My wife is out of town for the weekend and I have three little children. However, I took a half day Friday (so I could be around to get kids from school) which gave me some time during the youngest’s nap, as well as my normal after bedtime ...
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Location: Austin, TX
I work as a physicist/engineer for a semiconductor company making acoustic signal processing microchips. I have been married to my wife for about 10 years and we have three little kids. I have been woodworking since I was 8, but had a break for several years while in school.
My preferred projects are guitars and anything guitar related, though I also dig furniture and jewelry boxes.
-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science
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Alright, I haven’t posted in a little while owing to needing to make a blade. Well, the stock came and I finally made one. It is 5/32” O1 that is just a tiny bit narrower than the plane opening to allow for side to side adjustments. ...
As some of you may have seen, I built a prototype of a small infill smoother (blog starts here). This went well enough that I decided to make one for myself from precision ground steel. Well, as it turns out, with the way lengths work for precis...
This has been coming along surprisingly quick, but I am coming up on a little bit of a wait after this installment. So with the epoxy set on the infills, I used the band saw to rough cut the ends of the infills. Then I used the belt sander to ...
Alright, here we are again. I discovered that peening threaded rod is not a wise idea. I had some longer flat head, slotted screws that were about 3” long, so I cut them down to about 1/2”, used some epoxy (a few got red loctite, jus...