Monthly Archives: August 2008

August 22, 2008

Okay, didn’t see a huge moisture change but really didn’t expect to.  This piece is large.  Now the second one has a 48 hour soak, going to strap it, dry overnight and see what happens.  The other thing I’ve been … Continue reading

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August 21, 2008

Hmmm…..hoping to get a mile, made it a foot.  A lot going on. Sherri agreed to do a separate blog on website sponsors, video updates and all that stuff so now I don’t have to deal with it.  I would … Continue reading

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August 20, 2008 – Progression

Blog, I think in looking around it’s short for Blah Blah Blah and more blah! This is woodworking so I’m gonna stick with what I know.  Okay, no pictures today, I got the upper case material processed, shelves glued up, … Continue reading

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August 19, 2008 – My Progression

Well, I’m building a walnut step back cupboard and I thought I would invite you to tag along as it comes together. It is walnut primary and poplar secondary.  So far I’ve glued up the sides and cut the dadoes … Continue reading

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August 18. 2008 – Stop – Think & Analyze

Thinking a project through is a key to its success. I’m often asked if I’m gonna get off my b*** and do something. “I’m doing it now.” I respond as I’m staring into space. In reality, I’m building it in … Continue reading

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August 16, 2008 – Expansion & Contraction

Our lawyer recently had a tiger maple chest made (about a year ago). He brought it to me to see if I could fix it. The original maker told him that he didn’t know how to fix it and that … Continue reading

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Okay, took a shower, shaved, all that stuff. Fixin‘ to film this little jointer thing and the table/chair leveling thing and I’m already running late. I’ve been out on our Forum this morning, Ace Hole in One has posted his … Continue reading

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