The Woodshop Shed

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

May 2015
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
         
           


Beetle Killed Pine Lumber In Decline in the West as Sources Wane

Furnished content.


The Western pine beetle epidemic, while damaging to forestland, lead to the rise of a number of new businesses creating furniture from the blue stained lumber. With the epidemic on the decline in the West, sources of pine beetle killed wood are declining.

Read more here


posted at: 12:03am on 05-May-2015
path: /Industry_News | permalink | edit (requires password)

Comments:
0 comments, click here to add the first



Risom Coffee Table

Furnished content.


Risom round coffee tableEditor’s note: The measured drawings for the Risom coffee table in this article by Michael Crow are similar to the shop drawings includedin Crow’s new book, “Mid-Century Modern Furniture.” The book presents shop drawings and techniques for creating 29 projects designed by some of the era’s foremost designers, including Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, George Nelson and many others. The book is available in paperback for preorder and available now as […]The post Risom Coffee Table appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Read more here


posted at: 12:03am on 05-May-2015
path: /Woodworking | permalink | edit (requires password)

Comments:
0 comments, click here to add the first



New No. 2 Tote; New Finish

Furnished content.


new_tote_rear_quarter_IMG_0980This weekend I drew up the plans to make a new tote for my No. 2 plane, and I realized I need to order a $10 drill bit to do the job. So instead I decided to modify the existing tote to see how far I could take it. After studying the tote for the No. 2-sized Millers Falls tote, I drew some lines on the existing tote and fetched […]The post New No. 2 Tote; New Finish appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Read more here


posted at: 12:03am on 05-May-2015
path: /Woodworking | permalink | edit (requires password)

Comments:
0 comments, click here to add the first



A New Trick With Alcohol (Without Jail Time)

Furnished content.


alcohol_crumbling_IMG_0982One of the Tricks of the Trade in the June 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine discusses how you can use denatured alcohol to stop crumbling end grain while chopping out dovetails. The trick states it’s best for softwoods, which is where you see the most crumbling. As my students are always worried about this aspect of their dovetails, I decided to give it a try today in some finger […]The post A New Trick With Alcohol (Without Jail Time) appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Read more here


posted at: 12:03am on 05-May-2015
path: /Woodworking | permalink | edit (requires password)

Comments:
0 comments, click here to add the first



May 2015
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
         
           







RSS (site)  RSS (path)

ATOM (site)  ATOM (path)

Categories
 - blog home

 - Announcements  (0)
 - Annoyances  (0)
 - For_Sale  (0)
 - Home_and_Garden  (0)
 - Humor  (0)
 - Industry_News  (1307)
 - Massachusetts_USA  (0)
     - Swansea  (0)
 - Notices  (0)
 - Observations  (0)
 - Oddities  (0)
 - Reading  (0)
     - Books  (0)
     - Ebooks  (0)
     - Magazines  (0)
     - Online_Articles  (0)
 - Reviews  (0)
 - Rhode_Island_USA  (0)
     - Providence  (0)
 - Shop  (0)
 - Woodworking  (673)
     - Resources  (1)
     - Techniques  (87)
     - Tips  (56)
     - Videos  (5)


Archives
 -2015  May  (16)
 -2015  April  (36)
 -2015  February  (67)
 -2015  January  (91)
 -2014  December  (76)
 -2014  November  (69)
 -2014  October  (79)
 -2014  September  (76)
 -2014  August  (85)
 -2014  July  (89)
 -2014  June  (100)
 -2014  May  (107)


My Sites

 - Millennium3Publishing.com

 - SponsorWorks.net

 - ListBug.com

 - TextEx.net

 - FindAdsHere.com

 - VisitLater.com