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Make a Bandsaw Tension Gauge

635 days ago by GarageWoodworks | 6 comments »

Make a bandsaw tension gauge from scrap wood and a dial indicator.

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refurbishing old tools #20: Traditional Moulding Plane

732 days ago by Dave | 40 comments »

Here is a video on a plane refurbish from out of the box to use. The plane was bought online and a pleasant surprise when I got it. I have also posted this on my blog. It goes a bit more in depth.ChiselandForge.com Enjoy.

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Saw Talk #9: Making a Saw Vise

859 days ago by Brit | 49 comments »

When I did my research, I found a number of good saw vise designs on the web. Some were simple, whilst others were more complex. The fundamental requirement of a saw vise is that it clamps a saw securely while you sharpen it, everything else is just icing. So it can be as simple as sandwiching the saw plate between two pieces of wood in a vise on your bench. Last December, I had the privilege of attending a saw sharpening class with Paul Sellers at Penrhyn Castle in North Wales. At the beginn...

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Hand plane fence DIY (for my no 3 and 4) Blog

1387 days ago by mafe | 18 comments »

Hand plane fence DIY (for my no 3 and 4) BlogMaking your own fence for any metal handplane. I decided to take up the challenge of making a fence for my hand planes, this time I made one that will fit my no. 3 and no 4 Stanley and Record planes.The next one I build will be for the larger no. 6 and 7, but you can follow this DIY for every size. You need:Hardwood or plywood in a good quality.(A) 6mm thick; app. 20 cm (8 inch) by 15 cm / 6 inches (B) 6mm thick; app. 20 cm (8 inch) by 10 cm ...

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How to use a Kerfmaker (trying to help out!) Blog.

1403 days ago by mafe | 37 comments »

How to use a KerfmakerOk, many asked me this question, and I have seen it again and again on LJ. If you need to find out how to make one, you can see my Kerfmaker 'Brass'n wood'. Another fun gadget is the tenonmarker:http://lumberjocks.com/projects/39236 I’ll try to explain, as well as I can, feel free to ask questions if I do not make myself clear (I’m only human): Collect what is needed, in this case a base stock and two thinner side stocks, and of course a Kerfmaker...

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How I make cabriole legs, long, lots of pictures.

894 days ago by AlaskaGuy | 12 comments »

For this tutorial I going to use some pine I have laying around the shop. I glued up and number of pieces to get a blank big enough that my pattern will fit on them plus another 1/4’’ so. It’s real important that the blanks are square. First I make up the blanks and my leg pattern. Next I cut the blanks to the same length as my pattern. Then I draw the pattern on two sides of my blank.   Once you’ve gotten this far it’s time to make your mortises where the apron...

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5 Cuts to a "Perfect" Cross Cut Sled

876 days ago by wnwoodworkingschool | 50 comments »

I’ve been getting a few email requests for a video on how I calculate the error ratio and how to correct and construct a cross cut sled that’s dead on square. I’ve been demonstrating this at the Woodworking shows for the past 5, 6 years and I still get emails asking me about the error ratio calculations. So here it is. Material List for sled:Runners: 5/16” x 3/4” x 30” Base: 1/2” x 34” x 30” Front Fence: 1-1/2” x 5” x 30R...

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Making a mallet

913 days ago by andyboy | 12 comments »

Another small project that can easily be made in the home shed.Good machining and hand skills. A handy mallet to protect those wood handled chisels. I use mine for tent pegs…all sorts. Hope you find it useful.

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Tap and Screw Jig Tutorial #2: Starting the Tap

919 days ago by CartersWhittling | 33 comments »

Hello. I have finally put out the second installment of the tutorial. I had to break up the video into two sections in order to fit it onto youtube. In this part I begin work on the tap by making the guide block. The lumber you want to use for the guide should be a hardwood at least 2” thick. Depending on the size of screw you will be making the block can be 3” – 6” wide. It only needs to be surface on one face and one edge. Then drill the hole for the tap dowel ...

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wedged marking gauge

921 days ago by andyboy | 13 comments »

Her are some processes I used to make a marking gauge that locks with a wedge. The timber is NZ Black Maire and Australian Blackwood.

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