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Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

Woodworking Business - What To Build To Make Profits

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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Tansu Jewelry Chest

Tansu Jewelry Chest

I built this Tansu jewelry chest as a gift for my wife, It is made of white oak with bloodwood legs. The pull rings are fastened with traditional clenched pins. The drawer linings are brown suede...

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Drawer pulls in tight spaces

Drawer pulls in tight spaces

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Recently I had to figure out a way to make low-clearance pulls for drawers installed behind a sliding door.

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Marre Live Edge Coffee Table

Marre Live Edge Coffee Table

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MARRE LIVE EDGE COFFEE TABLE   Materials: Claro Walnut, Black Walnut Dimensions: 74"L  x  26"W  x  15"H Finish:  Natural hand-rubbed oil + wax -- buffed and polished to a satin glossThis...

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scale models

scale models

Over the years, and after many attempts to produce accurate drawings, either by computer or on drafting board I have become more dependant on scale models. One of the best reasons I have foundfor...

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Reed Tansu

Reed Tansu

Commissioned in 2012 by client for private residence in Maryland. Although initial inspiration came from more traditional Tansu cabinets, some would say I have used the term incorrectly, I retained...

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Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

Design journal: A tea box gets a face lift

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Revisiting an old design is a great opportunity to push the envelope, even if you were happy with the first try.

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Calligraphy Cabinet

Calligraphy Cabinet

Woodworker: Rachel Brydolf-Horwitz Brydolf-Horwitz calls this hanging wall cabinet her "calligraphy cabinet," because after all the design and construction was complete, she stepped back and realized...

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Asian-style Low Table

Asian-style Low Table

This table, based on Asian design, is meant to display photographs and sculpture. It is made from walnut and oak and finished with a water-based polyurethane.

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Asian-style Sideboard

Asian-style Sideboard

Asian-inspired sideboard in white oak by Seth Janofsky.

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Marking Gauge

Marking Gauge

Nesset’s Kebiki marking gauge in white oak with oil finish.

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Entertainment Cabinet

Entertainment Cabinet

This entertainment center features a variety of woods, such as white oak, Honduras mahogany, iroko, black walnut, maple, and ebony. The unit also features curly-maple veneered door panels and is finished with acrylic lacquer over dewaxed shellac.

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Asian-style Chest

Asian-style Chest

Janofsky’s tansu chest in white oak.

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Take Time to Dance

"Take Time to Dance"

A White Oak and Pine wood sculpture made using steam bending, fabric softener bending and heat bending techniques.  No metal fasteners were used, only a little glue and lots of friction based on...

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Coffee Table

Coffee Table

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After a house fire last year the coffee table I had was destroyed so I had to build myself a new one.  The tiger maple used for the top reminded me of ripples in a stream and so it needed some...

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Design journal: Let the function drive the design

Design journal: Let the function drive the design

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A small sewing table posed some unique challenges that ultimately led to a fun design.

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How to Make a Drawbored Mortise and Tenon Joint

How to Make a Drawbored Mortise and Tenon Joint

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Okay, maybe I'm not ready to get rid of my clamps just yet, but with drawbore pegs, I'll be doing a lot less clamping in the future.

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Cabinet, Entertainment Center

Cabinet, Entertainment Center

Name:      Don Riley, Lt. Col. USAF Retired Address:  217 Curtis Boulevard, Marietta, Ohio, 45750-2218 Daytime telephone number:   nbsp740...

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Bear Brooch Collection Display Cabinet

Bear Brooch Collection Display Cabinet

The Asian influence is complimented by the use of five different fall-off (scrap) woods...kind of a wood five-spice concoction. The top, bottom and divider of the carcass are reclaimed...

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Haiku Lamp

Haiku Lamp

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This lamp was made of reclaimed oak from a piano and hung using a leather strap. It was my first project since high school and was inspired by the book "Making Japanese Style Lamps and...

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