Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'decorative'

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Decorative Bench

12-23-2013 03:49 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 3 comments »

2×4’s are not just for construction anymore. i take 7 2×4’s and 1 2×8 and turn it into a bench. I freehand routed a decorative scroll on the back rest. The stain is Minwax Special Walnut. View the video here. Like it, Share it, Build it, and Please Subscribe.

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Simple Built AC Screen

07-19-2013 03:48 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Don’t let your air conditioning unit make your yard look bad. Build a simple, yet decorative screen to hide it. New Video! Like it, Share it, Subscribe to my channel. Blacksmithing and woodworking videos.

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Decorative Oak Barrel Bottom #2: Oops! Some follow up pictures of the current state of the barrel

06-14-2012 01:02 AM by WizardryofMozz | 1 comment »

I meant to feature these photos with the last blog, and somehow over looked it, so for those curious, here they are! Meanwhile, Father’s Day is approaching, and it seems it may be just uneventful enough for some much needed shop time. Maybe I can get the steel strapping for the hoops cut and painted…

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Teaching the Building of a Powder Horn with Scrimshaw Engraving at the John Campbell Folk School

05-05-2011 04:45 PM by Mark A. DeCou | 4 comments »

Since posting my work on Lumberjocks, I have received a huge number of requests for help and advice on the building of powder horns and doing the scrimshaw artwork to decorate the horn. And, honestly, I can’t really help everyone, as I have to work in the shop myself, so I have accepted an invitation to teach a Powder Horn Building and Scrimshaw Decoration Class at the John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC. The date will be mid-July in 2012, and it is planned for a five day cla...

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Fishtail Joint #1: Fishtail Joint Setup, part 1

09-15-2008 09:06 PM by danriffle | 8 comments »

By popular demand, here’s the details on how to cut the fishtail joint. For this example, I decided to make a small sliding top box. This is a somewhat complex joint to cut. There are a lot of steps to explaining it, though it goes a lot faster once you’ve done it. (There are a lot of pictures in this explanation as they will probably explain the process better than I will.) The place to begin explaining the joint is with the tools used to make it. The essential tools ar...

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