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Miter Saw Station #1: Cabinet Refinish

08-29-2016 05:35 AM by slingham | 0 comments »

Earlier this spring, my dad brought over his old cabinets that he’d used for his shop workbench. He’s had these longer than I can even remember and is finally upgrading his set up at his shop and offered them to me. I’ve been wanting to build a miter saw station and was planning on trying the Jay Bates station when I had the funds available to buy all of the necessary lumber. Now that I have these cabinets, I’m going to utilize them to do a sort of hybrid version ...

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Instruments #1: Archtop Guitar

08-28-2016 06:17 PM by RonPeters | 3 comments »

Looks as if I can’t make furniture like the rest of you folks… I’m forever stuck making instruments… This guitar took me two years to make partly because I started from scratch. No molds or jigs so I had to make them. I got the bug to try an archtop because 1. play guitar, 2. always wanted one, 3. it costs a lot less to just go out an buy one ready made. Here’s the process beginning to the end. Layout Transfer to wood blank At...

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Shop stuff #55: A couple of very short videos

08-28-2016 02:32 PM by JimDaddyO | 1 comment »

I am taking today to do some editing. Long past due. I figured I would start with a couple of short ones from the Doc’s Little Docs series of quick tips. Not much to say except I hope you enjoy them. Now, back to editing. View on YouTube View on YouTube

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Building a Standup Desk

08-26-2016 02:34 AM by beahan | 0 comments »

I was asked to build two standup desks for two coworkers. They already have desks provided and therefore wanted something that could just be placed on top of what they currently have. I designed a two tier desk extension and they really liked it. Here is the build video for those who are interested: View on YouTube

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Shop Tour August 2016

08-25-2016 10:12 PM by Guy Dunlap | 0 comments »

I get asked quite often for a shop tour video and here it is! Sorry for the shaky camera. After all, I am a woodworker, not a camera man! As always, I welcome your questions and comments! To keep up with what I’ve got going on in the shop, follow me on Instagram. Instagram – https://instagram.com/guyswoodshop/ You Tube Link – https://youtu.be/C7L0TJw0lVw

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Small workshop struggles with clutter; taking shortcuts

08-24-2016 04:21 AM by WoodworkinPROGRESS | 1 comment »

The past couple years ive developed a passion for woodworking. its my time where i can get so focused on my projects and completely block out anything the world is throwing at me at any given time. I guess you can say the craft itself is basically my therapist, only if i were to substitute a real therapist id probably save about 10x the money that i do on tools, but they are beginning to get to the point where they are starting to pay themselves off. In my opinion where the true passion for ...

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DIY #1: DIY Your Pet-Friendly Home

08-23-2016 06:13 PM by TimmyGriffin | 0 comments »

If you already have a pet, you sure by now have provided all the essentials of keeping your furbaby healthy and happy. Just like any other family member, your pet needs food and water bowls, a comfy bed and a relieving area but you know as those furballs gradually take over your heart and home, there will also be the scratch posts, play areas, and hangout places. You might be gawking at elaborate designs of pet-friendly homes where cats have their own passages to get around the house and dogs...

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Remote Control Your Machinery

08-21-2016 02:30 AM by Grumpy | 4 comments »

Us boys & girls like our remote controls, right?.I’m sure someone has done this before but I haven’t noticed on LumberjocksI had a remote control for operating up to 4 power outlets in the home.It had been shoved in a drawer for some time.I recently bought a new 2hp dust extractor which lives outside the workshopIt’s a bit far away when I need to turn it on using the tablesaw, lathe Radial arm saw or the bandsaw.Also the switch on the lathe is towards the back on the mot...

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Spray Glue Nozzle Glued Shut #1: Unclogging a Spray Glue Nozzle

08-15-2016 07:35 PM by bosum3919 | 7 comments »

Ever had a spray glue nozzle glued shut? Well I have and now I guess most of you are asking why I didn’t turn the can upside down and empty the nozzle when i was finished with the glue up. Good question. Only answer that I have is that I just didn’t. End result is that I have half a can of expensive glue that wouldn’t spray out. I tried all of the usual methods that came to mind. A small wire to ream it out, compressed air, cursing and throwing a few things. End result was t...

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Quick Tip #3: Center/Offset Marking Tool

08-12-2016 04:02 PM by Kent Shepherd | 2 comments »

Accurate, clean marks are critical to any fine woodworking project. For years my marking tool arsenal consisted of a tape measure and a pencil, sometimes sharp (maybe). To mark the center of a board edge was hit or miss—mostly miss! As my quality progressed, so did my need for accurate ways to mark. How can you cut it or drill it right if you don’t start with a proper starting point. For the last few years I have been on the look-out for anything that would help achieve that. Not ...

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