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  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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teacher Wrote: (01-31-2023, 10:51 PM) -- Great job!   Gives me an idea as what to do with a violin my dad picked up in France (WW2) All though, to him , it was a fiddle. Played by ear, never learn...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 02-01-2023, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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Final product: Cherry with Kingwood corner splines. That's my father playing the instrument in the early 1920s. We did not attempt to rebuild the violin. It is basically in the same shape as when he l...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 01-30-2023, 10:46 PM
  0 Thread: Tusked Trestle Table Design?
Post: RE: Tusked Trestle Table Design?

You and I and everybody on the forum knows that those breadboard ends are going to move.  Make sure the client knows that! Papa Jim
Papa Jim Woodworking 12 976 11-01-2022, 07:39 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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Just purple velvet as i recall. Here is one setup I liked:
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 10-31-2022, 08:06 AM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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My son sent me this picture of it for use in starting on the box. It's in pretty rough shape. I didn't think it would ever be playable again but hopefully it can be made presenable.
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 10-30-2022, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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Tankwood Wrote: (10-26-2022, 04:51 PM) -- Could you post a photo of the fiddle and bow.. -- Don't have it yet, but my son is bringing it down Thanksgiving. Will post then. I have started wood selec...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 10-26-2022, 07:43 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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Tankwood Wrote: (10-23-2022, 03:03 PM) -- I did make a wall hanger for my Son’s guitar..  Your thought  of making a display case for your families  fiddle and bow  would be cool..  An assessable w...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 10-23-2022, 05:21 PM
  0 Thread: Show me your violin display cases
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My son has my father's ancient fiddle and bow, but like me no musical talent at all. But I have a grandson (age 13) that does play the violin. His uncle thinks it would be a cool idea for me to make a...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 1,296 10-23-2022, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Sudoku box
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stav Wrote: (10-07-2022, 07:28 AM) -- It looks great. So, how many filled in squares did you start with? :D -- All of them! :laugh:
Papa Jim Woodworking 4 516 10-07-2022, 06:10 PM
  0 Thread: Sudoku box
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MstrCarpenter Wrote: (10-06-2022, 06:02 PM) -- That's awesome! Can you give us a sense of scale? It would make a very interesting card table. -- The box is 5-1/2" square. Individual pieces 5/8" squ...
Papa Jim Woodworking 4 516 10-06-2022, 06:39 PM
  0 Thread: Sudoku box
Post: Sudoku box

Instead of 9 numbers I used 9 different types of wood. Same rules. Only one of each type in each row, column and 3 x 3 square.
Papa Jim Woodworking 4 516 10-06-2022, 12:55 PM
  0 Thread: How to rehab a Unisaw front rail
Post: How to rehab a Unisaw front rail

I decided to show my Unisaw a little love by cleaning up the front rail. It doesn't seem like rocket science but I thought maybe the forum members might have some helpful suggestions. So far I've j...
Papa Jim Woodworking Power Tools 1 709 02-20-2022, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Type of wood
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Halfathumb Wrote: (09-27-2021, 01:54 PM) -- What wood is this? I originally thought WO when I stripped the spindle but the back appears to be different. Are they the same species? -- I'm not too go...
Papa Jim Woodworking 8 1,586 09-29-2021, 09:04 PM
  0 Thread: Router bit got me on Friday
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Thanks to everyone who posted. Shop accidents always leave you feeling a little stupid (at least mine have) and for that reason there is a tendancy not to make them public. These posts are a good remi...
Papa Jim Woodworking 31 10,222 07-28-2021, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: My most ambitious project to date - a custom guitar inspired by a 1959 Les Paul
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FLWoodworker84 Wrote: (07-05-2021, 07:55 PM) -- I have been plugging away at this for months and finally...it's alive! Link to video (https://youtu.be/1Jli4rJxglQ) -- And I thought I was  a wood...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 2,250 07-07-2021, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: How do you repair a conveyor belt?
Post: RE: How do you repair a conveyor belt?

No, It's actually a sanding belt but I'm using it as a conveyor belt. I have attempted a splice using some book binding materials I had laying around but I'm not encouraged that it is going to hold. I...
Papa Jim Woodworking 21 4,294 10-07-2020, 09:41 PM
  0 Thread: Would like to try some Shaker boxes
Post: RE: Would like to try some Shaker boxes

Here's my first batch less three I already gave away. They're like potato chips. You can't make just one! Everything said about John Wilson was spot on. He is such a gentleman!  Although I h...
Papa Jim Woodworking 10 2,757 10-01-2020, 03:07 PM
  0 Thread: How do you use a branding iron?
Post: RE: How do you use a branding iron?

JerrySats Wrote: (10-01-2020, 12:48 PM) -- That's genius Papa Jim for either versions (electric or handheld) .  I have a handheld version made by another company and I have the option of using a hand...
Papa Jim Woodworking 15 3,477 10-01-2020, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: How do you repair a conveyor belt?
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iclark Wrote: (09-27-2020, 08:07 PM) -- I assume that the belt is too old to call Klingspor and ask about some sort of warranty break on a replacement? How was the original belt joined? I know tha...
Papa Jim Woodworking 21 4,294 09-27-2020, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: How do you repair a conveyor belt?
Post: How do you repair a conveyor belt?

I have a shop built 25" wide panel sander. Stock is conveyed past the sanding drum by a 25" x 60 " Klingspor wide belt that runs at about 30 rpm. While running a small job thru today the joint separat...
Papa Jim Woodworking 21 4,294 09-27-2020, 05:20 PM

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