how a 10 cent box becomes my new router bit storage box.
Yo whats up everybody I wanted to talk about lumber storage. Most woodworkers have a lumber rack you almost never see a shop without a lumber rack either in the main part of the shop or outside. I have never used a lumber rack just because I have never had enough wall space. The problem with lumber racks is that to get to 1 board you really have to move a lot of other boards. Some lumber racks are 7 ft off the ground. If your up on a ladder moving 15 lb boards around that kinda sucks. Its not...
This is part 2 of my shop tour.
Turning a walnut bowl using a face plate.
Turning a walnut bowl when disaster hits!
Turning a walnut plate with my home made cole jaws Hope this works, here’s the link:http://www.woodcentral.com/cgi-bin/readarticle.pl?dir=turning&file=articles_123.shtml
G’day everyone, I really would like to thank everyone that posted a comment on my very first blog. I was really overwhelmed by the response of friendship and good hearted people that offered to help me if I needed it which was displayed on Lumberjocks community. I also wanted thank Svaabeck for helping me get my finger out. I am sorry it has taken so long to post another entry but I was taken in by woodworking, once I received my Incra gear and had set it up I got sucked into it. I unders...
The box is almost done. First thing I did today was cut the top to fit. I inititially cut it the same size as the box but decided to cut it a bit smaller so that the corners would show through which I thought gave it a nicer look. I also rabbited the under side of the top a bit to hold it in place. I generallly like lift off lids better than hinged lids for a couple of reasons: I think the metal of a hinge can distract from the beauty of the wood, and I’m too lazy to go buy the hinges. ...
I wrote a review on these HF Bar Clamps and I gave them a good review based mostly on the cost. At basically 6 for the price of 1 better clamp, they would have to achieve an impressive failure rate for me not to like them. That said, I had one fail within the 1st week of owning it. Rather than return it and get a new clamp that would suffer the same flaw, I realized I could fix it and upgrade the other ones I bought to fix the problem for about another $1, which still makes them very c...
For some time now I have thought about making myself a steady rest….. So, today I did just that. Plans for these type of rest are abundant on the inter-web. I read a couple of construction articles, then went to the shop to see what I ended up with. One very good article can be found here: Steady Rest PDF PDF Constructed of 3/4” ply, hard maple and some wheels off some casters. I had wanted to use in line Rollerblade wheels, but none could be had that were with-in my budget....
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