This video is by Merv French of Australia in his Case Quadtrac, like Merv, I have been there, done that!.... With all the modern technology in farming today, farming can get a little boring!... When the work is done, to the woodshop I go!
This is how I dovetailed a replacement engine box for a clinker dingy.
With the inspiration from Daris and his post of his making of the hummingbird feeder from the book: “Easy to Build bird houses a natural approach”. I have built one with my modifications. Please check it out and I love comments! Thanks Daris for the inspiration. Chris
I’m working on a new top for the sliding hatch on my sailboat to replace the $136 piece of medium bronze acrylic that I sat on the other day…. Crack !!!.... This time I cold molded a curved panel from 3 pieces of 1/8” cedar on opposing diagonals and decided to make it appear to be a solid mahogany hatch. This would be difficult to press with either my screw press or clamps and would require substantial jigging to vacuum bag so the obvious answer seemed to be to hammer it. Of...
Just a quick show of where I make sawdust and a few of the things I’ve put together in the last couple years. More to come, and thanks for watching. http://youtu.be/ljT9b0tWpOk
I like to turn the knobs on the cases I build. Dr. White’s chest has a total of twelve knobs. I’m not a skilled turner, but that hasn’t stopped me from building a lot of furniture with turned parts. Turning a batch of knobs that is “identical” could drive a turner to another hobby. However, it’s not too difficult to turn out a batch that matches “close enough.” Remember, this is a handmade project and hand-turned knobs scream craftsmanship. Watch this video to see how I turn out the kno...
Today should be the final day of painting for me on my project. I realize that it has taken a while, but I really wanted it to be nice and something that I am proud to submit. I wish I were a faster painter. I am on a page on Facebook and I see the amount of work that these talented ladies make in such a short time and I am completely astounded. But I tend to pick and poke and take a while longer to accomplish something. Especially when I am designing and doing it for the first time. But...
Make a cool bookcase using a single sheet of plywood. Please read more about this project here.
A flashback to a jig I made for my very first podcast in 2009. It’s similar to some jigs on the market. More here
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