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Cool Ideas for Christmas gifts that can be made in a WEEKEND or so !!! I'll start the list ....

10-28-2007 04:29 AM by Dan'um Style | 69 comments »

Thought this would be a fun list. Stuff you could make for your wife, sister, brother, brother-in-law, boss, friend or family member. Not to complex, but fun, perhaps adding a link to etc. Repeats, adding new links etc are ok etc. For all real woodworkers ! It’s time to start cranking out some gifts …. #1 blanket chest ....link ... #2 corncob holders … link ... 3 picture frame 4 paddy wacks #

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LJ friends and gifts. #40: Friendship and Knifes travelling the oceans - the SPRAD knifes

08-12-2019 09:27 AM by mafe | 21 comments »

Friendship and Knifes travelling the oceansthe SPRAD knifes Once upon a time there were a man called Dave in the wild wild West, he originally came all the way from Poland, Dave imported wonderful laminated carving knife blades from Sweden and Birch bark from Russia, that came over land and over oceans to his workshop in America, where he with his bare hands and teeth’s created two knifes (not sure if he used his teeth’s, but I liked the sound of it). Well once he was finished ...

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My Tools #1: A very Robert Sorby birthday

08-22-2009 12:18 AM by Gary Fixler | 17 comments »

Everyone’s going to hate me for this, but I just fell – not literally – into a lot of new Robert Sorby turning tools. The 18th (3 days ago) was my 32 birthday (for you programmers, that’s 100000 in binary – I no longer fit in 5 bits!). Mom sent me a box of Rockler goodies from my wishlist. In typical (for my mom) fashion, she overdid the gift-giving. She’s always been very supportive of my endeavors. Thanks, mom! I’ll have to make her several nice thi...

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When it rains, it pours....

02-05-2011 10:34 PM by lilredweldingrod | 16 comments »

This has been the week for gifts. Today another package arrived and in it were three old jointer knives. Now I can have my shop made rabbeting plane! Thank you John, aka two blacklabs. Your gift is going to make more than just me happy. We will cover half of Todd’s “Share the knowledge, share the love” by line. lol Two of these will be going to other LJ’s. Thank you again, John, you generosity is much appreciated. Rand

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Marry Christmas and Happy New Years

12-25-2010 12:29 AM by Handi75 | 12 comments »

Fellow Lumberjocks. I’d like to Wish each and every one of you a Great Christmas and New years. I’ve received a Greatful Gift from Todd Clippinger a Fellow Lumberjock. I’d like to thank him as I done in Private Message already, but also here just to let everyone know that there are alot of Greatful People out there that help inspire Young woodworkers and even advanced woodworker, turners and even scrollers. It’s all the great help, tips, hints, pictorials eve...

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Now selling on esty

11-14-2011 01:29 AM by joey bealis | 6 comments »

Sorry I have not been putting a lot of my projects on here lately but I’ve been doing alot with esty and I’m doing a new website it takes a lot of time. Here is a link to my esty shop if anyone would like to see what I’ve been up to. http://www.etsy.com/shop/JosephBealis

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Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring #99: Child's Tool Box & Tea Light Sets

12-18-2018 04:10 PM by retired_guru | 6 comments »

Finally making some progress on the gift building. The neighbor’s two year old is into tools, so I made for him a child’s size carpenter’s tool box. The sides and bottom are red oak, the ends hard maple, and the handle and pins out of poplar dowels. The tea light sets are going out to friends and family. The pines bases were cut from the staves of a large cable spool. While the holders will accept tea light candles, for safety sake I am using their LED counterpart. ...

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Learning Curve

12-29-2010 08:00 PM by DaveLeHardt | 6 comments »

There’s one lesson I seem to keep relearning, and that’s how much trouble I have working with sheet wood, MDF in particular. Not only is it bloody heavy, for the life of me, I cannot get a square corner cut on it, or get it cut to the right length/width. Well, I canif I can fit it on my tablesaw. And that I think is the problem. I’ve tweaked out the saw, miter gage (mostly), and fence so that I can get reliable cuts from it. But if I can’t fit the piece on the table sa...

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my intro to wood working #8: Christmas giving

11-17-2008 06:46 PM by romansfivefive | 4 comments »

I have been uninspired lately and not really able to formulate any thing that I felt would be worth sharing. But last night, my kids taught me something I should share. In my extended family, my children and thier cousins have a tradition of exchanging names and purchasing a 10 dollar gift for one of thier cousins. I thought this was a great reason for me to hit the shop and build something that we could give. I started searching for ideas, looking for patterns imagining how I could use so...

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Boards of Christmas Gifts.

12-07-2010 09:40 PM by Timthemailman | 4 comments »

Boards of Christmas Gifts.Fresh out of the planer, these are Christmas gifts I am working on. I still need to sand, round the corners and route the edges. I am going to finish them with Butcher Block Oil from General Finishes $8.99 . But I might do one with mineral oil from Target $1.52 to see if there is a deference. and should I put a Butcher Block Conditioner after I oil them up ? Thanks for looking and Happy Holidays.

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