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Cleaning #3: Homemade hangers for dust collection pipe.

03-29-2017 02:47 PM by Craftsman on the lake | 0 comments »

The past couple of afternoons I put in a 220 plug for the soon to be obtained Sawstop. I also put in a dust collection pipe and duct for the saw. All my other tools are connected to a collector but my table saw never was as it was across the room. The base was enclosed with a door for clean-out. Since the Sawstop has a port beneath it I ran new piping today..Here’s a section of it installed. Notice the hangers I made..My hangers are made by cutting a trough down the center of a section ...

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I Actually Tested YOUR Table Saw Suggestions! I thought is was Interesting...

03-29-2017 01:40 PM by CharlieK | 3 comments »

View on YouTube I did a video last week about ripping wood that has tension in it. I said that my preferred way to handle it is to walk away from the table saw and use a band saw. WELL! I got a LOT of feedback and suggestions about other ways to deal with that. So, I decided that I would actually test a few of these methods. Since I made this video I got an additional suggestion and that is to use a dado blade, but I haven’t tested that one. You guys schooled me pretty goo...

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Beaded vessel #2: Burning more lines

03-29-2017 09:22 AM by Julian | 2 comments »

I have burned about 25% of the lines which has taken me about 4 hours. Only a few more lines to burn.

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Simple tools for free.

03-29-2017 08:43 AM by sonokling | 3 comments »

Hi, this is my first attempt at writing blog. Be kind. Here is a selection of tools that require only broken hacksaw blades, a nail, and some scraps of wood. This tool is to enable you to easily chop out a lap dove tail. the one in the picture hasn’t been sharpened yet as I may want to send it by post as a present the mouse is the equivalent of a half pencil for scribing over voids. Not to be confused with the little block used for thrading sash cord that...

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Hello fellow woodworkers

03-29-2017 08:41 AM by Goggy_UK | 2 comments »

Greetings one and all! Just discovered this site. Seems just the sort of place I have been searching for, for what seems forever. Great project ideas, great forum and lots of knowledgeable woodworkers keen to share their experiences. I am an electronics engineer by day and in my spare time a keen woodworker, DIY enthusiast and electronics tinkerer. I am looking to get more into the woodworking side as I gain skills and read what can be done in a limited workshop. Already seen a few project...

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Shop stuff #86: 1964 Harmony Rocket pt 2

03-29-2017 08:26 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

We finally get the old girl all cleaned up and rockin’ View on YouTube

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Pine Table Project #2: Rest of the legs and some aprons

03-28-2017 11:29 PM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

A quick update, this time around…. The Boss wanted to go over to Menards, and price a few items ( Honey-do sort of things..) While there I picked a couple 1×6 x 6’ Pine boards…...same price as a 12 footer, just a lot easier to carry in the van….took awhile to get a couple decent, but cheap boards….about half what they wanted for Clear Pine…..I can deal with knots… Letting them sit, leaning against the bandsaw…...the one in front was...

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Dining table inspired by the Greene & Greene Thorsen table #8: Bagging the Leaves and a Design Change

03-28-2017 09:39 PM by TungOil | 7 comments »

Time to start vacuum pressing the boards. I start with the leaves on the theory that if something does not come out quite right, the mistake will be hidden away most of the year. I spread out all of the veneers to arrange and number them in the preferred sequence on the ping pong table, which makes a convenient work surface for sorting and arranging. For this table I like the look of a slip match arrangement over book match. My original design has three 20” wide leaves. On...

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Octave Mandolin #9: Tuning the Backboard of the Octave Mandolin

03-27-2017 10:09 PM by Gbluee | 1 comment »

After a bit of a pause I finally was able to get back to this build… It feels really good!Watch the video… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNJfder-emQ

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Pine Table Project #1: Trip to Lowes, and a start up

03-27-2017 08:18 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Needed something better than a TV Tray as a bedside table. Off to Lowes for a few things.. A 1×8 x 8’ was needed to build a topA 1×4 x 8’ was needed for aprons and other small parts ( Drawer, maybe?)anda 2×4 x 8’ was needed for leg blanks Grand total? $20.16…....Cheap table? Small circular to crosscut the 1×8 into three 27” long blanks…..Jointed the edges.. With a Stanley #6c small jointer plane. Laid the three down...

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