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08-13-2016 04:06 PM

Kanna Setup (Japanese Plane setup) - 2 replies

Hi Gents, I’m in the process of modifying a Japanese hand plane to become what’s called ‘Hikouki Kanna’, in the first two posts of the series I am setting up the plane in the way that one would setup a finish plane. I thought you guys may find these posts helpful as some of my regular commenters have commented that ...

06-15-2013 06:36 PM

Bookshelf ideas - suggestions appreciated - 6 replies

Just wanted to bounce a few ideas off of you guys. In my interest in creating an integral bookcase that is easily attached a wall I’m kicking around a few ideas. I’m planning to build a somewhat modular bookcase, 90” wide, 60” tall. I plan to hang it on the wall. The shelves will be 4/4 walnut finished to 3/4...

11-05-2012 06:17 PM

Modern influences - 51 replies

I see a lot of Fans of Stickley and Nakashima on this board, but it makes me wonder if there is any appreciation for some of the other renowned styles that also lean on woodworking. Such as Danish Modern, Mid-Century American, Art Deco (to some degree) or otherwise. It’s hard to ignore bent plywood in todays world as a woodworking tool...

09-19-2012 02:39 PM

Exterior door in wood and glass - speaking advice/suggestions - 8 replies

Howdy, I’m dreaming up a project for my home, I’d like to build an exterior door in a modern style using wood and glass. I have a couple of goals in mind, such as low energy usage so I’d like to use triple pane glass. My research has directed me toward Stave type rails and stiles, I’m considering these in white oak...

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