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WoodworkingWeb Theme: Wooden BOXES

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am an “outside the box” kind of person! I like to take an idea and stretch it, play with it, distort it, expand on it, and, well, think outside of it. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t like boxes. As a matter...

Collet chuck comparison with good news for Shopsmith owners.

Collets or collet chucks are an excellent way to hold small pieces and with good tools the work can be removed from the collet and reinstalled with little loss of concentricity. The split wire chuck was developed by US watch manufactures in the...

box with 3D marquetry #1: Asking subject and manufacture of marquetry.

Hello, I have a job. Build a box and the lid veneer two letters. The letters should float above the surface. The box has a simple construction. The focus is the marquetry on the lid. My sketch is not good. It shows about how the box should...

Box with 3D marquetry # 4: The box is finished.

Hello, I show you now a few pictures of the finished box. It was ordered from me. It is a gift for the golden wedding. Therefore, I have a few gold pieces.

WoodworkingWeb Awards: Jewelry Box #2: Call for Entries

Entry period of the WoodworkingWeb Awards – Jewelry Box is now officially open and will close on October 24. Theme: Jewelry Box Golds and silvers, chains and rings – where do you keep such beautiful things? In a jewelry box, of course. For...

WoodworkingWeb Awards: Jewelry Box #1: Announcement

Theme: Jewelry Box Golds and silvers, chains and rings – where do you keep such beautiful things? In a jewelry box, of course. For this WoodworkingWeb.com’s Awards, create a wooden jewelry box, big or small, any wood, any woodworking style,...

Project #1: Temporary Hen House

My two new hens are fantastic and provide lots of eggs unfortunately the other three rejected them and kept trying to attack them. This was wasn’t surprising as they were hand reared and I’m pretty sure that they think they’re dogs; they even...

Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher: Kind of the Beginning

Jan. 15, 2015 It’s been another dreary, cold and damp day; just barely into the 40’s. Have felt like “poop” so I didn’t make it out to the “wood shop” today; although yesterday, I did glue the runners onto the bottom of a new miter sled for...

Wooden Spoon Challenge #2 #1: How to make a wooden spoon

First off… I’m not a creative writer, I’m just going to put that out there. Debbie has asked me to put together a tutorial on how I create a wooden spoon. (There are many ways, lots on YouTube etc, this is just how it works best for me,...

Thomas & The Wooden Spoon

Our first “Creation Challenge” is provided by Thomas (thank-you very much, Thomas). More About The Spoon Why spoons? Last winter I had injured my knee and was laid up for a few months, so I spent a lot of time on YouTube just watching...