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  1. Sticky: Hey man, thanks! Iíve come along way since this...

    Hey man,
    thanks! Iíve come along way since this was posted, couple years more experience. I started with a cabinet saw, bandsaw, jointed planer combo and a miter saw. As for the accuracy bit, Iíd...
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    The dog is a big fan. Itís amazing how much the...

    The dog is a big fan. Itís amazing how much the water sounds affect the overall vibe, super calming.
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    Custom water feature

    During the first COVID lockdown in 2020 we landscaped our yard, my wife was pregnant at the time so we werenít really doing much. Iíve always loved water features, I find the sound very zen. So I...
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    Depends on the magnet. The attractive force is...

    Depends on the magnet. The attractive force is exponentially proportional to the degree of separation, bigger magnets tolerate a further distance better. I use super thin magnets so they wouldnít...
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    Itís the washer side of the magnetic latch

    Itís the washer side of the magnetic latch
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    The pictures make a massive difference. My wife...

    The pictures make a massive difference. My wife takes all my pics, so I most certainly canít take any credit.
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    East Indian rosewood ring box

    This is my second go at a ring box, took about a day to build and a month to finish. East Indian rosewood, grain filled and coated in 10 coats of nitro gloss lacquer. Brusso brass knob, Lee valley...
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    Thanks Mike! The mirka abralon pads are great for...

    Thanks Mike! The mirka abralon pads are great for the high grits, you can see it spring to life right before your eyes
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    I finished both sides, seems to help. But time...

    I finished both sides, seems to help. But time will tell.
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    I line these boxes with foam, so the glue on the...

    I line these boxes with foam, so the glue on the inside joints doesnít matter much
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    First go at kerf hinges

    Being an anesthetist Iím around a lot of surgeons. They all have super expensive loupes, that come in super poorly made wooden boxes. When I started in this hobby I figured I could make them nicer...
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    Finish is satin Mohawk nitro, whole box sanded to...

    Finish is satin Mohawk nitro, whole box sanded to 2000 grit, I find the super high grits really help bring out the quilting in the maple without reverting to BLO and keeps the maple stay nice and...
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    I had her pops sign it, so one day she can find...

    I had her pops sign it, so one day she can find out for herself just how terrible doctor handwriting really is. Haha
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    Tiete rosewood and quilted maple box

    My buddy asked me to make a jewelry box for his daughters 4th birthday. Turned out that was 2 weeks away. Haha. Sheís a fan of pink and purple, Iím not a huge fan of how purple heart ages, so I went...
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    to be quite honest, I've built a few of these...

    to be quite honest, I've built a few of these sleds, always with birch ply. They've all had dual aluminum runners, and over 3 seasons I've never had a jam, honestly they're still deadly square too....
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    Youíre absolutely right about the shorter front...

    Youíre absolutely right about the shorter front fence. As for the stability of plywood, in Alberta here the humidity doesnít fluctuate a whole bunch, and my shop is quite a bit lower than ambient, so...
  17. Iíve always been a fan of letting the wood do the...

    Iíve always been a fan of letting the wood do the brunt of the heavy lifting. Haha.
  18. Birdseye maple bathroom stool for the kiddo

    Iíve seen a bunch of these little stools, thought it would be a fun little project for my little guy, good practice for hand cutting dovetails. Iíve had this 8/4 chunk of Birdseye in my shop for a...
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    Im not a particular authority on it, but in my...

    Im not a particular authority on it, but in my experience you don't need to finish it at all if you don't want to but oil will prevent it from discoloring.
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    Walnut coffee table

    So continues my bulk posting of winter projects. This was my sisters Xmas present. Itís designed to match the farmhouse aesthetic of her place. Base is 5x5Ē walnut, joinery is nice straight forward...
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    oh yeah, it's certainly real teak. The growth...

    oh yeah, it's certainly real teak. The growth rings are super tight too, as opposed to the plantation teak we see a lot nowadays. We're very lucky in Alberta to have WG Chanin hardwoods, Gary has a...
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    They were additional glued on pieces. Teak is a...

    They were additional glued on pieces. Teak is a little pricey to be wasting too much. Thankfully the stock was a nice uniform color.
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    Teak Bath caddy

    My buddies wife is pregnant, taken to enjoying her time as a human submarine. I figured I could make her pregnancy just a little easier. Teak bath caddy. Mortise and tenon construction, finished in...
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    Crosscut sled, my version

    Iíve learned almost all I know about woodworking from this forum, so I figured this might help someone getting into the hobby. My version of the crosscut sled. Itís 47Ē long, 24Ē wide, base is two...
  25. Bottle openers and page holders. Good use of scrap wood

    I work with a lot of pretty pricey exotics, so I obviously have a giant tub of offcuts that I will absolutely not throw out. I came up with a nice way to use them up. Bought the bottle opener inserts...
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