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  1. Cherry Shaker Table

    This is my cherry shaker table I made for Woodworkers Fighting Cancer at http://thewoodwhisperer.com/ Marc Spagnuolo has done a wonderful job uniting woodworkers to build a project to raise money for the American Cancer Society. He has also raised a lot in donations alone. If you don't know...
  2. My Daughter's - Curly Maple Pick Box

    Well life sometimes gets in the way. I had hoped to post more frequently, but as we've all experienced life has its own plans. Anyway, here is a project I took on for my 14 year old daughter who has expressed an interest in guitars and ukuleles. She's been playing for about a 1-1/2 or so and...
  3. Magnetic Catch Salt Cellars

    These are among my favorite boxes to use because of the top on the brass pin pivot and the magnetic catch. These were my first two attempts and I ran into some problems with both of them. The first is from Sycamore, which I love; but I once again had the problem of measuring once instead of...
  4. Mantle clock

    This is a clock that I made as a Christmas gift and copied after the one made by Alongiron: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/108598 The person I made it for is fascinated with all things early 20th century and when I saw the original project I thought it would be a cool idea. Mine of course...
  5. Cube Within A Cube

    I posted a blog on a project made on a metal lathe. A 'Cube Within A Cube' I since found out there were plenty of examples of it being done in wood. This is the blog; http://lumberjocks.com/Grumpy/blog/57026 I had to make one and as I commented in the blog; "I could not believe how easy it was...
  6. acorn urn, lathe project

    Hi everyone, This is an urn I recently finished for a friend, he asked me to make it for his father, an avid outdoorsman. He asked for an acorn and told me to take it from there. Acorn equals oak and I chose white. I glued up panels 8" wide x 14" then glued and stacked them to make the...
  7. Floating shelf

    Hi LuberJocks Shelf made to my Wife for Christmas. Red oke is used. 6×1m wood steamed in different shapes and glued + screwed together. She liked it. :-) BR SB
  8. Safety in the Woodworking Shop
    My "new" workshop is an ex fish-farm barn, and has no cabinets, counters, shelves, or any other type of workshop furniture, so there is a long road ahead to get it decently workable. I have been taking pictures of the journey with my cellphone camera as it is the best digital camera in the...
  9. Safety in the Woodworking Shop
    Hello fellow's LJ's Today it's been a day that I had learn a huge lesson on the woodworking life. I was cutting some splines for a frame for my in law's. Everything was going smooth as planned, until….... I decide to change the C-clamps that were holding the pieces of maple on the gig for some...
  10. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    I don't know how many of you are aware of the case in Brooklyn, NY were rookie NYPD policeman Peter Liang was convicted Feb 2016 of manslaughter in an ACCIDENTAL shooting that took place in Nov 2014. What's interesting about this case is that there were other cases where other pollce officers...
  11. Marketplace Classifieds
    I am selling for a friend an older Rockwell tablesaw. I know the history of it as far back as the mid 80's. In the mid 80's a retired guy started a woodworking business out of his garage and the saw was one of the purchases. He used it for 3 years and and then became ill and stopped the...
  12. Safety in the Woodworking Shop
    Phildo92027, a friend of mine and a fellow LumberJock, had a kickback on the 8" jointer at school yesterday. He lost three fingers down to the second knuckle, keeping his thumb and index finger intact. He is in a lot of pain, and he will be out of commission for a while. Please keep him in...
  13. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    The long story short is that I'm a 90 vintage Delta DJ-20 owner (out of production) in need of a new in-feed table. If your curious, you can read the whole story here: LINK (I crashed my Jointer to death…) Delta apparently is long gone out of business, so customer support isn't an option...
  14. Sweating for Bucks Through Woodworking
    So on this memorable day, I had hired a concrete cutter to cut a trench in the customer's kitchen. The plan was to get rid of the peninsula and create an island. Unfortunately the vibration from the concrete saw caused the glass shelves of the customer's display cabinet to collapse. Just as we...
  15. Blogs
    Getting started So after looking at all the options I decided to just go ahead and build a bench. I really liked the look of Chris Schwarz's Holtzapffel bench So that's what I'm going to build, ordered the "24 Veritas Twin Screw vise from Lee Valley for the front and like Chris' the large...
  16. Blogs
    At last, a resawing jig! I got 2 1" Timberwolf blades from Suffolk Machinery Corp. - 2TPI and 3TI - several months ago, and have been dying to try them out ever since. In that time I had several more projects, mom's 10-day long yearly visit, my best friends' wedding, a project I built for that...
  17. Blogs
    The Journey Begins stefang offered a challenge the other day for us to create a blog on hand tool use. That was good timing, because it's been on my mind for some time now. This will be a series in several parts-I don't yet know how many. If you are lucky, I will have the sense to know when to...
  18. Blogs
    The Set-up This project is already completed, but there is a long story to go with it. I decided to split it into blog episodes for easier handling as I know many of you can't afford to sit with ONE posting for more than 10 minutes. A couple of years ago I moved to a new village and found (to...
  19. Blogs
    Recovering the Lumber - or - how I leant to love bowling alley flooring OK, so now that the kitchen challenge is all over, I guess it's a good time to post a blog regarding kitchen items … or… hold on… um - oops. too late. Oh well, I guess I'll blog this anyways. So, the plan is to make a...
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