Antler abolone pen

Not really a wood project but since I try to make something for everyone that gives me something, one of my friends at work gave me some antler and abolone shells to use on projects I decided to turn an antler pen, which I have done before, but add an abolone inlay on...
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inside-out ornaments

Tried my hand at inside-out lathe ornaments for Christmas gifts this year. I managed to make 11 ornaments out of 20 tires. A lot of the losses came from poor clamping and/or dull tools during the first inside-out turning. Pieces kept coming loose and breaking on on...
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Double Urn

Customer asked me to make it for his Grandparents and wanted frames on it to put pictures in , it is lines in Maroon Velvet Woodworking Projects at...
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Cheval Mirror

I made this mirror for my wife for Christmas 2015. I got the general plan from a Wood Magazine from 2008 and had to redraw the mirror in SketchUp, since the company I got the mirror from didn’t cut it to the right size so this one is bigger than the original....
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Entryway bench

Entryway bench built for a friend from Ana-white plans for Fancy hall tree. Construction is pocket holes, glue and 16 gauge nails in the molding. Materials are Burch plywood and clear pine. 188.00 for materials. Due to blotting issues with pine an espresso paint,...
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Zebrawood is a Popular Exotic Hardwood

Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®. Find a list of hot wood looks today and the dark, exotic woods will be at the forefront. Zebrawood, or zebrano, has a long list of uses for furniture and architectural millwork. It is frequently used...

Cocobolo Is a Dramatic Hardwood with a Beautiful Figure

  Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.     In Mexico, the tree is called granadillo, but in most places around the world, dalbergia retusa is known as cocobolo. Cocobolo timber is sturdy and yields some very interesting, beautiful...

Karelian Birch Has Fancy Figures

Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®.   European birch is one of those woods that is very plain — except when it isn’t. Some of the distinctive patterns yielded include flame and curly figures. Another figure of note is Karelian birch,...

Smoothing Milk Paint & Other Rough Surfaces

If your repainted finish really feels a little rough, you need to go to the liquor store. OK, that doesn't make feeling, so let's support a several weeks when I was educating a lot of young woodworkers how you can create a tool upper body by hand at the Marc Adams...

Easy Woodworking Plans For Any type of Ability Degree

How To Find Simple Woodworking Plans For Beginners It doesn't really matter if you've practiced woodworking for many years or if you're still a rookie, you can always have use for some easy woodworking plans. It will be much easier for you to finish your projects if...

DIY Wood – A Better Blanket Chest Design

The chest is one of the earliest types of furniture, that doesn't suggest that the human race has settled on the finest method to develop it. There are, in fact, numerous methods to develop chests that make the process picky, difficult and lengthy-- and the outcomes...

A Story of 2 Hand Drills

Acquiring vintage tools through the mail can be aggravating-- and also costly if the seller does not enable you to return the thing. My preferred way to get age devices is-- hands down-- personally and at a conference of the Mid-West Device Collectors Association. If...

Boarded Scandinavian Tool Breast– Too Cool

It takes an unique device chest to obtain me to rest up straight-- I have actually spent the last 6 or 7 years of my life investigating and writing concerning device chests. But this one, most likely Swedish, is wonderful. While the make-up of all the tools, burl...

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