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

09-10-2009 03:22 AM by Porosky | 54 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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Who Cut The Cheese?

09-26-2010 08:31 PM by Mary Anne | 59 comments »

How could I pass up the opportunity to make a blog with a title like that? Here is the finished project, a cheese slicer: Thanks to SPalm for the original idea, blog, and parts source for making these cheese slicers. I offer this blog up because I used some slightly different methods in creating mine. Thanks to degoose for his “drunken” cutting board design that was the inspiration for my design. I think mine goes beyond merely drunken to wasted. Thanks to poroskywood for of...

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Ruler stop (nice and cheap) blog

09-02-2010 11:51 PM by mafe | 17 comments »

Ruler stop – nice and cheapAnd fits your ruler with guarantee..Ok That’s a promise, so I better keep it! You need: some scrap plywood, scrap hardwood, a thumb screw (or bolt), and a threaded insert (I used 5mm). Here is the result, so now it’s up to you if you want to follow… Find a piece of scrap hardwood.Make a size that fits your ruler plus a little on each side, and a depth that match the insert plus a little extra (I’m metric, so I will spare you the meas...

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Why do you do what you do? #1: Why do you do what you do?

08-10-2010 04:02 AM by Cozmo35 | 23 comments »

Why do we do what we do? Is it because we want to impress others with our skill. Is it because we secretly desire the attention? Is it because we are artistically hungry to express ourselves? I have often thought about it myself. Long before I even thought about cutting my first piece of wood, I put pencil to paper for many years. After many years of trying to figure out why I “create”, I am starting to get some idea of why I create the things I do. For me personally, I think it i...

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