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Roubo-ish work bench #3: Stretchers

05-14-2017 04:18 PM by galooticus | 2 comments »

Ah, stretchers. These were made from douglas 4×4s—the B-stock pieces that didn’t make the cut when laminating the top. Compared to the leg-top tenons, this stage was a breeze. As I mentioned in the last blog post, I ditched my old bench and am working entirely on the new bench from this point on. First things first, I put in a single dog hole so I could make use of a hold fast. This is the first time using anything other than irwin quick clamps for workholding. So muc...

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mothers day

05-14-2017 04:13 PM by pottz | 1 comment »

just want to take a moment and wish all our wood working mothers the best day ever.hope your all with the ones you love,maybe take the kids out to the shop and make some dust and great memories together,enjoy your day moms.

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Roubo-ish work bench #2: Legs

05-14-2017 03:38 PM by galooticus | 2 comments »

OK, I left off last time with laminated top, but no legs for it to stand on. The legs are from 4×8 stock; the same old douglas fir: My intention from the beginning was to do the roubo-style double tenons, with the front tenon being some sort of dovetail like thing. I decided to go tenons (tails?) first, then mark the mortises in the top using each individual tenon. To find the tenon length, I measured the thickness of the top and added around 1/8” for fudge room. I agoni...

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Woodworking as Therapy

05-14-2017 01:57 PM by Bravesst | 7 comments »

Allow me to introduce myself to Lumberjocks. I’m Mike and I’m a retired FDNY captain, been through lots of stuff, and about a year ago I got reconnected to woodworking. In the early nineties, I managed to put a small shop together with just some basic tools and skills, and I actually designed and cranked out a few pieces that I still use in my home today. I’d learned everything pretty much from books and magazines. Fast forward to 2016 and the magic of the internet. I’...

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Life happenings #6: Mothers Day

05-14-2017 11:51 AM by JimDaddyO | 4 comments »

The best gifts for Mother’s Day is the one she wants. I couldn’t build it, but we had fun picking them out. Just a very short extra video I tossed together quick. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaLr9osY-b8

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Tree sap harvest pegs / spiles & rebuild hand cranked augers.

05-13-2017 10:57 PM by mafe | 12 comments »

Tree sap harvest pegs / spiles & rebuild hand cranked augers. Simple pegs for harvesting birch sap from recycled wood and hand cranked drill bits from old auger bits. Beech parts from a trashed wine rag gets new life.Just turning as I go, no plan just tapered to app. the same size, so it will fit the drill size and a head that will allow one to tie a bottle or bucket to the peg, or make a hole in the side of the bottle that fits over it. Just play around as I said, don’t f...

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more resalvaged drawers

05-13-2017 10:55 PM by Blake Haskins | 0 comments »

https://youtu.be/E_IH6icdItI In this video, I put a top on top of a set of drawers headed for the trash. The top is plywood, and I clear coated it as well. I ended up stacking it on top of some filing cabinets that I ripped of a desk that was being thrown away. both units have plywood tops.If you enjoyed this video, then consider subscribing to the channel.

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Fordson super dexta wooden model #16: Headlights, Chapter 14

05-13-2017 08:01 PM by Dutchy | 6 comments »

Pictures below are from the making process of the headlights of the Fordson Dexta. x x x Thanks for watching

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1834: Lots of Fun and New Projects!

05-13-2017 12:59 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

I am finding that the greater amount of time between blogs is directly related to the amount of information that I want to share with you all. But that would follow common sense, wouldn't it? It seems that it is harder for me than I originally thought to get back in the habit of posting each morning or nearly every morning. I just can't get back in the rhythm of things. But I am doing my best, and that is what I can offer. As usual, things have been moving fast and furious a...

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Building a 25' Ply on Frame Cabin Cruiser #9: Progress! Keelson, Stem, and Transom

05-13-2017 02:41 AM by AlTriolo | 4 comments »

I got to work for six hours today and accomplished a lot! Here’s where I left off. Getting there took some hard work. I started by shaving frames 8-13 to receive the curve of the keelson as the bow rises. In addition to these random photos, I also used a pull saw and random orbital sander. Each frame got the treatment at least twice. One frame got five passes. Next was to get set up for the transom. I cut the keelson to the correct angle and cut a guild to be placed...

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