Hello everyone, it’s both my first post to the site and my first ever blog post all in one. I’ve been browsing the site for a few weeks now because I’ve been on the market for a new table saw and sort of fell in love with the idea of rebuilding a Craftsman 113. Well after contacting a couple of people through my local Craigslist, today I went out and picked up not just one but two table saws. The first saw I found and actually had a friend go and take a look at for me...
I was asked to build two standup desks for two coworkers. They already have desks provided and therefore wanted something that could just be placed on top of what they currently have. I designed a two tier desk extension and they really liked it. Here is the build video for those who are interested: View on YouTube
After not being able to get any work on my workstation done the previous two weekends, I finally got to spend some time on it this past weekend. There wasn’t huge progress, but it was a step forward. I got the saw actually attached to the base finally, and installed the router table extension. I also got the sides for the drawer that goes under the saw cut and painted. I also installed the slides for it to the case. I plan on making a fence for the router that will attach to the saw ...
I’m switching up my original plan of doing all the lessons in the self-study course back-to-back, and am instead alternating with projects from Power Tool Woodworking for Everyone that utilize previously learned/practiced skills and techniques. The first batch of projects are: 1. An adjustable miter gauge extension 2. A miter guage with sliding stop block 3. An adustable stop block 4. A tapering jig All of these use primarily the skills/techniques I learned last week. C...
This is announcing a new build series for a chisel cabinet, which I am also going to giving away to one lucky viewer! The build series of this cabinet will be located here:http://www.simplecove.com/guild/chisel-cabinet/A sign up form for the Simplecove.com Guild can be found at the same page To learn how to win this chisel cabinet, please go here:http://www.simplecove.com/giveaway/ Link to Sean’s You Tube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmlRWK6jRFi2No_gDBDjwow As al...
hello all I’m on DL again but hopefully only for a short while …. just wanted to let everyone know to please be extra careful in the shop around your power tools about 2:30 was working on dozer had a kick back on table saw and shot a piece of dark walnut into my belly 1/8” x 3/4” and went in about 3” think it hurt my pride more thanks for reading
Was able to get quite a bit done this weekend. I had most of the parts already cut from last weekend so this weekend was mostly assembling and painting. This is the mobile base that was already done. Saturday everything was moving along pretty smoothly in spite of the heat. For the sake of working space and air circulation, I moved out to the driveway and set up a canopy. I thought I was going to make it further, but late in the afternoon, I was inside taking a cooling off break when ...
I finally had a chance to get back to building a mobile workstation for my saw. After much back and forth I finally settled on my design. A few weeks ago the wife was gone for the weekend so I decided it was a good time to get started. That weekend the only thing I got done was the mobile base, but at least I felt like I was on my way. I kind of wavered on where to pick up next with it the following weekend and decided the router top extension wing made sense. I got to work on that, making th...
It’s been a while. I finally got around to spending a day editing. So here is part one of a simple build that turned out not to be so simple. Actually, the editing and putting together of the video was not that simple either….lol. View on YouTube
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