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11-08-2009 07:23 AM by Jordan | 12 comments »


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11-08-2009 06:46 AM by Dan'um Style | 4 comments »

Along with a passion for making my own tiles, I also have built up a collection of eBay studio tile finds myself. I’ve had this tile, waiting for a frame idea , many years. It has a southwestern feel. The trees are simple, but well done.,,,,

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Here's What Has Invaded My Shop #1: Start of Cabinet Construction

11-08-2009 05:56 AM by Scott Bryan | 20 comments »

My shop has been invaded!!! Mike Gager posted a blog about an invasion of brown recluse spiders in his shop. I have another “invasion” of sorts that has occurred in my shop. Most of us tend to be somewhat solitary woodworkers and work alone in our shop. This has always been my situation as well. However last week this is what was going on in my shop: This is my son Jonathan using a jointer for the first time. Jon and his wife “commissioned” me to build...

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Arizona Picnic a Great Success!!!

11-08-2009 05:16 AM by scrappy | 22 comments »

Just wanted to let everyone know, we had a great time at the LJ Arizona picnic today. Thank you everyone for comeing out and spending time with us. It sure was nice to ba able to put a face with the names. Had a lot of fun and food. BarBQued burgers and dogs, had lots of other food including, a Pumpkin Pie and cookies that the store owner, Mr Keith Stephens, brought out when he stoped by. Well, I did not get all the pics, so someone else will have to fill in the holes. First off here...

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Tool Life episode 12 design and construction part 1

11-08-2009 04:53 AM by kosta | 0 comments »

<div> Click To Play </div> In this episode of the tool life audio podcast I talk about projects that I am working on now. I talk about my style of building projects and how you can build projects with out plans. I also talk about a few shop tips. Check this out

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Mom's kitchen Cabinets #5: Ahhh the drawer is made!

11-08-2009 03:29 AM by bluchz | 1 comment »

OK so the day wen well. I found the directions for the Blumotion drawer slides, despite the blue can fairy’s.I thought i would post the results. This is a video but it is the first time I have tried to post one so maybe it will work. I guess not but anyway the drawer closes just like the video on the rockler website.and here are some close ups of the dovetails. They need some work, i need to use backer boards to prevent tear-out but the fit was very nice.

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House Built-in #1: Finally Making Some Progress

11-08-2009 02:15 AM by Jimi_C | 4 comments »

I started planning this about a month ago, including starting to mill the wood. I kind of goofed though, and cut the rails too short, as well as making the bottom rails too narrow (I wasn’t sure if on a face frame you kept that rail the same thickness or not, turns out you do). After that, I got kind of busy with life. As I’ve mentioned before, my wife is in nursing school, and she was accepted to go on a humanitarian trip to Brazil to do volunteer public health work. So, need...

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Wee Lil Chairs #1: Small Steps

11-08-2009 01:52 AM by Zuki | 7 comments »

A couple of years ago I built a table and chair set for a friend’s two little girls. Well since then they had a little boy and the “Lil Guy” needs a chair. I poked around the shop to try and find the drawings for the set so that I could get some measurements. I found something that looked like kids chairs so off I went. The previous set of chairs had a straight back, but this set I wanted a little rake. So I made this template from some packaged pine I planed down some scrap spr...

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Tips and Jigs for the Shop #4: Replacing the belt and pulleys on a Delta Contractors Saw

11-08-2009 12:23 AM by Jim Bertelson | 3 comments »

I am documenting the following only because I noted posts on the net requesting info on how to get the arbor nut off the Delta Contractors Saw. I am sure there are other ways to do this, but this was simple and worked. I am slowly upgrading my old Delta Contractors Saw. So I bought the In-Line machined pulleys and the Power Twist Plus 1/2” V-belt 4 foot package. In-Line could not supply the belt, so I bought it separately. It takes 3 & 1/2 feet (42”) of belt. I wondered ...

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Race Simulator Cabinet #3: Let's go racing!!

11-08-2009 12:07 AM by Greg Wurst | 2 comments »

It’s finished and I’ve very pleased. I also moved the light gun down to play shooting games on it as well. It’s powered by a Playstation 3, and it also makes a nice seat for any games in general. I bought a 37” 1080p LCD off Newegg for $450. The wheel was used for about $200 and the speakers were $75. I had the PS3, but I bought another used one to replace it for $190. All-told I have about $1000 in it. Here’s a couple videos I shot of ...

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