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The weft weaving starts in one corner, attaching the a doubled cord (roughly 120ft length folded in half) at its center onto a side rail.  This is ...
Once I completed the final sanding and prepped according to instructions, I applied Rubio's Monocote Pure to the frame.  It was my first experience...
The leg edges and leg stretchers received a fingernail profile.   This was done with a 1/2" radius roundover bit in the router table.  Note my slig...
An old blog from 2010… I could kick myself A few months ago I spent many many hours trying to perfectly align a set of "box joint hinges" for my...
G’day Ladies and Gents  I’ve had an old woodworking mate ask me for some assistance to source a model toy plan for a “Car Carrier” like this photo ...
Onto the frame, rive the birch (random piece of metal used as an ad hoc froe). I have since got an actual froe - but this worked surprisingly well....
Shape the handles clamped together so they end up the same size/shape. [20210105_103453.jpg] And just hack bits off with a knife & rasp until I’m h...
Another project first posted on LJ's - back in Jan 2021. The saw's been in frequent use since then and the only thing I've changed is that the stri...
Work out what angle the handles should go in at. Not quite 90 degrees because of the slight curve from crossbar to where the handles go. [20210104_...
Boys and Girls, This was posted at LJ on the 26th. December, 2017 as a project.  I have migrated it across and slapped it under my Hints series ...
Started design on QCad. [40098C9E-87A0-4304-9D8E-8F575AAD49E1.jpeg]Neck and head design. Started thinking about the cutting sequence for the neck.