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Dimensioning Lumber

02-01-2021 06:41 PM by 18wheelznwood | 13 comments »

One of my goals in improving my woodworking skills was to be able to purchase inexpensive rough lumber and mill it down to my desired needs. So, I bought a Dewalt 735 thickness planer and a Delta 6” Benchtop jointer to help do this. After many YouTube videos on this particular subject I felt it was time to try my hand at it. My nearby Rockler store had a nice selection of rough maple boards on sale so I picked out a nice looking one and boy was it rough. Not a square edge or corner to be foun...

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Furnishing a Sauna Suite #8: Processing Rough Lumber

01-24-2021 02:01 AM by DustyMark | 2 comments »

Back to Woodworking We finished tiling the shower and installing the shower door recently. It’s back to furnishing the sauna suite! Wow, tiling took a lot longer than I thought it would, but we did make it more complicated by including two double-opening niches! The Shower/Changing Room I’m focusing my efforts on completing the benches and table in the shower/changing room before proceeding to the the vanity base in the toilet room. View looking in from the e...

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Free Black Walnut... what to do with it??

06-24-2016 03:41 AM by PeterDominic1983 | 8 comments »

I found a woman on craigslist who was giving a black walnut tree away for free! Through many emails and texts, I finally got the go ahead to pick it up… Her original post said that her tree servicer would cut it to specific length, if desired. I tried to get her to have him cut the tree into 6-8’ logs. However, what actually happened was the tree guy came while the woman was on vacation, and cut them into 2’ logs… I took them anyway, seeing as I am a beginner, an...

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Trying new woodworking skills #7: Dressing up rough lumber

09-26-2013 11:11 PM by BJODay | 3 comments »

Well I felt like I did enough practicing with scrap. I decided to clean up the QS white oak for my end tables. I started by cutting most of it down to 60” and 40” lengths. I left 4 pieces full length, (96” – 102”). This made it easier to handle. I ran each piece through the jointer. Made a flat face and a square edge to it. I had some minor problems using the jointer. I would feed, then change my hand placement and feed the rest of the way through. When I did ...

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Which one would you choose?

03-18-2009 04:21 PM by turkva | 6 comments »

Hey all you LumberJocks out there. I am getting to ready to start a new project, which would you prefer to read about? A flag display case and shadow box, or an Arts and Crafts end table. Both will be made from a couple of oak trees a friend of mine had taken down about two years ago. I just moved into a new shop, and in the process of moving all of that lumber, I figured it was finally time to put it to good use. It has air dried is down to around 8%. It has been in my new shop for over a m...

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