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Latest Q&A about the Mandocello build.

05-14-2019 10:43 PM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

Since the early stages of building the Mandocello I have been adding Video Q&A to my YouTube Channel to allow the questions and answers to reach more people. At that point in time, My webpage was still far from it’s make over and this Blog was not in the back of my mind yet. But since there is a lot of information share in response to those great questions asked by the same people following this build, I thought this will fit right in with the tip and tricks Blog post. Some of the t...

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EGO 14 Inch Chainsaw

05-02-2019 09:21 PM by WoodChuckCreations | 3 comments »

It’s not woodworking, but I have to say that I am super impressed with the power of my EGO 14 inch chainsaw. I highly recommend this for a typical yard use chainsaw. I did a review on it here: https://youtu.be/w4N2TA8f1hA I have other videos that you may like as well.

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5 Tools to Bring your lutherie Skills to the Next Level.

04-16-2019 04:13 PM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

​Sometimes, the final steps of a build are what can make or break your instrument. If you’re already in this rabbit hole that is the art of lutherie here are 5 tools that may bring your finishing skills to the next level. Follow the link for more information about what five tools are in my top 5. http://www.hovingtoninstruments.com/tips-and-tricksblog https://youtu.be/eovfsc24pO0

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Shop stuff #153: Yearly maintenance and adjusting.

03-22-2019 08:04 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

Like most things you own, guitars need some looking at on a regular basis to keep them performing at their optimal level. This is a Wayne’s World Strat that has been in before in for a check up and adjusting. Once a year is a good way to keep them performing and in good shape. They are made of wood, and wood moves with the seasons. They also see pretty big swings in temperature and humidity if they are being taken out of the house and travelling around to gigs, practise and get toge...

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Beginner Wood Finish Recommendations

02-10-2019 01:37 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

When I was a young builder I really struggled with finishing. I decided to help others who might be confused about finishing by putting together a brief video with my recommendations for beginners. https://youtu.be/j-QBrVspMw8 What are your thoughts?

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Why get Ibex planes. Do you need them?

01-24-2019 05:43 PM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

Why get Ibex planes. Do you need them? I just made a review of my Ibex and posted it on YT.. Here is a link if you are interested.. https://youtu.be/jEI3DftxTJ0

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Old and new

01-23-2019 09:34 PM by ralbuck | 10 comments »

Just a mix of the old and the newer. The smaller cars—Some are man-cave specials (bottle openers) and the tow truck ( It is dated 7-2000) on the bottom being played with by the youngest great grandson.

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Handtool Basics #6: History of the Western Handplane

01-18-2019 04:53 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 4 comments »

In this video I looked at a few popular hand planes in my collection and through history to show the development of the hand plane from the second century AD through the modern era. In my collection are the Sandusky model 13, Stanley Bedrock number 5, Stanley Handyman Number 5 (British Stanley), Lie Nielsen Number 5 1/2, and the RALI 260 Evolution N. I also looked at the Goomanham plane, Stanley Bailey Patent Planes, and the transitional plane Please let me know if there are any impo...

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Hollowing Tool #1: Jakosh Hybrid Hollowing System

12-10-2018 03:15 AM by Jim Jakosh | 18 comments »

This is a project, but it is not made of wood…....... it is made FOR wood.Our past guild president,Jeff, and I were talking about the need for a better hollowing system over the Jamieson loop arm system that we both have. That system works but it is a bulky on the back end with the big loop and double bar set up.Jeff brought over a Monster brand hollower that he is trying out and I found many different systems on You Tube including the Elbo system which was the first articulated arm s...

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2 Summer Homes In ONE Summer By 2 Carpenter Buddies! This Is In "BLOGS"

11-01-2018 11:46 PM by Richard | 8 comments »

I Tried to move this from “Coffee Shop” to here but it Didn’t work. I would of had to Repost and explain EVERY Picture. Thank YOU for your Understanding & Patience. EDIT: Nov. 1/2018 It Took Its OWN Sweet Time But It Moved Them ALL Over To Here. HOW is BEYOND ME! ...lol… Now I really Screwed it up!!! They took their time and moved ALL of what’s in Coffee Shop over to here. Now I THINK there is only ONE Picture in “Coffee Shop” & ALL Of...

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