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Marc tweeted these free Roubo style workbench plans

02-25-2011 06:28 AM by Dave | 1 comment »

http://www.sketchupwoodplans.com/free-plans/roubo-style-workbench/ Metric or in inches. Very detailed. I foresee a trip to the wood store. enjoy;)

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My new hobby #1: Getting started

02-25-2011 09:34 AM by DanClem | 12 comments »

Good day to all who have chosen to turn a listening ear my way. I am a full time student and stay at home dad here in the great state of NC, who has found a new and exciting hobby in woodworking. I have always been fascinated and intrigued by what people could do with and to wood and now I’ve decided, with the blessing of the love of my life, to delve into the world of custom woodwork. To start this foray into the unknown, and grease the wife gears a little, my first project is goi...

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Woodwork Biz/Getting Started #6: Item 4 and 5 - Using Postcards

02-25-2011 01:43 AM by billb | 3 comments »

There are many more ways to create postcards now because of the computer and easy to use graphic software. Most inkjet printers will do a great job with postcards, and you can purchase blank cards inexpensively, the problem is the high cost of ink. I suggest making a few with your printer to get an idea of the per card cost. If it does work out too high, you can create an original and take it to a quick print shop to have a quantity of them made. You may be able to go to one of those self pri...

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New tools from Grizzly #1: New tools

02-24-2011 01:37 AM by David "Lucky Dawg" Brown | 0 comments »

Well my new band saw runs like a dream and Im making boxes and resawing wood like like crazy!I just received my Grizzly 13” Plainer and when I opened it the head was sitting crooked and soI got on the phone and called them and they sent the part right away! Anyway! I’ve got my first few minutes running it and oh man Im excited!!!! Now to get a chain saw and get busy cutting trees for next year!more to come on this!!!!!!

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work bench #6: How tall is your work bench?

02-23-2011 11:07 PM by gpastor | 11 comments »

This is the height of my old workbench 33”. For me it was to low unless I was doing something like hand planing then it was fine. What make a good work bench height? I considered a few things:1- What was I going to do most on the bench. For me that was not hand planning 2- How tall I am. At 6’-1” a 33” top is low 3- My eye sight. A high bench brought the work closer to my eyes 4- Will I be standing or sitting. I am on me feet all day at work, so on the weekends when I am...

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Half-lap joinery for a Painters Easel.

02-20-2011 08:44 AM by degoose | 13 comments »

The easel was made from recycled silky oak….using half-lap joinery as seen here. Half- lap is where material is remove to half the depth of each piece and then fitted together… I used my new SCMS and set the depth on the micro adjustment screw.. fairly quick… and I was able to make the angled scarfs easily enough… I used a spacer to move the timber away from the fence so I could get the cut right across. I used glue and clamps.. then dri...

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Combo Drum Sander #1: Concept and making the drum

02-20-2011 06:48 AM by tyka | 11 comments »

This is my first blog and I hope it will go over well. This sander was inspired by models on the Internet but mostly by Blake: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7641 and by Bob: http://lumberjocks.com/Bob3418/blog. I would like to thank them both for their posts. Without them this project would have been very difficult to complete. Concept: My intentions are to make a 20” +/- wide drum sander that will easily switch from thickness to surface sanding. I would like to be able to reduce stoc...

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I need help in deciding what to build next.

02-19-2011 01:35 AM by GaryK | 57 comments »

I am hoping that some of you can make some suggestions on what I should make next. Whatever I make I will do a blog on how I made it. If it’s really involved, maybe a multi part blog. Well, the house is already full of furniture so I can’t make anything big unless I get rid of something. (Very hard to do since I built most of it.) Here’s what I’m looking for: 1. Something I have never made before. 2. Hopefully something unique.3. Something that will expand my ...

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Grandma's Picture Frame #4: Profiles

02-18-2011 04:44 PM by spunwood | 4 comments »

I have finally finished cutting the frame profiles. I decided to make a bunch of small frames, rather than just one. I really like framing, but boy am I dreading the mitering and glue up! But before getting into the mitering (next blog entry), I wanted to show off some of the profiles. The first two pictures are of the frame I took from the plans on the American Woodworker website. I really enjoyed doing that one. I already tried once on a cove frame I cut, a...

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used bandsaw blade... #1: What to do with......

02-16-2011 01:10 AM by prez | 8 comments »

I just went out and bought myself a couple of new bandsaw blades to replace my ’ not so sharp ’ old blade… I can’t get this old blade re-sharpened so what to do with it? I hate to just throw it away…..we’ve got to come up with some kind of ‘re-cycled’ use for it…. So today’s challenge for all LJ’s…...find a new use for this blade!! I was thinking of maybe cutting it into smaller lenghts and using it as a some kin...

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