Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'router'

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Cutting Tenons with a Router Table Sled [w/bonus DIY dust collection]

06-29-2015 01:42 AM by Greg Guarino | 1 comment »

I don’t have a table saw, nor do I have the skills or tools to cut tenons with a hand saw. So I came up with this idea:... a sled that moves the work over a 3/4” router bit. It’s got a movable stop to set the length of the tenon. It works decently, although I have found that since I need to make several passes, each pass – somehow – ends up the tiniest bit different in depth than the others. The difference is truly tiny, just enough to see the “seamR...

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Quick Tips #2: Cleaning Your Bits and Blades

06-20-2015 06:43 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

To watch on YouTube go here: In this quick tip, I talk about keeping your bits and blades clean to help prolong their life and continue to give you clean and crisp results. Want to know more?Follow the shop on Instagram us on Facebook the website

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Quick Tips #1: Using Both Sides of a Bit at a Router Table

06-19-2015 05:43 PM by Matthew Morris | 4 comments »

Did you know you could use both sides of a bit at the router table? In this quick tip I show you how. Watch this on YouTube here: Want to know more?Visit the website http://www.mmwoodstudio.comFollow the shop on Instagram us on Facebook to my YouTube Channel:

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Weekly Shop Updates #2: June 17, 2005 - Gamble Rocking Chair Crest Rail & Carvings

06-19-2015 05:31 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

Watch the update on YouTube here: This week I talk about the progress I have made in the Gamble House Rocking Chair: • Cut mortises in the crestrail and cut it to length• Took the first steps in shaping the crest rail by pattern routing• Carved the indents in the rails and stretchers• Made the bending form for the back slats Announce that every 4th Wednesday of the month I will be doing a Live Weekly Shop Update on my YouTube channel:

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Router Table

06-19-2015 01:11 PM by Ken Dowswell | 5 comments »

Needed a router table, didn’t want to go out and just buy one when as a woodworker, build it. So spend time on You Tube and make a plan.The stool I previously made had compound angles to add strength and stability to the base I would use 5 degree angles here. 2X4’s used for the legs, trimmed to 3” X 1 3/8”. Cross members are spruce 1X3, glued and screwed. Top of the stand is 20 X 28Router table top is 24×32. 3/4” plywood and a 1/8” marker hardboa...

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Weekly Shop Update #5: Dog Bowl Stand, Hanging Tool Cabinet, Guest Build & More

06-15-2015 10:28 PM by wdwrkr631 | 2 comments »

Hello Everyone,New shop update video now on YouTube. This episode we talk about the dog bowl stand, the hanging tool cabinet build, Our guest build in September & more. Here is a link to the video. Check it out.

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Something with an "R" #3: Inlaid Letters

06-13-2015 11:38 PM by sras | 11 comments »

For the letter pattern, I started with a Medusa font. I had to modify it quite a bit to work with my 1/8” router bit. . I then sliced some veneer from the wenge. The veneer cuts were just over 1/16” and ended up at about 0.040” after sanding. I let the wenge be a little thicker. . I printed out the pattern in reverse and glued it to what would be the back side of the veneer. The process was: . 1. Cut the pattern with my scroll saw and cleaned it up with som...

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building a bench and stuff #5: The home stretch

06-12-2015 05:25 AM by TheFridge | 2 comments »

Warning: pic heavy Just posting a bunch of progress. Leg vise continued. Cutting the bridal joint. Lignum vitae pin for the guide. This stuff strong. Trying to incorporate this as a pin holder but haven’t come across an idea that I can pull off with what I have on hand. So it’s on the back burner for now. Hammered a poplar dowel and drilled a center so I could bore it with a forstner. Didn’t work out so well. Stuck a roll pin...

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Dog Bowl Stand Build

06-11-2015 12:48 AM by wdwrkr631 | 1 comment »

Hello Everyone,Just put a new video up on YouTube. In this video we use cutoffs from past projects to build a really cool dog bowl stand with turned legs. As the video will show I’m not the best with a lathe but I got the job done with no catches.Here is a link to watch the video. Thanks for watching!

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Weekly Shop Updates #1: June 9, 2015

06-10-2015 05:47 PM by Matthew Morris | 0 comments »

To watch the video on YouTube go here: to my website here: In this weeks update I go over what I have completed this week on the rocking chair: • Milled up the Crestrail• Cut mortises in the rear stretcher and crest rail• Made jigs and snapped my rails and stretchers Vaccum Press Kit I purchased: Roarockit Vacuum Press: Want to know more?Follow the shop on Instagram ht...

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