After cutting about 13 logs I realized that my blade guides were the weak link in cutting straight boards as I kept getting blade drift when cutting through knots. So I decided to double the bearings to better support the blade. I also changed the...
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Location: Barrie, Ont.
I have been a wood hobbyist since 1988. Spent a large amount of time building tools and tool stands for the shop. Seems I never have enough time to build everything I want to. I try to build most of my projects from scrap wood.
-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario
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|commented on||Rustic Kitchen Trestle Table||03-15-2015 06:33 PM|
|commented on||Farm / Harvest Table built from reclaimed lumber||03-15-2015 04:03 PM|
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|commented on||Kitchen Hutch||03-01-2015 11:35 PM|
|added project||Kitchen Hutch||03-01-2015 01:51 PM|
|commented on||Passive Speakers for I Pone 5 & Android Phone||02-08-2015 11:19 PM|
|commented on||I built my Sled and it snowed here in Southern MN!||01-24-2015 12:27 PM|
|commented on||Old box spring turned to light fixture||01-24-2015 12:18 PM|
|commented on||Table Saw Cross Cut Sled||01-24-2015 12:10 PM|
|commented on||Cutting boards and salad tongs||01-04-2015 11:41 PM|
|commented on||Ripping Up A Mantel On Our New Electric Indoor Sawmill!||01-04-2015 01:13 PM|
|commented on||Walnut 45 degree Trestle Table||01-04-2015 12:54 PM|
|commented on||Cutting boards and salad tongs||12-25-2014 11:20 PM|
|commented on||First Cutting Board||12-25-2014 07:34 PM|
|commented on||Simple Pencil, Pen, Scissors Holder||12-25-2014 06:28 PM|
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The sawmill is done and working great. Adding the handle helped allot when pushing the saw through the log. The handle is removable by just pulling the handle up and removing the lag bolts holding the arms in. The handle is held on by through m...
The rails and log bed with log clamps are complete and after testing it by cutting another log I found some short comings with the clamps and my right blade guides. Here is the new blade guide for the right side and it works much be...
Got the blade guides and guards completed this weekend. It took longer than I thought to make the bearing guides but they turne out good. I put them in slots that prevent the nut from turning so I can tighten them from one side only. ...
I managed to get the gantry with height adjustment made this weekend. Made two L shaped legs and put 5” wheels on them. I used 1/4” lag bolts to hold the wheels on. To make the guides/clamps I made a box that the gantry can slide...