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Shop stuff #73: Sally's Coffee Table Part 10

01-26-2017 05:41 PM by JimDaddyO | 2 comments »

I finally get to the end of the wood work and start finishing in this one. It is hard to believe there was so much to it. It was a long and challenging build and despite being very ruthless in cutting things out, there is still a ton of video. View on YouTube

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My dust colection set-up

01-23-2017 04:48 PM by Blake Haskins | 2 comments »

as woodworkers, we strive for the best dust collection possible, well maybe no the best but enough that our machines will work. I’ve seen many videos of people showing their set-up, however I haven’t found one similar to mine, so hear is my video.— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXC0T1fUDOo

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Blum blumotion tandem drawer slides - lessons learned

01-23-2017 02:19 PM by Papple36 | 2 comments »

Blum tandem are the greatest, but are finacky to install-First they are 3/4 longer than the stated length so be sure you have the vack to front clearance – ie an 18 inch drawer box needs 18 3/4 of space in the frame-Next, be absolutely sure that your drawer box back hole is located correctly, or you will suffer the latches not connecting properly-It f your drawer sides have any belly, you need to straighten that out-Everything must be square and level-Using 1/2inch front and rear sides ...

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Building wood moulds for a glassfibre wheelhouse

01-07-2017 10:45 PM by Andy's Woodwork and carpentry | 2 comments »

After having rebuilt my 16ft boat and making a new cabin, i have now purchased an open ex ships life boat 26ft long, i have designed and drawn the main structure of the wheelhouse, that i intend to put inside the hull, i have also completed the moulds necessary to build a fibre glass wheel house , and completed the main glassfibre structure for those interested follow the link for the pics design and the whole build https://www.facebook.com/andys.woodwork.and.carpentry/?ref=bookmarks- Andy s ...

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Woodworkers in NE Ohio #10: - We have over 400 members now - Join us

12-29-2016 01:05 AM by DrDrewInOhio | 1 comment »

If you are in or near NE Ohio, come out of the virtual world and join us! We are a Woodworking MeetUp Group that is dedicated to promoting the Art of woodworking… by teaching and learning from other members. Search for Woodworking Groups on MeetUp.com… and see what we do. https://www.meetup.com/NE-Ohio-Woodworking-Meetup/ We are having a Post-Holiday Party in January… if you are interested in Socializing with Fellow Woodworkers. Details on the MeetUp site

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Sturdy and minimal tools cart

12-26-2016 04:27 PM by Blake Haskins | 0 comments »

I Knew that with christmas approach space in my shop had to be made for incoming tools, In this case, it was one of those ridgid oscillating sander. I decided to build this minimal but extremely rugged sander cart. The idea behind the desighn is similar to mathias wandells in which the cart has open faces for future drawers. https://youtu.be/XDavMWO1Geo

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Wild Walnut - Pool Cue Case

12-23-2016 10:06 PM by smitty22 | 3 comments »

This is to blog a build of a pool cue case, requested by a friend who donated a chunk of old-old American black walnut, supposedly from a 150-year old barn in Oklahoma. Wood was 8/4 about 90”x10” and twisted, bowed, cupped, but we thought maybe salvageable for the cue case. Part 1 of this is the initial milling of the blank just to see if enough material will be left after resaw to 3/8”. Chunk 1 ready for truing up in the planer (no jointer here). Had to cut the orig...

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Daves Workshop #3: Using a cheap Harbor Freight riveter for awesome dust collection ductwork joints.

12-20-2016 03:01 AM by dbhost | 7 comments »

If you, like me have been putting your dust collection system together with screws, STOP IT, those screws stick into the duct work and can snag stringy stuff and clog things up for you. Not a good thing. In this video I show you a great, serviceable alternative to screws. View on YouTube

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Shop stuff #68: Sally's Coffee Table Pt 6

12-13-2016 09:40 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

In this segment I get the stretchers made and joined to the legs of the coffee table. I am still not accustomed to the new saws and will have to put more effort into my form. Never the less, the half lap dovetails come out OK. Except for one little repair that had to be made along the way. There will be more mistakes in upcoming videos, but they all get dealt with. As I was editing this I noticed I went from shorts and a T shirt to long pants and a pull over. The change in seasons is st...

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DIY Tools | Woodworking #4: How to Set Up a Hand Plane before Shaving

12-10-2016 08:12 PM by Humus Workshop | 4 comments »

This is the story: after tinkering the plane I got so tired that at night I dreamed that I was at the beach using the plane like a mirror. So check out my dream come true here: https://youtu.be/eIzW6Nsi0aE The plane is a Stanley n5 with the sole and edges in a very poor condition. In addition, the blade holder (frog) was not flat so the blade did not work well. Although it’s a work that needs patience, believe me that you will have a happy ending and the difference is well worth ...

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