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Dave's Workshop #5: ZCI for My Benchtop Tablesaw

11-03-2014 10:01 PM by Dave Rutan | 4 comments »

Because my table saw has one of those thin metal blade inserts, I’ve been thinking for quite a while how to make a zero clearance insert for my saw. I cut quite a few small or thin items and often, as might be expected, the thin cuttings fall down the slot between the insert and the blade. Only once did this actually result in something a bit startling, but I wanted to remedy the situation in any case. At one time, I tried making a ZCI by dadoeing around a hunk of wood so that ...

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Jig made of Legos for making clamp rack

10-11-2014 04:15 PM by Keith Kelly | 4 comments »

I woke up early this morning with an idea of using Legos to quickly build an incremental table saw jig. This jig helped me quickly produce a new clamp rack that incorporates my new parallel clamps. The 1×8 line pieces acted as stop blocks for crosscutting dadoes. (in the future, I’ll use 2×8 pieces to reduce play). When one cut was complete, I removed that line, scooted the board to the next line, and cut another. For my parallel clamps, a line every 6 circles was perfec...

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The utensil making process #3: Working The Bowl Of The Spoon

03-20-2009 03:53 AM by osageman | 4 comments »

I can be contacted at: osagemann@yahoo.com Thanks to all who ventured a guess, in the spoon contest. And the tree was, an American elm…We have the 3 winners. They are… 1.) John Grey, 2.) P Grene, 3.) and Max… I have already contacted them about their wooden utensil. Next month we will have a go at it again. This time the rules will be layed out better. The winner will have their choice of the utensils I make. From now on, there will be just one winnerR...

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Designing & Building A Custom Workbench — Up Close: The Edwards Bench

03-18-2013 09:51 PM by Patricelejeune | 4 comments »

I know a lot of you have a great interest in workbench so here is a video made by Cristopher Schwartz a while ago at W Patrick Edwards workshop, featuring the star, by that I mean the bench of course, ahahaha On Designing & Building A Custom Workbench — Up Close: The Edwards Bench

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Contractor Clipboard, Why didn't you think of this!

04-15-2014 12:55 AM by CueballRosendaul | 4 comments »

If you use a clipboard on the job, you know how difficult it is to find a place to put it down while you handle the tape measure or tools you’re using. There’s never a good place to put it except to tuck it under your arm where it often gets dropped. Solve that problem by building a clipboard with a spring clamp on the back and you’ll never look for a spot to put it down again. Here's a YouTube video which shows more details.

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Making of a box #1: Masking tape clamps :)

11-10-2009 04:39 PM by paulcoyne | 4 comments »

well i guess i shall start at the begining, i have a planed piece of maple 60mm wide 9mm thick and about 2ft long its best to work with larger pieces of timber so as not to cut your fingers off working with little fiddley bits so best to stay above 1 foot long.next i rebate a slot along the length of the piece to recieve the base the piece i have for the base is 3mm thich so i pass the side stock over the table saw which i have set to a depth of half the thickness of the side stock i do this ...

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Craftsman 113.27610 Restoration #1: Assembly begins...

05-05-2013 02:51 AM by JawShoeAh | 4 comments »

So here’s my 113. I bought it and started taking it apart before I even got it off my truck… it was too heavy to move alone. I don’t feel like boring you with pictures of an old Craftsman table saw. Everything got completely dismantled, sanded, painted, replaced, cleaned, or whatever. So let’s just jump right to the, “hey, I’m done – I wish I took pictures of things as they came apart, because I can’t remember where this goes,” phase. M...

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Printer Table #2 (Touch ups)

03-19-2008 01:09 AM by teenagewoodworker | 4 comments »

Hey Everybody, In this episode i go over some touch ups on my printer table such as two part molding, edge veneer, and the table legs. this episode is a little long at just over 16 minutes but it is packed with a lot of information so bear with me. well i hope that you like this episode. Enjoy! well i hope that everybody enjoyed this episode. next week i’ll go over making the door and attaching the drawer. i will also stain the piece and show it when it is all fi...

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Squaring the edge of cheap lumber with 2 tools in 30 seconds

07-14-2014 02:42 AM by jordanp | 4 comments »

I kind of stumbled on this method by accident.I haven’t tested it on hardwood but your big box soft wood lumber works perfectly.. Tools needed. Stanley No. 95 or equivalent (veritas or LN)Block plane or smoothing plane set for thin shavings. I usually take 8-12 passes with the 95 each direction,This is usually enough to get rid of that rounded edge you getWith big box store construction grade lumber. But wait! I just changed directions against the grain!Doesn’t matter...

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Wooden Calmps

05-14-2009 09:01 AM by Omegacool | 4 comments »

Some of my prototype clamps. This can be made easy Clamps <div> Publish at Scribd or explore others: clamps woodworking </div>

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