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The Tinker's Apprentice #2: My Dilemma

04-07-2015 08:50 PM by droogs | 1 comment »

Having had my “road to Damascus” moment, the realisation dawned on me that although I had just had a world beating business idea; I in fact had absolutely no way in which to achieve its fruition. After all, here was I with no tools at all, other than a very worn Phillips screwdriver, a decrepit claw hammer, a knock-off 12mm Marples “blue” bevelled chisel (with sides that could only be described as having been ground using the kerb) and a rather cheap and nasty ¼” drive socket set missing the ...

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End Table project #7: Final assembly, and aPIP?

07-30-2015 09:40 PM by bandit571 | 4 comments »

Got to get this thing done! Spent the whole day, fixing the door with a handplane. Added cleats to hold a floor Then cut and install a couple floor boards Didn’t have enough plywood. Planks are 1/2”. Screwed in place,but no glue. Got the corner blocks all installedI can then cut slotted holes. Just drill a hole in center of the block, then rock the drill back and forth towards the sides. This allows the top to expand and contract as it wants. A single screw in ...

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Gamble Entry table #1: start of new work using Lyptus......

02-26-2008 04:18 AM by abie | 8 comments »

This is a scaled down version of the Gamble House entry Table by the Greene Bros.(Greene and Greene).starting with laminated 1 3/4 pieces to form the legs.planed the balance of the wood to 3/4 for the rails and stretcher.Selected dark piece of Lyptus for the Bread Boards./Users/brucethom/Desktop/Gamble2.JPG/Users/brucethom/Desktop/DSC00045.JPG

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One Mans Trash is Anothers Table

07-28-2008 03:34 PM by joey | 6 comments »

We were on out driving one day when I see this cast iron table base setting by the side of the road in the garbage and point it out to my wife, and my wife says to me stop! and pick that up. Now that alone cause me to jerk the car to side of the rode so fast I almost caused a wreck, mainly, because she usually deplores my occasionally ventures into dumpster diving even thought I have found some pretty interesting stuff even by her standards. I looked at her and said damn! after 25 years I am ...

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3D Printed for Lumberjocks #1: Drink Espresso in Style

01-05-2014 12:10 AM by WispWoods | 6 comments »

If there is one thing that gets me more excited than woodworking, it is 3D printing. My best days are when I can 3D print something that indulges the word nerd within. That is why I’m so excited to share this with you! I don’t own a 3D printer myself (I would buy an 8” jointer first). I rely on Shapeways to print my models for me. Something great that Shapeways also does is to allow people to offer their items for sale I have one of these cups from Shapeways and it...

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You did what with a plane???

02-26-2008 04:36 AM by Tom Adamski | 11 comments »

I’ll say sorry for this rant up front so you can stop reading this and go onto more interesting things if you wish…I was reading a blog that was on another website… (don’t wory, i started here and somehow surffed to this guy’s website. I won’t mention his name as I don’t want to give him the press. (Bad publicity is still publicity) But I will post the segment that riled me… Oh and of course my reply. Please click you back button now if you a...

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Logs to Lumber #3: Spalted Eucalyptus hand planed

09-05-2013 08:04 PM by palaswood | 5 comments »

Found a Eucalyptus log and planed down a branch Pen blank? Nice spalting, I was stoked to find that.

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Stanley No. 7 Identification

07-01-2011 02:38 AM by hodgepodge | 9 comments »

Ok, so I found this plane at an estate sale a few months ago. I decided to finally give it a make over when I started trying to ID the type. Using the flow charts I find online I would assume it is a type 4. However, there are some strange things that don’t match like the frog screws being round head screws, and the frog seat on the sole is kind of strange. Also, the lever cap has an interesting design on near the bottom. The only marks on the sole that I can make out is No 7 in front o...

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Tool Overview #3: Going Plane Crazy...

10-19-2010 01:16 PM by David Craig | 15 comments »

Well, it would appear that I am sliding a little further down the slippery slope. I can see where, once you get started down a certain road, it is a little difficult to get off of it. A little over a month ago, my plane collection consisted of nothing, nada, zip. Now I have four, and tomorrow I am expecting the shipment of number five. It started innocently enough. I received a block plane as a thank you/birthday gift. I like mechanical things. I am a little slow on the take sometimes, but...

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Tilting a Dado Set

07-16-2012 11:12 PM by rockinmichael | 4 comments »

I was designing a project a few days ago, and a couple of the joints would use angled dado’s. I’m wondering if anyone has done this and opinions on the safety of doing so.

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