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    I took it up because I didnít want a crazy vacuum...

    I took it up because I didnít want a crazy vacuum system taking up room in my shop, but honestly after doing it for a while, it really is a fun and effective way to veneer. So forgiving too
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    I like using my router and an edge guide. Always...

    I like using my router and an edge guide. Always nice and repeatable. The toughest thing for me is setting the depth just right, just a hair deeper than the hinge width, but too far or too shallow...
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    Quadrant hinges are just the worst to install,...

    Quadrant hinges are just the worst to install, but theyíre the absolute best hinge out there for a humidor. After putting so much work into those humidors thereís an awful lot that can go wrong with...
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    I get my spanish cedar from my local wood guru in...

    I get my spanish cedar from my local wood guru in Edmonton, WG chanin hardwoods, he's got the most incredible wood I've ever seen, very reasonable price too. As for the inside of the boxes, I won't...
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    curly claro and maple burl humidors

    My last couple humidors. Both are solid spanish cedar with shop sawn veneers and mun ebony trim. They were both hammer veneered with hot hide glue. Finish is ebony dust and hide glue for voids, ultra...
  6. Sticky: Sorry guys, I kind of missed these replies, work...

    Sorry guys, I kind of missed these replies, work has been a little nutty lately. Nick, if you're referring to the maple and cocobolo humidor, its called blister quilt, really nifty figure (albeit a...
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    Iíll check em out!

    Iíll check em out!
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    I totally understand where your heads at with...

    I totally understand where your heads at with that, and honestly I will certainly build a neck for the next one if this goes well. More than anything Iím trying to avoid buying too many specialized...
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    First guitar build

    Hello all,
    it was suggested that I start a thread here for a potential build. Iíve got some beautiful quilted maple, that could only be done justice as a guitar. Now I donít play guitar, and...
  10. Would it make more sense to just use a control...

    Would it make more sense to just use a control cavity template on the back with one of the stew Mac covers that fits it? Sorry for all the questions, I know literally nothing about guitars. Also,...
  11. I actually didnít see your other longer reply,...

    I actually didnít see your other longer reply, thanks so much for the info. Iíve got more or less a professional level shop nowadays, obviously not luthier type things, but everything else. The rear...
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    Decorative cake serving set

    I posted these in the finishing section some time ago, hereís the finished product. Pommele sapele and quilted maple. Finished in Diluted arm r seal and wax.
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  13. Thatís appealing for sure! Iíve got a buddy whoís...

    Thatís appealing for sure! Iíve got a buddy whoís an electrical engineer that was gonna help me, but that would be even easier. Is there a preferred template or will the stew Mac one do?
  14. Well youíve convinced me. Iím going to order a...

    Well youíve convinced me. Iím going to order a stew Mac tele hardware kit and template, and I think Iíll buy a warmoth neck for the first one, Iím sure Iíll make one eventually, but for the first I...
  15. Also, stock comes from unique woods of the NW....

    Also, stock comes from unique woods of the NW. They have tons of gorgeous stock.
  16. Iím kinda storming down the telecaster rabbit...

    Iím kinda storming down the telecaster rabbit hole. Is there any books that would get me started on it? Iím a half decent woodworker, certainly not a rock star, and I donít play guitar...
  17. Theyíre truly amazing. Iíve never made an...

    Theyíre truly amazing. Iíve never made an instrument, thatís not a bad idea. I was honestly considering just framing them as art
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    Hello all,

    So Iíve recently acquired two sets of beautiful quilted maple veneer panels. The bookmatches are 24Ē long and 18Ē wide and 7mm thick. I was going to resaw them into proper veneer and...
  19. 16Ē long, 6Ē high, 8Ē wide.

    16Ē long, 6Ē high, 8Ē wide.
  20. Finished this bread box right on the wire for christmas

    Polished this bad boy this morning, if you're counting, thats literally 1 day ahead of christmas. Sipo mahogany with curly maple drawer sides and splines. The handle was an experiment gone very...
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    Fun little clock project

    I had some extra maple kicking around and a couple days with nothing to do so I decided to make a clock. I bought a quartz mechanism off Amazon and got to it. Base is quilted maple, I inlaid 3/16Ē...
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    The offcuts from each round can be joined the...

    The offcuts from each round can be joined the same way to give you a small patterned board. This makes it much easier to make further boards as thereís already pattern there to work with. In this way...
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    Alright. Coles notes. Appropriately sized base...

    Alright. Coles notes. Appropriately sized base wood, in my case I was shooting for a board that was 10x12Ē. Make a bunch of small sacrificial boards in various patterns.
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    Inlaid cookbook stands

    Iíve been following Harvey Reams for sometime now, Iíve always liked his style of cutting boards with the nifty inlays. Took me a while to figure out how he does it, but I got er nailed. That being...
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    Sorry for the late reply. For the leg lamination...

    Sorry for the late reply. For the leg lamination I glued them into the top first and then glued the bottom. I put a dowel in the bottom just to be safe, but I donít think it was at all necessary. ...
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