Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'project progress'

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Building a wall hanging tool cabinet #1: Building a wall hanging tool cabinet #1

10-02-2014 08:05 PM by exelectrician | 3 comments »

I received a set of Stanley 750 chisels from my wife for my birthday months ago and decided that they and my planes needed a place that was easy to get to and easy on the eye.Pictures are worth more than a thousand words. I started with the plane till so I could get a general idea of the size of the cabinet.Then using No3 (third grade cherry) boards planed down to 820 thou I edge joined using biscuits narrow boards to get up to over 9 1/2” wide, after joining the boards I planed the ...

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Workbench Build #16: New Crank Handles...

02-27-2013 12:50 AM by Airframer | 3 comments »

After finishing up one of the hand cranks for the Moxon vise I realized that the poor excuse of a turning I did on my leg vise crank handle just wasn’t going to cut it. So after that revelation I scrounged up some scraps of Padauk and Oak and started piecing together a segmented stackup that would become my new crank handles for both the leg and wagon vises. Once the glue was set on those I cut different sized plugs out with my hole saw set which works out nicely b...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #107: Onword We Go!

09-18-2010 01:38 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

I made tremendous progress yesterday in getting things organized. I was quite determined to get some things done, because I needed to get my head above water on several small tasks that have been hanging in the background. I like being organized and in order to be creative, I need to feel that things are in order. When I look at the calendar and see how time seems to be passing so quickly, it is sometimes difficult to understand how each day is consumed. My days are all so full and it real...

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Made a mod to the sled

11-29-2010 07:38 PM by nobuckle | 3 comments »

I was looking at the design of the handle on my crosscut sled and decided that it just didn’t look right. I also incorporated some finger guards. I didn’t want to scrap the handle all together so I cut it down a bit and attached it to the finger guards. Here is how it turned out; I attached the finger guard to the front fence with some screws. I did not glue the finger guard assembly to the fence, this allows me to remove the guard in the event that I need or want to a...

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Workbench #7: Top Almost Done

10-04-2011 07:09 PM by CartersWhittling | 3 comments »

Hello. I am now almost done the bench top. The tailvise still needs to be made and I need to glue the shoulder vise together, but the majority of work is done. Since my last post I finished the splines for the shoulder vise and tapped the nut for the vise, and cut the detail out. This is a 2 1/2” diamter nut with 2 tpi. I am making a video of the process of tapping the nut. I also finished the splines for the end caps and drilling the holes for the bolts. The bolts and splines ...

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current projects #1: Kids bed

07-09-2012 05:12 PM by pdegreyt | 3 comments »

This project has been undergoing some transformation since I went through the design process and will look very different from the concept picture here, my wife first wanted a lager lip on the side to put some storage on as seen in the picture. but has now decided to not have this lip/ storage on the side. Good this I have not started the construction yet or bought any wood, since that does alter the scope and budget of the project. got to love the wife( which I do) on Saturday I bought ...

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Dutch Tool Chest #3: construction begins (dovetail sides to bottom)

03-11-2015 02:04 PM by Tugboater78 | 3 comments »

It started with me cutting my sides, bottom, and shelves/dividers to rough length with my xcut D8 on sawbench, then cleaning/squaring up the ends with my Stanley #4 1/2 and the sides with my #5 1/2 and #8. I then ganged sides up in my moxon and go in house and refresh my memory on layout with Megan Fitzpatricks youtube video . I then proceed to mark out my tails and to cut them. I ran into some trouble, what little practice i had with cutting some dovetails was with completely seaso...

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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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Daily Progress. #7: Back to Recording Progress.

02-10-2011 08:31 AM by GregP | 3 comments »

My last couple projects I got a little bogged down and didn’t get to recording them, so this is kind of jumping back on the horse as far as keeping track. Anyway, the project I’m working on right now is one I’ve done before. I’m making a replica of this one that I did about a year ago; Here’s my progress on it for today; The top half glued up, still have to glue those two slabs together and cut. The face frame cut to width and length, on a...

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Sprint to Finish #3: tray+

09-15-2013 06:00 PM by Chris Cook | 3 comments »

The next part was to figure how a nice tray would work into this. I thought I would just make a set-in tray with small compartments. This would be made of the same padauk: for the bottom I joined two pieces of the same padauk: This tray is done the same as the box in that I wanted all edges to be 45 degree miters: I had the idea of integrating the zebra wood into tray as the center handle/separator. It just stands out like a rusty nail though. In fact,...

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