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Homework #1: Hitting the books

03-25-2009 06:09 AM by JimmyNate | 2 comments »

I stopped by the library this week and picked up a few books on tools. The goal is to educate myself sufficiently that I know what I’ll want to be doing with the tools. This week the selections are: Jim Tolpin’s Table Saw MagicGreat for my intended purpose. The first 45 pages are nothing but the basics: types of saws, setup, tune-up, upkeep. The rest of the book (the bulk of it) is devoted to the myriad uses of a table saw and while details are occasionally thin, there ar...

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Dust Collection??

02-02-2016 01:14 PM by Bob Rodrigues | 10 comments »

I’m in the market now for a dust collector. Being married with 2 kids there really isn’t a lot of money I can budget for this at this time. I’ve read the reviews on the Harbor Freight dust collector but I’m wondering If I could get some woodworkers perspective that have this unit. How is it? Does it work well? And is it ok to run pvc or gutter sewerage pipe instead of the metal stove type of piping???? Any info on this topic from all LJ’s would be great.

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Videos by HuckD #19: Router Sled

02-26-2016 01:19 AM by HuckD | 0 comments »

I made a router sled to flatten a Farmhouse style dining table top I’m making. It’s a simple project that produced good results. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/ykNEqxTe23g

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Post and Panel Construction System #3: Much More Than Castles

07-24-2010 10:07 PM by Pete Tevonian | 3 comments »

When I started this set, I intended it to be a “castle kit”. I considered crenelated tops to the panels to make them look like a “real” castle, I considered building a draw-bridge panel (which my son would still no-doubt love), thought about staining the wood grey to mimic stone, and considered cutting arched windows in some of the panels to look like classic castle windows. In then end, though, I decided to wait on all of that until I saw how he played with it. Tha...

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Building a Ultimate Work Table. #2: Building a Ultimate Work Table #2

06-15-2013 03:45 AM by revieck | 3 comments »

The second in a series of videos about building a Allan Little desighed Ultimate work table, as seen on AskWoodMan.TV,s YouTube channel.

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Liquid plywood #1: My liquid plywood creations

01-23-2014 12:03 PM by bonitum | 10 comments »

I working with plywood and i would like to show my works.

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Jewelry Case Build #3: Rip Panels and Rabbet Insides

05-11-2014 05:29 AM by RoadHogg | 0 comments »

I got a little time to work on the jewelry case this week so I ripped some of the little panels to proper width then I ran a rabbet around the inside of each one. Three will get glass inserts, one will get a mirror and one will get a walnut panel. The rabbets are 1/4” x 1/4”. I then squared the corners with a chisel. Off they go to the glass shop.

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Life as an Amateur Woodworker #3: Not everything goes to plan!

10-21-2013 11:53 PM by PhilBello | 7 comments »

It’s been a somewhat hectic week, so the workshop has had to take a back seat, however not all has been sweetness and light!! I thought I had found the plans for the perfect Router table to fit into a micro-workshop, as I had previously reported, I drew out all the parts on a 3/4” sheet of Ply, spent a day or two, cussing like mad, trying to make space to do the cutting, and then fortunately did a dry-fit of the main parts… Router table Mk1 was abandoned! there was no way...

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Router Question...Recommendation

03-08-2009 06:15 AM by Matthew Archibald | 13 comments »

So I’m working on a box, just a small box and I’d planned on doing dovetails and the whole 9 yards. But my dads old craftsman router crapped out. In the next coming months i’m looking to pick up a more modern and sturdy router. The most bang for my buck. Honestly I don’t know much about this market. Do i go with a PorterCable router and just get the most amperage/hp router i can afford?? So yeah if anybody out there has a recommendation on a good soild router totally s...

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Harbor Freight run...

05-12-2011 04:14 AM by LegendInMyOwnMind | 3 comments »

Took a Harbor Freight run in Hempstead, NY and in Harrisburg, PA. Bought a big pile of stuff. Finally found a HF with the Dovertail jig. $34 seems like a great deal. I’m sure it’s not a perfect jig, but hopefully it will be worthwhile.

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