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Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

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Woodworking is a great art and hobby that you can quickly turn into business. You need to know that different woodwork projects will have different markets. For instance, if you are making toys, then...

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Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

Building a Wooden Playground Adventureland

  Playgrounds today are complex wood play sets that feature swings, slides, and monkey bars for children to enjoy. To make the ideal adventure playground, why not attempt to build a sturdy structure...

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Corner Cabinet

Corner Cabinet

The left side of this cabinet pivots out and is basically one big box to hold all the bedding and sheets. Drawers are dovetailed, the maple and wenge inlay breakes up the large front on the left...

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Hufschmid Guitars H6 - Glow in the dark HufGlow block inlays!

Hufschmid Guitars H6 - Glow in the dark 'HufGlow' block inlays!

A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a gorgeous one piece premium quatersawn 'Sapelli Mahogany' body and neck, the fingerboard is west african ebony!  

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Hall Table

Hall Table

Hall Table for a foyer area. Sapele African Mahogany. Pore filled for smooth surfaces, and protected with General Finishes varnish. Dyed red-brown with water-based dye.

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Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain

Woodwork On a Car? This Studebaker Fastback Has Jaw-Dropping Wood Grain

A bygone concept car from 1951 is made a reality... with compound joinery, sapele, quilted maple, and a showstopping finish

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Arts and Crafts sideboard

Arts and Crafts sideboard

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This Honduras mahogany sideboard is designed in an arts and crafts tradition. As noted in the photo captions, I started the design with variations on a long slow curve (seen in Harvey Ellis' work as...

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Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Celtic Cross Wooden Box!

Just a little piece of artwork I completed, the center portion is stained 'hard maple' with a chip carved celtic cross (the same as the one on my personal guitar I recently posted). I then inlayed...

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7 string baritone guitar - Pistachio Top!

7 string baritone guitar - Pistachio Top!

A new guitar I just completed for a customer. This unique creation features a very rare pistachio top which was salvaged form commercial nut groves in Northern California!

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Hufschmid Guitars 18th anniversary project

Hufschmid Guitars '18th anniversary project'

This is my personal guitar, a guitar I built to celebrate my '18 anniversary of guitar building'. I've made a video (listed in the link below) in which you can follow some of the work which went into...

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Boxes

Boxes

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Since my pile of cut off lumber has slowly started to take over the shop I thought I would build a few boxes with it and practice some techniques that I have wanted to try. It is also a great way to...

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Chocking the Chicken

Chocking the Chicken

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This is a sculpture that I just had to do. Every artist puts on the wall what he thinks is improtant, so I thought I would just put this up and ask the question, Why would Anyone Make this? Made from...

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Guest apartment

Guest apartment

We recently completed the addition of a small guest apartment and now I have been working on finishing it. We built custom mahogany cabinets for the kitchen and I have been busy making the furniture...

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Block-Front Chest

Block-Front Chest

Woodworker: Roland Benjamin Patterned after the block-front style of chest developed in Newport, R.I., this version was inspired by a photo in Nutting's Furniture Treasury. The original was made in...

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Mahogany Bombé Chest of Drawers

Mahogany Bombé Chest of Drawers

Woodworker: Frank Woolley Woolley estimates he invested more than 1,500 hours making this bombé chest of drawers. About 570 hours went into the actual construction and 180 hours into the finishing...

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Ribbon Service Buffet

Ribbon Service Buffet

Woodworker: Paul Schürch With decades of marquetry under his belt, Schürch said that this buffet was a piece of cake, including creating the bow-front shape. The big challenge was working with the...

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Mahogany-and-Oak Portable Writing Desk

Mahogany-and-Oak Portable Writing Desk

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Woodworker: Ric Washburn Washburn, a student from The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, reproduced this mahogany-and-oak portable writing desk from a photograph in Lon Schleining’s book...

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Ash and African Ribbon Mahogany Car

Ash and African Ribbon Mahogany Car

Woodworker: Jeremy and Jason Lynch The Lynch brothers (Jason, front seat; Jeremy, back) spent the summer of 2006 looking for a challenging project for the school year. The Springfield High School...

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Inlay Humidor

Inlay Humidor

Woodworker: Richard M. Kerrell Kerrell's humidor won first place in the contemporary woodworking - accessories category at the 2007 Design in Wood competition organized by the San Diego Fine...

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“The Phoenix” Dowry Chest

“The Phoenix” Dowry Chest

Woodworker: Gregory Stoddard Stoddard refers to this chest as “The Phoenix.” About 30 years ago, an antiques dealer photographed a number of sale pieces. One was a 400-year-old dowry chest with...

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