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A new Toy: Thickness planer

06-04-2014 02:03 PM by Dave Rutan | 10 comments »

One thing that I have long felt lacking among my group of tools was a thickness planer. Since I tend to look for discarded wood (I.E. free) to use for projects very often the wood is a bit rough. Mostly it will have a previous owner’s finish on it which I am forced to remove. I’d also like to utilize pallet wood, since it’s free in my area, but my list of ‘rustic’ projects is a bit short. So some time ago, I started saving my pocket change towards buying a...

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Pecky cypress goodness #1: Shop cabinet build

06-03-2014 03:33 AM by TheFridge | 2 comments »

I needed some shop storage and I wanted to use some pecky cypress I was given. So I figured drawer fronts of pecky cypress would be an awesome start. So I started by getting some free plywood after some old cabinets were demo’d on a job I was on. I would’ve preferred European style cabinets but didn’t think about it until after I milled and assembled the face frame. Here is the carcass from reclaimed wood. Cabinet set in place with face frame attached. Yes, I used a kre...

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My second Entry into the Summers Woodworking 2x4 contest

05-27-2014 04:51 AM by cpine | 0 comments »

I was able to get the second entry finished. Chris http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OpwDbfxLFw&list=UUoiFVDvzJX8tXXF5GsUPc_Q&feature=share

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CalgaryGeoff - Shop equipment is all sold

05-18-2014 12:59 AM by CalgaryGeoff | 6 comments »

CalgaryGeoff shop closing sale not required. All tools are sold. If you are interested in lumber contact me. Wood species are numerous, Hard Maple, Walnut, Wenge, Cherry, Roasted Maple, Figured Maple, Purpleheart, Douglas Fir, Iple, Mahogany (14” width) and more. Mostly 8/4 boards, some 4/4 cherry. All lumber is rough finished.

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Maybe the beginning of a larger project #31: What not to run through your planer!

05-17-2014 09:29 PM by Mark Shymanski | 7 comments »

I have proved tha Robertson screws are, indeed, harder than my planer blades :-( I was working on a new and improved tiller for 816 and was using up some leftover/recycled boards. The daft part is that this was the second tiller I was making today (didn’t like the first one) and had carefully made sure there were no screws in that piece, the piece that had the screw was the offcut from the first piece! You apparently have to chech EACH piece LOL! Oh well, they were old blade...

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Calgary Geoff

05-13-2014 06:43 AM by CalgaryGeoff | 5 comments »

Thanks

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Projects #11: Boards galore- thoughts on production run quantities of work

04-30-2014 04:18 PM by NedB | 3 comments »

There are the strips for the latest two end grain boards I’ve been working on. Craft show season is upon us again, and my wife and I are tooling up for a big push now that the weather is nice enough that I can get out in the shop without frostbite setting in. I’ve been cranking out a bunch of smaller boards, plus a few of what I consider average size… roughly 10×12x1.25” or so… I’ve done ‘enough’ simple boards now that it has ...

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A non-plywood 4 drawer filing cabinet #1: The design

04-30-2014 09:29 AM by GCM | 0 comments »

Here is my attempt to build an affordable wooden 4 drawer filing cabinet. I rule out: Plwood, as it is way too expensive in Australia for anything but the most expensive style of furniture.MDF, I built a single draw prototype and, even when using frame construction, it was way too heavy.Melamine, may be a good choice but for this project I don’t think it looks good enough.Solid wood, as it is too expensive. My current choice is to go with premium (knot free) pine and pine panel...

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Shopsmith #2: Shopsmith Jointer

04-25-2014 04:15 PM by Levier2011 | 1 comment »

Shopsmith Jointer A few months ago I decided to change my Garage Setup due to space constrains and because IWas very interested in trying the Shopsmith At a decent price I got a Mark V with Band Saw and Jointer. The Table Saw Blade was still in a working ShapeBut a lot of corrosion on the Bed of the Jointer I try it once but the fence had an issue…missing parts or broken damage so I decided n to use itAnd due to my priorities the use of the jointer was not the #1 Im working in th...

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Springtime Herb Planter

04-20-2014 12:42 AM by cpine | 2 comments »

New video: Making this herb planter. Special Shout Out to RedBeard for the inspiration for this project! http://youtu.be/qIYLKFIXJL0

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