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The EZ mitre technique

07-26-2010 10:55 PM by BritBoxmaker | 80 comments »

Hello all. Well I seem to have whet the appetite a bit so here goes for a ‘novel’ technique for making mitred boxes. Its a bit like making a box out of paper, like they showed you at school, using a ‘net’. Only in 3D, with wood and a tablesaw (not sissors). Well first comes the board Its made from alternating strips of Maple and Rosewood of varying thickness. I won’t bore you with the details on how to make it suffice to say that all the corners must b...

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How to make a Wild 'n' Crazy two-tone board

09-27-2010 10:09 PM by Mary Anne | 33 comments »

Sometimes the finished project looks harder to make than it really is. By request, here is a quick tutorial on making a two-tone pattern board. All you need is a bandsaw… or maybe a scroll saw. Start with two boards of contrasting woods squared and surfaced on all sides. ——Use double-sided tape to align and stack them. (carpet tape works great) ——- Cut random curvy lines through both pieces on the bandsaw. This was my first test of the Carter S...

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Bosch Colt Router Table

04-13-2010 12:51 AM by Dave Owen | 22 comments »

This is a small router table I designed for a Bosch Colt trim router. I’ve used it a good bit and I believe it will be very useful for small routing jobs and for those times when I’d like to keep the Colt and my DeWalt table-mounted router set up for different cuts...The photo above shows the 17” x 25” table mounted on top supports of a knock-down shop table where it will most often be used. In the photo the table is pushed a little further back on the KD than normal...

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Making A Segmented Ring Without A Lathe / A Step by Step Tutorial

06-07-2009 09:15 PM by scrappy | 36 comments »

Well, I was asked to put together a blog on how I made my segmentd ring. Since I had to make a new one for myself, (first one too small) I thought I would go ahead and do a step by step picture tutorial. My first time ever doing something like this , so hope it comes out OK. Here goes; Wood Selection The first step in making the ring is deciding what woods to use. As we all know, the selection is quite large. One of the most important things is color, but the most important is hardne...

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how to starburst #1: starburst tutorial - " degoose knows " follow up

05-26-2009 10:55 AM by patron | 14 comments »

.start by laying out the star you want , must be in EVEN numbers.rip all lumber to same width as many colors you want.crosscut half of all parts.wedge jig , cut 2 triangles . these are rough dimensions as final piece is recut all around.i like to leave my tool proceses live if possible , and lay out triangles to see how many more to make,or if you want to change colors or concentric designs later. ..... .the lines you want to cut for the “flower” is drawn on one piece .each ...

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