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...in Which Tim Builds a Saw Bench (Part 1)

10-29-2013 03:07 PM by Tim Anderson | 2 comments »

So, I have decided to build a saw bench in the style of Stumpy Nubs design (more or less). This is in part a learning exercise, and in part because sawing things on the workbench isn’t the most comfortable way to do it. There have been some challenges along the way, but I’ve nearly got the mortises and tenons for the legs all cut and fitted, which leaves only the draw-boring and the dovetails for the top, give or take a couple holes for holdfasts. I started by cutting out the t...

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Darrell Peart's Aurora Sofa Table #4: Table Top

09-08-2009 03:38 AM by CaptainSkully | 3 comments »

As I was waiting for another project to dry, I did a little work on the table top. I had cut it oversized on purpose to take advantage of the wavy figure in the board. I then had to face the difficult decision of how to trim it down for a sofa/foyer table that didn’t stick too far out. I settled on a 14” wide board, which leaves plenty of room for a decent overhand in the front, 2 1/4” legs, and a side apron that doesn’t look like a chubby baby’s leg. I the...

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Shop Organization #9: Workbench Cabinet (Part 2)

02-25-2008 05:01 PM by gizmodyne | 8 comments »

Drawer Parts Galore I started by squaring some panels to the width of the drawers. To save time I rabbeted the entire panel. Later I would rip them to create the sized drawer fronts. Testing the drawer front fit. You can see the drawer pieces in each cubby awaiting their fronts. The backs of the drawers are held by dadoes 1/2” in from the back of the drawer. I got to spend some quality time with the new crosscut sled.If you squint you can see that there is another 1/2”...

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Bookcase with Sliding Doors #1: Sorting out the stock and materials

12-06-2007 07:20 AM by mdoan | 3 comments »

Project #3 will be a bookcase with sliding doors. The plans come from American Woodworker #130 Sept. ‘07. The case will be walnut veneer ply with walnut hardwood for the remainder. Some techniques I’ll exploring on this project are: New…1) Face frame construction2) Sliding doors in dadoes One more try…3) More Festool Domino loose tenon joinery4) Dovetail drawers5) Re-saw stock for drawer bottoms6) Edge-gluing and making flat table tops But first step is ...

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