Category: doityourself

#Shopsounds 🔊 Trimming the shelf tenons to f…

#Shopsounds 🔊
Trimming the shelf tenons to fit in the stopped dado. Next up: rabbeting the back panel and sides of the box.
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Got in a few minutes after work today to route…

Got in a few minutes after work today to route out the stopped dado for the shelf and the rabbets on the shelves.
After dinner, I’m going to try to pare down the dovetails a bit and trim the stopped edge of the shelf to fit.
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I didn’t make it into the shop yesterday, but …

I didn’t make it into the shop yesterday, but I worked quickly today and got all the pins trimmed up. Here’s the first full dry fit. I think I’ll pare the super tight joints just a bit, some of them are scary tight. It would be a shame to crack something since I’ll probably be right up against the deadline on this.

So after the trimming is done, that will be the end of the hand tool portion. I’ll be rabbeting the back and sides, and then routing a dado to accept a small shelf before installing the back. I hope that doesn’t disqualify me from the hand cut dovetail challenge. I don’t have the tools or the time (or the skill) to do the other stuff by hand 🤷‍♂️
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #finewoodworking #maker #oak #redoak #handmade #workshop #tools #toolstorage #pegboard #cabinets #handcrafted #maker #diy #doityourself #chisel #fancy #rustic #display #thejawnshop #dovetail #dovetails #box #traditionaljoinery #igdovetailchallenge (at The Jawn Shop)
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Here’s the final cake knife of last week with …

Here’s the final cake knife of last week with bonus coordinating cutting board. The cake knife is a santoku style blade in figured black walnut and the grip is curly birch.
The cutting board is maple, jatoba and more of the curly birch. Swipe to see a video of the chatoyance in the shop lights. If you’ve never worked with birch, I’d suggest you get some to try out. I find it’s workable like walnut but holds up more like maple. Nice stuff.
Congrats to my cousin Natalie and her husband Nathan!
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I’ve had a run of cake knives this past week. …

I’ve had a run of cake knives this past week. Here’s the second, on its was out today. This is another maple chef’s blade with zebra wood handle and black walnut bolster. This one is a bit different than the last though. I kept a substantial grip and when I resawed the zebrawood, I decided to flip it for a mirrored grain pattern instead of continuous like on the last one. Swipe through for a couple detail shots.
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #woodworkingcommunity #maker #madeinNJ #natural #kitchen #accessories #handmade #handcrafted #diy #charcuterie #doityourself #nj #local #knife #chef #chefknife #santoku #cakeknife #weddingcake #weddinggift #keepsake #woodburning #pyrography #oil #mineraloil #thejawnshop (at The Jawn Shop)
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Finally getting back to the dovetail challenge…

Finally getting back to the dovetail challenge box. Tonight I finished paring the tails and trimming the shoulders. Then I started in on the pins. Marked, peeled, sawed and coped away the waste. Tomorrow I’ll get into the chisel work. This is going to be a close one.
Enjoy some terrible progress videos 😐
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #finewoodworking #maker #oak #redoak #handmade #workshop #tools #toolstorage #pegboard #cabinets #handcrafted #maker #diy #doityourself #chisel #fancy #rustic #display #thejawnshop #dovetail #dovetails #box #traditionaljoinery #igdovetailchallenge (at The Jawn Shop)
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Here’s the latest cake knife. First ballet got…

Here’s the latest cake knife. First ballet got to oil this one and take some glamour shots.

Figured maple chef’s blade with a zebra wood handle and black walnut bolster. I really like this combo. The walnut and zebra wood are so different by themselves, but they blend into one another so well in this piece. Congrats to the happy couple!
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #woodworkingcommunity #maker #madeinNJ #natural #kitchen #accessories #handmade #handcrafted #diy #charcuterie #doityourself #nj #local #knife #chef #chefknife #santoku #cakeknife #weddingcake #weddinggift #keepsake #woodburning #pyrography #oil #mineraloil #thejawnshop (at The Jawn Shop)
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I started the real-deal dovetail project in ch…

I started the real-deal dovetail project in cherry last night. What a world of difference from the red oak! Here I’m cleaning up a shoulder, sneaking up on my scores line. I’m hoping the cherry is much faster to come together since it’s a lot softer. Meaning I spend more time woodworking than sharpening chisels.
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #finewoodworking #maker #oak #redoak #handmade #workshop #tools #toolstorage #pegboard #cabinets #handcrafted #maker #diy #doityourself #chisel #fancy #rustic #display #thejawnshop #dovetail #dovetails #box #traditionaljoinery #igdovetailchallenge
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Today I also snuck in a little time to do the …

Today I also snuck in a little time to do the layout and final dimensioning work on the dovetail challenge box. The backing and shelf will take a little more to figure out, but the sides, top and bottom are final dimensioned.
After getting the parts to size, I went ahead with the blue tape again, which I found really helpful in the red oak practice. Much easier to see where the lines are, what is waste and what is not.
Then after peeling the waste areas, I couldn’t help myself, had to get in a few tail cuts tonight. The cherry is just so smooth! Such a different feel than red oak, or even pine.

Tomorrow, I’ll finish the tail cuts, figure out a way to cut the live edge shoulders and before I do any chisel work, I’ll do a full sharpening on my three smaller chisels, which were the ones I used most on the red oak. They all got pretty beat up but I’ll get them flattened edged and honed back up to shaving sharp.
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#wood #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #finewoodworking #maker #oak #redoak #handmade #workshop #tools #toolstorage #pegboard #cabinets #handcrafted #maker #diy #doityourself #chisel #fancy #rustic #display #thejawnshop #dovetail #dovetails #box #traditionaljoinery #igdovetailchallenge (at The Jawn Shop)
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I’m #notwoodworking today because I’m all dres…

I’m #notwoodworking today because I’m all dressed up for a fancy wedding at the union league in Philly. Currently killing some time waiting for the shuttle, so I’ll update you on my outfit, which of course features TJS wooden accents.

I’m wearing a charcoal suit, black tie, and a STUNNING 😉 hand made menswear set in spalted sycamore. This is one of my favorites for sure. Sycamore just has such awesome woodgrain patterns.
Congrats KL and DK!
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#wood #wooden #woodwork #woodworker #woodworking #finewoodworking #tie #tiebar #jewelry #cufflinks #menswear #mensfashion #fashion #etsy #etsyshop #etsyseller #finewoodworking #diy #doityourself #fancy #blacktiewedding #earrings #necklace #weddinggift #gift #thejawnshop #handmade #handcrafted #nj #newjersey #madeinNJ (at The Union League of Philadelphia)
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