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Building a Dr. White's Chest #4: Face Frame

352 days ago by DustyMark | 0 comments »

Complicated Face Frame The Dr. White’s chest is a combination wardrobe/chest of drawers and has a complicated face frame. There are eight mortise and tenon joints, ten dovetail joints, and one half-lap joint in the frame. I cut the dovetail joints with my Leigh dovetail jig. Watch this video to see how I cut the female portion of the face frame dovetail joints. I cut the male portion of the joint using the same jig in the vertical mode and the bit set at the same depth. NOTE: Chip out...

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Hand tool tips and tricks #8: Waste Removal on a Through Mortise.

410 days ago by RGtools | 14 comments »

This one is almost stupid, but it happens to still be helpful. On a through mortise you can center your work on a dog hole and some of the random chips will fall through it rather than get jammed into the bottom, where you will have to extricate them later. And Now…a bonus tip!!! When test fitting a mortise and tenon joint take care not to snag anything important… You have been warned and so have I. Cheers, Ryan

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Crates #1: Aircraft Carrier Steam Catapult Launching Engine Cylinder Cover Shipping Skids.

410 days ago by PASs | 2 comments »

This covers the construction of 26 shipping skids described in project 80698. Lumber:86 – 4×6s 16 feet long26 – 2×6s 8 feet long234 – 1/2×10 inch galvanized hex head bolts234 – 1/2 inch galvanized nuts468 – 1/2 inch galvanized washers780 – 3 1/2 inch framing nails Tools:Hitachi 12 inch miter sawDeWalt miter saw stand.Black and Decker 1/2 inch “Hole Hog” drill, all metal constructionPorter Cable Framing NailerCampbell Hausfel...

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Assembling stairs

431 days ago by andyboy | 5 comments »

Thought this might be interesting for you LumberJocks,enjoy…

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Roubo-ish Workbench #6: draw-BORING is anything but

435 days ago by John | 9 comments »

my first adventure into the wonderful world of DRAWBORING was a great experience. it was not difficult and the results are amazing. drawboring is pegging a tenon into a mortise with the peg-hole in the tenon shifted slightly toward the shoulder causing the peg to tighten up the joint I used red oak 1/2” dowels from lowes. I took my time going through all their stock to choose the straightest grain dowels. the ideal would be to make my own from riven white oak, but the red oak work...

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Do you own a Harbor Frieght 7" rabbeting jointer? I Need some help?

447 days ago by DocSavage45 | 4 comments »

I purchased the Harbor Frieght 7” Rabbeting jointer as I thought it would be a good choice for a beginner to practice and make mistakes. Many things have blocked my path to assemling it. It’s got to be 7 years since I bought it. This winter I had finished many maintenance projects and commited myself to assembly of my workshop tools. I own and have assembled the HF Lathe with no difficulty. The jointer? !!! The manual I have is dated 2003. The assembly steps??? The ...

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Videos #13: Assembling a Jet Lathe

498 days ago by tyskkvinna | 1 comment »

We got a fantastic Jet lathe in the workshop recently and decided to make a video of the assembly process. It’s pretty straightforward, but could be handy for reference before you try to put yours together. :)

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My First Workbench #19: Day 19: Assembling the base!

598 days ago by RaggedKerf | 2 comments »

To see the version with pictures, please click here. Finally, the day I’ve been working towards for the last three weeks or so has arrived! I was able to successfully glue up the base and insert the oak pegs. It is no longer a collection of parts and sawdust…it is now a collection of glued together parts and sawdust! I started by making 4” pegs out of the 3 ft long oak dowels that I had purchased with the initial lumber investment. I haven’t really worked with...

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Mission Style Bed #4: Knockdown Fasteners, Assembly, Transport

713 days ago by Fraser Gandy | 1 comment »

So, this past while I’ve been busy with finishing up school, packing to get ready to move, and starting my work term/summer job at Added Touch Stairs and Floors. The final step and the work I did on the last day at school, was milling the lumber for the side rails, and mounting the hardware. My teachers were exclaiming “Are we ever gonna get to see this thing put together! C’mon c’mon!”. Sure enough about an hour later I was getting help putting it together, my f...

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Wall Hung Tool Cabinet #9: Carcase Glue-up!

721 days ago by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 22 comments »

Oh, yeah, it’s time to stop cutting bait and ‘fish’ for a next-level assembly with this project. In other words, this carcase has been apart and together a bunch of times for marking, cutting, and fitting rabbets and dados. All of those shelves and partitions are at the ready; there’s nothing more do do with the carcase apart that can’t just as well be done while it’s together. In the meantime, I have T&G back-cabinet material as well as face framing th...

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