OK, so I’d never considered this, but I was reading a piece about a small shop like mine (I think it was Jim Tolpin), who said they put their planer on pulleys from the ceiling to save space. I assume that means they lower it to a stable pl...
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Retired engineer who now spends days in the shop. I specialize in Arts & Crafts furniture, southwestern cabinetry and custom interior and exterior doors.
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It’s hard to see in this resolution, but I used Soulver to do the numbers. It’s a sort of free form spreadsheet that lends itself to this task.
Gluing up the first door was a challenge. I had no idea what to expect. I knew that, by myself, I couldn’t do the entire door by myself in the open time the glue provided, so I started working on strategies. There was a lot of learning that w...
My journey to building interior doors for the house #4: Tests done, filling bags with shavings. Making the rails and stiles.
At this point, I felt I was as ready as I was going to be to get started. As a first effort, I chose a 30 inch closet door in the entry hall. I did the standard prep to the 8/4 lumber, flattening, squaring, planing and ripping to width. I spent...