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Shop stuff #92: Record vice/vise refurb.

05-10-2017 03:15 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

I got a great deal on a vise. Lots of grime and dirt on it, but in good shape. All it needed was a tear down, clean and lube and it should be ready for a life time of service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hM4GyO1eBhg I didn’t embed the video this time. It’s kind of a hassle.

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Remote Controller for my Dust Collection system

05-08-2017 04:33 PM by Tim | 0 comments »

This is a remote I built for my dust collection system. I only wired in one 240v circuit to my garage a few years ago, never expecting to need another. Vice installing a second circuit, I decided to maximize the existing circuit while designing my remote controller for my dust collection system. This site is where my inspiration came from. I already had the 120v remote, which was being used for my original HF 1hp blower. Now, my DC remote controller is using a DPDT 240v relay that requi...

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vlog-- lighting, toolbox, and caliper

05-07-2017 10:36 PM by Blake Haskins | 0 comments »

It’s pretty much exactly like the title says, here’s the link—https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr5Xn5H8GE4

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Go home shelf you're drunk (twisted corner shelf)

05-02-2017 02:58 PM by Blake Haskins | 0 comments »

A couple years ago I saw a corner shelf that was a conceptual computer design on Pinterest. I thought it was really cool so I searched the internet for a real-life version, couldn’t find it. so I made one, and it was awesome, not even that difficult. And recently, ive been thinking of how I could make it more practical (A.K.A. bigger shelves) so here is my 2.0 model. Id say it looks just as good if not better than the original. If you would like to see the shelf, and its predecess...

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Modern Computer Desk #6: Filling the gaps in the mitered case corners

04-28-2017 07:16 PM by Ron Stewart | 2 comments »

The gaps in the case corners was a source of wounded pride, but they were really easy to address using sawdust and glue. (I also considered burnishing, but reserved that for a backup plan. Fortunately, I didn’t need it.) I started by taping both sides of the gap to keep glue off the surfaces. Then I filled the gap with white glue. Next, I dusted the glue with wood dust and pressed it into the gap with my fingers. Finally, I rubbed across the gap with my finger to remove ...

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Shop stuff #90: Spring maintenance

04-26-2017 01:09 AM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

I gotta take a pause on the tool chest build because…well….spring! I wanted to get this out as it is seasonally appropriate. Winter is over and it’s time to get ready for the warmer weather and undo some of the things that go with winter. A whole slew of handy tips and things that will make life just a little easier. I gotta say, this is pretty much my favourite time of the year. View on YouTube

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NETWORK AND EXPAND! #1: NETWORKING IN OUR COMMUNITY*MUST READ*

04-24-2017 11:43 AM by Jace McDaniel | 0 comments »

Hey guys i just thought I’d talk about the importance of networking with each other in the woodworking/maker community. Social media is a HUGE platform to show your work and meet other woodworkers all over the world( i think we all know this) but i just wanted to share my usernames for my platforms in hopes you guys could give me a follow and ill return the favor. Its all about growth and i have a dream of making this my way of living and you wouldn’t know how much it would help m...

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Venues #1: Gallery Calapooia Installation

04-23-2017 10:49 PM by Jerry | 20 comments »

I was recently invited to join Gallery Calapooia in Albany, OR. Today I put my work in the Gallery. About a week ago when I first got admitted, a reporter from the local press, the Mid-Valley media group, came out and shot a bunch of video of me working in the shop and did an interview. Then a reporter from another local paper came out and did an interview and took a bunch of pictures. At the end of May Albany holds its’ annual “Wine Walk”, my work will be in the front...

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Shop stuff #89: Tool Chest Pt 3

04-19-2017 02:02 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

We come to the part that I am nervous about. Building drawers intimidate me. I probably over think it. First I make a prototype. Then, once I get that fitting, I use it for a pattern and set up jig for the rest of them. View on YouTube

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Planer replacement parts

04-18-2017 12:02 AM by monkeyman83 | 2 comments »

Hello Lumberjocks,I have been working on some projects that I plan on selling to help pay for my family vacation this summer. Today, I had to pull out my Craftsman Planer. It is model number 351233731. The date stamp on it shows that it was built in 1995 but it works. I have a set a brand new knives for it and I even have the alignment tool for it. The rollers leave a bit to be desired though. They are nicked and cut and really need to be replaced. Some preliminary research online has ...

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