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Trimming a PVC band using MDF scrap

12-06-2013 02:51 PM by Alask | 2 comments »

Hello fellows, Today I woud like to share with you how brazilian cut the waste at PVC band. I have a Fastcap and Band-it trimmers but at corner they can’t cut nicely because the blade is far from corner,so we use a MDF scrap as a trimmer.It Works better than any comercial tool. The edge of MDF is sharp and do a very nice job trimming PVC band waste.After some use a file and other a radius plane for better finishig. It is not my idea but how everybody works at shop here.The &...

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Christmas router

12-27-2013 02:57 PM by CincyRW | 6 comments »

I hit it big for Christmas. My wife got me the Bosch 1617 router kit (fixed + plunge base) and a good quality bit assortment. I’m super happy and can’t wait to use this thing, although I have no projects in the que right now. So, I have a feeling that after this weekend all my scrap wood will have ogees, chamfers and roundovers. If anyone is in the market for scrap wood with random stuff routed into it, look no further. Why I have no projects pending is a bit of a tangent so...

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Doll Baby Crib Project #5: Cold Wet Weather + Paint = Bad Idea

01-12-2014 12:59 PM by Dan Tindall | 0 comments »

I was reminded again this past week why it is better to have patience on these projects. The deadline is fast approaching for getting this project finished and in the mail to Texas. With that pressure, I decided that this past Friday would be a good day to try and get the first coat of paint on the crib. As most of the U.S is aware, we had a bad cold snap followed by wet and rainy weather here in the South. Not to be deterred, there was a brief respite in the weather Friday. Temps soared ...

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Between the Stud Cabinets #1: Using That Wasted Shop Space

02-13-2014 03:20 PM by CoolToolShed | 2 comments »

Here is the first quick video I did of using space “Between the Studs” in my small shop to make storage space and not take up a lot of the shop footprint! If you have a small shop and storage is a problem, this may be a good solution for you! I made these out of shorts and leftovers from previous projects! http://youtu.be/OaT9VcUrHOI

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Saw Restorations #1: Spear & Jackson 10" Carcase Saw

03-02-2014 03:06 AM by grfrazee | 9 comments »

A while back I bought this saw either from ebay or an auction. Can’t really remember. Anyway, it was in kinda rough shape with a lot of rust. You can almost tell that it says “Spear & Jackson Sheffield” on the spine. This saw has brass split nuts. and a beech handle. I haven’t had the pleasure of unscrewing split nuts until now, so I had to improvise a split nut driver from a 1/2” spade bit. With the saw all apart, it was time to...

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Help with dust collector

03-20-2014 06:09 PM by chadgr | 2 comments »

Hi everybody I am looking to upgrade my dust collection system but in the specs of the unit I am looking at it states the airflow like this “1,100m&#179/hr” now i am confused and don’t understand the units used please could somebody change these in to cfm or similar or just explain thanks a quick reply would be brilliant. I think It is stated like this because i am in the UK. It also says that its suction is 10inch h20 is this good or what thanksThanks Chad

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shop jigs/furniture/fixtures #6: tablesaw base revisited

04-05-2014 04:18 PM by Tugboater78 | 1 comment »

this is where we were: made some drawers to fit the 2 outer openings, pocketholed and glued together 5/8” ac ply for sides, 3/8” ply for bottoms. used 1/2”x1” oak strips for drawer glides and after: when i get center section figured out and my other bench rebuilt with its drawers ill work on making some drawer fronts. had to take the left stamped wing off due to it not being level and not staying where i put it while trying to adjust it back. Its all good ...

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Holly's Jasper #12: Holly's Jasper #12

04-26-2014 10:37 AM by Michael Anthony Zelonis | 3 comments »

Further shaping of the face. Drew in new sections to be cut in…. Carved in features. The face is finally beginning to show!

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Traditional Woodworking Tours #4: 1820s Tool Chest at the Frontier Culture Museum

05-19-2014 02:34 PM by WoodAndShop | 4 comments »

By Joshua Farnsworth (Writer at WoodAndShop.com) This above video is a continuation of my amazing recent visit, with my family, to the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Virginia. Click here to see the previous video and photos. Steven Gallagher took time to give me a tour of his mid-19th Century tool chest. I love old tools, so this was like Christmas for me! We also had a really great time talking about handle making. I was surprised to see that he uses the same method...

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Recreating Rohlfs (and more) – A Woodworkers Pilgrimage

06-11-2014 12:00 AM by Woodbridge | 8 comments »

One of my woodworking objectives is to recreate a number of iconic works from little known Arts and Crafts era furniture maker Charles Rohlfs. Most woodworkers are familiar with Arts and Crafts makers such as Morris, Stickley and Greene. Their furniture has been reproduced by many woodworkers and is routinely featured in woodworking magazines. Charles Rohlfs has not received the same popular notoriety. Rohlfs was born in Brooklyn on 1853. He was trained as a designer and draftsman an...

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