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Greene inspired Night Stand #5: Progress

02-15-2008 08:00 AM by ChicoWoodnut | 5 comments »

I figured i would post a quick progress note. I have cut all the tenons for the case and fitted them. Here is a shot of the dry fit. I still need to lay in the dovetailed stretchers on the top. That will be tomorrow. I won’t bore anyone with making tenons. It’s coming along pretty well. I’ll be shaping cloud lifts by Saturday.

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Zuni Bench

02-13-2008 03:50 PM by cowboy | 2 comments »

First of all I want to thank people for the kind words concernign this piece.Since there has been several questions about it I thought I’d take this time to talk about it.This piece has an interesting story about how it came to be.I had just finished a really large piece,very involved,very over the top(I’m lookin for a picture now),and wanted a break from the large project and gave myself a self imposed design project,build and design something with this small amount of wood that...

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The ambitious workshop #1: Building a new workshop

02-12-2008 07:20 PM by bong | 3 comments »

This year I am building two workshops, one is total 1500sqft and the other is approx.30,000sqft.the small workshop i decided to establish as for small scale decorating facilities, right now I change all electrical wiring into 3phase, and will install brandnew machines,like 4’x10’ hot press, 7-combine machine, moulder,radial saw, surface and thichness, band saw, lathe, post and milling, veneer stitching and compressor. But biggest mix conventional machines and CNC automated machine...

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Greene inspired Night Stand #4: Milling Legs

02-10-2008 11:54 PM by ChicoWoodnut | 5 comments »

The weekend here in Northern California has been extraordinary. Spring is in the air. A pesky mocking bird has been trying to imitate my router. Although I had indicated that I would start making templates for the cloudlift panels, I decided to start milling the legs this weekend. There were two reasons. 1. It was the right place to start. 2. I had to buy a 1/4” slot cutting bit for the panel grooves. The local supplier (Western Tool) had the bit and arbor but not the corr...

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Hall Table #1: A little catch up

02-09-2008 01:30 AM by shawnseanderson | 0 comments »

I thought that I would take a little time to show how we went about the construction of the hall table. This project is currently in the final stages but I can backtrack a little for the sake of discussion. Check back a little later and I will update with some pictures. We started the table off at the lumber store. (almost my favorite place to be) We spent a good deal of time trying to decide what wood that we wanted to use and finally settled on Mahogany. We had some concern about the col...

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Greene inspired Night Stand #3: Cutting up boards

01-29-2008 05:38 AM by ChicoWoodnut | 11 comments »

I bought 35 bd ft of Hondo Mahogany. It’s been stickered for about a week. I cut it all up and now it’s ready for the next phase. Knife hinges are on order and some ebony from e-bay. I’ll let it all sit till the weekend and keep my fingers crossed that none of the sticks will warp. I have been planning this way too long. Here are all the boards. They are about 11” wide. There is an 8/4 piece in the forground. Here are all the sticks and a rare sh...

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Knick-Knack Window Shelf #1: Knick-Knack Window Shelf Part 1

01-12-2008 04:15 AM by Critterman | 5 comments »

Hi all, been quiet on my own stuff lately mostly because I’ve been busy trying to figure out how I’m going to do this particular project. The project (as seen below) is a Knick-Knack shelf that resembles a window with a mirrored back. The only part keeping me puzzled it how I will do the curved front. Here is a pic of the sample I got off of Google: The original was painted/milk paint maybe, but I’m going for African Mahogany. Not sure how everything is going to w...

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Greene inspired Night Stand #1: Time to start the execution phase

12-24-2007 07:31 PM by ChicoWoodnut | 6 comments »

Well I think I am finally done with the design of this piece. I made a change last night which is actually a regression to an earlier model. I like this change. I have reversed the rails and stiles on the door construction making the stiles be the horizontal member. I read an entry on this site the other day regarding this technique. Sorry I can’t remember who to credit it to. Anyway, Here are two jpeg exports to compare. I think the new arrangement gives the table a low and wide...

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Standup Paddleboard Paddles #6: Paddles #3 and 4 and I finally get to use my Dowelmax

12-01-2007 03:29 AM by Bob Babcock | 10 comments »

I’ve decided I really like making paddles. Very creative outlet and not only is it artistically challenging but the dynamics of the blade design are really interesting as well. I’ve got 5 paddles in the works at the moment but #3 is different from my earlier ones. Straight shaft, teardrop, no laminations, dovetail. I added some geometric woodburning, somewhat primitive looking. It also has a channel, kind of the reverse of a dihedral feeding into the dovetail. Paddle #3 I...

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100 pounds of clay - ................ bronze and acid patina........................PHOTO BLOG

11-17-2007 05:48 AM by Dan'um Style | 45 comments »

This process went pretty quick. I started at 6pm and now it is 10:30. Includes all the photo editing and the whole nine yards. added bronze coating and let dry about an hour. used the stuff on far right. bronzed 6 panel patina acid materials panel after 15 minutes of acid soak panel after 2 hours … ready to get started beartex -............... rub really-really hard, long-long time after beartex rubbing clean off surface with brush and spray on several...

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