The Woodshop Shed

adventures in woodworking and home maintenance, from my shop in an oversized backyard shed

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Urban decoys

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Urban decoysIf I don't have a project to work on, sometimes I carve things. Over the years they accumulate. These have been on the front porch a few years.I call this one the Chernobyl Chickadee. I used black push pins for the eyes, and they're really too big.Birds will let you know what they think.For legs, I use electrical wiring epoxied in.Scraps painted with acrylics

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Scandinavian Workbench

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Modern hardware and techniques update this Tage Frid-inspired bench. Scandinavian- or Continental-style workbenches are the vinyl LP records of the woodworking world. These iconic benches have never left the scene. A few are classics and others are the flavor …Source

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Remembering Sam Maloof

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Designer and builder of elegant but simple iconic furniture. Editor's note: This piece was originally published in the December 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking in memoriam of Sam's passing that year. Sam Maloof is the reason I became a …Source

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Saw stand

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Saw standThe original from back in the day- it had a handle but the edges broke off. A few more saws so another one added- plywood, cherry, oak top from some random piece , door skin dividers. Finger grooves under edges of top. Original is plywood, Chinkapin.

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Turnings

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TurningsSummer shop clean-up.Birch Bowl, 8.75”D X 3”H. Food safe finish.I made a batch of spatulas, 51 this time. I'm making more of the longer ones now that don't get lost in an Instant Pot. 12” instead of 10.5”. Gave away a half a dozen of each size already.4 more wands for the grandkids. Still 2 to go.Made four 5” spheres from some Yellow Cedar beam ends. Eight 3” Walnut spheres from old table legs. Also a Maple and a couple of maybe Mahogany. Added them to my collection in my big Yellow Cedar bowl. My wife just shakes her head, doesn't see the point of them. I don't know why but enjoy making and looking at them.

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