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  1. Ram rifle stock

    I made this stock for a 7×57 Mauser to use to shoot hi-power silhouettes. That is why I carved a ram target on it. The stock is very similar to The Pig Gun .22 rim-fire stock. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31591 It is walnut. The barreled action is long gone. It didn't work out very well...
  2. Bubinga Mission-Style Bed Bench

    My wife and I are both short; neither can sit on the bed and put on our socks easily. My wife pointed out the difficulty and encouraged me to do something about it. On a trip to a local wood store, she spotted a slab of Bubunga that she really liked, purchased it, and told me to get cracking...
  3. Faith Art: New Frames for the Stations of the Cross at Marion's St. Mark Catholic Church

    Photo 1: Chasing After the Wind: Whew. What a morning. It is windy a lot of the time in Kansas, and out on the open prairie where I live, it is almost always windy. But, when the weather forecast is for "windy", you know it is going to be terrible, and it is today. "Blustery," they call it...
  4. Morris inspired chair

    This is my next project. My couch potato recliner is on its last legs (No more buying expensive yet cheaply made furniture for this boy….I'm gonna make some sawdust). I'm getting the wood for it this weekend so i should post completed photos in a couple of weeks. The great thing about...
  5. two tables

    I really wanted to make a table with a top that looks like a quilt…this project provided the perfect opportunity, the top is solid wood with biscuits holding the pieces together and then an edge banding around the outside
  6. Mission Pendulum Clocks

    Here are a clutch of clocks that I have made, right down to designing the clock faces. The movements are quartz battery-driven pendulum types with a speaker and chimes. Wood is quarter-sawn oak "fat veneer" bookmatched over less figured QS white oak. Stain on the two clocks are various...
  7. Carved Bishop's Crosier: Symbolic Story of the Holy Bible on a Shepherd's Staff For the Bishop

    ------------------------------------------ This project was a commissioned piece. If you would like something similar, please email at: [email protected] Photo 1: ------------------------------------------ Project Story: This carved Crosier (Shepherd's Staff) was commissioned by...
  8. Double Dresser

    This was one of my first projects after opening my new workshop. It is a Norm Abraham design, built from the Plan. I like a lot of Norms Projects, they have good clean lines, which are not too complicated to make. My customers like this, as it keeps there costs down. The Timber is Swedish...
  9. Picture Frame

    a fun little picture frame you can put the whole magazine into.
  10. No title

    The story is created through boredom. Just the beginning. I've made some furniture but the lathe keeps calling me back. I love maple and walnut.
  11. Eagles

    Created from pictures of two eagles,done in 2" eastern birch.
  12. Best Friends

    Done in 2" Eastern Birch
  13. Walnut Chest of Drawers

    This is a Walnut Chest of Drawers I recently completed. Solid walnut (even the back is solid walnut) that I cut and dried myself. For the case construction I used was blind DT's. For the drawer dividers I used sliding dovetails with the web frame using loose tendons. Solid wood panel back...
  14. chunk of rough cherry made into a clock ready for the mantle

    chunk of rough cherry made into a clock ready for the mantle
  15. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    What phrase causes you the most anguish as a woodworker? 1. I tried to fix it myself. Translation - I drove in three nails and two long screws but the leg still wobbles, can you repair my antique chair?
  16. Woodworking Skill Share
    Here's a way to get one or maybe two more cuts out of that board. Using a scarf joint. What is a scarf joint, you say. Just make a jig with a 20 degree angle on it. Lay it on your board in the middle, using your circular saw make a long cut on the angle you just drew using a straight edge.. Next...
  17. Woodworking Skill Share
    The Kelly Mehler School of Woodworking in Berea, KY has just released their 2008 class schedule. I'm going to try to take a class this summer. If anyone else is interested let me know and maybe we can get a few LJ's enrolled in the same class.
  18. Off Topic Coffee Lounge
    I am writing a report on box joints and I have been unable to find some of the information that I am looking for. I was hoping to include; various names, general information, purposes, description of the anatomy and the structural integrity, history, step-by-step execution with both hand and...
  19. Woodworking Skill Share
    A buddy of mine asked me a question that I felt I couldn't answer to my satisfaction so it came to me all you masters on here could help. Ken, I'm still looking at cutters that will do what I want, lots of info, just not alot of detail. I would like to be able to make exterior and interior...
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