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Lacewood Finishing - WoodworkersZone WoodWiki From WoodworkersZone WoodWiki Lacewood Finishing Lacewood is an exceptionally unusual, and expensive, wood. Often, the first time user wonders how to finish this wood to achieve the best appearance. PartsSupplies edit is restricted to the sysop group (set from the "protect" tab)move is restricted to the sysop group (set from the "protect" tab) Entries on this page are in no way an endorsement of quality of goods or service. Below is simply a list of suppliers. Do your research by Googling <company_name RepRap forum> before you buy. This will usually find other reprappers' experience with a given company on our forums.

Hand Cut Double Dovetail Experiment - by Woodhacker After admiring the double and double-double dovetail joints that are capable with the Incra and other jigs, I started thinking, “Why not try this by hand?” So this box is my first experiment with handcut double dovetails. It took me some time to figure out the joinery process, but once I realized a few things about this type of joint, it seemed do-able. It was quite challenging but also a ton of fun. It also does take some degree of patience and precision…which I’m still working on.

Celtic knot tutorial - WoodworkersZone WoodWiki From WoodworkersZone WoodWiki Created by EZ Wood This isn't rocket science but some folks asked how to do Celtic rings/knots so, here is a short tutorial. Pre finish & Finishing lacewood Hello Peter, glad to see you in the experts forum! I am in the final stages of a hall table of Australian lacewood (although my understanding is no lacewood is coming from Australia these days?). The top and aprons are quartersawn. Ben Tour Vancouver-based (close enough) Ben Tour is killing it right now! If you are in the Toronto area, head on over to the Meta Gallery (107-37 Mill St.) – Ben’s Electric Orphans show is up from Jan 9 – Feb 15!

3D-printed dress for Dita Von Teese New York designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti have created a 3D-printed dress for burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. Images above and top by Albert Sanchez. Designed by Schmidt and generated by Bitonti, the floor-length nylon gown was made using selective laser sintering (SLS), where material is built up in layers from plastic powder fused together with a laser.

Making Your Own Walnut Stain - Woodworking videos, projects, classes, tips and techniques Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to make your own homemade walnut stain for finishing your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Check back often at for more helpful woodworking tips, projects and plans that are perfect for any woodworker. Also, further the discussion by leaving a comment below or sharing this video with your friends!

Houston Woodworking Supplies at Woodcraft – Woodworking Store in Houston, TX To the Houston WOODCRAFT Website For your convenience call our toll free line 1-866-954-7900 Remember to stop by for GIFTS & GIFT CARDS for that special woodworker in your life! Watch for email specials, you'll be glad you did! Different Types Of Wood Which wood would you choose? When attempting to complete a wood project you must be careful of your choice of wood. Numerous species take on different characteristics. All are composed of 60% cellulose and 28% lignin. These substances make up the fibrous and woody cell walls of plants and trees and are held together by cementing properties. The individual consistencies and colors are the elements remaining of about 12%.