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Bog 7-stick Comb-back Chair – Lost Art Press

Bog 7-stick Comb-back Chair – Lost Art Press

This seven-stick comb-back chair is constructed from a 2,000-year-old oak tree that was once preserved in a Polish lavatory and lately harvested. The wooden, which is exceptional and tough to {photograph}, varies from charcoal black to an exquisite olive to a heat chestnut brown.

This chair is considered one of my more recent designs; it makes use of a four-piece arm (for balance) and a skinny shoe, which streamlines the glance by means of getting rid of visible bulk from the arm. It additionally is among the maximum at ease chairs I make.

This chair is ready up for common use. The again leans 12° off the seat, and the seat is tilted 3°, so the again leans 15° off the ground. The seat is 16-3/4″ above the ground, which is a great top for many sitters. Total, the chair is 38-1/2″ tall and there may be 19″ between the hands. 

Like several my chairs, the joints are assembled with cover glue and oak wedges, so the joints are sturdy however may also be simply repaired by means of long run generations. The lavatory oak is completed with a home-cooked linseed oil/wax end that has no toxic solvents. The end gives low coverage, however it’s simple to reapply as wanted (with out a particular abilities or gear) by means of the landlord.

Buying the Chair

This chair is being bought by means of silent public sale. (I’m sorry however the chair can’t be shipped out of doors the U.S.) If you want to purchase the chair, ship an electronic mail to [email protected] sooner than 3 p.m. (Jap) on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Within the electronic mail please use the topic line “Chair Sale” and come with your:

  • First identify and ultimate identify
  • U.S. delivery deal with
  • Daylight telephone quantity (that is for the trucking quote best)
  • Your bid (don’t overlook this…)

Delivery choices: You’re welcome to pick out up the chair right here in Covington, Ky., and in addition get a unfastened yardstick and pencil. I’m glad to ship the chair in my opinion totally free inside of 100 miles of Cincinnati, Ohio. Or we will be able to send it to you by means of LTL. The associated fee varies (particularly in this day and age), however it’s most often between $200 and $500.

One ultimate observe: I purchased about part of this lavatory oak boule with a pal (hello, Andy!). I estimate I’ve sufficient wooden for roughly 5 – 6 extra lavatory oak stick chairs. So there might be extra at some point. Alternatively, I will not say precisely when. The wooden is moderately tricky to paintings, so I’ve to house those chairs out a little bit to offer myself a ruin.

Alternatively, I will be able to say that the additional effort is worthwhile. I want I may find the money for to stay this type of chairs for myself. The wooden is surprising.

— Christopher Schwarz

Happy Birthday, Paul! – Paul Sellers’ Blog

Happy Birthday, Paul! – Paul Sellers’ Blog

As is custom at this level, we’ve hijacked Paul’s weblog lately to pray him a more than happy birthday! Do ship your highest needs to Paul within the feedback! We stay up for any other 12 months of constructing, educating and ruminating at the artwork and craft of woodworking.

As excellent as he’s at woodworking, Paul additionally excels at striking you comfy and elevating a grin!

Happy Birthday, Paul! You might be one in one million!

–Workforce Paul

Drawing ellipses in SketchUp – FineWoodworking

Drawing ellipses in SketchUp – FineWoodworking

Lately I used to be running on a SketchUp fashion of Thomas Throop’s Oval Facet Desk for plans. This desk has an elliptical best and shelf; a rather fundamental form this is simple sufficient to fashion in SketchUp despite the fact that it is probably not all that glaring. Despite the fact that there are some extensions that may draw them for you I most often simply use the Circle and Scale equipment to do that. But if I want to display the ellipse in a plan I love to incorporate the foci with dimensions to make it simple to structure in the store. If you realize the space between the foci nails pushed into the development board, a loop of string and a pencil will then make fast paintings of drawing the ellipse. The trick is determining the place the foci want to be. It’s essential to calculate the places however there are more uncomplicated tactics. On this video I reveal doing it with an Ellipse plugin from Sketchucation.

It’s price noting that the period of the string from foci to edge to foci is equal to the main measurement of the ellipse.

It’s essential to find the foci by means of building with the Arc device, too. Draw arcs from the center of the facet (there will have to be a vertex there) with the radius equivalent to part the main period. The arcs will intersect the centerline on the foci.

Give it a attempt to see the way you get on.


Christmas Tree Cupcake Stand

Christmas Tree Cupcake Stand

Here is an effective way to avoid wasting area and create a dessert show.  This simple to make tiered Christmas cupcake tray holds about 3 dozen cupcakes.

Watch this reel – this is how I constructed it:

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Christmas Tree Cupcake Stand

ShopNotes Podcast Episode 142 | Popular Woodworking

ShopNotes Podcast Episode 142 | Popular Woodworking

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This week at the ShopNotes Podcast, Phil, Logan, and John are studying some listener feedback from remaining weeks episode, speaking store accidents, and updating you on the newest goings on within the woodworking international.

This episode’s FREE plan is a suite of stackable software totes: https://www.woodsmithplans.com/plan/stackable-tool-totes/

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Maple Chalkboard and Clipboard Easel – One Day Build

Maple Chalkboard and Clipboard Easel – One Day Build

On this video I made a easy easel with a couple of scrap items of maple, a scrap piece of plywood, a 1/2″ dowel, 3 screws, and some gentle responsibility black chain. Designed with the peak of my 4 yr previous in thoughts, the legs are 48″ lengthy. An grownup can use it with ease with a chair as smartly.

I sought after the easel to be multi function, so I didn’t completely repair the plywood to the body. One aspect of the plywood used to be handled with chalkboard paint and the opposite aspect holds a clipboard mechanism.

I additionally discussed a couple of different initiatives on the finish of the video. You’ll be able to click on thru the next record to view the ones initiatives.

Whitney Miller (Part 1) – Lost Art Press

Whitney Miller (Part 1) – Lost Art Press

Whitney Miller, illustrated through herself

Whitney Miller, information anchor, and writer/illustrator of “Henry Boyd’s Freedom Mattress,” grew up in Houston, Texas, together with her mother, dad and more youthful sister. Her dad was once a “laptop physician” who owned his personal industry, Millertech, and serviced computer systems for enormous firms. Her mother labored in insurance coverage and monetary products and services.

Whitney and her mother

“I simply take note her smelling actually just right, coming house from paintings and going to paintings,” Whitney says. 

Whitney, together with her mother within the background

Whitney laughs, remembering for years telling everybody about how tight-knit her circle of relatives was once, just like the circle of relatives from “Go away It to Beaver.” And for years, they had been. Her grandma, a nurse, lived with them for somewhat a while and took them to a nondenominational church, Christian Tabernacle, each and every Wednesday and Sunday. 

“I think like that church was once very formative of who I’m, who I became out to be,” Whitney says. “I felt find it irresistible was once an excessively non-judgmental-type of church. It was once very comfy. I used to be at all times there and at all times concerned.” 

Whitney was once all for choir, church performs, was once a formative years volunteer at church and attended a Christian college right through her basic years.

Whitney and her mother
Whitney and her sister
Whitney at camp

As a kid, Whitney was once inspired through her mother in craft and play; she made certain to stay her ladies busy. Each summer time her mother would signal Whitney and her sister up for humanities and crafts categories, and Whitney virtually at all times selected an appearing or drawing elegance.

“One summer time my mother was once like, ‘Y’all aren’t going to be bored this summer time,’” Whitney says. “So we cross to Passion Foyer and he or she purchased us this e book that had 365 crafts to take a look at, an enormous e book, and he or she was once like, ‘Work out what crafts you wish to have to take a look at, I’m going to shop for the entire fabrics and I don’t wish to ever listen the phrase bored this entire summer time lengthy.’ So for 2 days we attempted as many crafts as shall we after which we stopped,” Whitney laughs. “However we at all times had this e book that shall we come again to and he or she was once at all times giving us stuff that shall we contact and check out and do; I believe that’s why I’ve at all times been curious to take a look at various things.”

Whitney attended the Kitty Hawk International Conference via her involvement with ROTC.

Whitney switched from Christian college to public in center college, and remained lively in after-school actions. She enrolled in Management Officer Coaching Corps (LOTC, very similar to ROTC). Whitney’s mother were within the Military and the non-obligatory had an outline for orienteering. Whitney beloved the speculation of a treasure hunt – the use of a map and compass to determine issues out on her personal. Seems, the direction didn’t in truth do orienteering in any respect however the non-obligatory did educate her so much about management. So she caught with it, proceeding with ROTC via highschool.

The transfer from Christian to public college was once, in some ways, slightly simple, Whitney says, partly as a result of her oldsters instilled the significance of vainness in each their daughters. In highschool, Whitney’s oldsters divorced, one thing she didn’t essentially see coming as a kid. Even if the divorce didn’t faze her a lot as an adolescent, it was once one thing she says she ultimately confronted afterward, in school.

On a Hustle, Immediately Thru Grad Faculty

When Whitney was once 16 years previous, she were given her first process, out of doors of babysitting, at Kentucky Fried Rooster (KFC). 

“My mother used to name me the ‘snacker girl’ as a result of they used to have those sandwiches known as snackers,” Whitney says. “I were given employed as a result of this girl was once like, ‘I really like your smile – I wish to rent you. After which she modified the billboard signal out of doors of KFC to ‘Hiring Smiles.’ It’s slightly peculiar now to take into consideration it,” she provides, giggling.

“I used to be a clown as soon as. I used to be a clown,” Whitney says. “However for no reason why in any respect I simply felt like I wanted the cash. I don’t know what I used to be purchasing, however I wanted cash. Any individual mentioned, ‘You simply have to decorate up like this clown and cross to youngsters’ events.’ So, I dressed up like a clown and I went to 1 birthday party. I don’t know what quantity of money I were given, perhaps $50 or one thing like that, and I by no means did that shit once more,” Whitney laughs. 

“I by no means did that shit once more. Those sons and daughters – they beloved it! However by no means once more! I don’t even know the way I were given there. Why did my mother let me do this? I used to be on a hustle. My buddies used to mention, ‘Oh, you’re a real Jamaican.’ As a result of I used to have a wide variety of jobs.”

It’s a stereotype she says she didn’t thoughts leaning into as a result of she beloved the sensation of being answerable for herself.  “I had numerous jobs. Particularly in school – I had a couple of jobs when I used to be going to college. I simply preferred to paintings.”

Whitney didn’t develop up short of to be an writer or information anchor. In highschool she beloved the TV display “CSI”; after studying about DNA in her biology elegance, she was once certain she could be a forensic scientist.

“After which I’d inform my buddies I additionally sought after to be the feminine P. Diddy as a result of I sought after to be a singer however I knew that singers don’t get as a lot cash as the one that owns the file label so I made up our minds I’d personal a file label and make my very own song,” she says. “Clearly, I didn’t do any of that.”

What she did do was once get a unfastened journey to The Ohio State College (OSU) because of just right grades and scholarships. When she were given there she was once requested what she sought after to main in – she had no clue.

Whitney at Ohio Stadium on OSU’s campus

“I hadn’t figured that phase out,” she says. “Numerous other people I used to be there with had been doing communications and I assumed, I really like to speak.”

As a communications main she discovered that just a small selection of scholars may just sign up for the journalism program. This impressed her and he or she were given in.

“I used to be like, OK. I’m going to be a journalist,” she says. “And the minute I figured that out I used to be on it.”

Whitney was once a Lantern team of workers creator whilst at OSU

Whitney interned in any respect 4 main information stations in Columbus whilst an OSU undergrad.

“You had been actually no longer allowed to try this,” she says. “However I’d cross to my counselors and I’d say, ‘You were given to determine some way I will do that one and that one – I wish to do they all. And I did that.”

Whitney shot her résumé tape on campus. It integrated a video of her and her buddies chasing wintry weather storms.

“And when President Obama was president I stood out of doors and mentioned, ‘This can be a historical day.’ The video of me doing this is hilarious as a result of I glance a multitude,” she says. “I didn’t know what I used to be speaking about. However I used to be so hungry to be a journalist. I simply take note actually, actually short of to do it in any respect vital. I later discovered that tape was once trash as a result of no person employed me from it.”

After Whitney graduated from OSU she moved to Cleveland, pondering her tape and Ohio connections would lend a hand her get a role in journalism. However they didn’t. So in 2010, she enrolled in a Grasp of Arts program in broadcast journalism at DePaul College in Chicago. 

“And that’s once I were given some way higher tape – and some way higher figuring out of broadcasting,” she says. “At Ohio State I used to be studying print journalism. I had the entire journalistic ethics however I didn’t have the root for tv in the case of supply and on-camera presence. I used to be simply winging it.”

Whitney beloved DePaul’s hands-on broadcast journalism program. There she took categories on easy methods to put a tale in combination and he or she took a whole elegance devoted to making a tape she may just use to search for long run jobs.

Angels Filling within the Hole

Whitney graduated with an M.A. in broadcast journalism from DePaul in 2012. On the time, broadcast newshounds merely needed to cross anywhere they may to get a role. So she despatched her tape all over. 

“My professor advised me, ‘You simply want to display up in those towns and put your self in entrance of the inside track director so that they know who they’re chatting with and who they’re coping with,’” Whitney says. “As an example, I’d name a station in Peoria, Illinois, and I’d say, ‘Oh, I’m going to be on the town visiting circle of relatives.’ I had no cash both. It was once Jesus and buddies who would ship me $50 to get again to Chicago. I’d actually simply power all over. I’d cross in to those stations and so they’d have a look at my tape and say, ‘Thanks for preventing through’ and I’d simply go away and not anything would come from it. In any respect. However I wouldn’t surrender.  I simply stored doing it.”

Toledo was once the closing town Whitney attempted this in and even if that information director didn’t be offering her a role, he did critique her tape. 

“He was once like, ‘You will have to transfer this right here, that right here, eliminate this,’ and once I were given again to Chicago, I mounted my tape and I actually began sending it out once more. I were given an e mail straight away as a result of the ones adjustments from a information director in Anchorage Alaska.

After a Skype interview Whitney was once presented a role. 

“I known as my mother and I used to be like, ‘I’m shifting to Alaska,’” Whitney says. “And he or she was once like, ‘Um, what?’ It’s essential inform that she didn’t actually need me to head however I believe she knew there was once no preventing me. She was once satisfied for me. She was once satisfied that I used to be in spite of everything getting my dream process as a result of I used to be residing on my uncle’s sofa at that time, having surrender my process at a financial institution to seek for a reporter gig. I didn’t have anything else. I offered my automotive, packed up all my stuff and flew to Anchorage.”

Whitney says she was once extra excited than apprehensive. 

“Whilst you’ve been looking for a role for a very long time, you don’t care,” she says. “You simply cross and get began.” 

Whitney lately watched her previous tapes from her time in Anchorage. 

“I used to be horrible then too,” she says, giggling. “Oh, lady, it is advisable simply see how inexperienced I used to be and the way I believe I’m doing what all information other people do. I will see that during my face. I used to be looking for my voice, my identification as a journalist. However now I’m simply me. Sooner than I used to be for sure seeking to be any person else.”

Whitney labored in Alaska for 2 years. Whilst she says she had fun and made some nice connections, she did to find it separating from time to time, handiest visiting house as soon as whilst she lived there. 

“They usually didn’t have a Chipotle,” she provides, giggling. “They didn’t have a Chipotle! What? I were given out of there. When my contract was once over I used to be accomplished.”

After which Whitney moved again to Houston.

“I assumed I’d get a role straight away as a result of I used to be so just right now!” she says. “I assumed I used to be so just right at being a journalist and I didn’t remember the fact that the Houston marketplace was once too massive and they’d by no means rent any person on-air with handiest two years of revel in.”

At this level, Whitney was once residing together with her mother in a small rental in Houston. 

“She was once getting on my nerves and I used to be getting on her nerves,” Whitney says. “And I take note I went to Chick-Fil-A, and this is sort of a month in, and I give them my bank card and so they’re like, ‘Um, you don’t afford to get this sandwich.’ However they gave it to me anyway as a result of, , Chick-Fil-A is like Jesus, they gave me the sandwich and I sat within the automotive and I simply cried and cried and cried. I simply sought after a journalism process. It was once there I remembered that very same one that used to power to Toledo, who used to power to all the ones puts. I advised myself ‘I simply gotta do what I gotta do.’ So I went and were given a role at a decision middle.”

The decision middle was once horrible, Whitney says. She was once in coaching for 2 weeks. She recollects seeing roaches in the toilet. 

“I’d cry on the learning elegance as a result of I used to be like, This isn’t my profession! I’d ask God ‘why do I’ve to come back right here?’” she says.

Round this time she walked right into a Walgreens. A chum who used to paintings there inspired Whitney to speak to the chief. So she did. She advised the chief that she not sought after to paintings on the name middle and he or she wanted a role. He agreed to an interview and he or she confirmed him her information tapes from Alaska.

“And he was once like, ‘No. You want to be at the information. You’ll be able to’t paintings right here.’ I mentioned, ‘No, I actually can’t purchase a hen sandwich,’ Whitney says. ‘I want to paintings. Please let me paintings right here.’ He doubled down and mentioned, ‘No. You actually can’t paintings right here. You want to be on TV and I don’t need you to offer that up.’ And I used to be like, ‘I can actually by no means surrender seeking to be on TV. I simply want cash to reside.’”

The executive in spite of everything relented. Whitney implemented to be an affiliate however he gave her an assistant supervisor place.

“I labored there and he would test in with me steadily, he’d say ‘What’s occurring with you? Once you get a role with this kind of TV stations, you’ll simply cross. You’ll be able to surrender,’” Whitney says.

“It’s been that method my entire existence. I similar to to name them angels. Those individuals who have dropped in to face in no matter hole that happens in my existence. I do know I’m totally blessed and I don’t take it as a right. I simply know.”

— Kara Gebhart Uhl

Learn Phase 2 subsequent Sunday (January 22).

Roast Your Own | Popular Woodworking

Roast Your Own | Popular Woodworking

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Cooking picket on your kitchen can produce effects that rival strong point kilns.

Luthiers have lengthy used roasted or tempered picket in stringed tools for the reason that roasting procedure pre-stresses the picket and caramelizes the sugars, sealing the pores and rendering them extra immune to moisture.

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Birthday Thank You! – Paul Sellers’ Blog

Birthday Thank You! – Paul Sellers’ Blog

Some say that birthdays come round extra temporarily the older you get. I don’t know that this is altogether true. I haven’t spotted any distinction. What’s other isn’t celebrating it the similar method. I to find myself being extra thankful that such a lot of rejoice it with me and really feel humbled that you simply took the time to sort out messages to inspire me to “stay on keepin’ on!

I’m content material to proceed making and for any of a dozen causes. In occasions previous I reached 20 folks in every week who sought after hand gear and talents of their fingers. Many had been content material with their incomes capability in nation-states non-handbook however sought after actual ability and skill that might translate into making stunning issues from wooden. They favored their paintings however felt that making would toughen their lives. Nowadays we achieve loads of hundreds in any given month. They’ve purchased gear new and secondhand and browse my two books on actual woodworking AND they too have turn out to be what they simply at one time dreamed of.

It more or less crept up on me with out my actually realising it. My paintings to make new woodworkers on each and every continent and in each and every nation on the planet turned into actual throughout the web. My shying clear of the theory of creating movies to show didn’t get started with me. I by no means sought after an web presence as a result of I didn’t imagine I may just train that method. I used to be flawed. Others inspired me and made it occur and no longer the least was once my son Joseph as a key participant after which others that climbed on board at the method. So that is to mention thanks to people who paintings along me, my friends and family after which too those that went directly to paintings in other places. After which similarly essential in including which means to my paintings there’s you too! You available in the market who learn my overly-lengthy weblog posts, my poetry, my social output by the use of social media, and so on. Right here’s an excellent large Thank you!

STL282: This is a woodworking podcast!

STL282: This is a woodworking podcast!

Query 1:

From Jeff Ok.:

I consider you addressed a query like this at the podcast earlier than, however I will be able to’t recall the episode so I make an apology for an already spoke back query.

I’ll be shifting within the coming weeks from a rented space with a storage to an rental which will require longer term garage in a unit.

I don’t personal any heavy apparatus, principally hand gear, hand energy gear, an outdated craftsman bandsaw and a Dewalt jobs merchandise noticed.

Residing in San Diego the local weather isn’t that a lot of a subject however what will have to I think about in making ready and storing the gear and gear?

Mike Pekovich works with a hollow chisel mortiser.

Two strategies for mortising

Whether or not you drill and chop your mortises or just use a hole chisel mortiser, Mike Pekovich has a few pointers for honing your methodology.

Query 2:

From Ray:

I’m making plans out a undertaking involving case dovetails. As is commonplace, I put the tails at the display face. It passed off to me that there have been additionally structural questions. The dovetail joint is asymmetrical, and it will have to be more potent on one face. However, which one? I hazily recall (with out bothering to do any analysis) that screw ups of a mortise and tenon joint at all times occur at the tenon facet. Let’s say we had been taken with pushing at the facet of the case. Which manner would we orient the dovetail to easiest face up to the rush? Does via vs half-lapped subject?

Query 3:
From Zachary:

Prior to now you’ve discussed at the display you could have a 3d Printer and once in a while use it on your woodshed for “issues”.

Just lately I did my first self-designed print to make some runners for my desk noticed and band noticed tracks. I’ve in any case gotten the detentions dialed in, however was once questioning in the event you had any pointers or tips for making or designing the runners? Nonetheless new to this, so any comments could be favored.

Additionally, you’ve stated you made your self some 0 clearance bandsaw inserts if I recall; what different initiatives have you ever made and the place have you ever discovered the printer helpful on your woodworking?

Query 4:

From Dane:

I’m simply taking note of episode 270 on shapers, and the feedback on similarity to a jointer made me suppose… For a house store, wouldn’t it be imaginable to outfit a jointer with shaper cutters and a energy feeder for light-weight shaper tasks? Hmm…

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