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Homemade powertools #4: Little disgression: homemade ceiling cord reel prototype idea

714 days ago by Sodabowski | 12 comments »

To follow Al's blog entry, here is a quick little preview of a possible way to build a shop-made ceiling cord reel (basic idea) http://youtu.be/dAd0fJpKcWw Edit: I added a forum topic here to discuss the numbers and options for those interested in that potential shop project.

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Building a better woodshop #1: motorized ceiling cord reel: preliminary calculations

712 days ago by Sodabowski | 4 comments »

So after considering the possibilities, tinkering with the numbers, considering the (said) potential hazards and comparing the price tags and user experiences that several of you guys reported on the related forum post , I decided to go the usual way for me: if children in China can make it, I can make it too. Bottomline: If Matthias Wandel didn’t do it already, I’ll do it before he even thinks about it! =p First order of business was to code a little software to make all th...

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Free Disk Sander - on your lathe (NOW MOVED TO PROJECTS)

1638 days ago by Maclegno | 4 comments »

MOVED TO PROJECTS

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Homemade Hand Tools

1368 days ago by Ed Pirnik | 2 comments »

This afternoon I emerged from the shop here at Fine Woodworking after having put together a pretty neat little picture framing jig. It’s designed for cutting precise miters and perfectly matching picture frame sides (meaning it has a stop block set-up meant to cut pairs of picture frame sides to precisely the same length). It’ll be featured in an upcoming video workshop I’m going to be shooting later this month on picture frame moldings and frame assembly. Anyhow, I digress....

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A bow saw project #2: Step 2: Redo step number 1

2141 days ago by Texasgaloot | 1 comment »

Sort of. Well, I went ahead and ordered the pin-handle-sawblade kit from Gramercy. I put the order in on Wednesday, the stuff was in my mailbox on Friday, and it came through via priority mail because I’m too cheap to have it overnighted. Now, I don’t care who you are, that’s fast. I didn’t need the overnight service. The pins are a nicely turned brass, and I epoxied them into the handles today. Until I have my lathe built, I’m going to call that one go...

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