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Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #1: Old thread.

1036 days ago by StumpyNubs | 33 comments »

For current episodes, visit Stumpynubs.com. THANKS!

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Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #6: A tough position to be in... (UPDATED 3:30 PM)

867 days ago by StumpyNubs | 32 comments »

(If you read this blog this morning, you can find the update just below… next to the BOLD letters that spell “update”) I learned a long time ago that the most important part of a table saw besides the blade, motor, splitter/riving knife, zero clearance insert, blade guard, out feed table and wings is… the fence. (Don’t hold me to that order of importance.) But most table saws either don’t come with a fence, or don’t come with a good one. To me, tha...

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SHOP ALONG #14: just go for it

32 days ago by patron | 32 comments »

last we talked went to eddies for the memorial and the crawdad boil and i stayed on with my bud eddieand we did some shop stuff with him here we left off before the room dry inside finally got some windows (2) and one door and covered the rest of the openingswith either clear plastic or 7/16” OSB before i left for louisiana once i got back home it’s been a flurry of various thingsto move forwards with the shop and the houseand making sense of the accumulated mess i hav...

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sauna door and casing build tutorial

781 days ago by patron | 32 comments »

here is a step by step of the sauna door i recently made http://lumberjocks.com/projects/66801 it has some standard things and some different innovations i though it might be of some use to someone thinking of building a doorand how the parts go together first off i only had access to the big box store for suppliesso got 2×6 redwood for the door frame and the casing here is the casing parts with the stops and room for the insert seals(notice the side rip goes down furt...

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tutorial #5: easy utility doors - this one insulated

403 days ago by patron | 32 comments »

thought some of you might like to know a simple way to make utility doorsfor closets or sheds (or whatever)like these i made for the new spray booth i am buildingfrom straight 2×4’s and some 7/16” OSB (wafferwood) as the booth is not enclosed by the ongoing shop build yeti need it to be insulated toofrom summer heat and winter coldso i put 1 1/2” of sheet insulation in between two OSB panels(whatever you might have will work tooespecially if they only have one panel)...

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tutorial #2: wavy wood build in small scale

633 days ago by patron | 32 comments »

from my recent project post http://lumberjocks.com/projects/73330 it seems many like the ‘wavy’ design the most here is how it evolvedi started out with a piece of melamineand drew a line across itand divided it into equal partsand with a can big enough to give it a smooth curve alternating back and forth took it to the bandsaw and cut it there i made some strips with my ‘thin strip’ guide(1/8”x3/4”)on the table sawand put one maple and one imbu...

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shop vacuum #2: down draft table

1566 days ago by patron | 32 comments »

well here is the next segment , culminating in a downdraft table .i had a 6” tube , that i brought down to and thru the floor ,and under the floor to back up inside my workbench ,as i didn’t want to be tripping over it , or bang it all up ..here i had to change to a 5” tube , as that is the only gate that i had ,so i put a ‘y’ there . and did a take off for any other future tools .!.i cut a rectangle in the top of the workbench , roughly 2’x3 1/2’ ,an...

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NEW INFORMATION California meeting

1750 days ago by rustfever | 31 comments »

Latest Update.The Woodorking Show people have given us a booth at the WoodWorking Show at the Sacramento Convention Center on Nov 13, 14, & 15. They also will tell our story in their press release and other print hand-out. They have made us another offer. FREE TICKETS, but with a condition. They will give us a free ticket for each person that works in our booth. I am passing that offer to LumberJocks. I will need each reciepient to agree to spend a minimum of 1 hour in the boo...

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CELEBRATING 3 YEARS WITH LUMBERJOCKS, & STILL HAVING FUN!

1798 days ago by Dick, & Barb Cain | 31 comments »

It’s very hard to imagine that there were only about 120 members when we joined.

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SHOP ALONG #9: holiday odyssey - grading time

193 days ago by patron | 31 comments »

since we were last here on the shop build the end wall was going up things were moseying along pretty goodi even got the drop end peak donewith the cutouts for the overhang lookoutsand the scaffolding taken down – A+ so i made a ‘drawing board’ to start the trusseswith stop blocks and templates for all the web cuts -A+ and made one from it 30’ long i had looked on the net for all the info i could findand came across this picture of trusses of different type...

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