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Building Dave's Bar Clamp #4: The Bar

09-28-2016 10:59 AM by Dave Rutan | 0 comments »

[Legebla en Esperanto] [Above] Now turn the bar over to expose the bottom side. Put both jaw pieces on the bar up against the head. Measure in 2 inch increments from the jaw pieces down the length of the bar. In reality one in increments is better, but it’s double the work too. Using the rat tail rasp cut half circle stops into the bar. N.B. More can be easily added after the clamp is finished. Don’t go all the way to the far end. [Above] Round ove...

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Building Dave's Bar Clamp #3: The Jaw

09-28-2016 10:57 AM by Dave Rutan | 0 comments »

[Legebla en Esperanto] [Above] Now take one of the 3 inch pieces and put it on the bar in front of the clamp head that you recently glued onto the bar. Mark the height of one of the side members of the head on the 3 inch piece. N.B. in this position the area above the head is going to be the fingers. [Above] Using the other 3 inch piece, place it in the ‘finger’ area of the one you just marked. Center it from side to side and mark where it sits. [Abov...

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Building Dave's Bar Clamp #2: The fixed head

09-28-2016 10:54 AM by Dave Rutan | 2 comments »

[Legebla en Esperanto] [Above] Take the 2 inch piece and measure 1 inch from one end. That end is henceforth the bottom. Mark the center between the sides and put a dimple in that spot. I used a convenient nail here. [Above] Now, using a 5/8 in. bit (or better, one just big enough for the nut,) drill a hole just deep enough for the 3/8 in. nut. You can see my hole is a little large. [Above] In the center of the shallow hole you just drilled, now drill a 3/...

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Octave Mandolin #4: Making the Rim

09-26-2016 04:48 AM by Gbluee | 0 comments »

Latest update on my Octave Mandolin build, In this part I’m Making the Rim. I will leave a link to the video… Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NngwNzVoZ1c

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Shop stuff #58: Track for a circular saw

09-25-2016 11:37 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

I needed a track saw to cut a slab to make a coffee table. So I made one. This is how I did mine. By using the table saw to cut a dado in the base, the track is as accurate as a table saw. View on YouTube

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Making A time tracking application with excel #4: Scott's timetracker Part4

09-25-2016 10:54 AM by ScottM1 | 0 comments »

Hi guys. Check out my latest video on making a time tracking application in excel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKErw2dmSVA&list=PLsajY4bbxhrBiASUneFk6SGICSCEeDQ_w&index=1In this video, I will show you how you can make a restore down icon and place it on the application’s toolbar. To do this I will be using MS Word and a free photo editing software called Gimp. You can download gimp here. http://www.gimp.org if you want to download the workbook and follow along you can do...

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DIY Corner Radius Routing Templates (made of plywood and plexiglass)

09-23-2016 01:25 AM by CrazyRussianWoodShop | 1 comment »

Hi guys! So, I built this corner radius revolving template jig from plexiglass and plywood (picture included). It is used with a flush-trim bit on a router table to make identical corner curves. Here is a 3 min instructional clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPs93ikqanY Best, Please be safe and Happy Woodworking! Michael Makarevich

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Shop stuff #57: 1950's Record #4 Rehab

09-18-2016 01:52 PM by JimDaddyO | 0 comments »

Well, this turned into a long one. I bought an Record #4 smoothing plane and reconditioned it back into a health as a gift to my son. He is just getting into woodworking after spending some time in my shop with me so I figured I would promote the addiction. Took a long time to edit and a long time to upload. Rural internet speeds here are not very fast….lol. I should have specified that the Dremel has a cotton cone shaped buff on it and not a stone. View on YouTube

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Sanding Redwood - Don't Over-Sand

09-12-2016 08:40 PM by RedwoodBurl | 0 comments »

Today I will be talking about sanding Redwood. I personally am not an expert, but I’ve been around it for quite some time now. I want to share some of what I have learned. This is geared more towards the non-professional woodworker. The best advice I can give you is to begin with the finished product in mind. Wood finishing can be fun and easy. Take your time and don’t rush through finishing a piece of furniture. Imagine how it will look finished in your home. It is better t...

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Making an Aluminum, LDPE, and Oak Mallet

09-12-2016 03:26 AM by beahan | 1 comment »

This mallet was fun to build! It was 3 completely different processes to make each part of it. This was also my first time working with plastic (LDPE) as a medium. I have absolutely no practical use for this thing… I just thought about it one day and it sounded like fun to make! View on YouTube

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