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How to Repair A Garden Chair

08-19-2013 09:12 AM by Woodworker_Collins | 1 comment »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIIXkLgitgMIn this video I show a simple way of repairing a rotten garden chair with methods using both hand and power tools. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!!!

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Format your excel formulas to inches and fractions

12-07-2014 11:52 AM by ScottM1 | 7 comments »

Have you ever had the result of a formula in excel to return something like 17.3333 then tried to format that cell to fractions up to two digits? Only to get a result of 17 1/3 when you really need it to be in 1/32, 1/16 or 1/64 increments. Well I have a solution for you. In this video I will demonstrate how you can use the MROUND function to accomplish this. So check it out and let me know what you think. Here is the link. http://youtu.be/Jfy_lglzNhA

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Improvised Magnetic Vise Cheeks

06-29-2013 07:24 PM by DonGriffith | 2 comments »

While my basement shop continues to grow (much to the chagrin of my wife, who thinks this whole “woodworking thing” is just a phase I’m going through), it is still a pretty tight space. I’m thus always on the look-out for devices that lend themselves to portability and, preferably, affordability. In that vein, I recently picked up a small 6” portable “carpenter’s vise” at Harbor Freight. Now, I know many of you more seasoned woodworkers may thumb your nose at ol’ HF, but for cheapos like m...

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Aha! handsaw nib usage revealed

04-05-2014 10:31 AM by Sylvain | 2 comments »

Look at the video in this post :blueoak between 47” and 57” The nib is used to start a cut.

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Up-cycle adventure.

01-04-2014 02:14 PM by andyboy | 11 comments »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhFuDSq_oyg Paint onto wood is fun! If your going to give this a go, don’t use hi tack masking tape. Push it all down firm and take it off before it dries. Hope you have as much fun as I have been.

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Thinking about my LumberJocks blog

08-04-2010 02:11 PM by Don "Dances with Wood" Butler | 7 comments »

After finishing a design for a client which involved a graphic header for his emails, I got thinking in my normally obsessive way about other graphic heads. Then I got thinking about my own emails. Then I wanted to go one step beyond what I had just finished.So I designed an animated gif for my email header.That was sort of fun.Then I thought about other ways to use this sort of thing.Naturally, I had to go to the LJ blog.Using a header for a blog is done, not by many, but it works.So I did w...

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Views For Charity!!! Please Watch!!!

09-10-2013 12:18 PM by Woodworker_Collins | 2 comments »

Heres the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eks5HPqPbaUThe money made from the monetization of the video will be going towards charity :) please view like and share! This video was made by WoodcraftBPW so i hope all goes well for him!!!!

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Zero Clearance on the Table Saw

04-30-2010 02:54 AM by taidsturning | 11 comments »

I cut a lot of small parts in my segmented bowl making. Lots of these cuts are made at blade angles other than 0 degrees. Operating with a zero clearance insert is desirable but the variety of blade angles makes using one difficult. I would need a bunch. I use a lot of packing tape to hold small parts while gluing and the other day it occurred to me to stretch a thickness or two of the tape over the blade slot with the blade down and then lift the blade to cut through the tape and leave i...

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Helpful Jigs #2: Two Piece Jig to Make 1" Thick Bent Lamination

01-06-2014 09:51 PM by rhett | 3 comments »

Too cold to spray finish and waiting on blades, so here is a quick blog on a technique to make matching curves for bent laminations. NOTE: The desired final thickness of your lamination is equal to the diameter of the bottom bearing trim bit you use in this method. Blanks for the jig. 4 pieces of 3/4” ply to make a 3” deep jig. Cut and faired 1/4” template is used to get initial curve on a piece of 3/4” ply. Flush trimmed curve is used as bearing reference...

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Briefcase #2: Cutting, sanding, finishing and glueing

08-04-2009 09:38 PM by Chris Wright | 2 comments »

So, now I’ve got the bulk of the work done on the case. Where I left off in my last blog I had cut the sides and glued the top together. Now, I got the top down to the right size. This was a little tricky because I wanted to keep the joint pretty much right in the middle of the panel. Once it was to size it was time to route a cove along the edges so I could fit them into the slots I cut into the sides. I used a cove cutting bit that I filed the guide bearing post off of so I wil...

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