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The Dust Troll under my bench just asked for ID

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Blog entry by JohnnyVee posted 882 days ago 3129 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have finally achieved a new level of not getting into my shop. The Dust Troll under my bench just asked for ID, it’s been so long since I spent any time (other than a pass through to the garage door). I have a couple of weeks off from the job that pays for the fun I am supposed to be having in my elusive man-cave so I plan to get things moving.

All joking aside, I have managed to do the following since June:

  • turned my Rigid 14” bandsaw into Frankensaw with Kreg & Carter accessories, a new LinkBelt on the motor, a lower plywood shelf and a Grizzly riser block kit—posts to follow
  • installing my “new” Jessem sliding table on my old Delta hybrid tablesaw—posts to follow
  • Rebuilt a 1874 Bailey #8 type 4 Jointer plane—post to follow
  • drilled several dozen dog holes in my bench
  • installed a VeritasĀ® Inset Vise in my bench ( the dog holes were lonely)—posts to follow
  • put together the Freud router table my wife got me for my birthday
  • actually swept the floor…

So now I need to get some photos and posts out… B)

Cheers
John

-- John ..."Measure twice, cut once and always do a finger count right after that..."



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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 882 days ago

Hello,... Hello…... Anybody there?

Coulda sworn I heard voices, but I can’t see anyone. Actually I can’t SEE ANYTHING either! Lol.

Please post pictures!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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vman154

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#2 posted 882 days ago

i shout The Dust Troll in my shed lol

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vman154

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#3 posted 882 days ago

i shout The Dust Troll in my shed lol

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Cory

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#4 posted 882 days ago

No pictures: Didn’t happen!

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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Bertha

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#5 posted 882 days ago

I laughed hard at the title. I’m interested in several of these projects. I’m mulling over the carter conversion and linkbelt for my dinosaur. Obviously, I’ll need to see that #8.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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BigTiny

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#6 posted 880 days ago

Don’t you keep any sawdust in your wallet as ID for dust trolls?

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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ShaneA

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#7 posted 880 days ago

Sounds like serious production. Looking forward to pics.

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