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Hope / Blanket Chest #3: Dimensions

02-04-2009 09:14 PM by KasperShop | 1 comment »

The dimensions for the hope chest were a bit trickier to figure out. I spent several hours on and off thinking about this and trying different things. The sides had to be a bit smaller because of way I’m going to attach the sides to the front and back. I also wanted to keep the chest at a finished size of 24” x 48” x 24” (24 tall, 48 long, 24 deep). The front and back sides will be glued with biscuits using a simple butt joint. The finished dimensions of the si...

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Contest is over, time to get back to the shop

02-04-2009 08:14 PM by MedicKen | 2 comments »

Now that I have completed my entry for the current contest its time to get back to working on the shop itself. I was in the process, before the contest of updating my workshop. I will be insulating the ceiling, I have been purchasing 1 package of R30 insulation per pay period to do the ceiling. Now that I have all that I think I will need its time to crawl in the attic and get it done. Its not the most accessible area of my house but I am getting tired of being cold and hot. I know what every...

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Garage Re-Do #7: Craigslist -- Going Outbound!

02-04-2009 07:00 PM by MyOldGarage | 2 comments »

Ok—two success stories last night. I got rid of one cheesy (cheap) toolbox that I bought years ago for the princely sum of $40 . . . some happy owner has a new $10 toolbox for his grandson. The most important part is I have more floor space! As you can see in the recently updated Sketchup drawing . . .I need it! So the plan is to keep on selling/giving away/trashing what I don’t need. Thus far I’ve discovered that if you put it on Freecycle/Freebie type listings p...

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Audio Podcasting

02-04-2009 05:23 PM by Handi75 | 5 comments »

I have spent a little time thinking about Video and Audio Podcasting. I am Slightly Shy in both aspects of Video and Audio. But I have been working on this shiness by overcoming it in Video and Audio Podcast. I have decided that, As long as I get my point across, others learn from my audio and video, then I am more satified with it then what I look like no matter how goofy or entertaining I may or may not be or even as boring as I may be, information, demonstrations and how-tos are a v...

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Missouri Woodworkers #3: Its finally here! Who is going to the show Saturday?

02-04-2009 04:40 PM by spaids | 1 comment »

I will be there Saturday only. For you guys going Friday I hope you have heard that Norm will be there 12-4! Man that would be awesome to meet him but i just can’t make it until Saturday. This is only my second ever trip to the wood show and this year I want to take advantage of some of the seminars taking place. I was on such a sensory overload last year I didn’t figure out what was going on until it was over. If you are curious you can go the the wood show site and click...

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Frugal Woodworking #2: Homemade coat rack

02-04-2009 04:13 PM by daveysprocket | 0 comments »

Another money-saving (I hope) project that I did recently was a coat rack made from a couple of old wooden skis my grandfather left to me. He had two pairs from his youth that were still in pretty good shape. I still can’t believe people used these things. Again, my wife and I were looking through catalogs (Pottery Barn or something similar) and saw that they had old wooden skis made into coat racks and hung on a wall. We got to think…Hey, we have skis!!! But look what they...

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A small conference table - the build #6: Start applying the finish to the top, and set up legs and aprons

02-04-2009 03:56 PM by Al Navas | 2 comments »

I continue work. For the upcoming several days I will continue applying the finish to the top; today I started applying the Zinsser Seal Coat (shellac) to the underside. And work started on setting up for cutting tenons on the aprons, and mortises on the legs. From my blog: Sometimes, decisions are tough. For example, to start the work day today, I debated whether to start applying the Zinsser Seal Coat to the table top as it lay on the workbench, or take into the finishing room. The...

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Polar Bear: Edited and Revisted Part 3

02-04-2009 02:18 PM by Handi75 | 6 comments »

The 3rd Video in my Installment. Enjoy the video. All comments, Critique or just any ole comments are welcome on all my Videos. Handi

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Hotel wood

02-04-2009 06:13 AM by jm540 | 10 comments »

This is some wood I got from a job that was on so valueable every scrap had to be saved for three months after it was installed I watched as it was sat unstickered in a east window rained upon, stacked upon, I saved it from the dumpster twice, kicked over and I would go over and restack it(I’m an electrician), lunch upon get this crap outta the way upon, and I would always say I’d love to have that wood I’ll get out of the way” We have to keep it it is valuable” ...

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Unisaw rebuilt project! #4: Order a new/use motor!

02-04-2009 04:56 AM by Beginningwoodworker | 10 comments »

I found a good deal on motor a friend is upgradeing to a 3HP Motor in his Unisaw so I offer to buy his 1-1/2 HP Rockwell Unisaw Motor for 150 bucks plus shipping cost. Will have more pictures once it arive and is install.

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