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BOULLE MARQUETRY - a beginners approach #1: Starting point - My Chevalet, and the bouule style design that I used

03-20-2017 01:00 AM by madburg | 7 comments »

The first Boulle style box Engraved Boulle marquetry box lid STARTING POINT I am always looking for something small and complicated to make. I have made a few items over the last 5 years that have featured marquetry panels of one sort or another. See my Woman in Gold http://lumberjocks.com/projects/262434 Klimt on a box http://lumberjocks.com/projects/221162 and the interior of the doors on my Curiosity Cabinet http://lumberjocks.com/projects/239618 You can see from these exa...

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FREE web class Maloof rocker #2: Free text for the Maloof style rocking chair

03-17-2017 09:09 PM by bkap | 3 comments »

I have been working on this ‘Free’ text and clearing my memory. I have sent thousands of copies of this ‘FREE’ text all over the world so woodworkers can build the Maloof style rockers. Just send me an email or respond to this post and I will be happy to send you a copy. No need to buy and expensive text or video this Free text is all you need.

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Dining table inspired by the Greene & Greene Thorsen table #5: Veneer Resawing- Bottoms

03-07-2017 04:05 AM by TungOil | 4 comments »

I spent some time this weekend setting up to resaw my veneers. I put together a quick jig to help assure my veneer thickness came out as even as possible. Since even a variance of just 0.005” over ten slices of veneer could add up to nearly 1/16”, I made sure my jig was parallel to the blade. In addition, I flipped the board for each slice of veneer to cancel out any error accumulation. Each veneer slice is 5-1/4” wide and 5’ long. The cuts take about 18 m...

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MATTHIES V2B LEG VISE SKETCHUP MODEL

02-27-2017 03:44 PM by kiefer | 5 comments »

Our friend KOC GOLF took the time to do this model for us and I would like to thank him for this https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model.html?id=97a2b306-11e6-42f2-b6bb-6106ada6d4ac You can also find the video I made of the build here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLtij3pe8Us&t=2s

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Drum Sander build #1: Done

01-11-2017 04:50 PM by Done | 5 comments »

Done

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3D Router #1: Building the base.

12-17-2016 02:48 AM by bj383ss | 10 comments »

My dad showed me this 3D router on YouTube by Paoson Woodworking. After watching what he could make with it I promptly bought the plans. Spent a couple of days reading over everything. Yesterday I pulled the trigger and started cutting parts. Here is a link to the 3D router. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG9IAndPcrw&list=LLK7KPItDX6b8e0CcGKJNG_Q&index=5&t=6s Got all the parts cut for the bottom. I also ordered the 32 bearings I need from Amazon. I had a laminated pie...

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Evolution of a Shop #40: Plywood Cutting Table

04-24-2014 02:17 PM by Cory | 6 comments »

I’ve been making a lot of built in cabinetry for our new house over the last few months, which has meant dealing with a lot of sheet goods. My old grid of 1×4s had taken a beating and finally gave in to all the abuse. So, I needed to make a new plywood cutting table. This one is made with half-lapped 1×4s, just like the last one. It measures 4’ x 8’ so it fully supports a sheet of ply. I also reinforced the spots where the grid connects to my sawhorses. ...

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Jigs and Tools #1: A One-Handed Clamp with a Deep Reach

04-04-2015 10:15 PM by GnarlyErik | 2 comments »

Another Lumberjocker asked for plans for my One-Handed Clamp (Picture #1). So far as I know this type of specialty clamp was originally devised for building lapstrake boats. In lapstrake boats the laps are clamped together for riveting which requires reaching across the full width of the new plank with the clamp. But this clamp also comes in handy at times for other deep-reaching, and/or one-handed clamping needs. I decided to publish a copy of my patterns here for anyone who needs them. ...

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Etching your own copper panels #1: Intro.

10-25-2016 07:28 PM by splintergroup | 6 comments »

I’ve been meaning to do this tutorial for some time now, so let it begin…. Etched panels add another dimension to woodworking projects. The great thing is you can create a panel with most any image, no “talent” required. Some examples of copper. The first image has the copper cleaned and then protected with lacquer, the next two have a patina applied before sealing. You can use most any material, if you can find a way to etch it. Metals are a no-br...

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Bridge City Tools: TenonMaker TM-1 #1: My New TenonMaker TM-1

10-22-2016 04:57 AM by HappyHowie | 0 comments »

I ordered a Bridge City Tools TenonMaker TM-1. It arrived yesterday. It is a small device. I am still trying to get experience with it. I was also interested in ordering their KM-1 Kerfmaker tool, but it was not in stock, or not a stock item. I believe customers must indicate that they would order this tool if Bridge City Tool made another production run. However, I am not sure if they are going to make the Kerfmaker again. Since I am left wonder on this subject, I am going to attemp...

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