Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'plan'

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My Book Project #1: Some Thoughts

07-23-2015 05:15 PM by Dave Rutan | 4 comments »

I’ve finally figured out some direction for the ‘Book Project’ which I’ve been thinking towards for some time. I’m writing the book in my second language, Esperanto, so unfortunately it won’t be much use for Lumberjocks directly. However, I’m going to have to progress a bit in my woodworking journey for the content of the book. For example, I’m going to have to get my dad’s jack plane working and expand my joinery techniques a bit. Not s...

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choosing what is right for you #1: Table Saws buying guide for newbies

07-20-2015 04:57 PM by kenthemadcarpenter | 0 comments »

Nothing is worse than buying a tool that you learn later on is one you wish you never bought especially if you are new to wood working. The most utilized tool in most woodshops is the table saw. There a vast amount of table saws on the market, finding the one that best fits your needs can be confusing. Some people like the idea of a portable saw, especially if they have limited workspace. Others prefer the cabinet style fixed location. Either one is fine, however certain things you want to ma...

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planer or sander

07-17-2015 09:01 PM by bruce1 | 4 comments »

I am in the art business. I am going to begin printing on wood. I will probably do some on softwood lathes and some on band sawn 2×4s. In either case I need to kiss the wood – remove maybe 1/16”. I do not want the final result to be completely smooth. It can still have some tear. This will be production runs, several thousand feet per month. Maybe 14,000 feet. Should I buy a sander or a planer. Obviously, I need to feed the material quickly. Labor costs are a kill...

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Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build #3: Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build Pt. 3

07-16-2015 10:17 AM by wdwrkr631 | 3 comments »

Hello everyone,Just uploaded part three of our hanging tool cabinet build. In this episode the tool storage area & plane till have been built & installed. Here is a link to the video.

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Weekly Shop Updates #6: July 12, 2015

07-13-2015 08:13 PM by Matthew Morris | 2 comments »

View on YouTube This week I’ve been very productive. I finished installing the sterling silver in the ebony bars. After that I prepared the surfaces of my parts and rounded over the edges of the rails and mortises. Finally, I cut the housed mortises for the rails and stretchers. I also show you my new Lie-Nielsen Number 2 Bench Plane and talk about why I bought it and show you how it preforms. Want to know more?Visit the website the shop on Ins...

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Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build #2: Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build Pt. 2

07-11-2015 10:28 AM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone,Here is part 2 to our tool cabinet build. In this video the cabinet is up and we install interior doors. Check out our progress. This cabinet is a big one! Here is a link to the video.

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Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build #1: Ultimate Hanging Tool Cabinet Build Pt. 1

06-30-2015 10:18 AM by wdwrkr631 | 4 comments »

Hello Everyone,We finally started to build our much needed hanging tool cabinet. This one is going to be big. It measures in at 4 ft. x 4 ft. and around 20” deep. This build should be a lot of fun. Here is a link to part 1 of the video series.

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Batmobile Toy Car #2: A better way to cut the flutes

06-20-2015 08:53 AM by MagicSawDust | 1 comment »

Cutting the flutes for the batmobile toy car proved to be not quite as simple or easy as I would like it to be, so I tried a different way – this time with a carving gouge or chisel. I have a few inherited from my grandfather some years ago – they are not quite as sturdy as wood turning gouges. The smaller one is about 6mm across, with a radius of 12mm or so, and the other one is about 15mm across, and I’m guessing the radius would be about 19mm or 3/4 inch. ...

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Tool Restores #4: Plane Cap Screw Screwdriver

06-10-2015 04:29 AM by TrBlu | 3 comments »

This is not exactly a restore. This is really more of a tool build. This is the process I followed to make my plane iron cap screw screwdrivers. The blog is a little picture heavy. Here is a link to my blog post on my wordpress blog site. Feel free to add any comments, suggestions or questions. Thank you for visiting my shop blog.

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Gamble House Rocking Chair #2: Live Shop Update and Q&A Session June 3rd at 4:30pm Pacific Time

06-03-2015 06:23 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

Tonight I’m replacing my weekly shop update with a Live stream at 4:30pm Pacific Time from my shop with an update on the Gamble House Rocking Chair and a live Q&A Session. You can tune here on YouTube:

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