Nils tells me the box has left California and should arrive here in Georgia on Friday! This will complete the circle for the trade (at least for round one) and I’ll make sure to update the map and add some pics when it gets here.
I’ll post a “distant” pic but no close-ups on this one. Really disappointed in how it’s coming together as I install in the study. But, I’m going to live with it because I’m tired of sitting among a pile of books.
In this episode I start working on a display case.
A few day ago I posted the child rocking chair I have been building for 30 years, and got alot of good coments, one said ( good luck selling that on a site for woodworkers ) You might forget the their is a link to put the post on your FACEBOOK. And thinking about some of the other coments I have desided to offer the pland for the child chair. It is a very well built rocker, and balanced, and with the curved seat I have sat babys that can’t walk yet and they don’t slide out of the...
Hi everyone, My wife asked me if I could find a source for those small Mailbox doors, for projects to build them into.I am not aware of anyplace other than Ebay selling these, but they are showing massive $$ amountsfor just single ones…yikes!I was hoping someone who had a supply of these, might want to part with a dozen or so, for less than my 1st born son?Any ideas would help,thanks
Today at 7:00am the builders came and started on the shop. They began by laying out the additions with wood and rope. They then used a Skid- Steer to drill multiple holes for the main posts. They hit about every pipe in the ground the could have with the auger, but we had the water for those pipes turned off previous to the drilling just in case. The posts were then put into the holes and were suppose to be cemented in the ground today, but with the combination of a storm and a late cement mi...
I never would have guessed that cutting 4 mortises would take all afternoon. Because the mortises are angled to match the wedges, the fitting process takes a little longer than usual. I cut the first one by hand, then decided to cut the rest at the mortiser. Cutting past the layout line on the shoulder side of the mortise will ensure the joint pulls tight. Keys installed. A few taps on the wedges and the shoulders draw up tight. The keys were cut on the bandsaw. When the k...
changing my new found 37-600 1970’s rockwell/delta jointer from 220v to 110v.I’m glad there was a wiring schematic on the cover :)as it stands now, i only have 110v in my shop. one day, some 220v outlets but for now….
I got this tool last year as a freebie when I made an order from Rockler, and I just tossed it in my router table and promptly forgot about it. But now that I needed to do some precision router table work, I finally got a chance to use it, and so I’ll give a bit of a review. Though I’m sure there are other examples of the same concept, this one can be gotten from Rockler for $5.99. Though they illustrate the gauge being used directly on the router, it is also useful for ...
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