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Blog series by Brian Havens updated 11-23-2011 08:46 PM 5 parts 16530 reads 41 comments total

Part 1: Shop Safety Outside of the Shop.

09-08-2010 07:16 AM by Brian Havens | 3 comments »

I do not really care for home improvement projects. Well, perhaps that is a little harsh. I should say that I do not enjoy them nearly as much as designing and building fine furniture. The other part of home improvement that I do not like is that I seem to be much more prone to injury doing home improvement projects. more....

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Part 2: Shop Update: Box Making tools and a little Turning

05-02-2011 08:45 PM by Brian Havens | 7 comments »

A video update of what I have been working on in the shop lately. Enjoy.

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Part 3: Groovy Grooving Planes

05-19-2011 09:15 PM by Brian Havens | 10 comments »

In the last shop update, I briefly mentioned a grooving plane that did not work so well. The idea was to have a tool that could quickly make the grooves in the bottom of draw and box stock to accept the drawer/box bottom. The new design really rocks, so much that I made three sizes (widths): 1/8”, 3/16”, 1/4”. Although these are intended for making the grooves on drawer and box sides, I have been discovering more uses for the flexible design of these planes: Shop Jou...

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Part 4: Display Cabinet Design Review

07-19-2011 08:11 AM by Brian Havens | 6 comments »

Critiquing my latest project, a Display Cabinet, and also find out what prompted my making the latest Straightedge video: “Making Cove Moulding on the Table Saw.”

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Part 5: At the lathe

11-23-2011 08:46 PM by Brian Havens | 15 comments »

I managed to squeeze in a workshop update before the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving, and enjoy!

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