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01-31-2011 03:38 PM

What to do, part two - 0 replies

Ah those web-frames. Built the way norm does, but with a simple addition. I add a kicker to each frame. Just another stick, glued and screwed near the middle of the frame. This way, the drawer below will not tip when you open it. Screws are counter-sunk, one each end. The bottom web-frame gets two such kickers. Down here, ...

01-30-2011 04:18 PM

What to do? - 2 replies

When you have a nice big pile of barn wood? A project came up about a year ago. Involved about 5-6 drawers. Kind of tall. Not much money in the budget. I did have a nice pile of barn wood though A few cuts here and there And a frame of sorts appears. A few more to make some web’frames Then some assembly: Nex...

01-25-2011 06:09 AM

handpanes - 4 replies

Just some of my handplanes in the shop. No L-V, or LNs here. There is also a small all metal spokeshave around, somewhere. As for the two wood bodied profile planes, they are shop made. There is also a 1/2” chisel plane made in the same style. All users.

01-25-2011 05:58 AM

My hammer "stable" - 2 replies

The group photo is the main hammers in the shop. The single hammer head still needs a handle. Oval eye, kind of small. Not real sure which kind of hammer it is. There is a small hammer in the group shot that i use all the time for small nails. The cross pean works nicely to start small nails with.

01-23-2011 08:27 PM

Buid a table - 2 replies

Wood is your choice. Mine was pine. Top is made to float over the rest of the table. Drawer front was sawn out of the front apron. Saw kerf then was filled with beading. Grain still matches across the front apron. The end aprons are set in. This is to form a box to hold the drawer. A collar was...

01-23-2011 06:40 PM

Old Pic-nic Table? - 0 replies

Made from redwood, 2×6s. Needed a project made, this was what was on hand. Cleaned all the paint off. Some of the old bolt holes wound up in the scrap bin. The other bolt holes got covered up with Dutchmans. Request was for a “Mission Style TV Table”. Also needed to have four compartments b...

01-22-2011 05:38 PM

New use for old flooring? - 2 replies

I had a nice supply of old pine flooring. Tongue and groove. From an old school building. Was asked IF I could find a use for this “junk”. “Hmm, I THINK I can…” Cleaned the boards up on the planer with an old set of knives. Ripped the tongue and grooves off. Now, I ha...

01-22-2011 05:24 PM

An old table top use? - 5 replies

I had an old table out in the shop. No legs, someone had cut them off long ago. I also had a few benchtop tools needing a “home’ to work at. I also had a pair of old sawhorses taking up space. Hmmm. Maybe a “marriage” is in order? I placed the top on the horses, screwed some plywood scraps to both the...

01-20-2011 09:12 PM

Clamps for odd shapes - 1 reply

I just use an inner tube or two. Wrap around, or if the project fits the inner tube, just slide it on. The clamping action is when I add AIR to the inner tube(s). These are bike tire inner tubes. If Imake a stool, one will go around each section with rungs. Since most of these inner tubes will take at least 40 psi, and some will even t...

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