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Shop stuff #101: Monster Computer Base Pt 2

08-16-2017 12:51 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

Well, with a new sheet of (not Chinese) plywood, I get serious about getting this thing together. Nothing like taking a simple box and making it complicated. Everything fit well and square and the glue up was relatively uneventful. Next time, we start the finish. View on YouTube

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Maple Chest of Drawers #11: Top is done..

08-10-2017 02:34 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

With a surprise ending, too….Got bored, decided to try the plank for the top…4/4×13-1/8” x 49” long…..heavier than it looked, awkward going down the steps to the shop…. After cutting off a chunk to get to a length for the case…..I thought I could not only flatten the slab out a bit, but get it close to 3/4” thick…...wasn’t happening on the thickness part, but I at least got it almost flat.. Width-wise, was too narrow. Wal...

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Endgrain dartboard build.

08-08-2017 03:58 PM by Viking Carpenter | 0 comments »

Made this dartboard from old tree stump. Works really great!View on YouTube

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Shop Organization - Or Lack Of

07-10-2017 08:04 AM by Cathie Zimmerman | 11 comments »

About a year and a half ago I retired as a director of public safety. I’d served in the industry for 17 years and was ready for something different. I was absolutely ecstatic that my wife supported me retiring “early.” So, I leapt head first into the rabbit hole of this new hobby of mind: woodworking. Little by little I’ve found fantastic deals on the tools I needed (ok wanted lol). I can proudly say I have just about every power tool one could save up for. They are...

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Making The Very Small Wood Hinge III

07-09-2017 04:26 PM by Dan | 5 comments »

Latest refinements on my small hinge making process. First, an upgrade on my router sled which allows better control and smoother sliding with excellent accuracy. That Ridgid router in the picture is still going strong after years of heavy use. Set up to plane maple hinge halves to 1/8”. I want to cut down the time it takes to make these so I need to develop standard procedures with detail. So, after planing they are cut to identical lengths and widths. When I am trimming thes...

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Table Saw Station #4: Casters and Base

07-08-2017 06:55 PM by Brazz04 | 2 comments »

I got some time to finish up the casters and base over the last few days. The base is now complete so when the station is lowered, it sits on a very solid base. The casters are mounted to three laminated sheets of plywood, and raised using a 5” bolt that was threaded into the plywood. The bolt then pushes on a wooden rod that extends the caster down on the floor. It seems to work well and only takes a few minutes to raise the station, move it to a new location, and lower back onto t...

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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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Minimax CUn410 elite #1: Jointer, Planer, Mortise, Table saw

05-18-2017 12:28 AM by Minimax | 3 comments »

For Sale: Minimax CU410 Elite Combination Machine Great shape, loaded with extras, used 2006 Minimax CU410 Elite Combination Machine. It is 5 machines in one, great for small shops and has three independent 4.8 hp motors powering a sliding table saw, shaper, jointer, planer, and mortise. It includes: • Digital-Mechanical readout on planer height, shaper spindle tilt and height, saw tilt• 12” main saw blade w/independently adjustable scoring unit• Double trunnions on both saw and shaper ...

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A Small Carving Bench

05-16-2017 07:31 PM by ShaunMeighan | 0 comments »

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Table Saw Station #1: Framing

05-16-2017 01:48 AM by Brazz04 | 0 comments »

I have been planning a table saw station to combine my saw, router, and a downdraft table into one area in my garage workshop. After a lot of planning on SketchUp, I finally got around to building it. First I started by framing the station up from the plans I had come up with. Once completed, I will add dust collection as well as electrical for each area of the station. The casters are under the table now but I have plans to make a caster system that will let me raise and lower the statio...

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