Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'bandsaw'

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Butterfly Dining Table #1: Rails and Joinery

10-10-2015 11:31 AM by Guy Dunlap | 2 comments »

After the legs have been completed, I start working on the rails. They ended up a full 1” thick, and then join them at a 45 degree angle to the legs with the Festool Domino. As always, I welcome your questions and comments! To get updates of this build as I go along, please follow me on Instagram – You Tube Link –

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Dart Board Cabinet Build #3: Building the Cabinet Doors

10-06-2015 03:16 PM by Mike | 0 comments »

Hi All! Thank you again for clicking the link to take a look at what I have been doing with the Dart Board Cabinet Project. This last week was absolutely nuts and I wasn’t able to get everything done that I wanted to with the project. I was able to get the doors milled, glued, assembled, and finished up. Please leave a comment on what you think about the project so far. Recommendations on how I can make the videos better are always welcome. Enjoy! View on YouTube

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Shop stuff #4: Dealing with rust on iron

10-03-2015 05:25 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

It’s that time of year again and it seems the question of how to deal with rust on the iron tops of machinery come up in all the forums about now. In response to this I make a quick video of how I deal with it. This is not the only way to do it, but it is inexpensive and works. I hope this is helpful, it is a pretty quick process.

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #57: Back in the Workshop!

10-03-2015 01:13 PM by PhilBello | 5 comments »

Having spent a few months doing nother but maintenance , I now have time to spend back in the workshop, so the other day, I decided it was time to get a simple project out of the way, which would help a family member. One of my dogs is a rescue dog, he was abused as a Pup and as a result his jaw is deformed, making it difficult for him to eat, he pushes his bowl all over the floor trying to get his food, so he needed a dog table, something to stop his bowl moving, and raise it high enough ...

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #56: Bandsaw Guide

10-03-2015 12:52 PM by PhilBello | 7 comments »

My Bandsaw is a commercial model made locally here in Colombia, as many of the commercial tools are: I have always had a problem with drift, and not just a millimetre or two, more like an inch or two! I spent hours trying to correct this, and in the end gave up, marking a line on the saw table so I knew in which direction to cut. However this was not ideal, and I was finding myself not using the saw, which was ridiculous, the fault I believed was that there was no lower guide, I con...

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Slow Days at the Shop. #1: Cleaning, finishing the band saw stand, carpentry, and making pestles

09-29-2015 07:33 AM by fatman51 | 2 comments »

I took a look at my project lists this morning, like I do every Monday, and picked out a something that had been waiting a while. It was a carpenter project, custom exterior stair rails. I went out to my shop to take a look around and decide where to start. I decided that before I went outside in search of material, I needed to clean the place up. As I vacuumed the planer shavings out of the base of the band saw stand, I decided to finish the case and build the drawer that I had p...

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Piddling around the shop thought process

09-27-2015 12:23 AM by Rick M. | 8 comments »

After running errands this morning I had a couple hours of shop time coming, here is how it went. To say I am easily distracted sometimes is a mild understatement. I decide to build a place to hang spray bottles (cleaners, water, etc.) so I spy a piece of spare conduit from which I hacksaw a piece about 18” long. Pull a piece of 50+ year old Douglas fir from the scrap bucket and take it to the bandsaw. Hmmm, this bandsaw is rattling a bit, let me take a look. Thirty minutes later I&#...

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Building For The Wife #8: Quick knot inlay, because the basketballs got bounced

09-26-2015 12:13 AM by fatman51 | 4 comments »

When I was fixing the knot blowouts in yesterday’s project, “Strip veneering kitchen cabinet doors”, I wanted to finish quickly and I made the classic mistake of hurrying. I know better, “fast” should be way lower on a woodworker’s list than quality, and patience. My impatience resulted in these two ugly basketballs. I wanted to keep the knots, but I did two things wrong. I planed where I should have sanded and I did not keep the knots. When I went i...

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Building For The Wife #7: Strip veneering kitchen cabinet doors.

09-25-2015 09:48 AM by fatman51 | 6 comments »

I wanted to take a picture of my wife’s new kitchen bureau, spice rack, and utensil hanger so that I colud post the finished work here on my blog. I wanted people to see what I was talking about. When she caught me taking pictures of her kitchen, however, my wife stopped me. She refused to let me post pictures that included the crummy cabinets above the counter. At the very least, she wanted to replace the forty five year old formica veneered cabinet doors. Wanting both to please my...

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Making the Legs

09-24-2015 07:44 PM by Guy Dunlap | 4 comments »

In the first video of this series, I start by making the table legs. They are 3” walnut with a tapered peg at the bottom, and a small turned detail. Thanks to Matt Cremona for the help with the slabs to make them! As always, I welcome your questions and comments! You Tube Link –

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