1st project - Workbench

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Blog series by MikeOB updated 01-01-2010 04:25 AM 2 parts 2610 reads 6 comments total

Part 1: Day 1

12-28-2009 05:50 AM by MikeOB | 5 comments »

I’m using the design from Wood Magazine Nov. 2009 as a guide. I found a solid core door for $5.00 on craigslist months ago that will be my bench top. Went to Menards to get the majority of my wood and some of the screws, casters, etc. The rest I will get from Ace when I need them. Got to use my new/used table saw. Put my new blade and zero clearance insert in it and cleaned up the table. Used my basic miter saw which isn’t big enough to cut some pieces in half. That is wh...

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Part 2: Day 2

01-01-2010 04:25 AM by MikeOB | 1 comment »

Got about 5 pieces cut and ripped to size…Glad I have my garage heater because it is 10 degrees outside. About ready to cut my last piece and the motor would not start. Checked the breaker, and plugs…no idea right now what happened. I still need to change the plug and motor to 240 volt. Oh well, I will look at it tomorrow…time to drink to the New Year!

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