Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'scroll saw'

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Boxes from Red Cedar #4: From scraps to a tray

12-23-2020 03:38 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

As I guess the sides of this tray make it a box…sort of? Sorted through the leftovers….managed to find three decent looking ones….none were bowed…just the T&G edges were not the best looking..or ..locking. Tablesaw to rip those off. Was trying for a 9” x 12” panel… This was so much fun to do…..first blue clamp wanted to pop the 3 slats up into a curvy thingy….started to add the cauls, to keep things close to flat….....

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Old Projects #4: Golf Ball Collection Display Wall Hanger

12-21-2020 01:36 AM by Madmark2 | 1 comment »

Ex-BIL was avid golfer and collected little round balls. Made this for one Christmas. Flocked in fairway green!

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Boxes from Red Cedar #2: Box #2, Dovetail version

12-18-2020 04:24 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok…wasn’t real happy with the Box/Finger joints….decide to try through dovetails instead….I was going to use that old Scroll saw…but… results weren’t the best….would prefer something like this.. Got out the Usual Suspects… There is something about that circled tool? The pointy end, actually? Seems that angled cut matches what angle I use for dovetails….makes layouts a lot easier. However, this is an older model…...

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23" jitterbug lure, wall hanger #10: Making the eyeballs.

10-13-2020 12:41 AM by grosa | 2 comments »

Here is a picture of me holding the lure so you guys get an idea how big this jitterbug lure is. Making the eyeball i took some scrap Beech wood, squared it up and put it on the lath. Turned it to 2” diameter. Next i need to make a jig to hold the router over this turning. I start with some plywood cut roughly to size. A bottomand two sides. The bottom i mark out a square to fit the turning base. Next i cut out the square on the scroll saw. Check the fit. Next i cut t...

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Cambodia Work - An Update

08-29-2020 10:02 PM by Tim Scoville | 5 comments »

I’ve not posted anything recently about our Cambodian work teaching and encouraging woodworking skills in support of an overall Christian mission, called Jumpah. When we first began our nearly annual trips in 2006, we were limited to about two weeks at a time while I was gainfully employed at Boeing. Since retirement in 2108, our last trip was a full month since we were no longer limited by time. The shop they are currently in is now the fourth generation shop and very large. When we...

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Workshop operational tips. #18: Scrollsaw Ease for Arthritic Knuckles...

02-15-2020 10:31 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 6 comments »

Boys and Girls, Another plagiarised idea expanded, though I cannot find the offering, I believe Steve Good had a hand in it somewhere. I was sick and tired of having arthur gnaw at my knuckles every time I tried to swing my Excalibur (scroll saw) in a deftly duel with a lance (piece of wood). I initially purchased a set of these round knobs for my Excalibur scroll saw, to facilitate my grip, only to find them not that much better than the original ones for the final tightening of ...

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Curiosity made me do it #3: Harbor Freight Coupons? Come and get them:

02-01-2020 04:25 AM by CaptainKlutz | 2 comments »

Don’t know where to stick, so here it is: If you need Harbor Freight coupons, check out this user supported Harbor Freight Coupon Database: Can search any/all coupons available from Harbor Freight.Really nice when you want a free tape measure, and you get in mail is free flashlight. :-) They even have an app for your phone!So you can sit in a favorite reading spot and search coupons for your next trip. Then store a shopping list of coupons in your sav...

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Foot Stool #1: The Top

07-10-2019 08:34 AM by icemanhank | 0 comments »

Hi all, I have been asked by my wife to make her a small foot stool and I had some hardwood offcuts floating around so here it is.The off cuts were in the shape of a triangle so I used a gum leaf as a template to make a cut out design before joining the two pieces and carved in a section for some gum nuts which I will fill with epoxy.I just brought some Record carving tools so I thought I would it would be nice give the edges a bit of scolloping so I tried my hand at that, I like the look ...

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Curiosity made me do it #2: Used Power Tool pricing (AKA Is this tool a good deal?)

05-24-2019 12:43 AM by CaptainKlutz | 2 comments »

There are hundreds of threads with folks asking about used tool pricing. Getting tired of posting same information over and over in threads, so decided to list all here:What is Great price on used tool?What is Good price on used tool?What is Fair price on a used tool? All these are hard to answer. Let’s discuss some areas that impact tool pricing. Condition:Condition is important. Every tool is unique in the use/abuse, maintenance, and/or refurbishment; that defines the cond...

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Toy build #1: Tow trucks from scraps

04-02-2019 03:42 PM by ralbuck | 3 comments »

Hi All the link is to all the pictures that I took while building 4 toy tow trucks from the scraps around the shop and the firewood plie. There are a lot of pictures here; but they do have a preview. Anyone wanting any more information; please email me and I will happily provide it. As always ideas and suggestions always appreciated Thanks.

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