Yo whats up everybody so I just started a new project its a organizer for stuff like rakes shovles stuff like that. Well so I start butting the 2×4 for it and like most projects I always change my plan. So I decided to make it 6ft long 14in deep and 36 in tall. I am almost done with the frame but tommrow I will start cutting the small strips for the organizer part. I will post final pictures of it next week sometime.
I purchased the hood shown in the link below. http://www.pennstateind.com/store/R-TDHOOD.html And I want to install it on my Ridgid TA3650 saw. Now comes the good part!!! I had a plan to build a unit that incorporates the hood. The unit is 3/4” plywood (2’x4 1/2’ approx.) that bolts between the saw and the stand, you screw the dust hood to the plywood. The plan shows a drawer and shelf using the plywood “overhang” to the left of the saw and a shelf on t...
Gidday from the land down under [where men thunder]. I have been reading lately about the 30 in 30 and have decided to up the ante.As most of you know I love making boards so I plan to make at least 150 by the end of September or early October. The main reason for this challenge to myself is that I have been invited to the Melbourne Working With Wood Show in October and I don’t want to turn up with just a handfull of boards. Most of you know that I also have a regular job so this ...
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Well guys I am trying to make myself a draftsman, I am drawing my dream house plans. Its going well so far but I need lots of practice well here it is. Any tips would be helpful Here is the first verison Second Verison
So, I decided to start an interesting project a few weeks ago and I thought I’d share my progress. I figured it would be neat to build a wood briefcase. Now, I know that in today’s business society people tend to use shoulder bags, “soft” briefcases or messenger bags to tote around their documents. But I figured, “what the hell, if anything it will be fun.” Like the majority of my projects, it all starts with a drawing. I planned the sides be a...
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Yo whats up everybody I have pretty much spent 5 hours sanding today. Usually I sand for about hour and a half and take a 30 minute break then go back out. I have already had to clean out the filter on the shop vac before I get started again and I was just asking does anybody know if the brand shop vac make bags to put in your shop vac because this thing clogges up and it takes 10 minutes to clean out the paper filter
I had a request for a Trestle Table with 2-3 extensions. Have any of you seen such a table? I am not sure as to how to design it. Should the rails slide over the trestle or should the stretcher slide? How would you hide the rails other than using an apron? The apron kind of defeats the style of a true trestle, IMO. Any assistance, guidance, direction and even general sarcasm would be greatly appreciated. —Mike—
Yo whats up everybody I have been really board this week and decided to do a test does dust collection really help improve sandpaper life. It actually does because I am working on a fish tank stand right now and I have to do a lot of sanding. Now I dont really care if I have to sand something for 30 minutes but it doesnt matter how long it takes. I use a dewalt 5 in random orbit sander and I have been doing most of the heavy work with the 60 grit paper because Im trying to get all the old sta...
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