Here are a few pics of the flag cases that I am making as well as some plans that I picked up for 69 cents. I think I am going to pick a few more up. Anybody want some. They had alot of modular desk plans and a few of the desk oranizer sets. I can check to see if they have any more of the portable tool chest. The key holder in the pics is a repurposed spring clamp holder. I needed to upgrade. The walnut is from a fellow lumberjock in Ohio. The mahogany is a piece that I bought at Menard...
Ok, I just got back from getting my hands on the new Proffessional Cabinet Tablesaw by the folks from SAWSTOP. I must say that this saw is built like a tank, it is truely amazing saw. I had the opportunityto look at the new Unisaw as well, another good saw. But if you want safety, it is SAWSTOP all the way.The T-fence system just glides along the rails with very little effort. I should have one in about a month or less.
Unisaw serial number label Unisaw motor serial number label I welcome everyone’s comments and suggestions. This is my first Unisaw. It’s my first cabinet saw for that matter. I haven’t a clue what should be done or how to do it but here’s an update. Last night I got on ebay and bought a new set of Delta belts. I saw a lot of link belt advertised but I’ve never tried those so I thought I would stick with the original design for now. Maybe I’ll...
Lost track of the days and now only a few weeks before I have to pack and ship… does not look good, Every time I make a new design I sell some of them and with every thing else going on,, oh well still two weeks.,KEY =NGR new guinea rosewoodTB tasmanian blackwoodPH purple heartSA silver ashEWC european wild cherryFW french walnutThis weeks designs seem to be a winner as far as Xmas orders go,NGR with SA and TB/SA borderSame but biggerThis one is not really part of the 150 but I put it ...
I decided last night to make my center bracket larger after playing around on SketchUp some more so I started today by getting another sequence-matched board ready to glue onto the existing center bracket. This involved using the planer sled again to flatten the board before planing the other side parallel. The sled is a glue up of 4, 3/4” MDF panels to make a rigid sled that holds the not-so-flat rough board in order to joint the top side flat. The only things needed are some shims ...
Today, I made the drawers, using a square lock joint on the table saw. It was trickier than I expected. Cutting the ends of the drawer faces 3/4” deep was a bit scary, regardless of feather boards or push sticks. I used poplar instead of oak for the sides and back (because that’s what I had laying around). I also made the dust frames out of plywood rails & stiles that was Kregged together instead of solid panels (because that’s what I had laying around). I used th...
Each year our woodworking club does a fund raiser for a local women’s shelter. I wrote a short blog about the woodworking fair where we held the fund raiser. You can see it at www.TheBenchDawg.com Thanks for looking
I bought this table saw from my boss for $500. I thought it was the one we used to use before we got the SawStop but he said no that was a bigger 5hp monster. Turns out we bought this one used two years ago and have never even powered it up. Fun stuff. First impression Safety Label Unifence, among other things Unifence Miter gauge 52” Unifence rail HTC Mobile base Rail pulled away from extension table board Unifence rail is drooping Cleaned up a little Switch Box Need a new...
I had finagled this set-up to obtain a “taller” fence on the table saw.While this did work, it left much to be desired, and today I took a few minutes to make a more permanent solution. It couldn’t be simpler…I quickly gave the same drawer fronts used in the temporary set-up a rough sanding, then marked approximately where I wanted bolts with chalkI then bored out some shallows for the bolt headsThen clamped up the two sides in preparation for drillingAll that was left...
Ok.. I was asking about the Davis and Wells 20” bandsaw which I was about to purchase.. but I sat down and asked myself, just what do I need in my shop that I DO NOT have.. I have a delta 14” bandsaw which is like brand new but yet I have had it for about 15 years and use it alot..(I really go overboard when taking care of my machines) Anyways.. I know I have always regretted not having a Lathe.. I passed up an opportunity years ago to buy a beautiful Delta Lathe with an indexi...
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