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I now have 120 hours in the build and the boat weight is 779 lb. I have been weighing each piece as it is installed. A look from under the boat. with all the side plywood installed, This boat has a 8 foot beam and 19.5 ft long. A inside look at one of the butt splice backer boards. Next we have to trim the side panel down and fair them even with the top of the chine logs. I used a router with a flush trim bit to get the sides down to the small lip you see in this pict...
‘Git ‘er done!” -Larry The Cable Guy’s Over-Used Tag Line. The 2015 Official handsawgeek Workshop Project List tells me that I had to get this lathe stand finished by the end of January. And, I made it!! Here’s the synopsis of the past two weeks…. To start things off, a trip to the BORG was necessary to buy a few more items of hardware to complete the project. Usually when I’m there, I make it a point to visit the “70% off sticker” cull lumber cart, just to see what’s there. M...
My friend suggested that we take a intermediate cabinet class at the local technical school. I had attended such a class many years ago, and even though we both have nice shops and have been woodworking for a long time, we signed up. The class workshop is almost brand new and full of state of the art machines including several saw stops, a 10 inch jointer, an unbelievable sliding table saw, and a 42 wide belt sander. The instructor is good and the students all seem great and all are at...
I have always wanted to build a Gerstner style wooden tool box but the drawers were designed more for a machinist than woodworking. The project has stayed on the backburner for a long time. A few months ago i saw a picture and downloaded an article from FWW on the Essential Toolbox by Mike Pekovich. I had built a wall cabinet based on his design earlier and found that the design lent itself very well to personalizing it. The toolchest design seemed to be the same way. I really wanted a th...
I’m still plugging away on the guitchair project. I did a dry fit today and found an issue I needed to fix with one of the dowel holes, it had been drilled off center and split the corner of the piece. I left a few of the original dowels in place because they were rock solid. I just had to make sure there weren’t any in two directions which hinders assembly. The chair is in pieces on the bench and should be ready to assemble in the next few days. I had been playing ...
My bench top cupped, enough that a 3mm MDF packer was needed on the tail vise to plane a short piece. This job has been on the back burner for awhile, today was the day. A storm was forecast for the afternoon, I wanted to have some polish on the bench before the storm. To get the job polish ready was probably about one hour. The outside edges were planed with the grain at a setting of about .35mm, being careful not to plane the tail vise. To cross plane, the setting was about .25...
“Why I AM Rustic” ....and so this thought just travels an un-raveling course through my mind now, as i am bent into the natural flow of all this landscape that surrounds me, as i am walking out the feelings that society has grafted into my core, yes those un-natural callings of urges that say and tell me to play the game their way and then these same ones tell me that if i hold true to their way, then in the end i shall not be forgotten but yes , “you also will inherit a prize when all is ...
Built a drawer to fit the opening in the table. Nothing fancy, just some plywood left over from some other project. Since I was using hockey sticks for the front, I made it shorter by their thickness so when the drawer is closed it fits flush with the table opening. I added a handle to allow easy opening and a rotational hockey stick piece in the back to prevent the drawer from falling out if pulled all the way. Just rotate the stick to install and it rotates vertical for interfearance on...
Before I left the shop last night, I drilled a 5/16” hole at the inside of the car coupler. This morning I cut, sanded, sanded, and sanded some more to shape both couplers. I cut 4 axles to length and glued one wheel on each axle. Now I need 4 trim spacers. They are 1 3/8” X 5/8” X 3/8” with a 7/32” hole and a 45° cut on one end. Now I need to make four wheel trims. On the plan there are 9 dimensions and 2 diameters and I could do the layout. But these are full size plans...
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