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NETWORK AND EXPAND! #1: NETWORKING IN OUR COMMUNITY*MUST READ*

04-24-2017 11:43 AM by Jace McDaniel | 0 comments »

Hey guys i just thought I’d talk about the importance of networking with each other in the woodworking/maker community. Social media is a HUGE platform to show your work and meet other woodworkers all over the world( i think we all know this) but i just wanted to share my usernames for my platforms in hopes you guys could give me a follow and ill return the favor. Its all about growth and i have a dream of making this my way of living and you wouldn’t know how much it would help m...

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Drilling metal parts for bed rail and center beam #4: final score 130 to 0

04-22-2017 12:19 AM by MrLaughingbrook | 0 comments »

Hobby time has been short lately, but I’ve progressed… I’ve completed drilling, countersinking and taping, using the methodology of changing bits without moving the piece. With the pieces all marked and mounted at the drill press: I positioned at the general location using the laser: Refined the positioning with magnifying glasses and centering pin using the x-y vise: Added cutting oil and drilled the through holes for 11/64 inch (#8 screws) followed by counte...

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Drilling metal parts for bed rail and center beam #2: Thirty marks

04-07-2017 10:16 PM by MrLaughingbrook | 0 comments »

Today I made the last of the thirty marks needed on the center beams. Objective 1: mark for joining the two angle irons together to form a T with a centered series of equally spaced 6-32×1/4” flat screws.Objective 2: mark for joining center T beam to wood cap. I’m very happy with my learnings and results, so thought I’d share. With advice from others, thanks theart, Gil, and the internet I put together this kit and procedure. 1. Calculate fastener interval as lengt...

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Drilling metal parts for bed rail and center beam #1: up to now

04-03-2017 08:25 PM by MrLaughingbrook | 1 comment »

First time blogging… But, the activity I’m on now seems like a good topic. I’m building two beds. I need to join angle irons to wood for bed rails and center beam re-enforcement. I need to join angle iron to angle iron to form a T beam. Now, I’ve drilled into metal more than a few times… Often I’m disappointed with the results. Knowing that the inside of the bed rails will not be on display, I decided to use it as a learning opportunity and for sk...

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Making a Traditional Tool Cabinet Pt. 3

03-20-2017 11:04 PM by ShaunMeighan | 0 comments »

View on YouTube The final part of my tool cabinet project!

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Looking for information on Drill Bits. #1: Looking for Information on drill bits.

03-09-2017 01:47 PM by MBAJIM | 3 comments »

Hi everyone, I have several 7/8 – 1 1/4 shank titanium coated drill bits. The shortest one is 10in, the longest one is 24in. They are huge and I have nothing that can possibly handle them. I can’t find anything online on what they could possibly be used for though. I was wondering if someone could point me in the right direction, please…? Jim

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Scrap wood diamond stone storage box.

02-26-2017 12:12 PM by revieck | 1 comment »

https://youtu.be/9C3u0G9EhZs In this video, I build a storage box for my diamond stones, out of 1/2” MDF.

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Rustic Workbench #2: Installing The Hardware

02-17-2017 08:50 PM by TrentDavis | 0 comments »

Finished my wife’s workbench. Check it out and let me know what you think or if you have any suggestions on how I could have done it differently.

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Corn Hole Game

02-16-2017 02:07 AM by Cathie Zimmerman | 0 comments »

Hi! Took a break from the kids table and chairs as suggested by some great people. On to a donation item for my sled hockey team. Hopefully we can do a raffle or something with it. :) The one thing I really struggled with is the 6 inch hole. I cut it out with a jigsaw and then sanded to the line. I wanted to go over it with a roundover bit… when I did it made it lopsided and bad! I’m not sure how I’m gonna fix that, lol. The good thing is, I have a wrap to put on it!! ...

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100 foot cabinet shop #2: Accuracy, accuracy, accuracy . . .

02-13-2017 04:23 AM by Madmark2 | 5 comments »

Wood has three dimensions and the table saw cuts both X (length) and Y (width) The Z (thickness) axis needs a lunch box planer. The table saw has the Incra rip fence and miter gauge so X and Y are covered. Z however needed some help getting the same accuracy as the saw. One of the benifits of digital gauges is that I can see the reading without squinting or having to bend down. I have a digital height gauge to set the saw height and set the router bits consistently. Repeatability is...

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