Turning Project I Like To Give Gifts That Are Hand Made And Because I M A Notoriously Cheap Person It S A Good Thing I Ve Got A Little Wood Shop Personally I Don T Think There S Anything Nicer Than Things Made From Beautifully Figured Wood
Turning project i like to give gifts that are hand made and because i m a notoriously cheap person it s a good thing i ve got a little wood shop personally i don t think there s anything nicer than things made from beautifully figured wood is article about Magazine bookmarked by charles with ID 12789195162 was uploaded on 26-02-2019 and has been viewed 192,337 times.
Miniature Clock Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo I was in the jewelry and watch department of a local department store and saw some little figurines with very small clock movements in them.I was intrigued with their size so I bought four of them.
Such movements just pop out and can be easily installed into your own project.You can also purchase movements through any clockwork supplier.Constructing the Blank• Using some small pieces of curly maple, each about 2" wide, by about 1" thick and maybe 10" long, sandwich some darker and lighter woods in between, which will be seen as light and dark stripes.
The center is a piece of walnut, about 3⁄16" thick, and with the addition of the walnut and maple veneer, it comes to about ¼" thick.• When you glue up the sandwich, use some scrap pieces of wood over the actual parts, to distribute the pressure evenly.
Put some smaller clamps crossways on the parts to keep them lined up while applying pressure to the main clamps.• When this is dry, cut the sandwich through the center and repeat the gluing and clamping process the other way.
• Trim the ends of the glued-up block square.Also trim...