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MDF Template weight reduction(skeletonizing) question

06-30-2014 12:01 AM by InstantSiv

Hi all, I need to make a template. The size of the template is 23” x...

3 06-30-2014 04:44 AM
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DIY Panel Press

06-21-2014 01:10 AM by TexasTimbers

I had a Plano press 20 years ago and it was okay, but I wouldn’t spend ...

4 06-27-2014 02:24 PM
View Whiskers's profile

I box jig sacrificial board question.

06-23-2014 03:12 AM by Whiskers

I am way overdue for a stupid question, so here goes. I just got the Inra I-...

2 06-24-2014 01:06 AM
View NerdDoc's profile

I want to build an MFT-style table and attach the sides with pocket screws - what surface?

06-23-2014 02:41 PM by NerdDoc

Hi all – this is my first post, but I’ve been trolling for years ...

4 06-23-2014 09:02 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

quick project: drill bit holder

06-22-2014 11:02 PM by bobasaurus

I made this drill bit holder for various bits without proper containers that ...

1 06-23-2014 12:56 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

What is this?

06-21-2014 06:48 PM by MT_Stringer

I am accepting guesses from the peanut gallery. :-) I will post the answer...

23 06-22-2014 08:40 PM
View muleskinner's profile (online now)

Porter Cable 4212 Jig - Buy or pass?

06-16-2014 03:06 PM by muleskinner

Local Craigslist posting for a new in unopened box Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail...

15 06-19-2014 10:39 PM
View Crickett's profile

Tenoning Jig - which to buy

06-17-2014 04:45 PM by Crickett

I’m very eager to buy a tenoning jig as it’s impossible to get cl...

28 06-18-2014 06:20 PM
View Scootles's profile

Jigs using Aluminum Extrusions?

06-17-2014 10:00 PM by Scootles

I worked in a cabinet shop and we had a few jigs that were made with aluminum...

3 06-17-2014 10:43 PM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Milling rough lumber today

06-16-2014 07:23 PM by MT_Stringer

I am in the process of making some raised panel doors, drawer fronts and draw...

1 06-17-2014 12:20 AM
View daviddoria's profile

Cutting half-rings on a bandsaw (for a ring-laminated bowl)

05-23-2014 11:59 AM by daviddoria

I am trying to make a “bowl from a board”, where concentric rings...

17 06-14-2014 04:43 AM
View Crickett's profile

Two-In-One Auxiliary Fence

06-13-2014 07:27 PM by Crickett

I recently bought a new cabinet saw and have been kicking around ideas for au...

0 06-13-2014 07:27 PM
View MattyMattAg's profile

Issues with router table extension and sacrificial fence...

06-11-2014 01:48 PM by MattyMattAg

So I have been using my new Grizzly 1023 TS and love it, but this past weeken...

13 06-13-2014 07:14 AM
View Gene Howe's profile

A precision fence for my Shopsmith

04-08-2014 10:58 PM by Gene Howe

I know that most people here on LJs are not Shopsmith users, but some one mig...

11 06-12-2014 10:04 PM
View jellywerker's profile

cam clamp pressure

06-10-2014 09:16 PM by jellywerker

So I see a lot of nicely made wooden clamps pop up on here, and I’m won...

3 06-11-2014 04:06 PM
View swarfrat's profile

Pocket Screw Jigs - Replaceable Center?

06-09-2014 08:01 PM by swarfrat

I see WWS has a 102-608, a step drill bit with a replaceable center drill, ho...

1 06-11-2014 12:37 PM
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Sandpaper Cutting Jig

06-10-2014 10:18 PM by JustLikeJames

I have directions for a simple (but very capable) sandpaper cutting jig. I s...

3 06-10-2014 11:38 PM
View Kelly's profile

Band Saw Pocket Hole Cutting Jig

06-08-2014 07:49 PM by Kelly

POCKET HOLE PLUG CUTTING JIG FOR THE BAND SAW I’ve seen several well desig...

2 06-10-2014 07:27 AM
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Whats the deal with used workbenches?

01-05-2014 04:21 PM by BentheViking

I bought my house last year and since then have been working my ass off tryin...

32 06-09-2014 02:40 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Raised Platform for Routing

06-08-2014 11:16 PM by MT_Stringer

Just another lazy Sunday afternoon in the South. :-) I had a couple of pie...

0 06-08-2014 11:16 PM

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