The shaper cutter was just not working out. The biggest issue was that is was just not big enough in diameter and therefore it wouldn’t go deep enough into the box side. So I checked things out with the dado blade in the SawStop. That wor...
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Location: St. Clements, Manitoba, Canada
After 17 years in the world of IT, I decided to try my hand at woodworking for fun and profit. I'm certain of the "fun" part, I'm less confident of the "profit" part however.
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I’ve assembles most of the jig but I’ve been reading the comments on Jim’s video and apparently he has opted to use a shaper cutter on the table saw rather than a dado blade. Because the hand hold is cut by sliding the material ...
We are planning to get some honey bees this summer and we will need about 25 hive boxes. Since the boxes look pretty straight forward to build, I thought I’d leverage my wood shop and build them myself. A retail box is $15.00 plus taxes an...
I got the frames built and the 6 mil poly installed. Installing the poly was a surprisingly big task. I had been waffling on if I should cut the height down from a full 96” to about 84” and in retrospect I wish I had just because I h...
Since I don’t have a dedicated finishing room, in which I can control air flow and quality, I always run into an issue when finishing a project. When I apply finish, I can’t do anything else in the shop until I’m done the finish...