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Trailer do up #1: grinding rust of and painting the frame

12-30-2014 12:14 PM by Tom Howbridge | 2 comments »

The garage was a mess because my dad was working on his trailer so i thought i would do a video of thathe is replacing the wooden panel’s with new ply and is replacing the broken tail light on the trialer and giving the trailer a repaint in areas.http://youtu.be/4dl9dyobZrg

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Making a Wand on the Lathe

07-17-2017 09:19 PM by ShaunMeighan | 2 comments »

View on YouTube Hey all! I’ve been continuing to enjoy my new lathe by making a wand on it. Enjoy!Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/MeighanWorkshop

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New YouTube Channel

01-02-2015 10:59 AM by wdwrkr631 | 6 comments »

Just started my first YouTube channel. The videos are a little rough but just like my woodworking they should improve with time. Please check out my channel ( woodworker 631 ) and let me know what you think. If you like what you see then please hit the subscribe button so you will be informed when a new video is released. Also feel free to leave comments on the channel. Thanks in advance for your support.

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Working with recycled timber #75: MC Fish tank Stand Shelf trim work and staining Pt 5

07-25-2017 09:10 AM by robscastle | 2 comments »

I had the opportunity to continue with the stand today We did a run to the hardware and bought stain and materials for the stand top and tank access top I then set to work cutting Quad to trim in all the shelves.To get these to have the fit I wanted involved using two saws and the disk sander for each part. A most fiddly and time comsuming task I must say, however I worked through the 6 shelves and the task was eventually finished. Almost all day consumed with the trim, there ...

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Speedaway Sled Restoration

01-04-2015 09:32 PM by Lenny | 8 comments »

About ten years ago, while cleaning up my mother’s garage for her, I asked if I could take this old Speedaway sled. It had belonged to one of my younger brothers. The thought I had in mind was to one day restore it. It’s been sitting in my garage and/or shed since bringing it home. I finally took it out this past November and began the restoration. I really enjoy the show “American Restorations” that appears on the history channel. It is a spinoff of “Pawnstars”. Rick Dale, the owner...

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Fordson super dexta wooden model #28: Hydraulic controle unit, chapter 20

07-29-2017 07:27 PM by Dutchy | 4 comments »

Pictures below are from the making of the hydraulice controle unit of the Fordson Dexta. 5 10 15 Thanks for watching.

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The New Shop #3: All juiced up

01-07-2015 01:00 AM by chrisstef | 25 comments »

This weekend was a big weekend. I was lucky enough to have a very good friend whos grandfather is a retired master electrician and part time teacher of electrical at a local technical school who was willing to help me out. Saturday morning we put on a pot of coffee and got to work wiring up the new shop. We hooked up the new subpanel and ran 7 new circuits for the shop. 350’ of romex, 300’ of thhn,17 outlets and 5 hours later we have this: Outlets From L to R: 110/110, 110/2...

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1950's Tow Truck Toys N Joys #2: Part 2 Front axle springs and rear differentials.

08-04-2017 02:04 AM by bj383ss | 7 comments »

The springs for the front axle you can see on the right. The main piece in the photo is one of the two rear axle assemblies. !https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4296/35943173131e7bc9a4256c.jpg Thank goodness for this awesome fan I have. This little vise my father in law gave me many years ago works great for these small pieces. Holes drilled out Rounding over the tubes with small hand files. Rounding over the casing. I used the router with a roundover bit ...

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Two Mandolins #9: Home Stretch

01-09-2015 11:19 AM by Texcaster | 5 comments »

I didn’t get any photos of the fretting. The fingerboard is stuck to the fret scale template with double sided tape. The notches in the template index on a pin in the mitre box. Too easy, this scale is mando/ banjo. My others are guitar 25 in / 25 1/2 in and bass 34in /35 in. My saw back bottoms out on the top of the mitre box when the cut is at the right depth. The fb edges are bevelled before being shaped with a 12 in radius sanding block. The fret wire is pre bent, then ...

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Maple Chest of Drawers #10: Face frame follies

08-08-2017 06:12 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Sunday was a Road Trip….thought I would try Monday to do a little work in the shop.. Got three parts for face frame rails dovetailed. Needed to run the jointer over them to get them all to match each other…Fighting clamps while doing this, is not fun… Thought I’d get a bit fancy with the wider top rail…. But, when I went the chop out the matching pins….they merely broke off….Grrrr Tried the sockets for the main rails.. Which meant lif...

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