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Getting my tools ready #2: # Here goes nothin! LOL!

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Blog entry by DocSavage45 posted 563 days ago 2116 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Finally getting past the starting point! Part 2 of Getting my tools ready series Part 3: Putting the tape on my saw? »

Figured out how where to find files! added recent pics

look sidways!

Harbor Frieght Lathe added a year ago!

Cabinet saw and old craftsman router table on wooden table

Before the add ins

Couldn’t find the current pictures, will post when I get the darn things labeled? !

Thanks for following. Sorta feel like the Pigpen character in Penuts comics. The clound of chaos seems to hang over me. But I move through it.

Snow, finding a lost dog, and my work ( including filling out insurace billing forms..GRRRR) that pays money for food, seem to take alot of time? Oh yeah seeing what the masters are doing on LJ’s and normal chores seem to take some more of that thing called time?

I took some stills which I will attempt (first time) to include. Also practicing with new digital movie camera to emulate (nice word LOL!) Andy Halewood, and Charles Neil, but in the woodbutcher style, :)

Learning a new woodworking vocabulary…3P’s Patience, Precision, Practice. We’ll see how well I remember when I’m in the shop????

Started, and still in the middle of a cosmetic uplift for the Ol Lady..My 1023 Grizzly cabinet saw. When I was assembling the Sop Fox Dolly, I couldn’t find the washer? And spent an hour looking through the hardware because I haven’t “Put it Back”, and had to bore out a washer to finish the job. Same thing! Wings went on smothly, but trying to find the bolts for the fence guide rails…..nope!

We do have a hardware store that carries a lot of stuff farmers require. So I found what I needed.

As I said…Doing cosmetic work while assembling to protect the cabinet saw from moisture in those worn places…couldn’t find any Black Paint! Back to the hardware store and found something for tractors. It has a hardener to mix in, although not required. Bought it…Will use it on my Snow Plow truck as well.

Oh yeah, the dog showed up, and I shoveled slush and ice.

Saga to be continued!

But I am getting there LOL! ( Practicing the first P)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher



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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 563 days ago

Not using photobucket, and I don’t have my pictures labeled. This is the bench I built, but the grizzly may require removal of the longer section of the bench!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 563 days ago

I mainly am laughing because I am starting a complete shop overhaul and I can’t find anything!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 563 days ago

I see in the first picture that you’re not letting that bench go ANYWHERE! Good job, make it STAY! :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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andyboy

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#4 posted 563 days ago

Looking good Tom. Amazing how quick you went from 30 degrees to ice and slush!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 563 days ago

Andy, February in Minnesota! Snow and ice today!
Joe in Ten., my wife said cheese and I provided the Ham..LOL

Monte. Know you are a well versed guy. But I have a great informative book that makes suggestions and shows some other folks shops. got to find the book in my pile…..

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#6 posted 563 days ago

Looking good Tom…it is a lot of fun putting a shop together..even though it is easy to get antsy about wanting to work on some non-shop products…
What type of miter saw is that on your table? I don’t recognize it.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 563 days ago

LOL! Greg, You wouldn’ t. One of my first purchases from Harbor Frieght..now Discontinued like my HF 7 inch jointer planer. The tools depreciated in the box? They don’t have replacement parts…LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Sandra

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#8 posted 563 days ago

Lookin good! I noticed the red Folgers coffee bucket in photo 2 – looks like you’re a coffee connaisseur as well! I have several of those in my shop.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 563 days ago

Columbian!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 563 days ago

Added some pictures to Blog #2!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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JohnnyStrawberry

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#11 posted 563 days ago

Commenting on the progress: Here goes nothin’! :D
I’m glad you’ve added some pictures.
Audacious is a nice word, too…

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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Benji Reyes

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#12 posted 563 days ago

Looking good Tom. I see you got your mini comp all set up. Nothing like good music playing to get things rollin…..

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts

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DocSavage45

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#13 posted 562 days ago

Johnny Strawberry.. Ben called the negative forms of audacious from time to time. LOL!

Benji…Always need music to get out of my head? Some of your work could be done to a Samba? LOL!

Thank you for your support.

Have to go and do my money making job today.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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moment

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#14 posted 562 days ago

Don’t work too hard Doc ! Save some for the shop . And I mean save some energy ,not money ,..
we all know woodworkers can’t save money ! Best wishes .

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 562 days ago

Wow that’s really coming together ,it’s looking a lot like the house Grizzly built. You used table saw does not look like it was used much. A couple more weeks and you will be competing with Charles and sending Townsen clocks and highboy’s out the door every other day. :)) Enjoy Buddy you’ve been waiting some time for this super shop and now it’s all put together I’m truly happy for you.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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