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Grandson's Coffee Table #1: getting started,

12-09-2018 03:41 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

And the fun is almost ready to start….Grandson said he wants a Coffee Table for his living room….for Christmas..Ok…picked up another batch of Ash.. A 1×6 x 10 ( panel for the top) a 2×4 x 8’ ( legs, and parts for the vise rehab) two 1×6 x 6’...one will be for the aprons….and the fellow even tossed a few scraps in with these.. Turned out..I needed that middle scrap…for one of the short aprons…First thing was to cut that 10...

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Ukulele #3: Back and neck install

12-07-2018 09:58 AM by Fchilly | 1 comment »

I sanded the uke and laid out the bridge location and installed it. This was very easy with the fretboard already glued in place, and the back not installed yet. After shaping the braces and prepping the neck joint i was able to move on to final installation of the remaining components. Before glueing the neck or back, I set my router a tad shallow and cut clearance for the back’s binding just in the area my router wouldnt reach later rightnear the neck. I glued the neck into place a...

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End Table, out of Ash #9: Glued up, and assembled

12-03-2018 05:18 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Combine two days of shop times…..A glue up was done…Saturday….I did it as a series of sub-assemblies…Had the two ends already glued up. The assmbled shelf frame was ready to go….Laid one end assembly on the bench,,,added the shelf section and the two long aprons…glue of all the tenons..and a couple fingers…. Two pipe clamps were set up, to clamp the shelf section to the two ends, once the second end was driven onto the tenons. then set the corne...

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End Table, out of Ash #8: glue up prep, and other things

12-01-2018 05:08 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

OK, took the clamps off for now….legs need a bit more work. Have a middle rail done, one because the only plywood panel IN the shop was 2” too short, and two, the rail stops saggy shelf syndrome.. Will get glued and screw at the center of the long rails, rebates are for the panels to sit in. Needed to set this machine up.. To mill a small cove detail. Allen wrench to fine adjust the height setting. The other two corners on each leg that show, will get a cove detail̷...

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Mandocello build series #4: Mandocello build Part 5, Carving the top

11-27-2018 06:36 AM by Tomy Hovington | 0 comments »

The latest Part in the Mandocello build is available. check it out on YouTube!https://youtu.be/wXU6TPQi2jw

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Random Shop Jigs and Projects #1: Slab Flattening Router Jig Using Kreg Universal Bench Rails

11-26-2018 03:10 AM by BoilerUp21 | 2 comments »

I had an extra set of Kreg Universal Bench Rails laying around and decided they might make good rails for a slab flattening jig that i have been intending to make for larger pieces that won’t fit in my planer. I don’t want to spend $700 for the woodpeckers slab flattening mill, although it looks like a great setup. The sturdy rails lend themselves well to both the main rails and the trough guides for the router. Clamps through the existing dog holes in my 48...

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Another box build #7: Almost done

11-20-2018 05:38 PM by bandit571 | 5 comments »

And, posted as a project, to boot. Out of the clamps the other day.. Got everything cleaned up, and the top cut to size….corners sanded smooth, and a router to round over them. Added a coat of Amber Shellac.. Hmmm, lid does need something… Backside….wonder how the hinges will fit.. Box is only 6-1/2” wide on the ends, by 11-1/4” long…..stands 9-1/8” tall, counting the lid, and the foot pads.Got out the router, since it was still set up ...

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How to Layout & Cut Curves

11-10-2018 02:50 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 2 comments »

It’s taken years of experience to learn different ways to layout and cut curves in wood. I put this video together to share this knowledge with others. Let me know what you think. https://youtu.be/j4fGIFoqhzc Enjoy your time in the workshop! Scott

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Next Kitchen Project #12: Sunday's Finale, and a PIP

10-29-2018 07:37 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Ok, Sunday….nasty, dreary, rainy outside the windows…..even a Hail Storm came through….seems when we get a lot of rain…the Dungeon gets a small creek running across the floor to the floor drain….. Life in a basement….of course, the creek HAS to go through, right where I’m working…. And each rain shower, a new wave would come downstream. Ok…had a door to repair.. I had went ahead and drilled corner for a deep counter bored hole&#...

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Next Kitchen Project #11: Too LONG of a day

10-28-2018 06:31 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Ever get an entire day IN the shop? Me neither..but, was in and out of it all day long….worked around running errands and such, letting glue ups dry…. Well, I did manage to pick up some hinges… And some knobs and the washers to “back them up” with….keeps the skinny end from sinking into the wood…And a handful of cheap brushes… Had this glue up done, will be the shelf for the Topper..sides of the topper and this shelf all needed to be r...

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