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Step Stool #1: Starting from Scratch

2237 days ago by Eric | 5 comments »

Today I had my first real shop time since Mothers Day. I finished my wife’s box just in time to give it to her, but I still hadn’t put any finish on it. So today I started by putting on the first coat of oil/varnish/mineral spirits. Once I did that, I figured I’d start something new. I had no idea what I’d do. It was a good feeling, one of anticipation. I decided that I wanted to take a little break from the kempas I’d been working with since the beginning of ...

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Greene inspired Night Stand #15: Blacker indent summary - Lots of sanding on this detail

2237 days ago by ChicoWoodnut | 13 comments »

I decided to summarize the Blacker Indent detail. I don’t own a belt sander so I did this all by hand. I got a lot faster after the first couple. First I cut the indent detail using a ramped jig. (sorry, I don’t have a picture). This is outlined in Darrell Peart’s book. I marked a line 1/8” in from the edge all the way around the bottom and another line 3/4” from the bottom on all the sides. I sanded the edge up to the lines with 150 and a ...

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We have been busy

2238 days ago by TheKingsTreasures | 2 comments »

I haven’t posted here in a while but we have been busy. Christmas was a really busy time, we had a lot of sign orders for gifts. Now that the weather is nicer we have been getting out a lot more projects and coming up with more ideas. The orders are coming in, just enough to keep us busy but not stressed. I am enjoying the challenge. When the orders stop I have some ideas of my own that I would like to try. I look forward to this summer and all the summer time projects.

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What Is It #7

2238 days ago by lew | 5 comments »

Since Odie isn’t posting any more of his stuff, thought I might post another one- Yes, Charlie, it’s a jig. It is NOT a Christmas Tree ornament, a whirly jig for the Jolly Green Giant or scraps sitting on a jointer. Lew

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New Dewalt nail gun - Very impressive!

2238 days ago by GaryK | 14 comments »

The latest product from Dewalt. An electric nail gun. Apparently it is ability to place nails within a 1/8” circle from a range of 30 feet. Great for those ceiling joists! Will also work great on tree houses!..

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Shop Updates #1: Table saw mobile station

2238 days ago by teenagewoodworker | 5 comments »

i figured that i would start up just a little blog for my shop updates. instead of having a different one for each of the things that i make for my shop i will have one blog and blog about all of them. it may not always be consistent like i am putting in plans for my tablesaw station now but i might not start it for another month and might blog about something else in between but whatever. so now on to my plans for my table saw station. so here is the overall view here is the top. i...

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Help installing a window AC thru the wall

2238 days ago by John Gray | 10 comments »

I have a window AC unit and I want to install it in/thru the wall of my shop, conventional 2×4 wood stick framing. Does anyone have ideas/links to share about an installation of this type – framing, trimming inside and outside (outside is vinyl siding), and any other info? Thanks in advance!

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Blog 'Table of Contents'

2239 days ago by dan mosheim | 3 comments »

I have added enough entries to my blog http://dorsetcustomfurniture.blogspot.com/ to warrant a ‘table of contents’ where you can see at a glance what tips or projects might be interesting to you and where they might be located in the 40+ entries I have made to it over the past 7 months. Enjoy.

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Carbide Tipped Saw Blades

2239 days ago by gay | 7 comments »

We use Carbide Tipped Saw Blades for our wood veneer edgebanding cutting machines. The blades cost $170.00 each.Some of our blades have lost the Carbide on the tips, and our sharpening company says that they cannot sharpen them. So they are not able to be used. Does anyone know of a company that can replace the carbide on saw blades? and… What would the process be called? Thanks!

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Insetting an inlay on a dining table

2239 days ago by Skip | 15 comments »

Please don’t be too critical on this one. This was my first video and also my first attempt to inset an inlay. I had a lot of hours in this table and was very nervous. You may ask, “Why the inlay”. I just wanted an accent. - – Skip – -

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