Sign Your Work

Sign Your Work Shop Tips

Sign your work is article about Shop Tips bookmarked by peter with ID 11162034859 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 295,307 times.

Sign Your Work A few years ago I reworked a set of candle sticks for the local Masonic Lodge, stripping off the many layers of old paint and exposing the fine details.As I handled the hollow candle sticks I could hear something rattling around inside one of them.

I finally pried off the bottom (held on with square nails) and found a note inside that provided the name of the builder along with the date….1878….123 years earlier.Prior to this I had been signing most, but not all of my work.

My discovery inspired me to make sure I sign everything I make.Given the time that it takes to make a project and the care that goes into it, I strongly encourage you to do the same.I've asked the WWGOA Contributing Editors to provide their tools and techniques for signing their work.

Check them out, choose a couple approaches that work for you, and make it a point to sign everything that you proudly make in your shop.If you've got a unique approach of your own for signing your work let us know, in the Comments section below, what it is.

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Workshop Tips Sign Your Work With Branded Nameplates Uncategorized 150 x 100

Workshop Tips Sign Your Work With Branded Nameplates

To sign my work in a distinctive, repeatable way, I ordered a custom brand.Available at major online woodworking retailers, these come in electric and torch-heated versions.but it always feels a little risky to apply a hot iron to a finished piece of work.To eliminate the risk and make my maker's ... Workshop tips sign your work with branded nameplates is article about Uncategorized bookmarked by sidney with ID 1570737431 was uploaded on 01-04-2019 and has been viewed 350,115 times.

Sign Your Work Shop Tips 150 x 100

Sign Your Work

Sign Your Work A few years ago I reworked a set of candle sticks for the local Masonic Lodge, stripping off the many layers of old paint and exposing the fine details.As I handled the hollow candle sticks I could hear something rattling around inside one of them.I finally pried ... Sign your work is bookmark about Shop Tips bookmarked by lewis with ID 11162034859 was uploaded on 01-01-2019 and has been viewed 295,307 times.

Avoid Shortcuts And Do Your Finest Work Construction 150 x 100

Avoid Shortcuts And Do Your Finest Work

Synopsis: Pressed for time? In the workshop, just as everywhere else, it's tempting to take shortcuts in the hope of getting quicker results.But this is one place you should not yield to the temptation.From choosing what to build to buying lumber and milling it, from cutting joints to assembly and ... Avoid shortcuts and do your finest work is bookmark about Construction bookmarked by kent with ID 12020644219 was uploaded on 18-01-2019 and has been viewed 87,466 times.

What S Your Sign Design 150 x 100
What S Your Sign

Synopsis: Many woodworkers like to 'sign' their work so that future generations will know who made it.We asked around to see the different ways that readers and contributors to Fine Woodworking put their signatures to finished work.We found that as woodworkers, we use signing techniques as varied and personal as ... What s your sign is article about Design bookmarked by marvin with ID 13654914310 was uploaded on 14-01-2019 and has been viewed 428,163 times.

Ep 8 Securing Your Work Hand Tools 150 x 100
Ep 8 Securing Your Work

Mike shows you the features he looks for in his workbenches and reviews some work holding accessories that help him get the most out of his planes Ep 8 securing your work is post about Hand Tools bookmarked by gabriel with ID 13698976768 was uploaded on 31-03-2019 and has been viewed 312,737 times.

Get A Grip On Your Work Hand Tools 150 x 100

Get A Grip On Your Work

Synopsis: Simple, quick, and effective, a holdfast is simply a steel rod with a bend in it and a flattened pad at one end that is used to hold work on the bench.All you need is a perfectly located hole in your benchtop.Drop the holdfast into the hole with the ... Get a grip on your work is bookmark about Hand Tools bookmarked by jared with ID 1303801213 was uploaded on 17-03-2019 and has been viewed 312,860 times.

Holding Your Work Hand Tools 150 x 100

Holding Your Work

Synopsis: You want to control your tools, not waste your energy on work slipping around.Using a solid, flat workbench, Garrett Hack share some ideas for holding down a workpiece with stops, holdfasts, bench hooks, miter blocks, clamps, and more.The best are quick, positive, and easily put to work.You'll want to ... Holding your work is article about Hand Tools bookmarked by wade with ID 13451415591 was uploaded on 21-03-2019 and has been viewed 128,600 times.

Dress Up Your Work With Creative Stringing Inlay And Veneering 150 x 100

Dress Up Your Work With Creative Stringing

Synopsis: Inlay is one of Steve Latta's favorite ways to personalize his work, and he uses a technique that allows him to cut consistent grooves whether the inlay pattern is simple or complex.His approach uses a process similar to larger-scale pattern routing: Create an MDF pattern, position it on the ... Dress up your work with creative stringing is post about Inlay And Veneering bookmarked by craig with ID 13245936747 was uploaded on 23-02-2019 and has been viewed 85,707 times.

How To Speed Up Your Work With Spacer Blocks Joinery 150 x 100

How To Speed Up Your Work With Spacer Blocks

Synopsis: Many woodworkers use stop blocks and fences to make repeat cuts accurately.Alan Turner's spacer-block techniques take that concept a step further.He shows you lots of ways to use them to move a workpiece exact distances for cutting, boring, mortising, and other tasks.Using spacer blocks, you can move a workpiece ... How to speed up your work with spacer blocks is bookmark about Joinery bookmarked by jimmy with ID 12271503461 was uploaded on 12-01-2019 and has been viewed 252,451 times.

The Struggle Of Pricing Your Work Uncategorized 150 x 100
The Struggle Of Pricing Your Work

If I could eliminate any element of being a professional woodworker, it would be pricing work.I genuinely despise the internal and external haggling over the value of my work.Finding a balance when pricing my work has been, and will continue to be, a work in progress.As a professional, I need ... The struggle of pricing your work is article about Uncategorized bookmarked by zachary with ID 14149493312 was uploaded on 06-01-2019 and has been viewed 275,846 times.

How To Make A 3 In 1 Work Support For Your Tablesaw Your Workshop 150 x 100
How To Make A 3 In 1 Work Support For ...

Learn how to make a 3-In-1 Work Support for your tablesaw.WOOD magazine's Jim Heavey shows you the versatility this outfeed table for a variety of your projects How to make a 3 in 1 work support for your tablesaw is article about Your Workshop bookmarked by lonnie with ID 11611364936 was uploaded on 30-03-2019 and has been viewed 311,527 times.