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Building the shop #7: THe latest addition to the shop...

01-01-2012 12:35 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 1 comment »

Today, I found a nice bandsaw for a good price and picked it up this morning. It’s not a Rikon or PowerMatic, but it will more than suffice for my needs at this time. Grizzly G0555 w/6” extension – this gives me about 10-12” of resaw capacity, so I can resaw the wood I have been collecting from broken furniture. Since I didn’t have to pay for shipping and sales tax and the accessories, it was quite a good deal for me. Here’s a picture of it in the ...

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The top-secret project..... #1: The dark forces unite.... not really.

12-31-2011 07:23 AM by MSlumberjocks | 31 comments »

Today marked the beginning of a joint Mississippi lumberjocks project…. For now, I just want to take a moment and ask that if anyone happens to figure out what the project is, please don’t spoil the fun and post what it is….. So, after a bit of delay on KTMM’s part….. (SWMBO hit him with a honeydo list), he was finally able to make it to William’s shop. SuperDav721 beat him getting there…. The three started the project out with a cup (or thr...

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Looking for bandsaw parts

12-31-2011 12:19 AM by nobuckle | 3 comments »

I’m looking for bandsaw for Cummins Mack 14” bandsaw. The parts are from the thrust and guide bearing assembly. Know where I can get them? Thanks in advance.

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Tool Tutorials #3: When new blade appears too small for Grizzly G0555 bandsaw

12-25-2011 08:31 AM by David Craig | 2 comments »

Merry Christmas folks. Just wanted to share a tip that I learned the hard way. I know many LJs own the Grizzly G0555 band saw and since many boast riser blocks, most of what follows probably seems very elementary :) But for slow ones like me, I thought I might share an experience and hopefully reduce another’s frustration somewhere down the road. Last August I was gifted with the funds to purchase the aforementioned saw by my brother who wanted to give a thank you gift for sharing re...

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Carpenter Pro - Cutlist Diagrams for iPad/iPhone with Wood Grain Direction Control & Muliple Stock

12-24-2011 08:56 AM by SmartCutter | 7 comments »

After a month of development based on the feedback I got here, I finally managed to release Carpenter Pro, this time, it calculates how many plywood sheets are needed to finish your project and get detailed cutlist diagram for each stock sheet needed. It allows you to specify the dimensions & grain direction for your stock sheets material, specify the dimensions and the required grain direction for each part you need to cut for your project, and set the kerf amount, then watch this app ge...

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Building a Hopechest.

12-23-2011 02:57 PM by revieck | 2 comments »

http://youtu.be/1hzSLhlEjBY Building a hopechest out of pecan and cherry wood. Chest is 16 in. wide by 34 in. long by 19 in. high. Poly finish.

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Skill Building #1: Trying out the #78

12-23-2011 06:09 AM by lysdexic | 6 comments »

InspirationMy daughter wanted a chest for her American girl doll for Christmas. My wife had her circle the mdf, Chinese boxes in the catalogue. My wife knew what she was doing because we’ll have none of that crap around here. Looks like it’s time to make that first box. Design and MaterialsI showed my daughter some boxes from Doug Stowe’s book and picked a couple. I had some 4/4 curly maple on hand and my sisters boy friend had dropped of chunks of spalted maple firew...

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Building the shop #5: Floor Plan for Shop - just a guess-timate

12-21-2011 07:42 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 10 comments »

Quick post here – 0400 comes awfully early… Here is my rough drawing of how I will lay out my shop. NOTES: ShopVac will be under the bench ShopSmith is questionable at this point, but it’s the only jointer I have right now, so it stays for now Brown rectangles with thick black border are workbenches Restricted area is immovable, lost space The purple area is the lazy susan that will hold the 4 tools as noted If you’ve got ideas, recommendations or ...

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Trials and Tribulations #3: I Might Need Intervention

12-20-2011 06:18 PM by DamnYankee | 6 comments »

HELP – I think I’m addicted to bandsaw reindeer! Luckily its the season for reindeer…. I recently purchased an old Buffalo 14” bandsaw that I’ve refurbished (this is my first BS). And as a means to improve my BS skills (pun intended?) I thought I’d give the reindeer thing a try. Now I find myself playing with the pattern to make tall reindeet, short reindeer, fat ones and skinny ones. If I keep this up I’ll have more reindeer than Santa. I...

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The Maloof Library Series #10: Maloof Inspired Sculpted Table project - Pixar meets woodworking

12-19-2011 03:00 AM by ScottMorrison | 10 comments »

This is a small sample of my new woodworking project video, “Building a Maloof Inspired Sculpted Table.” Templates and video available for pre-order at finewoodworker.com. It is a totally new, and never before seen, type of video project (and pretty darn cool, if I do say so myself). Think Pixar meets woodworking. Completely 3D and presented with amazing details and animation that leave no room for error in your project. Everyone who has built one of my chairs (or any cha...

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