My mother-in-law has expressed interest in a ladder shelf, but couldn’t find exactly what she was looking for in stores. Specifically, she wants a ladder entertainment center, with a TV shelf in middle and ladder shelves at either end. This blog will attempt to chronicle my journey as I make this piece of furniture. There were a couple of considerations when designing this unit. First, it needed to be relatively light weight, so I am building it out of pine acquired from a local saw ...
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
Well, I was going to clear a path to my mitresaw bench, but. I’d have to move a lot of “stuff” out of the way, just to use that mitre saw clear back by the wall, just for these three cuts? Well, THAT ain’t going to happen, so how about I clear off the bench’s top, and add a smaller mitre saw there? One, I unfold the GEM, add four screws to attach it to the bench’s top. That saw was way too big. And, must have been a thicker saw used at some po...
Just found the site recently, and decided to post a project that I’m working on. Here is my second teardrop camper. It’s for my dad and is all pine and birch (cabinets) inside. We are working toward getting it complete in the next few months, hopefully by fall. My other project and threads can be found at DadRambles.com
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Wheels are done. I glued up the sleeper and engine block. Used purpleheart and pine. The block has the firewall attached.The purpleheart bleed into the pine. I will use tape to cover the purpleheart and lightly sand the pine to clean it up. Was this from the resins? That is it for this weekend back to work in the morning.
This is the first time I am doing a build blog. It is also the first time I am building a truck. Please let me know if their is a better way to build the rig. This build is being done in sub assembly.I started with the wheels, axles and rims. purchased as part of the kit. Tires are stained ebony, 2 coats, light sanding between. Rims and axles will be high gloss poly.
This DIY kids play table was a fairly easy build. I made it into two sections that screw together for easy transport. Everything was also made out of common lumber sizes so nothing had to be cut down to size. View on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dWPqRKq0RgHere is my method of making half blind dovetails, I have found this to be the easiest way for me and I wanted to share with everyone to help inspire them to get out into their shops and do what they love
About 5 years ago I built a full size arcade. My coworker saw it and wanted one, but I told him it cost me $800 to build… He quickly changed his mind. A few weeks later he came to me with an idea for a portable arcade controller that would allow him to still experience the arcade feel while keeping the cost down by hundreds of dollars. This video is me building that arcade controller. It only covers the controller building portion. If you are interested in building one yourself, there ...
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