I’ve been making frames from moldings for years, but my usual methods failed to be up for the challenge of mitering three and a half inch wide moldings.Somewhere in the past I had used this method and forgotten it. I just use bits fro...
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Location: NW PA
I like to do everything.
No, really, everything.
I've been hoping to be an artist when I grow up and am still working on it. I currently have as my medium WOOD.
I'm also a photographer, Ex-techno-geek, industrial control panel builder, amateur plumber, home maintenance tech, and other things I can't remember. (Give me a break, I'm OLD)
Other media in which I work in these days is digital art, photo restoration, drawings, animations and videos.
See, I told you, I like to do everything.
-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.
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Making a taped rip cut can be hard to do just right and especially when the workpiece is longish.I had the occasion to make a thin taper about 38” long with only about 3/8” of taper. My favorite way to get an accurate taper is to spot ...
I got this chair from a client who said it’s been in his attic for as long as he can remember. A couple of weeks ago I posted a question about what wood species it might be. The majority thought it might be mahogany.So, now I wonder about th...
Using the traditional angle checking tools, such as drafting triangles and squares, still is a good place to start when building tablesaw sleds, especially miter sleds. I don’t trust miter guages to stay on angle throughout a whole job. A pi...
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