Just a video i made to give a better understanding of the basics of dust collection. Blast gates, machine hook ups, pipe layouts, and chip catch bins. Detailed explanation of my basic shop set up and the eveloution of what took me years to figure...
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Location: Sagamore Hills OHIO
I have been woodworking since 12. Mostly self taught, never taken a class, or had shop in school. When i was younger it was all about rushing to finish the project. Now that I am older, I realize that joinery, types of wood, and finish are MORE important than just completing the project. My great grandfather was a ship builder at a Lake Erie yard near Cleveland and, I still use his tools today. My father also did some woodworking and was able to turn out nice pieces with only a few tools. He taught me what I "wanted" to learn. Some was absorded, most was not.
What was not absorbed- I make up for by reading everything I can get my hands on. They say that you learn through experience, so I try to build using diffent techniques, methods, and machines. I'm part of this site to gain knowledge and share ideas.
I turn out between 15-20 projects a year. All of my hardwoods comes from trees that I log and have commercially sawn. My barn is a dedicated drying kiln.
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|commented on||Serving Tray table on sewing machine frame||10-13-2014 01:13 AM|
|commented on||DISPLAY CABINET with SLIDING BYPASS GLASS DOORS & TWO DRAWERS||03-22-2014 11:09 AM|
|added project||Oak Bar||03-20-2014 05:22 AM|
|commented on||Building the Ultimate Garage Woodshop #6: Pimp My Table Saw (EYE Candy)||03-01-2014 09:08 PM|
|commented on||Kitchen table||12-02-2013 03:36 AM|
|added blog entry||Dust collection video shown in detail||11-14-2013 04:36 AM|
|commented on||Cove Cut Box||10-24-2013 04:42 PM|
|replied on||Grizzly Machines can they be used Pro?||10-12-2013 03:19 AM|
|commented on||deparrott's Workshop||10-12-2013 03:00 AM|
|commented on||Cathedral Clock||10-12-2013 02:42 AM|
|commented on||Natural Edged Walnut Burl Coffee Table||10-12-2013 02:39 AM|
|commented on||Shop Entertainment Center (AKA Hand Tool Cabinet)||10-12-2013 02:21 AM|
|added project||Corner computer desk||09-30-2013 05:04 AM|
|commented on||Congrats Newlyweds||09-23-2013 04:33 AM|
|commented on||Tool Chest||09-20-2013 04:00 AM|
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This is my 1952 Craftsman 12” Band Saw. She has been soo unrealiable over the years and i was on the verge of tossing her out. BUT- i figured to give it a go and see what she can do when everything is tuned up and running s...
I live in north east OHIO. The 12×20 outdoor shed also serves as a my dehumidification kiln. Kiln itself is 6×12, insulated, heated and sectioned off from the main storage area. It is a gambrel type shed/barn. I can dry smaller loads ...