Hello again folks! This weekend’s project was a toy gun, but I wanted to make the trigger click back after being fired. To accomplish this, I used a simple rubber band! The main shape was cut out using a Shapeoko 3 CNC machine. Enjoy! View on YouTubeuTube
So I’ve been gathering parts to build a cyclone dust collector for a while and finally get serious about starting to finish putting it together. The main components are:Blower/motor are from a Delta 50-181 2HP 1PH, according to the manual is 8 1/2” mad SP and 1100CFM.Cyclone is Super Dust Deputybin is a fiber barrel I had aroundFilter is a 36” CYFN36, 350 sq ft surface area, supposed to be Merv15220V Long Ranger remote switch I also have a few other parts like a Muffle...
I continued to work on this Massive Stump, slicing off several 4” – 5” slabs . As you can see no mills involved, just my Stihl and Beam Machine. When I got to the bottom I decided to leave enough for a7 1/2” Monster, after routing both sides this beauty is ready for some down time. The Dimensions are around 4’ x 3’ at widest widths
Hey guys, Here I am making the Shooting board Mike Pekovich covers in his Article. I do my miter setup a bit different than his. So definitely check that article out from Fine Woodworking, and check out my video below. View on YouTube
I made the fretboard out of some maple I salvaged from a kitchen cabinet doors I brought home from work. Marking the frets was easy with some calipers and a chart I found on the internet, and I used a piece of plywood as a straight edge with a pull saw I have. The nut and bridge were also made from the same piece of maple. I decided to bolt the neck for added strength and ran into another mistake. Some bracing was in the way of the nut. After a bit of chisel work I had the neck bolted to the ...
My first attempt at a tumbling block cutting boardhttps://youtu.be/8bRXFsCSeP4
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/787761497/the-lunatic-3d-maze-puzzles-in-figured-and-exotic If you would like to watch the progress or comment i welcome your input.
I was a this woodworking show here in Baltimore a few days ago and put together a brief video (7 min) on the highlights of the show. So, if you missed it this year–here is a chance to catch up.:))https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKMRH_gK9Q
My first hair gauge [link] wasn’t quite what I wanted it to be so I kept an upgrade in the back of my head. The other night I spotted this string gauge [Below] and it inspired me to make something extremely similar to measure bow hair. I made this new hair gauge using brass strip 1/2 inch wide and about 2 inches long. I used a wood coffee stirer to space them apart about 1/16 of an inch and soldered a brass cleat along one edge on both sides. Then I cleaned it up with my benc...
Last month, I was thrown a bit off track by life's events. It happens to the best of us. We set our goals.We work to achieve them. And then as we are rolling right along . . . BAM! "Life" gets in the way. It is just part of living. As I get older, I am figuring out that the more resilient and flexible that I am, the easier things are. I have watched family and friends who are perhaps a little bit rigid in their thinking struggle because things aren't quite the same...
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