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In the wood shop today #31: Chicken coop , music stands , rocking chairs & a big RAS

07-12-2014 01:25 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments » Follow along as I walk through my wood working shop while I talk about the projects and tools that are currently in the shop. Oh I start with a quick look at my new movable chicken coop!

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Satan's Throne

07-03-2008 09:50 PM by spaids | 14 comments »

My Father-in-Law is in the shipping business. He knows that I am into woodworking and that it means I am also interested in furniture. He recently shipped the Devils throne and sent me a pic of it. Try not to have night mares about this chair.

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One Man's Junk - Chair #11: Final Entry

07-27-2008 10:47 PM by Zuki | 5 comments »

Im getting close to the final product. Here I am flush cutting the plugs. They are still a little proud, but sanding will take care of that. I decided to spare you by not including pictures of me sanding. I just have one word – dusty. Here it the base that will be attached to the chair. I had a piece of spruce that was kicking around the shop for some time. This was the perfect opportunity to put it to use as the “adaptor plate” for the base and chair. It was a little ...

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Caden's Library Chair #2: Stain, Lacquer, and Leather Upholstery

04-19-2013 12:14 AM by pintodeluxe | 1 comment »

First a plywood base was cut to shape. It has (4) 1” holes to let air escape from the foam quickly. Then 2” thick medium density foam is cut 1/2” oversized in all directions. The foam is cut to shape on the bandsaw, and held in place with spray foam. Here, high-loft Dacron is stretched over the foam and stapled in place. -----Next, goat leather is stretched over the Dacron, and stapled in place. Caden did a nice job with the pneumatic stapler. -----Here Caden is ins...

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MsDebbieP's Company Tours #14: Oneway Mfg

10-30-2007 03:27 PM by MsDebbieP | 10 comments »

My latest journey has taken me not far from my hometown. I had the opportunity to speak with Kevin Clay of Oneway Mtg, which is located in Stratford, Ontario. The HistoryOneway Mtg, which is owned by Kevin’s father, began as a contract machine shop. One day they received an order for a chuck. The order was canceled after the products were made and they were left with 50 chucks, which they then sold to other buyers. From there, the path led them to where they are today. Vision for The Fu...

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One Man's Junk - Chair #3: Using the Bandsaw

07-07-2008 01:24 AM by Zuki | 6 comments »

I was a little later getting out in the shop today as an unexpected errand popped up. The first thing I did was trace out the patterns on the wood. You can see the seat and the arm pieces sketched out on poplar. I then checked the thickness of the arm pieces . . . I needed 1 5/8” and they were a tad over 1 ¾”. The back pieces of the chair were also 1 ¾ and had to be taken down to 1 1/8”. I dragged out the planer and a few passes later they were in spec. Next it was off...

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Building the Ultimate Shop Stool intro video...

04-02-2010 02:42 PM by ScottMorrison | 2 comments »

G’day fellow woodworkers. Here’s the YT intro to my latest project (as seen in the Projects section). Dang, ain’t I pretty? Thanks for looking! Building the Ultimate Shop Stool>

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Wormy soft maple rocker ( Hal Taylor version ) #1: First progress report

02-22-2010 07:49 AM by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

Okay I started this chair Jan 28th 2010 I wanted to get finish put on after 30 days…... simple goal eh? To my credit I got everything I could have done until I needed to use th 1/2’’ rabbit and 3/4 round over I did not have but ordered took 10 days to get here )-: So far total working days possible – 16 Progress This is a rocker design by Hal Taylor, I purchased his templates, PDF book, and video. I was at first a little on the fence as it started to a...

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The Non-Electric Chair #9: The Tool Chest (part 2)

10-20-2008 05:05 PM by lethentymill | 2 comments »

You can’t do a project like this without being impressed by the beauty and brevity of the names of the tools. No fancy Roman or Greek words, they’re all earthy old Anglo Saxon or old French: Adze, axe, awl, wedge, mallet, froe, to say nothing of scorp or felloe – I could go on and on, but as we are coming to “saws” and “planes” and “braces”, I thought this was a good time to bring this matter up. The age of these words indicates the venerable history of these tools. I looked a few of th...

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How to Properly Repair a Wobbly Chair

04-12-2019 12:51 AM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

I do a lot of chair repairs, so I thought I would share some knowledge from my experience on how to take apart and glue up a wobbly chair properly

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