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Grand Pa's Tools #1: In Over My Head? Most Likely.

368 days ago by Ed_Wilcox | 1 comment »

So, I managed to grab a Stanley #604 hand plane, a bit and brace, a chest hand drill, and a mini-anvil from my grand father’s shed. He passed away several years ago from Alzheimer’s so it is a special gift to have a couple of his tools. The Stanley was covered in rust, but not as bad as I thought. I wish I had taken a before picture, but if you look at the other tools, you may have an idea of the condition the hand plane was in. I was able to remove the rust quite easi...

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Greenhouse #1: Here's the Scoop

377 days ago by Steve | 0 comments »

I am building a greenhouse and wanted to post some info here about the greenhouse. I just can’t deal with posting in both places, so have decided because the greenhouse relates more to gardening to post my info in my gardening blog. So if your interested check it out over in GardenTenders. I am providing sufficient details, so if someone choose to do so, you could build a replica of my greenhouse.

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Tapering / straighening jig #4: She ain't pretty

381 days ago by mIps | 3 comments »

But she’s done. Was able to finish up the jig today by making the hold-downs and a couple of knobs. Also added in the pin on the handle and cut the reference edge. The hold downs and knobs I cut with my jig-saw table. They’re ugly, but I think they’ll work. Maybe someday in the future I’ll make some that look better. Looking forward to using this on my next project, adding a lumber rack to my garage-shop. Keep working and be safe.

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Murphy Bed #1: Building a Murphy Bed from scratch

385 days ago by Jim Jakosh | 17 comments »

We need a Murphy bed next winter in Arizona and I did not want to buy the hardware. That takes all the fun out of designing it yourself and costs $360. So I looked at a lot of bed designs and settled on one that used HD pivots, gas springs for counterbalance and a swing out leg support rather than the fold down kind.The parameters were a twin mattress (7×39 x 75), had to flip long ways and enough room inside for making the bed. Then I had to decide on the pivot points, the foot pivot ce...

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Building a Ultimate Work Table. #3: Building the Ultimate Work Table # 3

398 days ago by revieck | 0 comments »

The third video in a series about building the Ultilmate work table with a multifunctional top, designed by Allan Little. To watch Allan buil his work table, go to his YouTube channel at AskWoodMan.TV .

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My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #5: Wall Cabinet #2 Build

405 days ago by MT_Stringer | 2 comments »

Today proved to be productive even if it did take all day! :-( I had all the pieces for the second cabinet except for one and I had to cut some dadoes in another. These were the cut to fit parts of the tray cubbies and the tool cubbies. I won’t bore you with pics of the front since they are the same as the first one I built. Here is the cabinet from the back side. This pic shows the French cleat and bottom spacer attached. Close up of the cleat. And the spacer. ...

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My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #3: New Cabinets Over the Tool Box

406 days ago by MT_Stringer | 8 comments »

To prepare for the next phase of the makeover, I demoed the old work bench that has served me well for the last 20+ years. Fortunately, it was built with drywall screws and came apart easily. I only had to pull the 6 nails that I used to fasten it to the wall. I called a friend and he came over and loaded it up. In a week or so, I’ll go help him set it up in his garage. I cleaned up the area and painted the part of the wall that I could get to. Then with a lot of pushing and pulling,...

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My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #2: Cabinets for the Alcove

407 days ago by MT_Stringer | 5 comments »

Finally, I am making some progress. The first two cabinets are being made from A/B Sanded pine plywood. Since I am painting them, they should look OK when I get through. I forgot to mention in the first entry that I am using pocket hole construction to build the cabinets. No glue is used except where I attach the French cleat to the back of the cabinet. I glued and screwed it. I used this series of Kreg videos as my inspiration and I sorta followed the guys path of construction. I have ...

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My Workshop #4: My Workshop Tour

413 days ago by steliart | 4 comments »

My Workshop Tour My workshop has two levels the ground floor where all my tools are (54m2/580ft2) and the half top floor (16m2/172ft2) which has two rooms; one is used as a paint booth and the other as a drying area as well as storage room. Entering the shop the in the center is the heart of my shop, the table saw/router table, an out-feed table serves also for assembly and in the far East wall my SCMS station. Farther in on the left there’s my dust collector and next to ...

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Hidden door bookcase #4: Hidden door bookcase ep. 4

417 days ago by THOMRIDER | 7 comments »

Check it out

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