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Derek Jones

Robinson House Studio Open House

27 July 2018

On the whole summer is generally a time of rest for woodworkers. The combination of high temperatures in the workshop making hand work hard work and the list of outside jobs you’ve been putting off all year suddenly take precedence over the current project or projects. Conveniently though, it’s also ...

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  • Chests form recycled pine

    By Claude

    Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 9:20 PM

    Nice work!Claude

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  • Chests form recycled pine

    By DHL

    Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 5:59 PM

    Made both of these from wood salvaged from a packing crate . Wood burned the tree of life in the middle panel of the hest for a bit of contrast to all the straight lines.

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  • A Cabinet of Curiosities

    By DHL

    Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 4:01 AM

    Very nice work .

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  • My take on a Limbert taboret

    By DHL

    Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 3:58 AM

       The inlay is all from the scrap bin just having fun with all those little pieces that were just to good to toss out .

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  • Bending Plywood

    By Claude

    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 10:30 PM

    I  noticed two things in that video that might help you.  1. He was using 3mm baltic birch, I think.  The ply had only 3 layers.2.  I b...

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  • Bending Plywood

    By recipio

    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 6:45 PM

    Thanks all. Laminating seems the way to go if you can get thin ply. It would be nice to match the edges to regular Baltic ply as well. I'm aware that 'Bend...

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  • Bending Plywood

    By ron.d

    Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 5:38 PM

    Just common sense Pete. The chairs you see with curved parts seemingly ply are in fact laminated stirps formed in a press. I tried this for a chair I made and it aint easy!Ron

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  • Bending Plywood

    By bodrighy

    Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:46 PM

    OK. Maybe me showing my ignorance but plywood is several layers of wood glued together..right? So we bend it and the layer on the inside is going to need t...

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