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Laying out a centerline [Video]

And now we’re finally caught up to the end of the first decade of the 21st century… VIDEO! We’ll be laying out a center line for marking a boot-jack on a pair of end boards, part of a Boarded Chest … Continue reading

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Overachievement Unlocked.

In any endeavor we make use of certain skills within any one field. Sometimes we are required to use skill over multiple fields. Very rarely does a project come along that requires one to use almost every skill, and tool, … Continue reading

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Finally, A new work bench

Over a year ago I acquired several slabs of red oak. There were two 4″ thick slabs sawn from about the center of a single tree, about 14 feet long and 17 to 22 inches wide. The tree had been … Continue reading

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Little Hints

We’re into the deep winter for the moment. This grants us, like out forebearers, time to think about various projects to beautify our stuff. I’ve noticed quite a few things floating around the digital ether that are woodworking project ideas … Continue reading

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Cheap Seats: Considering Tools

In all honesty, there is a severe limit on producing medieval furniture with the expected set of typical home-owner tools. To me, as a (semi)pro furniture maker, a basic tool set inherently includes a set of chisels. Getting to the … Continue reading

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