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~ Videos Brought to you From Acacia Court Wood Works ~

At Acacia Court Wood Works all of our products are handmade and individually unique.  We wanted to bring you some video footage from the shop to show you just how some of our products are made!  Most companies will never show you footage like this, we feel that there is nothing to hide in the shop...so enjoy!


ALL VIDEOS DISPLAYED HERE ARE FROM OUR SHOP IN RHODE ISLAND, U.S.A.!

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~ Making a .50 Caliber Bullet Pen from Crush Camo Acrylic ~



Cutting the acrylic material to length
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Band Saw Camo 1
This is the first step in making a pen with an acrylic blank, they are being cut to length. The machine being used here is a Delta 14" Band Saw with riser block.







































Drilling the holes for the pen tubes to go into.
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Step 2: Drilling The Acrylic Blank
This is the second step in the process, drilling the hole in the acrylic material for the pen tubes to be inserted into
Turning the acrylic material on the lathe
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Turning Acrylic 1
Here we are turning the acrylic material on the lathe. The lathe gives the acrylic material its bullet shape, and the finisih is also applied here as well.

 
After the acrylic is turned on the lathe, the piece is ready for a final inspection before assembly, and then we are done!





~ MAKING A CEDAR BOX ~

Here we are making a box from Aromatic Red Cedar.  This is the same process used in all of our box making.  As you can see, all of our boxes are made from scratch, we do not deal with "pre-done" or "pre-cut" wood!


Cutting the Cedar on the Miter Saw.  This is the first step in our process.

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Cutting Aromatic Red Cedar
This is the first step in making our cedar boxes. The process remains the same regardless of the material, size or use.




































This is the first step in our process. Next, the cedar is brought to the Joiner for squaring and truing.
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Joining Cedar 2 Close Up
After cutting the Red Cedar on the miter saw, the rough cut lumbar needs to have "squared" edges. For this the wood is brought to the Jointer.
Next, the wood is brought to the thickness planer and brought to the required thickness.

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Planing Cedar 2 Close Up
After the jointer, the wood is brought to the thickness required. The planer also gets rid of any rough surfaces and puts a smooth surface on the cedar.
The Cedar is being cut at 45 degrees for the miter joints.
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Cutting Cedar at 45 degrees on the Table Saw
In this video, I am cutting the pieces for my cedar boxes at 45 degrees on my table saw. This will create miter joints for the boxes to fit together

Sanding the Cedar Boxes
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Sanding a Cedar Box
This box has been trimmed after the glue is dried. We are sanding the surface to remove any excess material and also to add a smooth surface to work with. We are using a Comination Belt/Disc Sanding Machine here.









































~ MAKING A SPALTED MAPLE WINE BOTTLE BOX ~

The process remains the same here as it was for the cedar boxes.   The Spalted Maple board has been cut to length, and run through the planer and joiner.  They were then cut at 45 degrees, then glued up.

In the following videos, you will see the work done after glue up is completed, and 24 hours have passed while being in the clamps.



CUTTING THE SPALTED MAPLE WINE BOTTLE BOX

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Cutting the Wine Bottle Box on the Band Saw
We are seperating the top and bottom if the Wine Bottle Box on the Band Saw
ROUTING A DECORATIVE BEAD ON THE BOTTOM

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Routing a bead profile on a Wine Bottle Box
We are routing a decorative bead profile on the bottom on a spalted maple wine bottle box
ROUTING A ROUND OVER PROFILE ON THE TOP
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Routing a round over profile on a wine bottle box
Routing a decorative round over profile ona spalted maple wine bottle box
ROUTING A 45 DEGREE PROFILE ON THE INSIDE OF BOTH THE TOP & BOTTOM
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Routing a 45 degree profile on a Wine Bottle Bix
Here we are routing a 45 degree profile on the inside of the top amd bottom of a Spalted Maple Wine Bottle Box
SANDING THE WINE BOTTLE BOX
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Sanding a Wine Bottle Box
Here we are sanding a Spalted Maple Wine Bottle Box. This will take out any remaining imperfections and give the box a smooth surface.




























More videos will be uploaded, check back periodically for the updates!









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