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  1. Dovetail Box

    This box was my first adventure into hand cut dovetails. Made from Walnut and Maple.
  2. Homemade Shaper or Table Saw Fence - Biesemeyer Style

    Its been a while since I've posted anything, so I figured I'd post about the fence I built. I built this to go on to my Delta Rockwell Shaper that I will be restoring. The fence is a Biesemeyer style and has a 2" tube on the back of the shaper that supports the wooden cam lock. Pull the lever up...
  3. Blogs
    HUGE Eucalyptus score Sheesh. Good thing I have a truck now. I saw a note on craigslist today (online classifieds) that a guy had put "10 to 15 more" eucalyptus logs out in the alleyway behind his house. LA is all blocks split in half by access alleys big enough to drive 2 cars through...
  4. 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...
  5. Blogs
    And so it Starts - The Starting Stock This is a woodworking website, so I'll try to limit this blog series to mostly wood related entries. Many people have expressed their desire to move to a farm. Well, we have that opportunity, and we are grabbing it with all hands. Just a little...
  6. Blogs
    a thin, fig dish test This is from nearly a month ago. I'm behind on my adventures. Chucking something properly in a lathe takes a little bit of thought and prep work. I only had about an hour after work, but was in the mood to learn a bit more. In this test, I simply wanted to see if I could...
  7. Blogs
    A big Ficus bowl - nearly 10" (hey, that's big for me!) In the first half of this blog post, I cut up a Ficus log and made a nearly 11" round for later turning into a bowl. I sealed every part of it in Anchorseal. Flash forward about 12 days, this past Saturday, and I finally chucked it up and...
  8. Wood & Lumber
    I had to cut down a fig tree this morning. The tree was a producer for many years, but succumbed to some kind of disease. The majority of the tree was affected, but the main trunk of the tree doesn't appear to have been affected. My question for this esteemed group relates to uses of the the...
  9. Marketplace Classifieds
    I am looking for some Fig Wood to make a shaving scale. Would need about the size of a longer pen blank. Any ideas on sourcing it?
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