I haven’t been spending too much time in the shop ever since i finished the Jellyfish Table. I actually moved about 10 miles away from my shop so it is not as easy to “casually” do woodworking after work, after dinner, here and there on weekends, etc. My shop is on family property, so its not going anywhere. It takes me about 25 minutes to get there from where we are staying now. So I mostly go on a weekend day here and there. I have been up to the shop a few times to ...
Looking at this, you can see I have a little too much time on my hands. But I guess good things can come from having no work… You get to make jigs and the like! This “side project” started after I received about 8 tabletops (it was 15 halfs) from a local stain mfg that recently went out of business. The tops were all damaged in shipment here to the states, they got them to test their products on. Well, now they don’t need them and I scored! I ripped, planed a...
A journey into the workshop. #12: Moving the table saw, and sticking the bench top tools to the wall...
Just a short note about the progress on my shop made today… #1. The lumber for the fence got stacked more neatly to the side, in a much taller stack. This proved to be a less than brilliant idea, but it is what it is… #2. The table saw, and workbench got moved into their almost final positions in this workshop. Which means bench behind table saw to act as outfeed support, and both rotated 90 degrees so that oufeed from the bench can get picked up by the craft bench. #3.Th...
Gettin' fixina tune up my Unisaw #13: I got the parts from Delta (DeWalt, Black and Decker, whatever)
I got he parts in today for my Unisaw. Unfortunately I did not have time to work on it… but that didn’t stop me from making two short videos. Made in USA It’s not you, it’s me. Take care guys. ;;J
It is all settled. The LumberJocks will have a meeting on Nov 14, 3:oo PM at the Sacramento Woodworking Show. The show will be at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St on Nov 13, 14 & 15. The Woodworking Show management has agrees to provide us with space, advertising, and the ventue to hold ther first Northern California WoodworkingJocks meeting. I would like to get a count of the people that would like to attend. Stand up and be counted! www.woodworkingshows.com for mor...
Went to lowes to get some pocket hole screws, which they didn’t have. but checked the close out table. Got 4 qt’s of Cabot stains for $1 each , a gallon of stain (also Cabot) for $2 and a gallon of Minwax water base poly for $10. I don’t know if this was limited to my store or something going on throughout the chain but it might be worth looking for if you happen in to a lowes.
to any and all lumberjocks who maybe attending the mountain state forest festival this thrusday , friday and saturday. my wife and i will set up in the college gym selling our cutting boards, spoons and woven rag rugs. please come by and introduce your self. we would really like to meet you and talk woodworking.the forest festival is located in Elkins, WV for anyone that don’t know where it is at. looking forward to meeting you.
This next part is cutting the rabbet into the Keel and Stem. The rabbet is a groove for planking to butt into. The rabbet must be accurately cut in order to form a tight seal. The rabbet for sunshine runs down both sides of the stem as shown and continues along the keel to the stern. Keel Rabbet Cutting the Rabbet in the Keel was relatively easy since I had already beveled the keelson from the lofted lines in the Stem and Knee - Part 2 section. To me, it seemed practical to try ...
Wow – another productive day. Most of us actually have the box together and close to ready to cut the lids off! I apologize first that I left my camera and notes at the school. Too tired to go back for them so I’ll try to do the best I can from memory. I think I left off on having just finished the pins and getting ready to mark and cut the tails. My first issue with my pins is that they are really steep – way to steep – but workable. The problem with steep pi...
Today I am beginning a new blog about my latest home project. I am remodeling our front living room in the Greene & Greene style, including making the lighting, the front window and the furniture for it. This will be an example of what I will be marketing as part of my business. Our house is an early 60’s ranch with a full basement. The outside of the house is Ashlar sandstone. I will try to organize the process by indicating Day 1, Day 2, etc. Note that Day 2 may not follow t...
- Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) - 1622 entries
- frank - 417 entries
- degoose - 397 entries
- dbhost - 390 entries
- Ecocandle - 325 entries
- MsDebbieP - 314 entries
- Karson - 305 entries
- Martin Sojka - 296 entries
- mafe - 279 entries
- William - 258 entries
- Betsy - 221 entries
- shipwright - 218 entries
- Stevinmarin - 212 entries
- Gary Fixler - 204 entries
- Todd A. Clippinger - 199 entries
- stefang - 198 entries
- Rustic - 188 entries
- BritBoxmaker - 187 entries
- Chris Davis - 183 entries
- Smitty_Cabinetshop - 176 entries
- robscastle - 172 entries
- StumpyNubs - 168 entries
- PurpLev - 163 entries
- clieb91 - 159 entries
- A Slice of Wood Workshop - 150 entries
- littlecope - 150 entries
- scottb - 144 entries
- kosta - 144 entries
- Blake - 143 entries
- Dave Rutan - 141 entries