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work work work

03-16-2013 04:34 AM by Tugboater78 | 1 comment »

Currently halfway through another boat trip and have some free time to drop some thoughts. Feel free ti laugh, encourage, whatever on what i put up. I gotta clear my head and maybe come back to read thia later to se what i forgot. Things i want to get done:Build a workbench with a real tight budgetlearn house to handcut a dovetailGet better at tuning, using my handplanebuy a decent tablesawbuild a shop to work in… Projects ive been “commissioned” to do soon:Build 16yr...

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Vintage Tools #1: For The Love of Tools!

03-08-2013 12:53 AM by dj1096 | 2 comments »

My love of wood I owe to my Great Uncle Albert. I have a picture when I am about 4 helping him in his shop. He loved wood but was not a very “fine” carpenter. For him you could never build it to sturdy with more wood and of course this was reinforced by more screws. I loved what he exposed me to but decided I wanted to become the best carpenter I could be and that would mean finding a teacher to help me reach that goal. I met a luthier when I was about 12 and was all to happy t...

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Hand Tool Journey #6: Handplane Madness.. And a New Saw

02-27-2013 06:58 PM by Airframer | 7 comments »

It has been a while since I updated my tool blog and it is high time I did. There have been a few new aquisitions here at the Framer household that I need to share with you guys. First up is an Ebay find. I am in the need for a good backsaw for some tenon cuts on my workbench build. I searched all the newer brands and some of the cheaper selections and they were either WAY out of my price range or just looked cheap and I already have a cheap one so no thanks. Off to the bay I went an...

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Handplane Treasure Trove #1: Craigslist find

02-20-2013 07:33 PM by DouginVa | 5 comments »

So I found a C/L post or the sale of 7 hand planes. The only one I was interested in was a Stanley #7, so I inquired. The seller said he wanted $110 for all of them. Hmmmmm, I thought. If I could get him down some more that’d mean I’d pay a little more than $10 per plane. I could restore them, remove all the rust, sharpen the irons, etc. and sell em each for $25 or more. Except the #7….I want to keep that one. So I offered $80, citing the amount of rust removal, ...

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Hoosier Cabinet Refurbish #1: Getting started

02-20-2013 06:23 PM by Philip "Pip" Storm | 0 comments »

My wife received a Hoosier Cabinet from her parents and is wanting it put in our house. But, before we do that we decided it needed some TLC. It had been “modified” previously for various reasons. Busted glue joints, damaged hinges, worn drawer slides, etc. Sorry I didn’t get any pics of such items or any “before” pictures for that matter. I had already started the refurb before I decided to do this blog. So, here is a short video to show were I’m at so far.

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Make a Folding Out Feed Table for your Table Saw

02-20-2013 05:22 PM by WoodJediNTraining | 16 comments »

This Week I show you how to make a folding out feed table for your table saw. This design was based after an article and plan found in a 2009 issue of Woodworker’s Journal Magazine. Originally the plan was designed for a Cabinet saw with a Biesemeyer Fence System, so I had to make some slight modifications for my Porter Cable Saw. In this 3 part video series I show you a step by step on building this project as well as talk about the modifications I had to make. The Article and plans ca...

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Refurbbing Rusties

02-12-2013 08:11 PM by bandit571 | 9 comments »

I had three planes, mainly from two rust hunts. A Dunlap, with red handles That i decided to strip the red off of. Two others were in need of the “Works” handles stripped, one tote repaired, irons sharpened back up. All manner of rust removed. Ok, “Velcommen to Mein Dungeon” This little machine does a lot of removal work, weather it is rust on a plane’s side Rust on an iron Stripping a finish off a knob Note that ugly brush laying ther...

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Finishing Tips #4: Gel Stain & Gel Varnish

02-08-2013 07:11 AM by pjones46 | 4 comments »

Just used the Bartley line of Gel Stains and Gel Varnish. After reading a number of articles in American Woodworker, Wood, and other such woodworking magazines written by many independent professional finishers, they recommend the Bartley line of Gel Stains and Gel Varnish. Bartley were sold to Seagrave Coatings Corporation who now manufacture the Bartley line using the original formulas. Seagrave has very few distributors/dealers that specifically cater to the small woodworking shop or...

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It All Starts Somewhere

02-03-2013 08:57 AM by wastingtape | 7 comments »

I spent several months researching power tools, comparing, shopping around, seeing them in person, and pricing it all out. But I couldn’t shake the nagging feeling that going down this road was going to be a constant treadmill of buying accessories and aftermarket jigs. Expensive jigs. And lots of accessories. There was another problem coming about on the horizon: my son was born. That by itself isn’t the problem. However, for the first time ever during a purchase decision...

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Free Craftsman Radial arm Saw Upgrade Kit.

02-02-2013 01:29 AM by revieck | 7 comments »

A video of the opening of the package.

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