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Baby Sleigh

Baby Sleigh

Christian Becksvoort baby sleigh made with solid ash, ash strips, brass and cast-brass. Sleighs such as these were popular well into the 20th-century.

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Locomotive

Locomotive

Kenney’s locomotive is a replica of the 1863 Thatcher Perkins locomotive. The piece is done in 1/24 in. scale and uses a variety of woods in its construction. Only satin varnish is used for the finish.

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William and Mary-style Bureau

William and Mary-style Bureau

Treanor’s William and Mary-style bureau is made of ash. The piece is accented with cove and arch moldings, and brass hardware. It is finished with paint.

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Pennsylvania Spice Box

Pennsylvania Spice Box

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I made this Pennsylvania spice box from plans published in FW #196 by Steve Latta. I modified the feet (I did not like the original flat bracket feet and thus made ogee bracket feet) and the...

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gab furniture & woodworks shop

gab furniture & woodworks shop

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this is my dream shop it is 24'x45' it is a project of mine that hopefully will soon come true! i've placed the machinery in order that will work for me. i design and build to others specs, i also...

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THE BACCHANALIAN DINING TABLE

"THE BACCHANALIAN" DINING TABLE

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Heres  Temple Table v2. I posted one up last week which raised some fur so I'll be interested to see what happens this time out. Its  the same theme as before but more developed and thought...

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Solid Ash Refectory Table

Solid Ash Refectory Table

Refectory tables were originally used in castles and monasteries to seat hundreds of people, and were built to last using thick legs and heavy joinery. As shown, this table will seat fourteen...

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Comb back arm chair

Comb back arm chair

Similar in style to another chair I have on this site, in this example I modified the turnings and the rake and splay of the arms and legs and extended the length of the arms to account for the...

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Period chair

Period chair

Made in English ash with burl walnut veneer this design was my  take on a photo which appeared in Fine Woodworking Readers Gallery courtesy of Mr Daniel H Phillips of Dallas Texas. Thank...

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Bending a Continuous Bow

Bending a Continuous Bow

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While struggling to steam bend fresh ash lumber in the shop, I'm also striving for better and easier methods of bending on the computer in SketchUp. For "real" bends, I'm learning to appreciate key...

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More on Mirroring with Flip Along

More on Mirroring with Flip Along

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Last week I showed how to mirror table legs using the Flip Along feature of SketchUp. As pointed out in comments to the post, there are conditions which will affect the results of Flip Along. In my...

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Continuing on Ladder Back - The Centerline Framework

Continuing on Ladder Back - The Centerline Framework

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About two weeks ago, I showed the beginning steps involved in making the SketchUp model of a Ladder Back Chair - mainly the creation of the Back Posts. In this post, I will continue the modeling...

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Organizing, Bundling, and Printing Full-size Templates

Organizing, Bundling, and Printing Full-size Templates

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I've emphasized often, the benefits in the shop of having full-size templates as an output from the SketchUp model. Until now, I've created these templates one-by-one, printing as jpgs or pdfs on a...

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Making a Tapered Bend

Making a Tapered Bend

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Following my last post, I felt somewhat uncomfortable about taking a short-cut with the Back Post. Rather than executing a bowed bend for the upper section of the Back Post, I simply rotated the...

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