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My first homemade rebate plane, Thanks Div

1209 days ago by lilredweldingrod | 28 comments »

Well, with all the wood planes being made and refurbished, I decided to try my hand on a little rebate plane. I chose the rebate plane to do first because I am learning Mortise and Tenon joinery and some of my tenons needed tuning. My first step was to make the blade. I picked a 1 inch spade bit after checking the prices on some A2 steel. It took a lot of grinding to flatten out the shaft and grind off the shaped drill section. I had some cocobolo that I planned to use but it was just too ...

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What is a good complimentary wood to A. Mahogany?

1053 days ago by ocwoodworker | 7 comments »

I’m building a side table out of African Mahogany (G&G design). And I wanted to use a different type of wood for the apron. What is a good fit for it? I thought of spalted maple but I think it would look too busy. And how do I post a picture here? I wanted to show my A. Mahogany. Thanx

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night table

1422 days ago by dub560 | 0 comments »

just updating my progress:stained and just waiting for dry—hopefully i’ll finish it this weekend

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Techniques & Methods #2: Fixing Messed-up Blind Dovetails

1845 days ago by PurpLev | 16 comments »

As I mentioned in my recent workbench blog, I had used inverted dovetail joinery to connect the skirt of the benchtop to the endcap. just like Arabian Nights, there are 1001 stories why joinery can get screwed up- mine were rushing + miscalculating + lack of experience + other. All of these matter not, and the end result is a misaligned, crooked, awfully looking, and unacceptable dovetail fit: you can plainly see the tearout and large gaps between the mating parts, and the misalignment on ...

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Beads Box #6: Incra Style Box Joint Jig/Sled for the Table Saw (998SE)

1331 days ago by PurpLev | 5 comments »

While waiting for glue to dry I tackled the large drawer that will be faced with the mahogany/maple-stripe front. After the last project where I used dovetails for all the small drawer I wisened up (is that a word?!?) and went with box joint. My box joint jig is based on my Incra 998SE Miter gauge . The 1000SE comes with the flip stop which is very useful with 2 built in stops, and a micro adjustment which I use to sneak up to a perfect box joint fit. For added stability I also use the...

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Machinist Toolbox #9: Pull My Finger...

1336 days ago by PurpLev | 12 comments »

Jack and Jill, Went up the hill.To fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down,And broke his crown,And Jill came tumbling after. Then up Jack got,and home did trot.To old dame dob,Who fixed his KNOB,With vinegar and brown paper. What does this have to do with a machinist toolbox? well. I also had to fix my knobs, but not with vinegar and not with brown paper (although the walnut IS indeed brown)... read on: I wasn’t feeling too well today so I probably should not have done much wo...

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Weekend Wall Shelf

1301 days ago by thewoodwhisperer | 11 comments »

Right Click to DownloadRight Click to Download in HDSubscription Options Without a doubt, this is one of those “procrastination projects”. For years, Nicole has been after me to build her a little shelf near our gaming desk. She has a bunch of little collectibles that she wants to display and there’s simply no storage space in that corner of the room. On a monthly basis, she would remind me of this need and even resorted to threats: “You know, Lowe’s has th...

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Dovetail box in Mahogany and Poplar (in 4 parts) #3: Finishing with Shellac

980 days ago by Paul Sellers | 5 comments »

Hi all, Here is part three, finishing with shellac. I just wanted to show a beautiful finish which is really easy to apply. Hope you all enjoy. Paul

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Tool Chest

1217 days ago by pjones46 | 18 comments »

How long do you think it would take to build one of these? Maybe you have seen this before but its worth a Watch.

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My Laguna Whirligig / Whirligig Wars Contest

765 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 2 comments »

Well guys after 2 days I finished my first whirligig ” Man cutting wood with a Laguna Bandsaw. If you would like to be part of the Whirligig Wars Woodworking Contest. Visit A Simple Design of Ocala for more information or check out my blog entry “Whirligig Wars Project contest” here on Lumberjocks to watch the video.. Hosted by Steve Ramsey of woodworking for mere mortals and Myself with prizes from Laguna Tools, Woodworkers Guild of America, Rockler Woodworking, Steve R...

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