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Homemade Band Saw #9: Bandsaw running...

05-15-2014 08:47 PM by dakremer | 16 comments »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=9QzZ1xVC51s I’ve been kind of slacking with this bandsaw. I had to redo both wheels because the first time I did not glue them up nice and flat. I lost interest/got busy for a while, and put it off. I’m now determined to get it finished!! I shot this quick video of it running after I remade the wheels. The wheels aren’t balanced yet, so there is some vibration – you can see the Nickel is standing...

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Stain Experimentation #1: Attempt #1 - Steel Wool and Vinegar

04-10-2014 10:59 PM by TexasOak | 16 comments »

Woodworking I am fairly comfortable with. All this new technology stuff, I am not. This is my first blog entry…ever….anywhere. I have been a member here and on a few other forums (of varying interests) for a number of years but I’ve never been a “contributor” in any real way. My wife (whom I love DEARLY) recently suggested that I start “getting my name out there” in an attempt to possibly start a business (albeit small and part time) so that people c...

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In Ceiling Air Cleaner #1: An air cleaner that you won't walk into...

03-11-2013 07:49 PM by chopnhack | 0 comments »

Well, it all started out with a trip to buy an air cleaner off of craig’s list some time ago. I saw a used Jet AFS-1000B for sale for about $150. After checking out the spec’s, I thought, gee, this would work great, 30×24x12, that’s not too big, I can find a place for it…. Drove about 1.5 hours round trip to discover that hey 30×24x12 is actually too BIG! I imagined myself hanging this thing near the step down that I have entering my garage and knocking mysel...

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12" home made disc sander

08-11-2012 05:26 AM by higtron | 2 comments »

I’ve been building a disc sander that is powered by my lathe it’s constructed with plywood, and consists of four pieces that have to be put together in sequence to form the disc sander. the first piece has a key that slips in the tool slot on the bed rail of my lathe it forms one of the chambers of the dust collection, it also recieves the dust colection shroud (or would that be called a cowling?) the first piece slides up tight to the power head on my lathe. The se...

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Slat Clock #4: Final Assembly

06-26-2012 05:13 PM by captferd | 4 comments »

To download a Pdf of the plans right click the following link and open it in a new window https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzJLmFqAcgrtTk56NzdPMEo0S3MIn this part I complete the project.

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Slat Clock #3: Bases and Hanger

06-25-2012 04:57 PM by captferd | 0 comments »

To download a Pdf of the plans right click the following link and open it in a new window https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BzJLmFqAcgrtTk56NzdPMEo0S3MIn this part Im working on the face, bases and a hanger for the clock.

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Slat Clock #2: Working on the face

06-24-2012 11:25 AM by captferd | 3 comments »

Second of a Series on a Contemporary Clock posted in my projects. Hope you enjoy.

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Shop Made Lathe Bed Extension

01-26-2012 12:37 AM by CartersWhittling | 8 comments »

Hello. I have wanted to have a longer lathe for a while, and I could foresee the need for it in some future projects. Then someone wanted me to make something for them that required me to turn a couple things longer than my 14” Jet mini lathe could handle. So I decided to get a bed extension. I had already tried turning them on my spring pole lathe which is longer, but turning dry hard maple is near impossible on one, particularily going from square to circular. So I looked online...

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Home Made Dust Collection

06-11-2011 08:00 PM by lew | 15 comments »

Some time ago, I was working in the shop completely oblivious to what Mimi was doing. After a few hours, I emerged from the basement to see “that look”. What!- I said. To which she replied- “look at all this dust, I just finished cleaning!” Well, I was lucky enough to get a great score on a Delta dust collection system, off of Craig’s List, and that has helped with the stationary power tools. Sanding dust, however, has been more elusive. Looking over the Grizzly ...

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Drum Sander #8: One Year On

05-29-2011 03:23 PM by BritBoxmaker | 23 comments »

Its been a little over a year since I made this Drum Sander. This update shows minor modifications and it’s present condition including any wear on the MDF table. Here she is without the dust hood. As you can see the promised paint job never happened. This Sander has been in more or less continuous use, on pretty much every project of mine, for the past year. There hasn’t been time to paint it (and let it dry). As for wear on the MDF table, there is minimal surface sc...

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