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Drill Saw?

07-06-2010 08:19 PM by Jimthecarver | 18 comments »

I recieved a present from a friend, he picked this up at a yard sale and thought of me. Although I was very grateful he thought of me when he saw it, being a wood worker and all. He said he wasnt sure if it could be of any use to me and got it for a buck. Pete your are truely a great guy.My question is what could I use this for and how safe does it look to you?I thought I would post this and ask if any of you have seen it before or have used one in your past and how it worked out for you?Plea...

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Mastering the Mitre Joint

07-06-2010 07:16 PM by Bob Simmons | 3 comments »

This woodworking tutorial features the mitre joint. If you’ve done carpentry or woodworking there probably was a time or two that the mitre joint was a challenge. This video shows how the mitre joint can be cut and fit with great accuracy, done safely, and with ease by using a mitre sled on the tablesaw. What if you could take your wood projects to another level? Now you can. You can feel comfortable cutting one mitre or hundreds of mitre joints as the mitre sled method ensures ac...

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Sheriff Joe

07-06-2010 05:45 PM by longgone | 44 comments »

This email was sent to me today and it is soooo true !!! SHERIFF JOE IS AT IT AGAIN! Oh, there’s MUCH more to know about Sheriff Joe! Maricopa County was spending approx. $18 million dollars a year on stray animals, like cats and dogs. Sheriff Joe offered to take the department over, and the County Supervisors said okay. The animal shelters are now all staffed and operated by prisoners. They feed and care for the strays. Every animal in his care is taken out and walked twice d...

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Our Forgotten Warriors item donations

07-06-2010 04:57 PM by Crushgroovin | 5 comments »

Is anyone out there interested in assisting in building shadow boxes & cutting boards(or anything else) that will be sold for charity at the Our Forgotten Warriors concert in September? This is just something I have come up with over the past few days so I don’t have much of anything going yet. This is mainly to see if there is enough interest to make it viable. Anyone is welcome to assist, we can work out the logistics as we go. I have become very involved with an incredible org...

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Andy's Art Boxes

07-06-2010 04:48 PM by Andy | 27 comments »

The tutorial has been read 84,000 times. I am reworking and rethinking the tutorial. Stay tuned. Andy

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Sleepydogs Blog #1: Found A Interesting Website

07-06-2010 04:36 PM by joey | 1 comment »

Hello All you LumberJocks just wanted to invite you to check out my Site of the Month feature on my blog. This month it is a guys web site named Mike Henderson and he shows off some of his work, which is some top rate work. I emailed Mike and asked him if he knew about LumberJocks and sent the link in case he didn’t, so hopefully he will join and be a member soon. If you stop by my site feel free to leave a comment and let me know what you think about it. You all have a great day Joey ...

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Mikros Kosmos #4: Glue!!

07-06-2010 04:28 PM by tyskkvinna | 29 comments »

This was a fun part of the project.. gluing the skeleton together. I think you all can appreciate this – it has to be glued entirely together, in structure, while the glue is still wet. If I did the left and right walls and had them out of square, the front might not fit. I actually kind of hate this setup – I’ve done other houses where you can slowly build your way up. Also, this mdf is not the sturdiest stuff in the world… I thought about busting out my bessie...

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Exhibition #3: Pictures of an Exhibition

07-06-2010 04:21 PM by BritBoxmaker | 25 comments »

To paraphrase the composer Mussorgsky. (Pictures at an Exhibition) Here are the promised pics. It is a small exhibition. They are (mostly) small pieces, especially the Little Bess Box.I’ve not priced anything. I don’t expect in the present financial climate that anything will sell, not for a decent price anyway and I am NOT giving any of my work away to people I don’t know. There is contact info, people can Email me or leave a name and number I’lll get back to th...

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Not quite in the workshop... #18: More project progress, less room in my shop! WRONG DIRECTION!

07-06-2010 04:12 PM by dbhost | 6 comments »

Well, okay some of my work this weekend was in the shop… But for the most part, I continued down the road of progress on my other projects. This weekend saw the following progress… #1. Air conditioning evaporator coils, pans, and drains cleaned. #2. 25 feet of deteriorated and leaky HVAC flex duct replaced. #3. HVAC plenum box taped / sealed. (This thing was blowing cold air into the attic like crazy).The above combined should have a substantial impact on my heating / cooling b...

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Stevenson Projects Weekender Sailboat Build #8: Bottoms Up--Bottom is Done!

07-06-2010 03:46 PM by Napaman | 21 comments »

Well…we celebrated the 4th of July by gluing up the boat bottom…my wife helped me which is truly appreciated!!! And yesterday, Joey, my friend and colleague came over and we put on the stingers…On Sunday we got a later start and the patio really heated up but we made it…the bottom felt solid…and with the stringers on it continues to feel more rigid… Tomorrow we leave for Southern California and VIVA Las Vegas for about 10 days…so no updates for a ...

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