Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us Fine Woodworking - "The Woodworking Life" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Woodworking Life" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/woodworking-life Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:47:43 -0500 Fine Woodworking - "The Woodworking Life" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Woodworking Life" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/woodworking-life <![CDATA[Inlaying Pearl, and Abalone]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:58:16 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113743/inlaying-pearl-and-abalone http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/113743/inlaying-pearl-and-abalone Inlaying Pearl, and Abalone Posted by DennisZongker
    Cutting out the Pearl and Abalone and inserting into this marquetry panel was a little time consuming but very enjoyable. Using basically the Window Method for cutting in veneer. Cutting out... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Dust Revisited]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 10:10:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112790/dust-revisited http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112790/dust-revisited Dust Revisited Posted by ScottGrove
Dust is a constant battle with that little annoying pile, and I never quite getit all. My visit to teach in Sao Palo, Brazil reminded me to rethink how I handle dust and have a spotless shop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A Lazy Suzan for Zeus Himself]]> Thu, 08 May 2014 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112704/a-lazy-suzan-for-zeus-himself http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112704/a-lazy-suzan-for-zeus-himself A Lazy Suzan for Zeus Himself Posted by FineWoodworkingEditors
How do you pass meat and cheese around a 7-ft. round, timber-framed table? You build a giant Lazy Susan, set into the tabletop, and running on invisible bearings. And then you invite the Gods to dinner. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Router Accident is a Great Lesson in Climb Cutting]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 15:03:13 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112705/router-accident-is-a-great-lesson-in-climb-cutting http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/112705/router-accident-is-a-great-lesson-in-climb-cutting Router Accident is a Great Lesson in Climb Cutting Posted by Ed_Pirnik
Nothing except my ego was hurt, but this little incident is a heck of a good teaching aid ]]>
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<![CDATA[Does The Tree In My Front Yard Have Value? Part One: No and Yes]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:25:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/111269/does-the-tree-in-my-front-yard-have-value-part-one-no-and-yes http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/111269/does-the-tree-in-my-front-yard-have-value-part-one-no-and-yes Does The Tree In My Front Yard Have Value?  Part One: No and Yes Posted by ScottGrove
Before you consider turning your yard tree into a piece of furniture, be sure you know what you’re in for. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Funeral Chair Part Seven]]> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 07:45:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/110022/the-funeral-chair-part-seven http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/110022/the-funeral-chair-part-seven The Funeral Chair Part Seven Posted by fidgen
Part seven of the funeral chair series. In this video, the chair is finished and assembled. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Funeral Chair Part Two: Preparing the Stock]]> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:44:38 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109455/the-funeral-chair-part-two-preparing-the-stock http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109455/the-funeral-chair-part-two-preparing-the-stock The Funeral Chair Part Two: Preparing the Stock Posted by fidgen
The second video installment for the funeral chair project from my new book- The Unplugged Woodshop. ]]>
http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/109455/the-funeral-chair-part-two-preparing-the-stock
<![CDATA[Website: A craftsman's marketing should adequately represent the quality of their work]]> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 21:57:05 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106400/website-a-craftsmans-marketing-should-adequately-represent-the-quality-of-their-work http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/106400/website-a-craftsmans-marketing-should-adequately-represent-the-quality-of-their-work corrinithian
A craftsman's marketing should adequately represnt the quality of their work. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Making a Crematory Urn Box: Part I]]> Wed, 09 May 2012 11:20:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/47246/making-a-crematory-urn-box-part-i http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/47246/making-a-crematory-urn-box-part-i Making a Crematory Urn Box: Part I Posted by DougStowe
The same techniques used in building this specialty box can be used in any box-making project ]]>
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<![CDATA[Speaking of Wood]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:35:33 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44083/speaking-of-wood http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44083/speaking-of-wood Speaking of Wood Posted by fidgen
Author, musician and custom furniture maker, Tom Fidgen shares his thoughts on working wood at the Unplugged Woodshop. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fixing my miscut, dovetailed rail]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:43:45 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43721/fixing-my-miscut-dovetailed-rail http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43721/fixing-my-miscut-dovetailed-rail Fixing my miscut, dovetailed rail Posted by kenstonge
Working through a mistake while building the Shaker side table from FWW 210. ]]>
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<![CDATA[New Segmented Cutterhead Changes My Woodworking Game]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:01:28 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43007/new-segmented-cutterhead-changes-my-woodworking-game http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43007/new-segmented-cutterhead-changes-my-woodworking-game New Segmented Cutterhead Changes My Woodworking Game Posted by RobPorcaro
I upgraded my DeWalt thickness planer with the Byrd Shelix cutter head almost a year ago. Now it's time to evaluate the results. ]]>
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<![CDATA[2B or not 2B]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:14:02 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42980/2b-or-not-2b http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42980/2b-or-not-2b 2B or not 2B Posted by fidgen
Furniture maker Tom Fidgen shares some thoughts about this all to often, overlooked tool in the wood shop. Good design starts right here. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Join the club]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 17:11:37 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41384/join-the-club http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41384/join-the-club Join the club Posted by DougStowe
Woodworking clubs can be one of the very best ways to improve your work and have a great time with others who share your interests. Teaching Box Making to clubs, has been a great way for me to get to know some of the most avid woodworkers in the US. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Recycled Chestnut Cabinetry Dresses up a Formal Fireplace]]> Sun, 23 Oct 2011 19:54:58 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42032/recycled-chestnut-cabinetry-dresses-up-a-formal-fireplace http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42032/recycled-chestnut-cabinetry-dresses-up-a-formal-fireplace Recycled Chestnut Cabinetry Dresses up a Formal Fireplace Posted by danmosheim
Bookending a stone fireplace with recycled chestnut cabinetry ]]>
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<![CDATA[the Gorman bench ]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2011 13:03:59 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41498/the-gorman-bench http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41498/the-gorman-bench the Gorman bench Posted by fidgen
This was a custom design I fell into this past summer, 2011. The Gorman bench. Tom Fidgen. The music is something I wrote for the piece. www.theUnpluggedWoodshop.com ]]>
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<![CDATA[Something skilled, beautiful, useful and lasting...]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 10:54:29 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/38974/something-skilled-beautiful-useful-and-lasting http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/38974/something-skilled-beautiful-useful-and-lasting Something skilled, beautiful, useful and lasting... Posted by DougStowe
Every student should have the chance to make something beautiful, useful, and lasting. Our future depends upon it. How about a wooden box? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Backyard Rock Makes a Fine Furniture Accent]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 13:47:45 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39865/backyard-rock-makes-a-fine-furniture-accent http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39865/backyard-rock-makes-a-fine-furniture-accent Backyard Rock Makes a Fine Furniture Accent Posted by jtetreault
A scrap of wood from a bathroom vanity project, a rock from the yard, and a few coper nails make a great weekend "rock and roll" project. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Peter Shepard Turns the Page]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:52:31 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39831/peter-shepard-turns-the-page http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39831/peter-shepard-turns-the-page Peter Shepard Turns the Page Posted by JonBinzen
Peter Shepard made a career switch at 40 from publishing to furnituremaking. It's clear in this slideshow that he hasn't missed a beat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Spalt Your Own Lumber: What's In A Name?]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2011 09:49:48 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39670/spalt-your-own-lumber-whats-in-a-name http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/39670/spalt-your-own-lumber-whats-in-a-name Spalt Your Own Lumber: What's In A Name? Posted by Dr_Spalting
Names and marketing have a strong hold over us. With all the 'specialty' woods out there, how do you know what is spalting, what is tree color, and what is made-up to increase sales? ]]>
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