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Workbench Build #26: Standing on it's own 4 legs...

382 days ago by Airframer | 7 comments »

Time for some catch up and an update. Most of you who follow the workbench thread on the forum have already seen most of this but I feel compelled to keep this blog alive and I really need to resist the urge to spam the forum with progress updates and keep them here lol (sorry about that guys!). So we left off with the legs being glued up so naturally the next step was to square them up and make them more “leg” like. I had to get creative with the clamping to make this happen...

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2 Board Modular Bookshelf - Woodworking Basics

390 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 4 comments »

This modular bookshelf is a great project for beginning woodworkers and you veteran woodworkers as well. Requiring only 2 boards to build and a limited amount of tools, this project can be made in a day or a weekend. the design can be modified by building more cubes or changing the orientation of the unit itself. Add some color and it makes a great display and shelving unit for a kids room. Give it a try.

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NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL!!!!

395 days ago by Woodworker_Collins | 5 comments »

I have posted my first 2 videos today, i know i did a workshop tour before but i thought it would be good to put on my actual youtube channel, heres the link: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuURBvPUoh_ghXT86FXtIRQ/feedPlease rate, comment and SUBSCRIBE it really means alot and will encourage me to make more videos and they will get even better!

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Southwest Cocktail table #4: Another Dry Fit Test

398 days ago by MarkTheFiddler | 7 comments »

Howdy, Wouldn’t you know. I cut part of the border from paduak. I was real careful to get it just perfect. It Ain’t. I’ll get if fixed up because I once again have a nervous tendency to err on the side of “Too Big”. You know – shaving 86 of these suckers will once again – suck. Grandpa Len sent me a very kindly note telling me I need to put this creation on a backer. Well – he’s right of course. I was already courting disaster by...

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Southwest Cocktail table #2: Simplify ..... sort of....

401 days ago by MarkTheFiddler | 4 comments »

My first take was too busy, muddy and lacked contrast. I decided to take what was working and go from there. I definately wanted to keep the Navajo mountain pattern in the Bubinga. Here is where the project is at the moment because – that’s all I have. ;) I’m not going to use Oak. All of the lighter colored wood will be cherry. I’ll be adding a paduak border a bit later. I may be addidng in some peruvian Walnut (Never heard of such a thing until today. Nex...

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2 Simple Shop Jigs - Multi Function Tapering / Sandpaper Sheet Quartering

411 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 8 comments »

Hey everyone, Just wanted to share a couple of shop Jigs with you. One is a quick and simple jig for quartering your sheets of sandpaper to use in your palm sanders or sanding blocks. The second jig is a multi function tapering Jig that lets you do 4 sided tapers as well as straight edging rough sawn boards and cutting angles also.. There could be many more uses, there are just the 3 I focus on in the videos. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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Workbench Build #25: Forward Progress finally... Top Glue Up done and Legs started..

411 days ago by Airframer | 7 comments »

So, it has been a few months since I have done any work on the bench. I think I needed a mental reset and to get through the rest of my wife’s pregnancy distracted by small projects. Now that that is over with and my shop is in a manageable condition again finally I can get back to work on this elephant of a project. Having a newborn in the house has limited my available time in the shop but that seems to have focused my energy when I DO get in there to get something done while ...

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Hand Tool Journey #18: Shop Made Dovetail Layout Compass.. Part 6.. Project Complete!

417 days ago by Airframer | 1 comment »

Just wanted to post a completed update to this chapter of the blog. Thanks for following along!

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Whirlgig Wars 2013 - Summer Woodworking Fun!!

425 days ago by WoodJediNTraining | 1 comment »

Oh yea! Time to kick off the summer with the 2nd Annual Whirligig Wars Woodworking Event. Spend that shop time preparing for battle and build a whirligig for the event. We have some great prizes this year from our Awesome Sponsors Laguna Tools Rockler Woodworking and HardwareWoodworkers Guild of AmericaMicro JigThe United Federation of Woodworkers Brought to you by A Simple Design of Ocala, Inc. & Woodworking for Mere Mortals You don’t want to miss this!! Here is a look ...

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Roubo Inspired Bench #5: Getting closer - finally getting the slabs on top of the bench, & an orange dog or 2

425 days ago by jusfine | 8 comments »

The rails have been assembled, legs attached to the cabinet, a little clean up and should be ready to mortise for the slabs. It appears I have some corrupted images on my memory card, so may not be able to post any of the photos of mortising or attaching the slabs through the rails with the SPAX type screws. Slabs have been fastened to the top with one screw at each end, there is a 2” gap between the two sections. I wanted a wide enough space to be able to use a Be...

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