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Oramask 813 for CNC Work

This post contains amazon affiliate links. We use the Oramask 813 for any work where we'll be painting the carves we do, but don't want the hassle of all that sanding after the carving has completed. This product has eliminated 30-45 minutes out of our production times. This is enormous for a smaller shop like ours.  We've included an amazon affiliate link to the product below. Make sure to order from Swing Design as we have had zero issues with bubbling from their product. All of the reviews referencing application issues were bought from other suppliers, it seems. Oracal ORAMASK 813 Stencil Film 12 Inch x 6 Foot Roll We apply our with this roller:   Rubber Brayer Roller -------------------------------------------------------- Here's...

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Simple Picture Frame

This post contains amazon affiliate links. I made this picture frame out of the leftover scraps from a previous project. I think it turned out decently. It's made from bubinga and yellowheart. I used the Maloof Poly/Oil to finish this. Wow! If you haven't tried it, I highly suggest taking a look. If you want to see what tools we just to make this, head over to our tools page.

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Chicken Wire Bulletin Board

This post contains amazon affiliate links. This week’s project is brought to us by Rogue Engineer. I made a couple of these for as Christmas presents, but as it would turn out, Nicole got her’s early! She always gets her way.  The build was very straight forward and a lot of fun. I did make a couple of modifications to the original design: 1. I added felt pad backing to the frame as no matter what I did, I couldn’t get the chicken wire to lay flat enough for the rubber bumpers to protect my wall. This was a problem. 2. I didn’t actually age the material. I simply used Minwax’s Dark Walnut Stain. Now, if you’re new to woodworking and especially new...

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Potty Stepper

Some friends and family members have children that they are trying to get potty-trained. So, I made a couple of these potty steppers for the kids for Christmas. Check out the plans here, if you’d like to make your own. Or we can make it for you.

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