Monthly Archives: March 2009

Cherry Finish and More

Jeff Fleischer (chpcrvr) was over yesterday wrapping up his cherry bathroom project and he brought a copy of American Woodworker (Feb/March Issue), article by Tim Johnson. There was an article in it on using gel finishes to color cherry. Now, … Continue reading

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ACE is Expecting…..

his chisels to get home any day. We will let him be the judge if they are sharp. Now….Ace’s chisels had uh-well been sharpened at a time or 20 and while I have a bevel gauge, I wasn’t quite sure … Continue reading

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A Hardware Thing

Now this is just my personal preference and perhaps some food for thought for you as well. Most guys (gals) when locating their drawer puls drill the center of the drawer (vertical). I don’t, especially with bails and pulls as … Continue reading

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Sharpening

Out on the forum our beloved AceHoleInOne saw a post I made on the forum about sharpening chisels or plane irons or something, and someone had asked what you do if you can’t get them sharp. I said “send them … Continue reading

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Hidden Compartments – Slant Front Desk

I wrapped up the pigeon holes with exception of the hinges on the door and the lock. I will need to turn the column for the small vertical drawers on left and right of the door, typically called “stamp drawers” … Continue reading

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It aint really your,s you know

I been out in the shop working on finishing up the Step Back and Desk, and going over this article we will be doing as well as another Step back for it…we pretty well have it down and they will … Continue reading

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