I got dragged off to another site today and wasted too much time browsing their wooden puzzles. Then it occurred to me, other than Gene’s many games and a variety of nail puzzles, Are there any puzzle makers here on LJ? Do they socialize wit...
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Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Artist, and woodworking instructor. I also enjoy Hang Gliding, Electronics, and have a small Metal Lathe, and now a CNC Micro Mill.
I build both smaller pieces as well as furniture and larger works. I share a studio at a local Gallery with 3 other artists.
I take commissions for various woodworking and SketchUp Designs.
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
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|commented on||Grinder Sharpening Station for lathe tools #1: Lyle Jamieson design sharpening station||09-03-2016 03:23 AM|
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I am on a few wood-related mailing lists that send out their weekly e-letters. I am continually amazed at the less than stellar information that is propogated. And the latest one is from a major magazine. It spurred my interest again about a parti...
A fellow LJ member(Belg1960) was asking about designing an Octagon Birdhouse a while back. He recently contacted me and asked if I would show him how I would do it in SketchUp. I thought I would make this public for all to see. The method that Jim...
Task at hand: Make a top for this cover using thin Luan. I thought finger joints would work to keep it sturdy, and to not require cleats on the inside. BTW, this is a cover for my CNC controller so looks is not a priority to me on this one. Th...