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Member postings for David A. Moody

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Thread: Creative Imagineering | a 'Star Trek' themed workstation | Part 1
28/03/2020 10:35:14

I've been a big fan of Star Trek, especially the original series, for a very long time. I've been really inspired lately by what numerous people around the world are doing in their homes, theming them in part or in whole according to whatever it is they like. An especially good YouTube channel is "The Smuggler's Room" which is about a basement being remodelled in the style of a fictional smuggler's ship from Star Wars. With all that inspiration I started about a year ago desiging a new workstation. It's been through three full revisions since then, and today I started cutting wood!

Click on the photo below to open my blog post on the project!

Edited By David A. Moody on 28/03/2020 10:35:43

Thread: "fox" ukulele
28/03/2020 10:33:11

very beautiful, well done!

Thread: Starbowl
28/03/2020 10:32:17

Beautiful work, well done!

Thread: Early Christmas boxes
04/05/2019 02:51:10

Nice work, well done

Thread: Plans for child's wheelbarrow
04/05/2019 02:50:43

It's all about the resolution that you are scanning at. An option for you is to upload them to re-scan them at a lower resolution, something like 150dpi/ppi or less. A convenient solution is to upload them to **LINK** and share the links into a post here.

Thread: New to woodworking–need advice
04/05/2019 02:48:45

You're doing well with what you have

I've been in the same predicament. I've had to start with little and work up from there. I was even invited to write a set of articles for Good Woodworking Magazine a couple of years ago to give suggestions. I've also posted those articles to my blog, if you are interested: **LINK**

Thread: Saw Bench (from April 2018 issue)
03/05/2019 06:36:01

It's been too long since I posted anything here, and this time it's my version of a project feature in the April 2018 edition of The Woodworker & Woodturner.

Thank you Robin Gates for sure your project with us, I found it immensely enjoyable to build.

My version of the Saw Bench project

Thread: Trays for Christmas
08/11/2018 03:44:49

My wife has asked me to make some trays to give out as Christmas presents this year, she wants then dark stained so that she can use a white calligraphy pen to artistically decorate each one.

I started yesterday with a sample design. It's made of low grade ply from packing crates, which didn't allow easy mitreing of the corners, so I just butted them. I've got some pine that I'll use instead for the fences and handles, and will mitre those joints. I'm also going to use a thinner better quality ply that I have for the tray base, which I will try recessing into the bottom using my small router, or combination plane.


Edited By David A. Moody on 08/11/2018 03:50:08

Thread: Entry Table | Part 1
03/07/2018 05:56:55

Hello everyone. I've been a bit too silent lately, sorry about that

Anyway, I've started work on a new project, an entry table with hutch for our front door / living room. So far I've built the sides for the lower cabinet. Just trying to fit a bit of woodworking in here are there around my crazy work schedule!


Thread: Some more of my tools now in my collection
28/02/2018 05:22:35

Thanks, yes, they're all very good

Thread: New life for an old highschool woodworking project
15/01/2018 11:50:18

Years ago in highschool I made a wood case, actually the whole class made one each! Anyway, it’s suffered over the years due to the low quality glue and varnish provided by the school, so I spent the weekend fixing it up, and here it is.

You can can read the full blog post here

Thread: Been Busy
15/01/2018 11:35:22

Awesome stuff!

Thread: Coloured Box
08/01/2018 03:35:45

Beautifully done

Thread: Happy New Year All
08/01/2018 03:35:01

Thread: Palletwood Christmas Tree
08/01/2018 03:34:09

Oh dear, looks like I've messed up on this one lol

11/12/2017 10:13:52

i made this Tree today, what do you think? Worth selling?


Thread: poor quality paper
11/12/2017 10:08:45

I like the paper, feels natural, better than the glossy paper most mags are made of. I don’t think it’s a quality drop at all, if any, I would consider it a quality improvement based on my preference for the ‘organic’ feel.

Thread: Some more of my tools now in my collection
11/11/2017 05:45:21

I'm in Australia again, this time to help my elderly parents prepare for moving house. On a few occasions in the past I've been able to collect one or two of Dad's old tools each visit, and he's occasionally brought tools to Phuket when he's visited, but this time I've helped him do a clean out, and here's what I've scored: **LINK**

Thread: Wedding present
07/11/2017 22:47:55
Well done, hand made gifts are the most treasured, I'm sure she will love it.
Thread: Itching to do something
05/10/2017 01:15:41

Yep! Although choosing a project is not a problem, I've got those Christmas projects to work on, and a new tv unit which needs finishing, so plenty to keep me going.


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