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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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Stepback Cupboard in Pine #15: Bookcase, face frame and top

03-19-2018 02:01 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Trying to get caught up here…Face frame: Stanley 45 and a #22 bead cutter.. Two cuts to make the outside corner, a single for the inside edges…The top rail only got one bead. Fancy cuts, to produce a tenon, once I got sizes figured out.. Then made a few cuts into the stiles… And made a few mortises.. Top one was easy. the one for the bottom rail? I had to get things fine tuned, for the beads to line up just right Spread some glue, add some clamps.. ...

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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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Never A Dull Moment -- Router Fun

05-18-2009 04:57 PM by MyOldGarage | 5 comments »

Something told me it was going to be an interesting day . . . but it’s always interesting in some way or another. This is a very unusual wound . . . and an interesting story nonetheless. Peggy and I had my parents over on Saturday night. We worked to get the garden stuff done as well as the final things for the dust collector. I was showing my dad the stuff in the garage and was thinking out loud on the old router that he gave me. It was an old McGrawHill router that is all s...

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Taliesin Desk Build - How's and Why's #13: The Big Top

09-30-2016 01:21 AM by EarlS | 1 comment »

I didn’t really spent much time thinking about how the desk top would be built. I planed and jointed the walnut along with the maple and cherry. I proceeded to glue up the panels using a biscuit jointer. With a top this large (39×72) I used 4 – 10” wide boards and glued them in pairs then glued the pairs together. I also clamped the ends and middle to keep the board from cupping from the clamping pressure. From there I glued up the final 4 board panel. After...

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