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Hot Rodding a Harbor Freight DC #5: Woodcraft Remote Control... it really works!

07-15-2011 05:52 AM by newTim | 3 comments »

Finally purchased one of these on sale at Woodcraft. It works great with this setup. Just plug in to the wall and plug the collector in to the remote. The collector fires right up. And the collector is working great too.

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Bunk Beds: XL Twin over Queen; Cherry and Walnut #19: Coat #1 at last!

01-21-2012 12:49 AM by Lee Barker | 3 comments »

...the rest of the day and the weekend off!

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table saw #1: craftsman 12 inch modle 113.29953

03-20-2012 03:13 AM by Duane Fisher | 3 comments »

does anyone know if there is a ripe fence that fits a craftsman table saw 12 inch modle 113.29953 and any othere info about it i have this saw works good but need to up grade rip fence like to find one that would bolt on easythanks duane

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Bench Top Work Bench #1: The Process

01-09-2013 09:09 PM by Jeff Waggoner | 3 comments »

This is my first woodworking project. I built it to enter in a student competition. I placed 4th at Regional’s and 6th at International’s with students from around the world. My Inspiration for this project come from an article from issue #176 of Fine Woodworking magazine. My choice of subject for my bench top work bench was because I wanted something useful that I knew I would use often. My project is basically a miniature work bench. Its purpose is to bring the work your doing up higher ...

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I'm out of control

04-19-2013 06:15 PM by Farrout | 3 comments »

After finishing a simple box joint exercise, I went crazy and ordered a Porter Cable 4216 dove tail jig.Now to find some maple and oak to build drawers with.I think I’ll start building a simple tool box out of white pine to get practice with the new jig. It’s should arrive next Wednesday.Help me, I’m retired and out of control.

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #13: E-Reader Stand

12-15-2013 04:58 PM by PhilBello | 3 comments »

My wife and I both use E-Readers, myself, because there are a limited number of paper books available, and my Wife, because books in Colombia are horrendously expensive. Anyway I digress… My wife wanted a stand for hers, so she could read it comfortably in bed, without having to hold it all the time. So I came up with a simple design, made of scrap wood lying around the workshop, in this case, some 3/4” ply for the back support, 6mm MDF for the backboard and front strips, and s...

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Restoring #4: Frame

01-20-2014 12:58 PM by Dominik Matus | 3 comments »

Some missing parts finished Bonding layer boards again together Filling spaces in frame corners I finally found similar frame, so I made a possible design of missing parts. Original photo for comparsion.

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Help or Ideas for shot glass case

02-04-2014 02:55 PM by MikeyB23 | 3 comments »

Hello, I am putting together thoughts and trying to find plans on how to make a shot glass case. It is going to be a long but fun interesting processes but I am stuck on trying to find plans to make up the case. If any one is willing to help just reply to this blog all help is thankful. one last thing I will be posting pictures along the processes so everyone can see how its coming along. THANK YOU!!!

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Japanese Toolbox Build #5: Finally

07-15-2014 03:46 AM by siavosh | 3 comments »

So after what feels like more than a month of travel and flu, I got a chance to finish the toolbox this past weekend. After a fair bit frustration (and fun), I built a toolbox that stays true to its name. I was hoping I’d end up with a high class sleek version of the classic sliding lid Japanese toolbox, but after a prolong and humbling experience, I’m happy it can just carry my tools. At some point, I’d like to add in a tray for the smaller items, but I think it can wait. S...

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The Irony of Bush Fires

12-21-2006 09:42 AM by Don | 3 comments »

It’s 104 in the shade today. I still can’t get used to temperatures like this, particularly at Christmas. The only white Christmas we are likely to have is from the ash bowing in from the bush fires. Sometimes the visibility is down to a few miles as the sun burns through the smoke haze turning everything a yellow-gray color. 1.9 million acres have been blackened in the past few weeks and the prediction is that it will get a lot worse before it gets better. Interestingly, many ...

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