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Lathe Stand #6: Improved Design

1058 days ago by Jeremy Greiner | 1 comment »

I’m assembling the frame and inside panels like I did for the shop cart, but I wanted to take a picture of my dry layout so I can show some of the improvements I made in case any one would like to make something similliar. The first part is the middle wall goes all the way to the top and bottom, I’ll be able to screw it into the floor and ceiling peices instead of requiring the cleats that I needed to add the wall last time. I also cut 1/4’’ grooves in the walls...

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Quick, Cheap Thickness Sander for ShopSmith or Lathe #1: How little can I get away with building?

969 days ago by shipwright | 20 comments »

I’ve just returned to my winter home / shop in Arizona. At home I have all the tools and lots of space but here I have 1/2 a garage and a much smaller budget. That’s no reason not to have all the toys, you just have to be a bit more creative. What I need to go with the chevalet I built here last winter, to pursue marquetry, is a veneer press and a thickness sander. The press can wait until next week but the sander gets built now. Criteria:1) Gotta be cheap2) Gotta be precisi...

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The Super Sled #2: VIDEO - Mitering and Crosscut Sled

1964 days ago by John Nixon | 21 comments »

To download a measured drawing or to see the full photo gallery, click here: Project Description: I just completed a two part video series on how I made my new table saw sled. I’ve named the new sled the “Super Sled”. The Super Sled combines two of my best shop jigs! I love my original crosscut sled, so when the voters at Eagle Lake asked me to make a video about how to make that s...

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