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Baby bow saw #6: Kolrosing

01-02-2021 08:38 PM by Dave Polaschek | 8 comments »

Once the saw was “done” I still wasn’t quite happy with it. I decided it needed decoration. With the light yellow of the citrus wood, the dark brown of coffee grounds made a very pretty contrast. Kolrosing (or kohlrosing) it is! I decided to do a more linear pattern on one side, and a more curvy, or floral pattern on the other, mostly to get more experience and figure out what I like better. I started with the lines. That was yesterday morning. This morning, I made curves. In...

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LJ friends and gifts. #41: Amazing wood carving

11-17-2020 11:39 PM by mafe | 7 comments »

Amazing wood carvinggift from a dear friend A gift that needed a proper post, in my gift from friend blog series. (Don’t really know why I did not post it here in the first place). This summer my dear friend Andy (LJ Brit), were supposed to come and visit me in Copenhagen, we had a plan about spending time in my workshop and take a road trip to my allotment house also, but Covid-19 stopped our plans for now. I’m hoping the vaccines will soon make it possible to travel again,...

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One More Guitar #9: Gluing on the soundboard and prepping the back.

11-01-2020 03:34 AM by Craftsman on the lake | 5 comments »

The braced soundboard is mounted onto the guitar sides in this video. The back is also prepped with braces, getting ready to enclose the sound chamber. The video is here or click the following window.

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One More Guitar #8: Shaping the Neck

10-28-2020 02:43 AM by Craftsman on the lake | 2 comments »

Here I finally take the neck I glued up in an earlier episode and shape it with drawknife, rasp and sanding. This is part 8 of the making of a guitar after a 44 year hiatus from from having made them long ago in my youth. It is as I learned it in Camden, Maine from Luthier Nikos Apallonio in the mid 70’s. The process uses only ordinary shop tools and simple homemade jigs. The video:

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One More Guitar #7: Bracing the soundboard

10-25-2020 09:42 PM by Craftsman on the lake | 3 comments »

All pieces of the X bracing for the soundboard are made and glued in place. Then, the braces are preliminarily carved down to rough shape.This is one more guitar after a 41 year hiatus from making them. The last one made when I was 24 years old. It uses materials purchased at that time and tools and jigs of that era. See the video here

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Vintage Fisher Stereo Cabinet Update

10-02-2020 04:51 PM by Jerry | 8 comments »

My customer Pete received his cabinet a couple of days ago, he was kind enough to send pictures of the receiver installed in the cabinet. Since I already posted the cabinet by itself as a project previously, I didn’t want to post it as a project again.

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Carving ink pens #1: Creating Ink pen from Local Wood Native to GA U.S.

08-18-2020 07:25 PM by RJaltman18 | 4 comments »

This week I’ll be carving my First ink pen from yellow slash pine. Will be slim line with no detail. Just learning the basics of carving into a round blank the going from their to a finish product. All work to be done my hands from carving to sanding to finishes. Will post pictures of my finished work for review from members on Lumber Jocks.

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Self Made man Statue #5: Carving Details

06-24-2020 01:32 PM by Dennis Zongker | 11 comments »

Here are a few pictures of me carving in the details of the Tree trunk, Stone base, Hair, and the face. My next step is to carve the forearms, hands, chisel and mallet. After I’m completed with all the carving then I will sand and finish. I’m getting excited the closer I get to completion. Thank you for looking.

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Building Closet Doors, Appliques, HVLP Spraying, Installing...

06-07-2020 02:40 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

There’s a lot of work packed into this 21 minute video I just published. This was a custom closet door project and I’m showing the process starting at the lumber yard to the end where you see the customer reaction. It’s almost the perfect length of video to make a 30 minute TV show… if HGTV would be interested in some craftsmanship. Here’s what’s covered if you’re interested in a part or all of it:- selecting lumber in the lumber yard- rail and s...

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Self Made man Statue #4: Proportions to Detailing

04-18-2020 10:48 PM by Dennis Zongker | 9 comments »

Here are a few step pictures of a carving I’ve been working on for a while now, but I’ve only been able to work on it for just a few hours a week on my spare time. My next steps I will be detail carving in the eyes and hair. Thank you for looking!!!

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