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The Workbench part 2

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At the very end is a short segment of sharpening a chisel with an oil stone, this is my preferred way to sharpen my chisels and plane irons and I offer showing it only to continue the controversy in the woodworking world as to which method of sharpening is best.

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The Workbench part 1

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There are no drawings for the bench, I have an idea in my mind of what I want to build

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Amazing

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[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/1084537[/vimeo] Blenders. org I came across this while looking for some video editing software. Maintaining a website is allot of learning and it is just amazing to me the things that I come across. I will be putting together about ten hours of raw tape into some podcasts about my workbench that I made about […]

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A Couple Good Projects

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There have been a couple of good projects lately. The handicap vanity and a rather large kitchen pantry cabinet that I have video of and am in the process of making into a podcast. There was a custom book shelf and a couple of other projects that just never made it to tape. The work […]

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Faux Finish-Woodgraining A Steel Door

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The Trailer, just a bit of a Tease! Part 1 In this video we start the process by moving the door to a set of horses, so that the door is at a comfortable working height. Don’t under-estimate the importance of this step. Cleaning the door and prepping for the base coat. [blip.tv ?posts_id=2445894&dest=-1] Part […]

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The Garden Bench pt1

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The Garden Bench Right down to the wire, as usual. I have built benches before, quite a few actually (if you consider 15 plus a few) and enjoy making them. It gives me a chance to use the lathe and use up misc. pieces that I have been saving in the shop. I saw some […]

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The Garden Bench

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Old Time Turning Wood

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How do you know when your saw blade needs sharpening

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This was an email I received from the link below. I found it interesting and thought you might too. Saw blade secrets: Achieve chip-free cuts, avoid dull blades ( July, 09 2009 ) Saw blade manufacturers share advice on achieving chip-free cuts in particleboard and MDF, as well as determining when a saw blade needs […]

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Old craftsmen

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I was at The village Carpenter Blog and followed a link to a series of circa 1920’s-1930’s archived video having to do with various crafts necessary for goods back then, blacksmithing, pottery, rope making, wheel making and bucket making to name a few. The video is of surprising (to me) high Quality, watch in full […]

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