Month: July 2010 | Popular Woodworking Magazine

SLEEPER BENCH SEAT.

THESE SLEEPERS COST 5 POUND EACH.THESE ARE 8 FT X 10 INCH X 6 INCH. EASY TO MAKE BENCH. ONCE MADE USE BOILED LINSEED OIL.THIS WILL LAST A LIFETIME. AND EVERY SO OFTEN REOIL THE [...]

Period Hardware Finds

Building antique reproductions (adaptations, for the most part) has opened many doors for me over the past 20 years. I’ve been inside great homes, met interesting people and have had the [...]

Thomas Day: Master Cabinetmaker

A bed made by Thomas Day in the mid 19th-century was a life-changing experience for Jerome Bias. In 1998, Jerome saw the bed in an antique store and knew it was time to take up woodworking. Now, [...]

WOODINI STRIKES AGAIN!!!

A PIECE OF 2X1 PREPAIRED TIMBER.. PRE DRILLED MATHEMATICALLY THEN SAWN INTO 4 MM STRIPS ON BENCH SAW.  THE START OF MY WEEKEND BEGINS ..PLEASE NOTE ALL TIMBER I USE IN THE MAKING [...]

THE HOLE IN ONE

AS YOU CAN SEE THIS IS A PIECE OF TIMBER SWEDISH PINE.THE HOLE IN TIMBER IS 1 INCH .THE TIMBER IS 4 INCHES LONG X 3 INCHES WIDE X 5/8 THICK.HOLE WAS DRILLED AT RANDOM.REASON HOLE WAS 1 [...]

Thomas Day

This antebellum free black man was the most successful cabinetmaker in North Carolina.

THE GOLF BALL?

THIS BALL IS 42.75 MM DIAMETER?- IT HAS BEEN TURNED DOWN TO 20 MM AS SEEN.X 18.5 MM WIDE?-IT IS A DONNAY BI METAL GOLF BALL.SEE NEXT TIME THE IMPOSSIBLE MADE POSSIBLE? UNTIL THEN WHAT DO YOU [...]

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