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Grandson's Coffee Table #2: Mortises, Beads, and other stuff..

12-11-2018 02:54 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Mortises…Jig was set up… I use the tenon to lay out the mortise…roughly centered on the leg… Easy way was to just trace around the tenon, but that leads to twisted holes, IF the boards more…so, I make two marks where the top and bottom of the mortise will be…go up to the top, mark to spots showing how wide, and where the tenon will be…squares to mark across the leg…used a marking gauge to mark the side walls.. Usual suspects as to chis...

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Next Kitchen Project #9: Drawer Building 101, part 2

10-26-2018 03:54 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, I had the Stanley 45 all set up to plough grooves for the bottom of the drawer to reside in. Made a jig, to hold the front and the two sides.. Just three sticks of scrap….third one to hold the part down. Front was done first, then the jig was changed to the shorter length of the sides.. Got both of these sides done. Then it was time to tear the Stanley 45 down, and set it up for dados.. Exchange the #12 cutter for this #18-1/2 cutter ( matches the thickness of the pi...

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Next Kitchen Project #8: Drawer building, part 1

10-25-2018 05:36 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Well…made the mistake of telling the Boss that I could bring the base cabinet upstairs….but,,that Ugly thing had to be empty, and out of the Kitchen..first…..was almost like a bomb had gone off! First off,,,there WAS a zip-tie holding the doors shut…for the simple reason that was the only way they would STAY shut…picture above is after two trash bags were filled…and a tub for the firepit.. Was filled enough to start a second one….tried to help&#...

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Next Kitchen Project #5: A little assembly?

10-22-2018 09:45 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Needed to mill some rebates, get the second frame done….and buy some screws..Second frame, the one the drawer will be sliding on… Was glued up, spent most of the day waiting on the glue to cure…rebates? Set up the Stanley 45. Once I figured out which were the backs of the two side panels, I could mark where to put the rebate,,clamp each side panel to the side of the bench.. Mr. Stanley does NOT like knots, had to chisel a couple out of the way… Decided t...

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Next Kitchen Project #4: LONG day in the shop

10-21-2018 05:20 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

But, got a few things done. Had a Barn Sale to go check out….not so much for the old tools, but maybe get enough old Pine to help the build along…..1×10 x 8’ and a pair of 1×3 x 8’ pine boards…$15…. So..first task for today..after lunch, was to plop the sides onto the bench….and do a trim.. Almost just a slab….edge back by the tool well, was close enough of a match, that just a jointer plane would be needed….the edges cl...

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PigSty productions shop tips and hacks.

10-19-2018 09:20 AM by revieck | 0 comments »

https://youtu.be/zwC96wX-PsY In this video, I share some shop tips, to make work a little easier.

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That OddLots Ad #29: Final PIP..

10-09-2018 11:51 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Before this thing is brought upstairs, insert and backs installed, and posted as a Project… Sanding was done. Then a coat of this stain was brushed on…I thought about using these latches for the doors.. As they match the rest of the hardware…. Was then informed by a Design Guru, that such latches are CHEAP, and the look sucks? One on every corner…..Let the stain dry a while…..happened to remember I had a wee bit of Walnut scrap sitting around. Firs...

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That OddLots Ad #28: PIP time?

10-06-2018 02:18 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Weather was ugly outside….sun would peek out, the goes and hides while the next rain cloud comes by. Pulled up to the house today…van load of groceries, and a replacement TV…soon as we started to unload the van..it started to rain..hard. Finally get everything into the house, and THEN the sun comes out…grrr Decided to see IF the door was ready to install….carefully removed the clamps…no creaks, no loud cracking noises..Placed the door in the leg vise...

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That OddLots Ad #26: Lazy day?

10-04-2018 02:27 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Well, after that LONG Tuesday work session….decided to stay out of the shop, yesterday….... Last night….got tired of looking at the two 1×12s that were still sitting in the kitchen (why?) so I thought i would just haul those to the shop…Boss wanted the dryer checked, as well….what could go wrong with this plan? Two boards..about 4 bf a piece….Home Depot wanted $8.96 + tax a piece…Dug around until I found these two keepers….meh̷...

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Wooden Shackles #4: Accents Not Going as Planned

10-03-2018 12:55 AM by AceofHearts | 0 comments »

So I had a thought (this is normally where my projects go wrong) and wondered if I could put some nice accents on my shackles like the real woodworkers do. Maybe some peg caps, or at least fake ones that make it look like less bland. I bought a selection of plug cutting bits and tried the 3/8” one to make small circles. I used a 3/8” inch forsner bit to make the holes … The problem came when I discovered the 3/8” plug cutter doesn’t in fact cut 3/8” ...

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