Mostly pics, it’s pretty self explanatory: My pieces are long so it has to be tall: And it’s dead nuts 90 degrees to my table saw top: I am thinking of adding a foot on the opposite side (to the blade) ...
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Not much to say about this. When I routed out the enclosed mortises I still had material to remove like with the open mortises. I used a 5/8” forstner bit to drill through and a 1/2” pattern bearing bit to whack out the rest of the m...
I’m taking a tea break, I’m English and that’s how we roll, so I thought I’d put some more detail into the previous post about cutting the mortises in my (bench) legs just in case someone else wants to try this. I wonR...
Split Top Work Bench #2: First part of the leg assembly construction (simple and foolproof mortise jig)
I started with 8/4 Poplar and cut it into strips about 4” wide x 3’ long and jointed and planed them flat and square, after spending two days fighting the setup on my jointer. I face glued pieces into pairs and then jointed and planed...
I have a 3’ x 8’ steel work table and I have another work table (Allan Little style), but neither lend themselves to mounting a traditional vise for hand tool work so I decided to build another work surface. This time a simple and pra...