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Paul Sayre
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Veneer Hammer
It's been well over a year since my last post. For several reasons including almost having the roof over the garage were my shop is located collapse from snow load, and the foundation needed to be repaired,these thing had to take precedence over playing in ...

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Tenoning Jig and Chairmakers Saw
I am happy to say I can check one more project off the list as of today. A couple of days ago I got back to work on the vise part of the tenon jig. I trimmed my ends off and added the screw part of the clamp, The hardest part was finding a way to screw the ...

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Getting Some Freebies and Working on some UFO's
My wife is a quilter and in the quilting world they use the term UFO for "unfinished objects" or Projects. Well as things go I have several of those and I am trying my best to catch up.since my last post I did manage to do a local art show, sell a table, an...

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Finishing The Tiger Chest
I have finally found some time to post the end results of the tiger chest I have been working on. I thought I had taken more pics of the case construction but I was mistaken. The case construction was pretty straight forward and done similar to the last bla...

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Finishing the Tea Table
I picked up were I left off by making a pattern of the top to use for cutting out the tops and as a reference to use for the groves I will be cutting into the top. I can't tell from the original how the groves in the top were cut but I decided to cut them t...

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Starting the Tea Tables
 I started the tea tables with the legs. I made a drawing of the legs and transferred that to some  3/4 particle board. With a good pattern I rough cut the curve on the band saw then pattern routed the legs to shape. The legs were a little long so I set up ...

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Tiger Blanket Chest Part 1
  I have been getting some quality time out in my shop lately and finally have a something to show for my time. I started cutting the marquetry for the blanket chest with the a tiger theme. The tiger itself was basically just three main colors of veneer wit...

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Starting Several New Projects
I seem to be getting a bit overwhelmed in the shop lately.I have several projects all going at the same time and this is not something I do full time for a living (good thing, I would starve) I Have been doing a lily themed show at our local pottery store f...

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Finishing Up The Cherry Table
 Well after getting the main parts of the table finished I went about gluing it up. The finish is just a several coats of brushed on shellac finish and then sanded with OOOO steel wool. I glued up the two sides first which was rather easy but because the le...

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It has been very cold in my area so I haven't spent as much time in the shop as I would like. Its hard to get motivated when its so cold out even though I just have to turn the heat on. Ok  enough with the excuses. I had to mill up the material for the draw...
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