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Videos by HuckD #17: Dowel Jigs 1 and 2

01-14-2016 06:37 AM by HuckD | 2 comments »

I’ve made a couple of dowel jigs to use on a table and bench project that I’m making from 2×12 Southern Yellow Pine. One is useful for joining two pieces of 2 by # lumber and the other is for 4×4 lumber. They’re very inexpensive as they are made from a scrap piece of 1” oak and some “steel spacers” from Lowes. Both have proven to be accurate and easy to use. https://youtu.be/lZRZTXYKiJE

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Dave Plays with Wood Turning #4: A Better Drive Spur for my DIY Turning Contraption

12-17-2015 08:20 PM by Dave Rutan | 1 comment »

Digging into something I began last summer, I had 3 legs to turn. The first one jumped out from between the centers about three times. I was using the drive spur I made when I first contrapted my turning set up. Before I began turning the second leg, I remembered hearing that in a drill powered set up like mine, that a spade bit could also work. I happened to have a few short shank spade bits, so I hammered one into the center of the second leg, chucked it up and gave it a try. It di...

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Videos by HuckD #14: Swing Bed

12-06-2015 10:34 PM by HuckD | 1 comment »

My son-in-law made this bed swing for their back porch. Made from pine dimensional lumber. Uses a twin bed size memory foam mattress. https://youtu.be/aIdde4-aNW8

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Lutherie steam bending tool.

11-21-2015 04:27 PM by Gbluee | 1 comment »

After I posted a video a few months back, a lot of questions came to me about one of the home made tool I was using. This Video is to answer those questions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgcCPaUq5us

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Hints and Tips #17: DIY Small Sanding Spindle

11-20-2015 02:32 PM by Dave Rutan | 7 comments »

I needed a small sanding spindle to sand the small corners of a project I’m working on. My store bought sanding spindle is too big and I didn’t want to go out and buy one, plus even the smallest one in the store is too big. [Above] I found a 4 inch long piece of aluminum rod. It’s a little bigger in diameter than 1/4 inch. I used a hack saw to cut a slot down its lengthy about 1-1/2 inches long. [Above] I cut a piece of sandpaper about 2 inches long to fit ...

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Videos by HuckD #13: Circular Saw Guide - DIY

11-18-2015 11:23 PM by HuckD | 3 comments »

I made a guide for my circular saw to aid in making crosscuts in plywood. https://youtu.be/0FnKZRv_yok

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Videos by HuckD #11: Camera Boom Followup

11-09-2015 06:30 AM by HuckD | 1 comment »

Info on the Camera Boom I’ve been using for several weeks now. And more uses for the ceiling mount rails installed around my shop. Watch the video.

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Make your own #1: Wooden Beads

11-08-2015 01:30 AM by Paul Pomerleau | 3 comments »

I need some wooden beads for upcoming projects.I have lots of scrap wood and decided to try making my own beads.This video is how I did it. Click here to watch my video. Thank youPaul

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Videos by HuckD #3: Particle separator for my shop vac

11-04-2015 09:41 PM by HuckD | 0 comments »

I built a particle separator that used a thien baffle in 5 gallon buckets. It has a small footprint, all one vertical unit, rolls around, has onboard hose storage and works great. Watch video.

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Videos by HuckD #2: Stock support extension for left side of tablesaw

11-04-2015 09:34 PM by HuckD | 0 comments »

Here’s a video about the extension I made to support stock on the left side of my tablesaw. Easy to adjust and simple to make. Watch video.

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