A friend of mine was most kind and gifted me a 1909 Millers Falls Miter Box, Size 2 1/2, No. 74. It was in terrific shape excepting the rust that had developed over the last 100+ years, and a welded repair (which I’ve read online is quite c...
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Location: East Lansing, MI
Beginning woodworker; father of three children seven and under. I find myself far more interested in making shop fixtures and jigs than I do furniture, likely due to my low skill as a beginner. If I were to attempt furniature, I would be frustrated and unhappy with the result. For now, learning to make a mortice and tenon joint on a mallet seems about my speed.
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This Fall I hung my boat from the garage. It involved some two-by material and some ceiling joists, so I figured there was enough wood involved to merit a posting here. My goals behind the design were: To keep costs low. All components must ...
Adjusting the Saw Blade Alignment, Again—This Time With A JigAs posted in the blog I aligned the table saw blade to the miter slot by clamping my dial indicator to my miter gauge. I knew this wouldn’t be perfect, but thought it would b...
The fence, having been stored outside in a shed for two years, had dried out and the two side boards had shrunk enough that both boards had fallen off while transporting it home. The bumper rail was also separating from the ends and would not sta...
Here you can see the end result of cleaning the underside of the table. The minor rust seems to be converted and sealed as the product claimed. At this point I reassembled the saw. I didn’t include any pictures here as they are redun...