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View slickSqueegie's profile

Shop Made Bench Vice

10-09-2011 05:51 PM by slickSqueegie

Hello all Im new here and wanted to say hello first.. I have been needing ...

6 05-15-2013 03:46 PM
View badass's profile

My Take on a cyclone Dust collector

04-15-2013 08:06 AM by badass

Made from a 5 gallon water jug and a 20 ltr Shopvac, the barrel was given to ...

3 05-13-2013 10:31 PM
View trippcasey's profile

New Manufactured Jig Question

05-05-2013 11:11 AM by trippcasey

I bought a “new” tenon jig from a guy on CL. Its a woodriver #144...

11 05-07-2013 12:01 AM
View Prometheus451's profile

Your thoughts on my crosscut sled design?

05-06-2013 03:29 PM by Prometheus451

While designing my crosscut sled, I was worried about the ability to use vari...

7 05-06-2013 11:48 PM
View crank49's profile

Any suggestions on best thickness for workbench top for use with holdfasts

05-06-2013 01:51 AM by crank49

I have a bench I built about 3 years ago that is made of 4 layers of 3/4 plyw...

7 05-06-2013 05:01 PM
View Ton80's profile

Set up for Porter Cable 4213 template when cutting box joints

05-03-2013 07:50 PM by Ton80

Hello, I searched G for info on this but came up with nothing so I figure ...

6 05-06-2013 03:32 AM
View PittsburghTim's profile

Alternate use for inlay kit

04-24-2013 12:53 AM by PittsburghTim

I am in the process of installing a leg vise on my workbench and it came time...

1 04-24-2013 03:47 AM
View AngieO's profile

Finally got me a little band saw... What are your favorite jigs or recommended jigs?

04-19-2013 12:12 AM by AngieO

Well… Been playing in the shop. Moving things around. Making a little s...

18 04-23-2013 11:29 AM
View dmmflys's profile

Space-Saving Double-Duty Tablesaw Workbench

04-08-2013 02:57 PM by dmmflys

Has anyone built the Space-Saving Double-Duty Tablesaw Workbench from Wood ma...

3 04-22-2013 03:53 AM
View Reaper417's profile

Larger Router Face Plate

04-21-2013 04:58 PM by Reaper417

Hey guys I have a question for you.I want to make a larger face plate for my ...

2 04-21-2013 07:54 PM
View dschlic1's profile

Material for TS crosscut sled

04-19-2013 03:35 PM by dschlic1

I would like some advice on material to use for a large crosscut sled on my t...

7 04-21-2013 04:05 AM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Cross cut vs Osborn gauge

04-20-2013 01:17 PM by Mark Shultz

I have an Osborn miter gauge. its great. but i see so many folks raving abo...

5 04-20-2013 04:33 PM
View Julian's profile

Rotary table for routing

04-18-2013 01:53 AM by Julian

I am looking for a way to fabricate a simple rotary table; similar to a rotar...

2 04-19-2013 02:59 PM
View Adrian A's profile

Slick or Rough????

04-16-2013 05:02 PM by Adrian A

So I bought some Black, 2 sided MDF Melamine. Nice 3/4” stuff. About ...

1 04-16-2013 05:30 PM
View johnthebiker's profile

Drilling a Concentric Hole for tool handle

04-14-2013 08:06 AM by johnthebiker

I want to drill a hole for a tool handle that is straight and concentric. ...

2 04-14-2013 06:39 PM
View andy_P's profile

Has Anyone Purchased a "Stop Block" set from MLCS

04-09-2013 07:22 PM by andy_P

I purchased a set of these stop blocks from MLCS. Item #9313 Supposedly the...

59 04-13-2013 04:55 PM
View macin's profile

Toggle clamps from China - what size ? and type ?

04-12-2013 12:58 PM by macin

I has thinking of importing toggle clamps from China because they are not ava...

4 04-13-2013 10:07 AM
View RussellAP's profile

The secret to being a good turner

04-08-2013 07:10 PM by RussellAP

Lest anyone think this subject deserves a better turner to write it, I agree....

36 04-09-2013 07:55 PM
View Craftsman70's profile

How to cut tapered feet

04-05-2013 04:49 PM by Craftsman70

I’m trying to figured out what kind of jig I could use to make feet lik...

9 04-05-2013 08:04 PM
View AaronSoccerMan's profile

How to inlay a circle on a table top

04-04-2013 08:23 AM by AaronSoccerMan

I am constructing a coffee table for my major furniture project at school. On...

5 04-05-2013 12:39 AM

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