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01-12-2011 10:03 PM

How do I cut this joint with a compound angle? - 17 replies

I am planning to build a church pulpit with a design like this but I am foreseeing some difficulty in cutting the tenon joint at the top of the two supporting legs. The two legs are turned 15 degree from the vertical axis and the top is angled up (15 degree) from back to front as well as from sides to the top (~4 degree). I don’t kn...

01-14-2010 05:21 PM

Dust hood for Ridgid oscillating sander - 17 replies

When I made the dust hood for my Ridgid sander some of the LJ members were interested in getting one from me if I make more. If you are interested to buy or trade, PM me. Here is the link to my blog on the dust hood.

09-16-2009 04:20 AM

Exterior stain used on Douglas Fir will not dry! - 4 replies

I posted a project of a storage bench made of Douglas Fir a couple weeks ago. Since it is an outdoor furniture so I decided to use an exterior stain with UV protection on it. This particular stain is acrylic oil formula made by Pittsburgh Paints but cleaned up with warm soapy water! According to the label, ...

08-28-2009 04:45 AM

Jointer skill help - 11 replies

I just purchased my first jointer (Grizzly G0452Z 6”x46” with spiral cutterhead) and need some help with learning how to use it properly to get a straight edge for edge jointing. I followed the instructions but I was not able to get the straight edge after multiple trials. The boards that I want to get a straight edge is about 54R...

08-03-2009 11:03 PM

Asian Coffee Table - 15 replies

My wife wants me to build an Asian style coffee table and end table. I have drawn up a design like this but I need some help to make this project work. The picture above was cropped on the right side. To see the entire table, click this link. This coffee table will be rou...

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