I created a nice pine bookcase with dovetailed joints on top, 3 thru tenons, and custom made molding. This was done using handtools (except nail gun). Check out the video and comment. Remember to like and share it to support YouTube woodworkers.
Make a wood business sign for a company in Southern WI. Its a wildlife hospital that cares small and large animals… mostly abandoned babies or animals hit by cars. Starting out with my traditional fabrication of my sign blank. Planeing, ripping, and squaring the 2 X material. Prepping for laminating. I try to laminate as quickly as possible after I plane. I find that no matter how I store pine, it will move after its been planed. The laminating cuts down of the movement almost c...
I have been working on this workbench, but started blogging about it here, if you want to follow along: https://woodworkingweb.com/blog_series/12-my-roubo-bench-journey
Here is a link to yet another informative “older” 1891 book on wood carving that is free to download. https://archive.org/details/manualofwoodcarv00lela If you take the time to do a bit of searching on this site, you’ll find many more publications that are available on many topics, so have fun.
I found better photos than lumberjocks.com of my table saw cross cut sled design plan here: Crosscut table saw sled pictures.
I’m a list maker and a planner…which appears opposite of my nature to just get frustrated and jump in to ‘just do it’ some times. I’ve been working on slowing myself down for the past few years and have had some success with it. I definitely have in the workshop. It also helps me to break things down into smaller chunks that I can handle in a short period of time (since most of the time I only get an hour or two in the shop anyway – and that time will be dw...
After a busy week of work and life, last weekend allowed me a few hours to devote to this latest “Mystery Project”...Though it only took 3 1/2- 4 hours, the sides were finally joined sometime Saturday morning… The last side is the most work, as it requires two corners to be filed to fit… These larger sides don’t help, they’re harder to handle, so the sides were clamped to the router table to facilitate the fiing… I might have saved mys...
Hi Everyone, Here is my exiting news about making my first table saw cross cut sled, i ordered some parts it will take week so couldn’t wait to design the sled, i will wait until i had all the parts for to check more detailed measurements for drilling holes for miter gauge bar, bar is aluminium and has counter sink holes, I am thinking to make this light and very smooth sliding, cutting capacity 3” height 18” lenght x 22” wide, estimated thickness of sawing 1/16...
Hand planes...found for a bargain, learning how to refurbish them... #1: Small unmarked hand plane refurb
I’m just beginning to appreciate the uses I have for hand planes now that I’m doing more projects that are not refinishing in nature…over the past nine months I’ve been collecting an assortment of different ones at yard/estate sales and clean outs…here’s the smallest one and I’m using it to practice with…I’m getting very small shavings, so I’ll have to figure out if it’s the position of the blade, whether I have it sharp enough...
Prestige design: CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK AND SHOW SOME Support… www.facebook.com/prestigedesign I always get a question before someone puts an order in “Can you really design what is in my mind?” My answer is YES. Then i prove it….I ask them key questions to help me understand what they want. Am i always right….NObut if i am not correct on what they want, they change their mind to the design i made The next question before i build it “how did ...
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