Wow!! This is proving to test my patience and teaching me a few skills along the way. Curves are always a challenge for me. I’ve made a few mistakes but have been able to fix them so far.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZpxKFnPPNQ&feature=youtu.be
In this video I made a custom jig for my router. Also there a a few tips a long the way. Thanks for watching.
A video on the porter-cable and Dewalt recall. Information on the porter-cable router recall. Links for the Recall US:http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/P... Canada:http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-... List of recalled Routers Model Number Speed/Feature7518 5-speed7519 1-speed7519EC 1-speed/has an extended chuck22-7519-60 1-speed/ uses 220-volt power source Dewalt Model Number Speed/FeatureDWP 7518 5-speedDWP 7519 1-speed I hope this video helps.
Here is what I am working on at present. Proving to be quite a challenge for me….which is good for me. The show timber is Kowhai |ˈkəʊwʌɪ, ˈkɔːfʌɪ| nouna tree of the pea family, which bears hanging clusters of yellow flowers. It is native to New Zealand and Chile and yields useful timber. Birds like the Tui are attracted to the yellow flowers.Anyway…...have a look and I hope you enjoy it. http://youtu.be/fEQPJGBQwJ8
After I looked at my wood pile and found a bunch of hardwood “shorts”, I decided to use them in a project. This hanging wall case is actually designed around those smaller pieces of lumber I found. I am also trying to do this in a single weekend, which is difficult for me as most of the projects I do take me anywhere from 3 weeks to several months depending on the complexity and size. Anyhow, as always I do enjoy hearing from everyone, so please feel free to leave any comments or ...
Here’s the final video of the series! Check it out here. Hope you guys like it! I didn’t get any footage of making the tusks for the center beam or the finishing work. The semester was quickly coming to an end and what time I had for recording was lost. Hope you’re not too disappointed.
My friend Dr. Bruce Dembling recently invited me to his small blacksmith shop in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the above video you’ll see how he repaired several problems on my old antique woodworking chisels. These blacksmith chisel repairs included: 1. Fusing a broken chisel blade: 2. Removing the “mushroom” from a socket chisel: 3. Cutting off the end of an irreparable chisel fracture: This video isn’t meant to be a full tutorial of blacksmith work, but an...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=637nmSZ7aNA Follow along as I walk through my wood working shop while I talk about the projects and tools that are currently in the shop. Oh I start with a quick look at my new movable chicken coop!
These types of guides are used for cross cutting boards with your circular saw and have been around for a long time, you can even buy one if you want too. Here’s how I made mine.
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