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Maple Chest of Drawers #11: Top is done..

08-10-2017 02:34 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

With a surprise ending, too….Got bored, decided to try the plank for the top…4/4×13-1/8” x 49” long…..heavier than it looked, awkward going down the steps to the shop…. After cutting off a chunk to get to a length for the case…..I thought I could not only flatten the slab out a bit, but get it close to 3/4” thick…...wasn’t happening on the thickness part, but I at least got it almost flat.. Width-wise, was too narrow. Wal...

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Maple Chest of Drawers #10: Face frame follies

08-08-2017 06:12 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Sunday was a Road Trip….thought I would try Monday to do a little work in the shop.. Got three parts for face frame rails dovetailed. Needed to run the jointer over them to get them all to match each other…Fighting clamps while doing this, is not fun… Thought I’d get a bit fancy with the wider top rail…. But, when I went the chop out the matching pins….they merely broke off….Grrrr Tried the sockets for the main rails.. Which meant lif...

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Maple Chest of Drawers #9: Case work, finally

08-06-2017 02:54 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Right after Lunch, today..snuck down to the shop…intending to at least get the last two web-frames done… First one had a problem… Should hold it flat, until the glue dries. As for the LAST frame.. Finally done with building frames. This one will be the bottom frame. The two kickers are not to keep drawers from tipping, these two back up the bottom face frame piece. keeps toes from kicking things out of place… Got the two side panels gathered up̷...

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Standing Desk of Cherry #9: Lid work, hinges, PIP

07-13-2017 01:52 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, I went back down and planed every edge.. Glued on the Book Rest..Fans…gotta have them ON..Cleaned up the dovetails… Fitted a gap filler for the bottom.. And got things ready for hinges….Bookrest was even planed smooth.. I also used this same Stanley, Made in England #4c to clean the dovetails up. Didn’t do too badly on the figured wood… Did I mention how I hate doing hinges?Have to dig out a space for the hinge to set in (on a beveled edge...

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How to make a wooden beer topper

07-09-2017 02:13 AM by christopheralan | 0 comments »

So I had some flies in the shop and I wasn’t in the mood for sharing my adult beverage. I had a light bulb moment and this is what I came up with… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbcMOO8SGOI

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Standing Desk of Cherry #4: More leg work, glue ups, dry fits...

07-02-2017 01:13 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

trying to get something done….had too many irons in the fire, bound to forget something…. Cross stretcher has been planed smooth, and a bead cut on all four corners. Bought a set of carving knives, just to clean the beads up. I removed the glued up side from the clamps, decided to “pin” the joints. Drilled a few holes.. A little glue into the hole, and drive a dowel through.. Coping saw to trim the excess dowel, block plane to smooth things out. Se...

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Shop stuff #96: Easy Clamp Rack

06-06-2017 09:43 PM by JimDaddyO | 3 comments »

A short video this week. Continuing to organise the shop, I finally get around to replacing the old clamp rack. Made at little expense from cut offs and left overs it is an easy build that works quite well and can be altered to suit. View on YouTube

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Pine Pantry Cupboard #7: Back is completed

06-04-2017 04:35 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Well, a little bit of catching up.. Had a couple strong armed ( and back) youngsters ( 22 and 24 yr olds) haul the case up out of the shop… And get the Boss’ approval. Finished pantry will go against the wall… And replace this “too small” cupboard. Today, I decided to bring things upstairs to cut the last piece for the back. I have a saw bench outside on the back patio. Hauled the tools upstairs with no problems…..getting the back up th...

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Pine Pantry Cupboard #6: Shelves done, back is started

06-02-2017 04:29 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, got all the shelves done.. even after having to fix a couple.. Shelf #2 and #3 needed adjusted a bit….right sides were a bit lower than the left, and #3 was the worst. Errors tend to add up faster than the IRS. Once the fix was done, I added cleats for shelf #4 and #5…..that was the easy part. I used a box of Mash Potato Mix to set the heights of the cleats, and a framing square to to the cleats level front to back. Today, I had to clear off the bench.. Added a...

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Making a 3/4" bushing for my router....Way outside the box!

05-31-2017 03:35 AM by woodshaver Tony C | 27 comments »

I’ve been waiting and waiting for a guide bushing set that has a bushing to fit a 3/4” bit through it. It’s been 14 days now and it still hasn’t showed up yet. The other day I was straining my brain a bit while watching TV .. well the TV was on but I wasn’t paying much attention to it. Because I was thinking about how I could make a bushing for my router to fit a 3/4” bit. I came up with this idea. I only took a few photos of what I did so you’ll have...

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