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Workbench #12: Adding the Shelf

06-04-2017 01:05 AM by Dan Wolfgang | 4 comments »

With the base complete and the shelf ledgers in place, I wanted to get the shelf added. The shelf would be really useful in that it would allow me to set my planes nearby but out of the way. Ok, so the spot I’ve been storing my planes is only about four steps away, but still, having them within reach seems like a great advance. It’ll surely make me more productive, right? I’ve been using 2×4s from Home Depot to build the majority of the bench. I intended to use the l...

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Pine Pantry Cupboard #6: Shelves done, back is started

06-02-2017 04:29 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, got all the shelves done.. even after having to fix a couple.. Shelf #2 and #3 needed adjusted a bit….right sides were a bit lower than the left, and #3 was the worst. Errors tend to add up faster than the IRS. Once the fix was done, I added cleats for shelf #4 and #5…..that was the easy part. I used a box of Mash Potato Mix to set the heights of the cleats, and a framing square to to the cleats level front to back. Today, I had to clear off the bench.. Added a...

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I Love Scuba...taking a break from a remodel! (Remodel Pics)

06-01-2017 06:20 PM by woodburnigtlp | 0 comments »

Hi Friend! I know for most of us here, woodworking isn’t our only hobby or job we make a living off of! For me, one of my many hobbies is scuba diving! I have been in the midst of a kitchen remodel (more on that below) for a couple of months now and could sure use a trip right about now! I have been certified for almost 15 years now and it is one of the most exciting hobbies I have. I have been all around the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, as well as a few Pacific Coast dives. Being i...

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Shop stuff #95: Shop Update: Interior progress

05-31-2017 02:14 PM by JimDaddyO | 1 comment »

A bit more progress on the continuing adventure of my shop build. It’s going together a bit at a time as I can afford it. As I clear space and organise, it frees up spaces to get the job done, between other projects. View on YouTube

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"A view through the wooden window" box in progress (2017)

05-31-2017 06:32 AM by FancyChip | 5 comments »

Thank you for looking!

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Pine Pantry Cupboard #5: Shelves getting installed

05-31-2017 12:49 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Things are moving along now. Managed somehow to clear just enough bench space to cut the first plywood blank into a few shelves. Shelves neede to be about 27-1/2” long, maybe 14” wide. Bottom shelf was done first, as the others will reference off of it. Had a couple cleats cut to just the right length. Used those to mark the saw cuts. Framing square to connect the dots. That little saw was set to barely cut through the plywood. First one was cut, and installed.. ...

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Pine Pantry Cupboard #4: Top installed

05-30-2017 02:51 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Just a quick catch-up…Got the blank for the top out of the clamps. Laid it up on top of the case. Marked how much to trim off. Set up the jig on the bandsaw, and cut for width. Framing square to mark the ends square, bandsaw to trim. Cleared a BIG spot on the bench,, And used the Jumbo Jack to flatten both faces. Block plane for the end grain, and make a slight bevel to the edges. Took a quarter out of my pocket, and laid out a curve on the front two corners.. Then u...

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Dining table inspired by the Greene & Greene Thorsen table #13: Final Table Edge Routing

05-29-2017 10:55 PM by TungOil | 3 comments »

With the table edges assembled, the next step is the final pattern routing of the outside profile. I route the final shape after the edges are assembled to be sure the ellipse is smooth and continuous. I start by leveling any minor misalignment between the edges with an 80 grit disk on the random orbit sander. The assembled table top is about 1/16” larger than the outside pattern to allow for the final shaping. I use a solid carbide spiral upcut bit to get the smoothest finis...

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L-Shaped Desk #4: The fire, it burrrrrns!

05-29-2017 08:09 PM by SauceMan | 1 comment »

I want to keep this quick because it’s almost 1pm and I haven’t started yet. I got a new blade and a new belt to put into my table saw, but I really want to get working on my desk. Yesterday was a pretty productive day. I feel like every time I take 8 quarter steps forward, I take 4 quarter steps back. (little woodworking joke for you guys, you can thank me later). Last weekend I got this Diablo blade for my new table saw and spent a fair amount of time trying to square m...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1836: Growth Spurts

05-29-2017 01:16 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 2 comments »

Little by little, I am trying to get back into the habit of posting here on a regular basis. I find that I have been missing talking to many of you and when I don't post for days or weeks at a time, the task seems daunting because there is so much information that I want to share. I am sure no one wants to read a book here on a blog post. Life has been so busy since moving and there are times when I felt that things were getting a bit out of control. As a small business owner that de...

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