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Helpful Jigs #2: Two Piece Jig to Make 1" Thick Bent Lamination

01-06-2014 09:51 PM by rhett | 3 comments »

Too cold to spray finish and waiting on blades, so here is a quick blog on a technique to make matching curves for bent laminations. NOTE: The desired final thickness of your lamination is equal to the diameter of the bottom bearing trim bit you use in this method. Blanks for the jig. 4 pieces of 3/4” ply to make a 3” deep jig. Cut and faired 1/4” template is used to get initial curve on a piece of 3/4” ply. Flush trimmed curve is used as bearing reference...

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Building shelves for the Grandkids. Part 2

03-08-2011 02:05 PM by revieck | 4 comments »

Building shelves for the Grandkids out of MDF, complete with hangers for their baseball bats.

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Sam Maloof inspired rocking chair #2: First try at the Maloof joint **Project on hold pending move**

10-14-2011 12:57 AM by sandhill | 2 comments »

Not having done this before it was a bit of a challenge to do I hope the joint is tight enough after the glue is in the joints and its clamped up. This is just the dry fit for now.In the two photos below are the left and right front legs. Today my 1/4” down cut spiral bit came so I will be routing the holes for the back slats then next week when my new band saw blade gets here I will cut the seat profile, sand and scoop the seat then comes the front legs.One thing I realized is you ...

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Router table

03-21-2012 01:47 PM by AJswoodshop | 5 comments »

Im thinking about getting a router table. I relize you can build your own what would you guys reccomend?I make alot of boxes and molding but the past 3 years of woodworking ive never got one. If the router tale dosent come with a router than I dont want to spend more than $140. AJ

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Soccer Coffee Table #1: Progress on the Soccer Coffee Table

07-04-2013 09:34 PM by AaronMad | 0 comments »

I am well into my project now, as you can see I have made the table top and had the legs professionally turned and now I am ready to construct the table and finish it. The lines of the soccer field were done by using a 10mm straight cut router bit and moving along a fence for a straight cut, 10mm deep. Then strips of jarrah were cut 10mm wide and 13mm thick to insert into the grooves. All worked out perfectly! Now I plan to make a wooden soccer ball (truncated icosahedron) to displ...

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Making of a 30" wolf head

01-18-2015 05:11 PM by grosa | 1 comment »

Hello guys,On my posts I show large scale work and I mention templates to cut cutting templates to cut on a pin router. I realize some of you might not know what all that means so, I decided to do this blog to show you what has to happen to create a large scale wall art. It would be nice to just cut it out on the scroll saw but I am limited to 26” on my RBI. You all know what that’s like. So I draw the piece full scale and make changes as I go. You can see this in picture 1 where ...

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Table Saw Station #5: Downdraft and Electrical

12-25-2017 09:40 PM by Brazz04 | 0 comments »

I finally got around to finishing up the table saw station, but I forgot to take many pictures! I installed the electrical for the saw and router as well as added an outlet to plug in the random orbit sander. Finally, I added the downdraft sanding chute and drilled the holes in the top. The final addition was a smaller version of the dust 4” dust vent selector. I used a 2.5” adapter that can used either at the router fence or can be hooked directly to the random orbit sander f...

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A Stepback Cupboard build #1: A start up..

01-04-2018 09:47 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Ok, been quite busy lately, Holidays, and such. Spent a bit of cash to get about 32bf of Ash, from a friend of mine.. Hauled a few of the 4/4×6” planks to the shop….needed to cut a couple to length, joint the edges, and make a couple panels Hmmm, thought these were flat sawn..until I found the end grain. Quarter sawn Ash.. Used this old saw, to cut a few blanks to length.. Jointed the edges, and checked for any gaps.. Got one side into the clamps̷...

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Grandpa's table #1: I have an idea

08-25-2008 11:38 PM by mcoyfrog | 2 comments »

Not sure how to start this, i’ve never done a blog before and i’m not the best at writing/speaking LOL. So here goes. Many years ago my grandpa made a coffee table for us, i’ve been trying to figure it out and my best guess is between the years of 1972-1974. It has passed through all our family at one point or another, but the last several years its been in storage because its a hard table to make work in ones living area. You see its very large about 6’ long to be ...

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #61: Bedside Table Build

11-24-2015 10:15 PM by PhilBello | 1 comment »

Having cut all the timber it was time to do something with it! I assembled the tops, and sides, minus the trim, using pocket hole screws and glue, sanded them with 80 grit, until they are all level, next I attached the trim, before continuing the sanding. I also sanded the side trim and the legs. Then it was time to start the build, things went together, but not as smoothly as I would have liked. There were a lot of pocket holes to be drilled, all on the inside, so none of th...

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