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Intro & Shop Tour

03-15-2014 11:56 AM by iamcliff | 6 comments »

I have posted 8 videos on YouTube thus far and have never introduced myself. I enjoy watching other woodworkers introduction and shop tour videos, so I thought I might as well do one and get it over with. I give a few facts about myself in my home page here on Lumberjocks, but I go into a little more depth in the video. Watch the video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZIV_OyTaCo

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Woodshop Build #2: My Space

03-04-2014 12:59 AM by VarnellWoodworks | 8 comments »

A lot of you are probably used to seeing woodshops full of tools and sawdust. Some even have woodshops that the brothers Green would be jealous of. Well, I have neither. In my first blog in this series, I shared my opinions on table saws and told you which one I was purchasing. Today I will be talking about the space that will eventually become my woodshop. As you can see, it looks more like a garage than a woodshop but I’m going to change that over the course of the next few...

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Woodshop Build #1: Table Saw

02-22-2014 12:18 AM by VarnellWoodworks | 5 comments »

Just like many woodworkers out there, I am obsessed with my tools. They perform a function in my shop but they are more than just functional. They provide a sense of pride and aesthetic beauty that only my fellow woodworkers can understand. We spend countless hours mulling over specs. reviews, online videos, pricing, and countless other factors to find that perfect addition to the shop. When we find that perfect hand tool or piece of machinery, we obsess over fine tuning, adding accessori...

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Time to make some changes to the shop. #7: New tools are always a nice change to the shop... Hitachi Scroll Saw!

02-07-2014 05:01 PM by AngieO | 42 comments »

Yes… I can hear it now because I know what I would say… But I’ll just wait and let you say it ;) So… I have this friend that I’ve known since Jr High. He has had his own general contracting business and such and is now a maintenance guy for a local state institution. He can do it all. From woodworking to building a house. He is by far the best drywall guy I’ve ever seen. He has it mastered. Fast and looks great with hardly no sanding. He’s just go...

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Black Friday Tool Score!

11-30-2013 04:51 AM by Sailor | 1 comment »

Got up early this morning and took advantage of some deals! Check them out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS5KksFrm7Y!https://s3.amazonaws.com/lumberjocks.com/mx2846m.jpg!

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Testing the Drill Saw

10-25-2013 12:58 PM by Sailor | 7 comments »

I ran across a drill saw yesterday and I was filled with excitement! So I bought the bit and ran home to try it out and this is what I found….. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjQuewOtNOs So what do you think? Are you going to have to get one of these bad boys?

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Tool study #3: "Buck Rogers" planes from Millers Falls - Part 1

09-27-2013 12:27 PM by toolmike | 2 comments »

Streamline moderne is a type of Art Deco architecture that emerged in the mid 1930s and lasted more than two decades. It emphasized curving forms, and moved beyond architecture into industrial design, and even tool design. Millers Falls developed a line of tools in the post-WWII years which were heavy influenced by streamline modern – and symbolic of the 1950s “atomic era”. It is defined by tools such as the No.100A automatic push drill, the No.104 geared hand drill, and the...

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Adjustable Angle Shooting Board

09-05-2013 02:25 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 5 comments »

Create a shooting board that doesn’t cut just at one angle. Using some scrap wood and a couple of bolts you can create a shooting board that cuts multiple angles. Check out the video HERE! Sorry about the “scratchy effect”. Something happened while uploading and i can’t figure out how to fix it.

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TIW Short Update No. 19 - Even More Antique Store Finds

09-01-2013 01:08 AM by Shawn Sealer | 8 comments »

Some more find from near by antique stores.

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Workbench build 2013 #6: Finally, The base is assembled!

08-22-2013 02:28 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

I have finally got the tenons cut. I went ahead and assembled the base. Click here for the video on YouTube.

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