A popular home-built shop accessory these days is a filtered shop air cleaner, of which I’ve had the privilege to see several designs. Whether floor standing or ceiling mounted, or using box fans or centrifugal blowers, they all have some th...
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Location: Vancouver, Canada
I am a hobbyist woodworker just starting out in 2013. I have limited funds and limited space, but I plan to make the most out of it!
While originally I planned to lean heavily on the side of power tools, I have recently discovered the joy of working with hand tools. Now I love working with both!
-- Jeffrey S. Ovens, Canada
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|commented on||Shop air cleaner #1: The build||10-16-2016 04:27 AM|
|commented on||Shop air cleaner #1: The build||10-15-2016 04:53 PM|
|added blog entry||Shop air cleaner #1: The build||10-15-2016 07:42 AM|
|commented on||Possible handcut dovetail obsession?||02-03-2016 07:52 PM|
|commented on||Wenge & Mahogany Cabinet||01-27-2016 06:29 PM|
|commented on||Ultimate Router Station||01-26-2016 04:58 AM|
|replied on||3 Car Tandem Garage Work Shop Layout Ideas||01-26-2016 04:56 AM|
|commented on||Kitchen utensil box||01-19-2016 06:03 PM|
|added project||Kitchen utensil box||01-18-2016 06:55 AM|
|added blog entry||Kitchen Utensil Box #5: Assembling the final product||01-18-2016 06:43 AM|
|added blog entry||Kitchen Utensil Box #4: Shaping the corner posts||12-29-2015 08:22 AM|
|commented on||Hints and Tips #18: Sanding Small Parts||12-16-2015 05:22 AM|
|commented on||Tung oil finish||11-30-2015 09:16 PM|
|replied on||What was your very first GOOD tool?||11-03-2015 05:26 PM|
|commented on||1 1/4" Shoulder Plane with adjustable mouth||08-06-2015 08:28 PM|
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Here it comes at last! The final steps in this project. With the shaping out of the way, I decided to work on the finish next. I figured it would be easier to pre-finish the individual pieces before gluing them together. I have to apologize becaus...
Well, after many months of hiatus from this project, I managed to get back on the horse. Looking at the May 30th time stamp of the last post, I realized that this is right before My convocation (graduation) ceremony at my university – so you...
So here comes one of the more exciting parts of the project: the cutting of the joinery. If you saw the first post in this series, you would have seen the interlocking mortise and tenon style joinery I planned to use. Since I accidentally cut the ...
Hello again, I left off last time with the design and materials for the kitchen utensil box. I started by milling the Padauk for the four corner posts. These posts are 1” square, while the piece of Padauk I purchased is 8/4. To avoid exce...