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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...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Crosscut Sled

The crosscut sled: as Ianwater says, “A good cross cut sled is a life saver.” He also says, It has helped me improve my cuts I know exactly where the blade will be cutting The work piece is supported on both side I can use hold down...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Milk Paint Finish

Milk Paint Finish: what is it; why use it; and how to get the best results? Let’s start with the “what”. Milk paint has been around for thousands of years and uses, .. wait for it ….. “milk” for painting! It is actually “casein”, a...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Green

March is the month of St. Patrick’s day and, thus, the colour “green”. When I think of green, in relation to woodworking, a few things pop into my head — I think of woodturning and the use of green wood; I think of the colour green, of course...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Birds

Spring is in the air — and so are the birds! Here are some of our creations, inspired by birds:   -—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Your turn: Share your tips, strategies and stories here in...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Sun

It’s time for some fun in the SUN What does fun in the sun (and woodworking) mean to you? Check out these sunny-day creations:   -—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Your turn: Share...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: MARQUETRY

Marquetry: “art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquetry Our WoodworkingWeb members have created and shared some really beautiful pieces of...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: CURVES

Our Summer Awards 2014 is now official: CURVE-aliciousness Woodworking is “CURVE-alicious” and the curvier the better .. well, at least for this Awards event it is! Take some wood, any type of wood, any amount of wood, and curve it up into...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: INLAY

Want to take your woodworking creations to another level? Maybe it’s time add a little something using inlays! What is INLAY? Basically, it is creating a hole/gouge in the wood and gluing something inside it. Although the goal is simple, the...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Arts & Crafts Style

The Theme for this month is the “Arts & Crafts Style” of woodworking. The era, around the turn of 20th century, was the about-face response to the Victorian era with all its intricate details and flourishes. The “Arts & Crafts” style is...