The Woodshop Shed

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Fractal Bowl

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Fractal BowlThis project was going ok

until the bottom of the bowl blew out because I ran the tooling too deep.

One thing with working with wood, you can usually cover up your mistakes.

Both ends

The end result was satisfactory.

Champhor Laurel finished with wipe on poly.
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Dowel Makes a Good Frame For Small Projects

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Dowel Makes a Good Frame For Small ProjectsThese two fractal burn projects needed a frame as they were done on plywood.
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I thought an easy way would be to run a groove through some dowel on the table saw.
All I needed was a short pin (dowel) just behind the blade on the sacrificial insert. That kept the groove straight.
With the dowel up against the fence & a featherboard the job was an easy one.
;I think the result was ok
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Dream a Little Dream

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Dream a Little DreamCome along with me as I fly my seaplane over a sea that looks like a Mulberry slab, the waves look like Maple logs, and the puffy clouds in the sky resemble, just a little bit, the leaves of a hedge. If I may direct your attention below the ship (mmm mmm airplane), and slightly to the port (left) side, you may observe what appears to be a tiny desert island with a single tree.We skim the wave tops to get a closer look, all around (the waves do exist all around).Here's what it looked like before I lit into it.Not what I was aiming for. Not at all what I was aiming for. Delightful, the way that happens, innit?Thank you. And, I apologize.- When you tell your friends about me, please try to think of something nice to say -



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