Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'bandsaw'

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Building a Corner Cabinet From Magazine Plans

12-12-2018 01:15 AM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I built this corner cabinet out of curly maple. I built this project by following an article in the November 2010 issue (No. 186)of Popular Woodworking Magazine. I really love this design and this is the second one of these style cupboards i have built over the years. I mostly followed the plans in the article but I did make some changes, incorporating a beginner blacksmith project in to the cabinet. I forged these simple J hooks at the anvil for the piece and am I’m really happy with h...

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Grandson's Coffee Table #1: getting started,

12-09-2018 03:41 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

And the fun is almost ready to start….Grandson said he wants a Coffee Table for his living room….for Christmas..Ok…picked up another batch of Ash.. A 1×6 x 10 ( panel for the top) a 2×4 x 8’ ( legs, and parts for the vise rehab) two 1×6 x 6’ will be for the aprons….and the fellow even tossed a few scraps in with these.. Turned out..I needed that middle scrap…for one of the short aprons…First thing was to cut that 10...

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Ukulele #3: Back and neck install

12-07-2018 09:58 AM by Fchilly | 2 comments »

I sanded the uke and laid out the bridge location and installed it. This was very easy with the fretboard already glued in place, and the back not installed yet. After shaping the braces and prepping the neck joint i was able to move on to final installation of the remaining components. Before glueing the neck or back, I set my router a tad shallow and cut clearance for the back’s binding just in the area my router wouldnt reach later rightnear the neck. I glued the neck into place a...

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End Table, out of Ash #9: Glued up, and assembled

12-03-2018 05:18 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Combine two days of shop times…..A glue up was done…Saturday….I did it as a series of sub-assemblies…Had the two ends already glued up. The assmbled shelf frame was ready to go….Laid one end assembly on the bench,,,added the shelf section and the two long aprons…glue of all the tenons..and a couple fingers…. Two pipe clamps were set up, to clamp the shelf section to the two ends, once the second end was driven onto the tenons. then set the corne...

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Mandocello build series #4: Mandocello build Part 5, Carving the top

11-27-2018 06:36 AM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

The latest Part in the Mandocello build is available. check it out on YouTube!

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End Table, out of Ash #2: Legs and other follies

11-24-2018 06:23 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Got to looking Thursday night ( stuff in the dryer duty, again) angle of the taper didn’t look quite right…was coming out way too low….maybe IF the blanks were a bit thinner? Took about a saw blade width off the two “inside” faces..and redrew the taper….at least it will come out at the 5” mark…..bandsaw to trim the worst off….needed to build a jig to plane the tapers smooth.. This afternoon…finally was able to get a bit of shop...

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End Table, out of Ash #1: Starting up

11-22-2018 06:22 AM by bandit571 | 4 comments »

Well, the Boss has decreed, she wants a new end table,,,,went to a friend’s place, and brought back a few boards 12’ of 4/4×6 ( cut in half, to fit in my van)10’ of 7/4×4( ditto) Plan calls for a table about 23” tall…16” wide, by 30” long…Hauled the 1xs to the shop…cut 4 blanks 30” long 3 out of the 4 weren’t too bad…#4? All of these were from the same board? Ok…..checked the others with a str...

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Ellis-Mackintosh-Limbert mashup table #1: E-M-L in process

11-18-2018 03:29 PM by kordwood | 3 comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but this little piece seems share-worthy. It’s an homage to three of my favorite Arts and Crafts pioneers: Harvey Ellis, Charles Limbert and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. They all bring a different aesthetic, but mashed up, the A&C commonality becomes clear. The Ellis influence: Most evident in the delicate edge of the top. The Mackintosh influences: The overall proportion and the inward angles of the legs. The Limbert influence: ...

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Another box build #5: Thursday's Misadventures

11-16-2018 11:16 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Wasn’t much better…but I was getting something done… Woke up to this….and it got worse as the day puttered along… Got all the clamps removed…and promptly recycled some….the unclamped end panel made a popping sound when the clamps came off…..Screw I used was too short….. Replaced this 1-1/8” with a 2” long screw..had to wax the threads…Pulled things back together with a clamp, then added the screw to keep thin...

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Another box build #4: One of THEM days....

11-15-2018 07:37 AM by bandit571 | 6 comments »

Didn’t start out too bad, though…...but the longer I stayed in the shop, the worst things got….and the high the cussing levels went…..enough to make even a CPO blush….. Ok…first up, time to remove this, from the clamps I think it has been sitting long enough….spread more glue around, “recycle” the clamps… And set it aside….where it won’t fall over….cleaned the first glue up and checked for square….one...

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