Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'tape measure'

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Metric, fractions or decimals. This is about decimals.

1302 days ago by GaryK | 24 comments »

This post is not to start any arguments or debates about what is best, but to explain the decimal system to those not familiar with it. Please don’t let this blog devolve into an argument about which is best. There are other blogs where that is discussed. First a quick overview on the different measuring systems. Here is a good example of the 3 main measuring systems in the world side by side on this Incra Pro scale. Metric is used by most all the world. You can see it at t...

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Craftsman is dropping tape measures

1543 days ago by swirt | 9 comments »

I just got back from Sears. I was in need of a new tape measure and wanted to get a Craftsman even though the warranty doesn’t cover damage to the blades. What I found was a gaping hole in the display rack where there are no longer any Craftsman tape measures. The sales person told me that craftsman was no longer going to be making tape measures. Stanley will be the new brand of tape measure offered at Sears… and there were lots of those. I also noticed that the Craftsm...

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Sharpening Chisels

1213 days ago by Huckleberry | 16 comments »

Sharpening Chisels episode introduces two ways to sharpen chisels. ; With the help of Steve from Wood Working for Mere Mortals we explore these methods

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Sandpaper Storage Cabinet #1: Sandpaper Storage Cabinet-1

1299 days ago by Huckleberry | 3 comments »

This is a versatile little cabinet in which you can store whatever your heart desires in it. The overall dimensions for this project is 21”w x 11 ¼”d x 13 ¼” h. Of course if you need something bigger than make it bigger, or to fit your needs. I am using Baltic Birch for mine but use whatever material you feel like using. As always if you have any questions email them to me at—

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Sandpaper Storage Cabinet #2: Sandpaper Storage Cabinet-2

1278 days ago by Huckleberry | 1 comment »

We continue on with the build and get our dados sorted out.

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random #30: Tape Measure Hero

1714 days ago by Gary Fixler | 10 comments »

I haven’t been around for awhile. I’ve been super lazy. I have worked on a few small things, and I’m starting to get it into gear again, getting the garage cleaned up and organized and making things once more. I will be returning to the fun here soon, probably just after the holidays. I miss this place and my fellow woodworkers :) In the meantime, I give you some tape measure tricks:

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