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How to Figure a Rafter

1132 days ago by Clay Ortiz | 9 comments »

I finally put together my first howto video on framing! It explains how to figure rafter length and layout. I gotta say that it was a lot harder to do than I thought it would be. I’m going to make another video or two on the subject because I just didn’t have enough time. http://youtu.be/7QuJYtq8MsU

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #54: What Lights Up An English Barn

1805 days ago by frank | 9 comments »

What Lights Up An English Barn Well I believe that it doesn’t take much to get me talking about barns….or might I add English Barns. I was asked to post some pictures of my barn, but how could I ever just show some pictures without also going into some barn terminology? From the picture above I am standing on the third floor of the barn….or if some-one is counting the cellar also, then I guess one could say the fourth floor. My wife bartered some homemade jams for ...

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Ideas from my shop #3

2290 days ago by David | 5 comments »

April 16, 2008 I was looking in a magazine at some jigs different guys had built and I marvel at how clean their shops are and how pristine the jigs are: all that new wood and finish. Can’t say mine are anything like that ~ almost always made from scrap and then stuff that isn’t usable because it is damaged, has water spots or stains, etc. But I thought I’d share how I sand small stuff and edges with my belt sander. I made a holder for the sander then clamp it to...

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