Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'idea'

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Cherry book rack #2: Hours in Photo Shop

3 days ago by sandhill | 4 comments »

A few weeks ago I posted a project I had built that I am sure everyone has seen in the woodworking magazines as well as a few books and in the post I had shown my third book rack and yes I am tired of making this exact project but I cant stop. I like it and I’m hooked. I thought I would change it up a bit by adding a bit of Marquetry to the sides. I set out to find a design that would compliment the style as well as the wood which is cherry I want to do this in the form of an inlay on e...

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The old time woodshop journals #48: Tool pickin', cleaning and using!

4 days ago by jjw5858 | 5 comments »

For the many of you out there that are always on the hunt for great hand tool buys at a Flea Market this one is for you. I would say this is also for the beginner or curious onlookers that may want to start using hand tools but may feel overwhelmed by the catalog prices of some of the leading brands that are making outstanding top quality tools. I know for myself at times I have to take a deep breath after drooling over a Lie Nielson catalog and seeing a hand plane upwards of 200-300 plus ...

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Contractor Clipboard, Why didn't you think of this!

6 days ago by CueballRosendaul | 3 comments »

If you use a clipboard on the job, you know how difficult it is to find a place to put it down while you handle the tape measure or tools you’re using. There’s never a good place to put it except to tuck it under your arm where it often gets dropped. Solve that problem by building a clipboard with a spring clamp on the back and you’ll never look for a spot to put it down again. Here's a YouTube video which shows more details.

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Jigs, Jigs, Jigs...

6 days ago by Josh Hall | 0 comments »

Check out my latest blog post on workshop jigs and aids, click the link below. Hope you enjoy Josh Hall

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Top Tool Tip #1: Top Tool Tip - Feeler Gauge

6 days ago by Josh Hall | 0 comments »

Check out my latest blog post on how to use a feeler gauge to help improve the quality of your furniture, click the link below. Hope you enjoy Josh Hall

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Workshop Projects #5: about recycling, a table saw - lathe jig and marionettes

10 days ago by Serradura | 2 comments »

My latest video on the Não Só Serradura Youtube Channel.

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Workshop Development #99: Problem found with compressed air plumbing!

11 days ago by dbhost | 10 comments »

As you may know if you are following along, I have been putting up a compressed air plumbing system based on rubber air hoses, 2 compressors, a regulator / filter and an overhead air hose reel… I came across a popped open drain valve on the filter yesterday afternoon (good thing I turned the compressors off!). Come to find out, the pressure rating of my Central Pnuematic 3/8” inline air filter / water separator / regulator with the 160 PSI gauge, that goes into the warning r...

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Judge's gavel

12 days ago by Zeiler | 0 comments »

I and making a gavel on the leathe for the Rubin Carter mock trial.

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sharpness: or how sharp is too sharp?

14 days ago by Lazy_K | 7 comments »

Sharpening: gives me headaches just thinking about it! Not because it is difficult! It is NOT! but it is the prime example of a place where every effort to “simplify” or make it easier has resulted in More confusion and More difficulty! it started at least 150 years ago with the first Victorian era quick and easy sharpening jigs and guides. and has gone rapidly downhill. Sharpening, you should do it once a day for every tool you used that day. at the end of the day put t...

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Making an Old Wood Crate

15 days ago by cpine | 0 comments »

I needed a box to put stuff in for the back oif my vehicle. The cardboard box I was using is just not cutting it any longer. Thanks so much for watching! Chris

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