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Walnut Gold!

12-17-2018 04:57 PM by LastingBuild | 3 comments »

Hey Guys, I got the chance to mill up some beautiful walnut from our property and made a video about it. Love for you to check it out! Thanks. View on YouTube

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Creating a Mixed Nut Dish from a log I found

12-29-2017 05:41 PM by beahan | 3 comments »

I wanted to make a nut dish like one that my grandparents used to have. Recently I found a log that was thick enough to make one. I know this project is rather simple to do, but I think the nut dish looks way better than a plastic bowl of nuts on the counter. I have embedded the video, enjoy! Chris View on YouTube

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My favorite woodwork links

08-07-2015 11:01 PM by kaerlighedsbamsen | 4 comments »

Note: Thanks to Sras help this blog have now been moved to this forum instedad: There is so much nice inspiration for woodworkers on the internet. Learning the skill have newer been easier and more approaceable as now. But keeping track of all that information can be difficult. At least daily i find a great site, think “i can easily remeber that adress for another day” and then forget about it 5 seconds later. Thought that i should keep s...

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About Gilding

05-29-2015 04:52 PM by vahid | 11 comments »

Friends I would like to talk about gilding here, but I’d rather to leave it for you to pose questions first -if there is-.

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Last Second Christmas Project - Wooden Soap Dishes

12-23-2014 04:48 PM by Chris McDowell | 7 comments »

I made 10 wooden soap dishes for a relative. I used cedar from a scrap 4×4 post. These are easy to make as Christmas gifts or to sell at craft shows or on Etsy. I’ve seen people sell tons of these on Etsy for 4 or 5 bucks a piece. I would not recommend using cedar as it’s very brittle and very soft, which makes it almost impossible to make these without blemishes. I used poplar a couple of years ago and those have held up just fine. You have to cut the grooves so that ...

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Woodworking Books #1: Free Books On Line

07-24-2014 09:21 PM by Druid | 9 comments »

For those LJ members who are interested in learning about some of the “older” methods of woodworking, there are a number of free, downloadable, books on line at the following site. You can either read the book on line, or download a copy in a variety of formats such as Pdf. Lots of methods, and other information from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Enjoy.

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Adventures in soap

06-08-2014 11:41 AM by kaerlighedsbamsen | 10 comments »

When making my Shop stool #2 I wanted to experiment with using soap flakes as a finish like in a lot of mid-century classics made from light colored wood, mainly beach, white oak, ash, birch and pine/fir. The finish has some nice qualities:- It is natural and can easily be removed - It is the closest you can got to untreated wood and has a nice matte feel and shine- It is easy to repair in case of damage and it can be done at home- It does not darken/color the wood much loke oils and warni...

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Logs to Lumber #2: Harvesting Black Mulberry - The Cut

08-24-2013 03:07 PM by palaswood | 5 comments »

I did indeed grab the bow saw last night after work and ventured out to the ol Black Mulberry once more This is the fallen log from which I sliced the previous lumber. Losin light fast and with time a-wastin , I got my Ace bow saw and started sawing and sawing… and sawed some more until I sank it as deep as possible. Rolled her to finish the cut and when she split the sound was music to my ears. Viola! Check out the tight grain Gonna haul it home...

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Star Wars - The wooden side of the force! #1: Star Wars Poker Room

02-02-2013 09:25 AM by fuzzual | 27 comments »

Hello all! I am new to the forum, but i have been lingering for several years. My projects are a bit . . . unusual??? So i had not posted until now. I come from a long line of carpenters (sad to say my father and grandfather are vastly better than myself) so I use my knowledge to work on props, and the “not so typical” walls and furniture. All that bieng said, I thought I would share some of my projects with you and get some of your thoughts, or even make you laugh at the th...

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