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Men's Valet Box

17 days ago by Blackie_ | 9 comments »

I’ve had a few ask how I make my hybrid open top men’s valet box, mitered joints mixed with bandsaw box. This is a design that I came up with one day while out in the shop and just let it take shape and made some changes along the way, under each picture I have given detail on what’s taking place and the procedure. Laminated boards to create a working block, square up the block sides using any means necessary, you want the block as square as possible. I like to use kno...

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Demystifying Door Construction

40 days ago by Todd A. Clippinger | 33 comments »

Constructing passage doors can seem intimidating. In this video I share with you how I built a custom door and demystify the process of door construction. One of the ideas that I really want to impress on everybody is this: Don’t be intimidated by new projects. When approaching a new project, most of the woodworking actions needed for it, you have done on other projects. By recognizing this, you create the mindset you need to build something that seems intimidating such as a door. I hop...

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BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO WOOD CARVING TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

50 days ago by WoodAndShop | 3 comments »

In the above video my friend Bill Anderson introduces beginners to the ideal tools and techniques for getting started in carving your traditional wooden furniture. Bill starts off introducing the ideal mallet for wood carving. Here is the link to the mallet that Bill used in this video, along with some highly rated, yet more affordable options: -“Blue Spruce” 16 oz. Carver’s Mallet: around $80 (click here)-“Wood Is Good” urethane Carver’s Mallet: around $29 (click here)-“Shop Fox...

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Dust Collector Testing and Upgrade #1: Dust Collector Upgrade – Pt 1 – Upgrading to HEPA Cartridge Filter

89 days ago by Guy Dunlap | 7 comments »

I have wanted to do some upgrades for my dust collection system for some time now. But before I add the new HEPA cartridge filter from Wynn Environmental, I want to take some measurements. I test my system as it is now with a felt bag that is supposed to filter down to 1.5-2 microns and get a reading. I test with and without an Oneida Super Dust Deputy. Then I add the HEPA filter and take some more reading and compare the results. I know this is some pretty dry material; however the ...

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Micro Adjust Your TS Fence

54 days ago by GarageWoodworks | 6 comments »

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How to price my woodworking (and sell it) #5: Summary

453 days ago by huff | 20 comments »

How to price my woodworking?(And sell it) Part 5 Summary As you’ve probably figured out by now, pricing, marketing and selling your woodworking is not an easy task, but its all part of a woodworking business and something you have to learn and improve upon just like you do with your woodworking skills. You didn’t learn how to build a square box, dovetail a joint, or finish a project overnight, so you have to realize pricing and selling takes time to get comfortable with and know h...

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Walnut Hall Tree #1: The Base

108 days ago by DavidH | 2 comments »

In this episode I give a tour of the base, talk about its construction and give some details on the router bits used.

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

2001 days ago by John Nixon | 21 comments »

To download a measured drawing or to see the full photo gallery, click here:http://www.eaglelakewoodworking.com/post/Super-Sled-Crosscut-and-Miter-Sled.aspx 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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Video: Homemade Router Lift #3

145 days ago by JSB | 4 comments »

When I sold my table saw station both of my routers and lifts went with it. I’m finally getting around to making another router table but first I needed the lift. For those who are interested I put together a quick video of the construction. I used John’s plan from ibuildit.ca for the third time. I have no complaints with this plan and it works great. Because it’s a paid plan I didn’t go into any exact details. The plans are detailed and well worth the asking price. ...

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Router Table by Julie #7: Completing the Drawers

161 days ago by ~Julie~ | 9 comments »

After getting the switch installed in the top “drawer” area, I needed then to make two drawers below that, on the left hand side. I had two drawers that were part of an old entertainment unit that we threw out. I kept some parts including two drawers as well as drawer slides. The drawers were too wide for my router table: So, I taped the drawer slides into the cabinet and measured the width I would need for my drawers to fit: Then I cut the drawer, allowing for the side ...

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