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Craftsy woodworking blog posts #6: Craftsy post on jig for miters and bevels, Part 2

06-27-2014 05:21 PM by Furnitude | 0 comments »

Here is the next post in which I put the new jig to use. I’d love to hear any feedback on the jig. Thanks! http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/06/using-a-jig-to-make-mitered-corners/

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Craftsy woodworking blog posts #5: Making a Jig for Cutting Miters and Bevels

06-25-2014 07:57 PM by Furnitude | 0 comments »

Part 1 of my latest post on Craftsy:http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/06/make-a-jig-for-cutting-miters-bevels/ I think this jig is pretty unique. Hope you find it useful.

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Reclaimed Pine All-Weather Morris Chair #4: Stretching Keeps One Limber & Slat Attack

05-21-2014 01:21 AM by TimBridge | 2 comments »

Stretching is important. It increases circulation, increases flexibility, increases one’s range of motion, has been proven to reduce stress, has been known to reduce lower back pain, and holds chairs together. Here I’ve added the front and back stretcher and the left and right stretcher. I made my first mistake of the project here. It’s probably not noticeable in this pictures but it will be revealed in a later blog entry. Can you spot it? The upper side stretchers...

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Table Saw Belt

09-08-2012 05:04 PM by RexInMinn | 13 comments »

I replaced my table saw belt in the spring and am finding it now slips off the motor arbor when I adjust the blade for a bevel cut. This is a 25 year old Craftsman Contractor series. I noticed a few weeks ago that the blade would not rip a 2×4 without getting hung up, smoking to beat the band and generally just not cutting it (so to speak). I wonder if I went with one of these new hi performance belts or if I need to replace the motor arbor with something that will hold the belt se...

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Machinist Toolcart #2: Measure twice, Cut Once, then measure twice again, and cut once more.

06-20-2011 04:14 PM by PurpLev | 12 comments »

Its been a while since the previous post mostly because I wasn’t sure I was happy with the original design. I went to the local lumber supplier that carries mahogany plywood and bought the 3/4” material for the carcass and baking. While there I had them cut the 1/2 full sheet to 2 halves (2 quarter sheets) so it’ll be easier for me to transport with my car (don’t have a large truck anymore). With the 2 pieces now sitting in the garage, the original design seemed ...

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Building a wooden shoulder plane #4: Let's make us an iron!

05-25-2011 10:12 PM by Div | 16 comments »

If this is happening a little too slow for your liking, it is because I have to make sawdust all day long to keep the wolf from the door. That is 10 hours gone. Making these little planes and blogging about it is mostly a night time affair, after taking care of normal daily chores and duties! We have made a plane body and it is looking pretty good! Time to do some metalwork.This is what we want to achieve: At the top is the finished plane iron, below is the material I made it from; ...

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Wine Cork Display Tutorials #2: Cutting and Measuring

11-18-2010 07:12 AM by FaTToaD | 5 comments »

In this tutorial I’ll be making three redwood wine box displays. Two will be 12” x 12” x 3”, the other will be 10” x 10” x 2 1/4”. These are the two most common sizes I make, the 12” square box will hold ~125 wine corks, where as the 10” version will hold ~80. It doesn’t look like that many will fit in there, but I promise you they will.Before we begin, I want to mention that these tutorials will be available on my photography sit...

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MDB #4: The Age of the Machines - Final milling and profiling

08-02-2010 03:43 PM by PurpLev | 14 comments »

Disclaimer: This blog follows my Magen David Board that is already finished and posted here Once everything was glued up into a single slab, it was time to plane it flat and parallel. one of the strips I jointed happen (don’t ask me how…lol) to be jointed off square, throwing the last 4-5 strips in the glueup off flat (mostly flat). I was tired at this point, and just figured I’m not going to rejoint it, but will pay the price and plane it all down at the cost of having a...

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MDB #3: So many cubes - GULP! ....I mean GLUP..... um - GLUE UP

08-02-2010 06:23 AM by PurpLev | 5 comments »

Disclaimer: This blog follows my Magen David Board that is already finished and posted here This phase of the project took on a different pace. it was all hand tools oriented, and I was able to work on it at nights and at quick sessions as there was little setup involved, and not a whole lot of noise. To start. I took my old drill press table that was just hanging around the shop useless after I upgraded it and screwed a straight piece of cherry left over from my milling process to act ...

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MDB #2: Shave and a Cut - Cross Cut that is

08-02-2010 05:30 AM by PurpLev | 5 comments »

Disclaimer: This blog follows my Magen David Board that is already finished and posted here At this point (see previous post for the methodology I chose to take for this project) , I realized that my plan for mass production, and gluing the long strips to one another to make the geometry would cause more trouble, and decided to cross cut them all to their final thickness instead, and in a way changed my work order to a ‘one of’ setup, albeit it would have been better if I did t...

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