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Saw Til #1: From scraps to a til

04-10-2017 01:42 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Well at least the start of one. Inventory after the Table build, showed a few decent enough boards sitting around.. Got to looking at all the saws in the shop, mostly hanging overheard from the Dungeon’s ceiling joists. Figured I could cobble a til out of some of the scraps. Had a 1×6 that seemed long enough for two sides, but it wasn’t quite wide enough….had a couple 1×4s. One of them needed jointed to make a glue joint. Offset the two 1×...

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Potential solution for end vise wracking

04-05-2017 09:28 PM by Oldtool | 1 comment »

While working on my current project of a TV Credenza, I had the need to clamp for the planing of molding on the front edge of my bench. As mentioned by many others on this site, my end vise was wracking, and I tried the usual solutions – wedge, spare pieces of wood, shims, etc., but found these to be somewhat of a pain in the neck. Thinking about it, I decided to use the far runner in some form of clamping procedure. I went to Lowe’s, secured a 7/8” dowel (the diameter of...

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Pine Table Project #5: Mortise work and other things

04-03-2017 11:49 PM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Ok, time to get caught up with this thing.. Had two of these to do for the back apron Had two of these to chop out for the bottom rail of the drawer opening.. And the top rail gets a dovetail on each end….finally got the whole mess into the clamps and let this sit a day…..Monday, the shop is normally closed…not today…got the base out of the clamps. Checked the drawer, again…needed the front planed flat.. Works for me.. Corner blocks…were ...

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Shopmade Luthier Tools #20: Neck Clamps for Violin, Cello, etc...

04-03-2017 05:09 PM by Dave Rutan | 5 comments »

There are at least two instruments in the shop that need necks reattached. I was shown how to do this when the entire neck is detached, but two cellos are broken at the joint and the method shown me might not work so well. Google to the rescue! I found photos of commercially available models, selling for multiple tens of dollars, and decided I could make my own. I used some of the mahogany at my disposal, some 3/8 in. threaded rod, and some sheet cork I was given a few years ago. ...

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For British Jocks - saw/router guide rail

04-03-2017 12:02 PM by BigYin | 0 comments »

Lidl supermarket has special offer instore nowa clamping guide rail for jigsaws, routers, circular saws priced at £9.99its not festool/makita/dewalt quality but its not their prices either https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-Offers.htm?articleId=2131 an d no, i dont work for them.

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Pine Table Project #4: Catching up, and a drawer made

04-02-2017 02:40 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Beginning to dislike hand cut half blind Dovetails…...PITA to do.. This is the second one I’ve ever done, without using an electric router and jig…..Maybe after a few more, I might get decent at these? Second side is out of the clamps, legs have their beads milled And stashed over with the first side. Dovetails are passable.. Ok, besides cleaning up a new plane I traded for, I did manage to make a drawer today. First, since I am done with the bead cutter, I cou...

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Woodworkers in NE Ohio #11: We have over 500 members now...!!!

03-31-2017 06:54 AM by DrDrewInOhio | 0 comments »

If you are in or near NE Ohio, come out of the virtual world and join us! We are a Woodworking MeetUp Group that is dedicated to promoting the Art of woodworking… by teaching and learning from other members. Search for Woodworking Groups on MeetUp.com… and see what we do. Or go here: https://www.meetup.com/NE-Ohio-Woodworking-Meetup/ NE Ohio Woodworking Meetup Group Coming up: Miter Saw Dust Collection EnclosureWe did the Design Session a couple of weeks ago ad the Build and T...

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Pine Table Project #3: Some assembly required..

03-30-2017 05:17 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Well, the cussing has begun…... Decided to mill a few tenons on the ends of the aprons…..Discovered I NEED the spur installed as soon as it gets here on my Stanley #45…..as I “Fired” the Wards #78 today. First off, I laid out for a tenon Didn’t want a tenon the full width of the 1×6, so.. Cut off a 3/4” x 3/4” square on each corner. At least there is less to work on….Got the Stanley made Wards #78 out of storage and star...

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Pine Table Project #1: Trip to Lowes, and a start up

03-28-2017 01:18 AM by bandit571 | 3 comments »

Needed something better than a TV Tray as a bedside table. Off to Lowes for a few things.. A 1×8 x 8’ was needed to build a topA 1×4 x 8’ was needed for aprons and other small parts ( Drawer, maybe?)anda 2×4 x 8’ was needed for leg blanks Grand total? $20.16…....Cheap table? Small circular to crosscut the 1×8 into three 27” long blanks…..Jointed the edges.. With a Stanley #6c small jointer plane. Laid the three down...

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Hidden figers joints? #4: Getting about done

03-21-2017 11:39 PM by bandit571 | 5 comments »

Spent most of the day working on this box. When I removed the clamps, I found one corner that hadn’t glued up… So, got out the glue, and a couple big clamps. Trickle the glue into the open joint, and crank the thing tight.. I also took a bit of time to clean the other end of the box up.. Block plane to level things a bit. Since this is the bottom of the box, it would be nice if it would sit flat.. Set up the Stanley 45… With a bead cutter….I think it...

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