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Winter 2013-2014

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  • LATHE/PYOGRAPHY MAGIC

    I HAVE A BASIC TYME CUB LATHE WHICH I BOUGHT IN 1986 STILL GOING STRONG. I HAD SOME BALSA TIMBER SPARE 3/4 X 3/4 X ABOUT 12 INCHS LONG. SO I MADE A SET OF GOBLETS.THESE ARE NO HIGHER THAN THE BRITISH NEW PENNY.WHICH IS 3/4 INCH HIGH. FOR THESE I USED...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 11-11-2009
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  • THE STAIRCASE

    PALLET MAGIC IF YOU KNOW YOUR PALLETS AND YOUR TIMBER YOU CAN MAKE THESE FROM PALLETS AND THEY ARE STRONG AND RELIABLE?PLUS WEATHER PROOF .SEE LATER ANOTHER STAIRCASE I WILL BE MAKING FOR CUSTOMER. FROM PALLETS DENAILED TO A WORK OF ART.REMEMBER CARPENTRY...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 05-17-2010
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  • OLD PLANES

    PLANES OF ALL TYPES.BLOCK/SMOOTHING/MOULDING/JACK/CONVEX/CONCAVE.INTERESTING PHOTO.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 04-04-2011
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  • IN MEMORY STEVE JOBS

    GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU..
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 10-07-2011
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  • GARDEN SWING

    THIS SWING WAS MADE FOR A CUSTOMER HIS ROUGH SKETCH ON PAPER,I RE DESIGNED USING AUTO CAD .THIS WAS MADE FROM SCANDINAVIAN PINE I HAD TO PICK FROM STACK BEST I COULD USE . .USING 125 MM X 35 MM LENGHTS . AND 125 X 32 MM DECKING BOARDS ..THIS WAS ALL MACHINED...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 06-19-2013
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  • A new participant

    Just getting signed in to American Woodworker's pages, and it is a very attractive set up. I'm hoping for lots of interaction and the gleaning of tips and articles from participants. It's spring cleaning time, and since i failed to prepare...
    Posted to Sawdust and the Keyboard by Barb Siddiqui on 03-31-2009
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  • RAILWAY SLEEPERS

    MADE FROM SLEEPERS.SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE.ALL GLUED AND DOWELLED AND RUBBBED DOWN WITH COARSE SANDPAPER.THEN OILED.THIS WAS 3 X 8 FOOT 6 X 4 INCH SLEEPERS.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 07-09-2010
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  • Friday's Tip for August 9th

    Clean Bandsaw Tires - This one is from our old Q & A department. Q. My bandsaw tires have a builup of pitch and sawdust that seems to be embedded right into the rubber. What's the best way to clean my tires? George Satter A. An excessive buildup...
  • THE 3X3 AND 3X2 ARBOUR

    MADE FROM PREPAIRED PINE TIMBER 3X3 AND 3X2. AND 1 1/4X 1 1/4 .ALL LINSEED OILED.WILL LAST AT LEAST 10 YEARS IN ALL WEATHERS.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 05-30-2010
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  • SEE SAW

    THIS IS A SEESAW MADE FROM PALLET TIMBER JULY 2009. KIDS LOVE IT.IDEAL FOR THE SUMMER.SO IF YOU SEE ANY PALLETS FOR FREE GRAB THEM AND MAKE A SEESAW FOR YOUR KIDS. AS I SAID I WILL FIND A USE FOR OLD PALLETS,AND THE END PRODUCT FROM A PALLET IS ALL WORTHWHILE...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 11-26-2009
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  • THE LOG APPLE

    THE LOG APPLE,AS ITS THE WEEKEND NEARLY I WILL BE USING UP ALL OFF CUTS I HAVE.AS I NEED MORE SPACE IN MY WORKSHOP.THE TOP OF THIS LOG I USED TO MAKE A APPLE BOX.I USED A COMBINATION OF TURNED FILES AND BASIC TURNING TOOLS.THIS WILL BE OILED LATER.AS...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 08-20-2010
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  • Reclaimed lumber

    Picked up some boards that were thrown away at a remodel project down the street and I needed a railing for a front porch and ripped a few boards down for the slatsto make this railing just a screw at the top and bottom, and then some white paint: Cost...
    Posted to steve newman by Steve Newman on 11-14-2010
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  • Twin Kitchen Hutches #18

    I’m using my shopmade horizontal router table to mill the stub tenons on the rails. I choose to use this tool to mill the rails flat on the table top instead of working vertical against the fence of the standard router table. The second test is...
    Posted to bricofleur by bricofleur on 08-07-2009
  • Carving in Maine - Part 2

    Last time I showed you pictures of Deer Island, Maine and the woodshop at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Steff's class was 5 days long. During that time we lived on the Haystack campus, ate at the school's fantastic dining hall and enjoyed...
    Posted to yoav_liberman by Yoav S. Liberman on 08-21-2013
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  • Carving a missing head – part 2

    After shaping the head with the band-saw, I started to work the facial details with flat chisels and gouges. Basswood is a fantastic wood for carving: It is soft, homogeneous, and don't have a tendency to tearout. Choosing the right gouge for the...
    Posted to yoav_liberman by Yoav S. Liberman on 11-13-2010
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