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Box making Curved Front Box #12: The Trim work Commences

147 days ago by robscastle | 4 comments »

The trim work has commenced in ernest, after my rabbeting disaster I kinda lost interest for a while and went and did something different for a while, see the rambling’s on the bottom of #11 Anyway I an back into it today, out with the Oscillating Sander Bandsaw and the Disk sander as well First up it was selecting the most suitable trim for the front top and bottom of the curved front, fitted them up and the sanded to suit the profile. Once I had that done I the needed an acc...

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Hidden door bookcase #1: Hidden door Bookcase

395 days ago by THOMRIDER | 0 comments »

This is a new journey for me to record video while building a project. I hope everyone will enjoy and learn from my experience.Any suggestions or comments are always appreciated.

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Boxland: Work Stations and Boxing Tips #4: Separating The Top and Cutting a Hinge to Fit

692 days ago by Boxguy | 9 comments »

How do you make a hinge and fit it in a box so that it looks like this when you are done? You Could Use This!...My Hinge Station or a Hack Saw .. Just Browsing? If you want to casually breeze through this just read the dark print and look at the pictures. For more serious readers, I have included details in the fine print. Economics: Price is a major consideration if you are making boxes for sale. I simply can’t afford to put $35 or more into a set of fine brass hinges and m...

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

1682 days ago by poroskywood | 39 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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Decorative Molding: Constructing Shadow Boxes

456 days ago by Mark | 0 comments »

Hi All - The following video was shot a couple of months ago while in the midst of a pretty significant dining room renovation project. I show how I construct one of the shadow boxes as part of my overall trim work design for the room. I’ve come to find projects like these sort-of addictive; once I did the first one, I just kept going onto various other areas of my house. This room is not 100% complete yet… I’ll start on the hardwood floor this weekend. The video is ac...

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Video: How I micro adjust my table saw fence

456 days ago by JSB | 7 comments »

I have seen this done before so Its not my original idea. An inexpensive approach none the less…

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Bandsaw Resaw Method

459 days ago by Bob Simmons | 17 comments »

This is a bandsaw resaw method that I much prefer over the traditional method of resawing. In the following article I share the advantages of this resawing method. How to Cut Great Veneer The Apprentice and The Journeyman ...Learn more, experience more!

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Creating Wood Inlay Bandings...A Step by Step Process #3: A Banding with Checkers

1196 days ago by Bob Simmons | 10 comments »

“Look at every path closely and deliberately, then ask ourselves this crucial question: Does this path have a heart? If it does, then the path is good. If it doesn’t then it is of no use to us.” Carlos Castaneda…Peruvian-born American anthropologist and author…(1925-1998) (This banding pattern will be referred to as Banding #2 for the sake of convenience.) Banding #2 with Checkers can easily be understood and made in the shop if we take a few minute...

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Shop Made Wood Inlay Banding - 45 Degree Diamonds

470 days ago by Bob Simmons | 9 comments »

Shop Made Wood Inlay Banding – 45 Degrees Diamonds. Watch how to assemble and glue the maple and walnut segments together to form a decorative wood inlay banding. The diamond pattern is of 45 degrees. All the wood segments have been accurately and uniformly cut on the band saw with the aid of a few specialized band saw sleds. In this woodworking video you’ll see the woodworking methods that the woodworker uses to produce a nice, tight pattern for the banding “log̶...

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From firewood to project lumber

523 days ago by lbmrJohn | 7 comments »

My parents had a couple of sugar maples get diseased and had to come down. I begged them to let the local sawyer take it down, but they were afraid it was rotten inside. They had a local tree service come and saw them down, leaving the wood behind. I grabbed a truck load of the logs to attempt to make my own project lumber out of it. I started out by taking a chainsaw and removing one edge to give me a working surface for later. I then split the log into sections that I can work with...

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