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Building Baby Stokes' 3-in-1 Crib #8: Making the Stepped Pattern

06-14-2011 04:30 AM by Will Stokes | 2 comments »

Once the mortises were complete, it was time to finally move on to the stepped pattern. I first roughed out the pattern at the band saw so as to remove the majority of the waste. After the problems I ran into while building a pair of cradles I now know I need to get to within 1/16” of the line I’ll eventually template route to. I’m currently borrowing my neighbors bench-top bandsaw which has a slightly dull blade and doesn’t always cut perfectly straight so I...

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06-13-2011 01:35 AM by AkBob | 13 comments »

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06-11-2011 06:25 AM by AkBob | 6 comments »

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Wedding Clock #8: Tapers & Out of the Shop

05-28-2011 02:34 AM by kenn | 3 comments »

This feels like real progress! By the end of this blog, you’ll be able to see that this clock is actually coming together. When I stopped last time, I was waiting for the BLO to dry on the front frame. It dried. Now I need to apply shellac. I decided on clear to let the cherry darken and age on it own. Maybe on their 50th wedding anniversary the couple will pull out some old pictures and see how the tone has mellowed, just like them. Here’s a shot of the shellac being appli...

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Replacing a bandsaw blade

05-26-2011 03:19 AM by andyboy | 5 comments »

Here is how we replace the blade on our band saw. A fewhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=fU_U4ZH-Q7g tips that could be useful to you.

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Building a rockinghorse from old barnsiding.

05-25-2011 04:07 AM by revieck | 4 comments »

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Lowering a cabinet saw for use by the disabled in a wheelchair....Part 3

05-25-2011 02:30 AM by lilredweldingrod | 25 comments »

Now that the table saw is lowered, more toys need to be lowered to be useful in the shop. So now I’m trying to come to grips with the loss of the outfeed table and the need to relocate other tools for combinations of uses.Today I lowered the shaper 5 inches and trimmed it to be 5/16” lower than the table saw and the same with the band saw. The idea is that I can have them close by for use or the be the outfeed table, What do you think?Everything is on Shop Fox mobile bases the sam...

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Wedding Clock #6: DISASTER STRIKES!

05-24-2011 12:19 AM by kenn | 6 comments »

I was making great progress on the clock. The wedding is 17 weeks away. My wife commented that she thought it would be done in time today. I headed done to my shop. I’ve been working on the front frame and thought I might be gluing it up today. Here’s a look at the lower rail, nice tight joint. I needed to put the profile on the bottom of that rail. As you may remember from my last post, I am using a huge fortsner bit to establish the curve and then bandsawing out the waste...

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"Crazy Generous" Gifts for the Workshop

05-23-2011 02:28 AM by robbinscabin | 4 comments »

Have you ever walked away from your Workshop after a project without doing the proper cleanup? Here’s why that’s a really bad idea! We had spent so much time building the log bed that we just didn’t bother to clean up. And after nearly a week of avoiding the basement entirely I was starting to feel pretty guilty…one day I even took my project out to the front yard to “work in the sunshine.” In reality I was avoiding the mess! But I wasn’t the o...

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Cummins Mack Bandsaw Cleaning and Tune Up #2: Disassembly and Discovery

05-21-2011 04:28 PM by nobuckle | 2 comments »

I’ve been extremely busy since my last blog entry and have not had much time to work on the band saw much. I was only able to work on it for a few hours here and there. So far I’ve been able to disassemble the machine down to its frame. Here are a few pictures. As you can see the tires will definately have to be replaced, the table will need to be cleaned up, and I’ll need to replace the thrust bearings. The tires, I suspect, will be the bulk of th...

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