added project||red cedar bowl||04-11-2015 03:16 AM|
|commented on||Spalted (maple?) hollow form||10-14-2014 12:34 PM|
|added project||Spalted (maple?) hollow form||10-13-2014 01:39 PM|
|commented on||Sculpted Teak Wall Shelf||10-13-2014 01:28 PM|
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Finally finished installing my dust system (anti-dust system?). It’s yet another HF mod. For this one I mounted the DC on a shelf above the chip collector – with the obligatory Thien baffle. The exhaust goes out the ceiling and through...
To understand the deckle joint, I drew it first in Sketchup. Here’s how it looks, apart and assembled: After assembly, I used a rounderover bit to take an arc out of the outside corners.
Having finished the white oak mold and deckle, I’m rethinking my choice of woods. Sure, white oak looks great and it’s really stout, but it weighs significantly more than the mahogany in the Timothy Moore model. Paper mold with mesh...
The first step was to mill the white oak and Spanish cedar to oversized billets and let them season a week or two in the shop. After final milling, I dovetailed the white oak frame by hand (good practice!) and set out to mill the airfoil-shaped su...