My cutoffs breed and multiply at night……..do yours? Mine begged for a new home, so I started this cart about 8 months ago, then had about 6 months out of the shop due to some work related computer projects, and then today, I finished it. This i...
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Location: Anchorage Alaska
70 y/o, still working about 2/3 time. Have dabbled in woodworking for many years, mostly to accomplish utilitarian projects for home, and occasionaly work. With a little more time, due to paring back some other hobbies severely, I am now pursuing woodworking with the idea of it being a major hobby.
I am not too ambitious, and plan to use some older power tools and some new smaller inexpensive tools. I have a Craftsman radial arm saw 1971 vintage, in good condition. I am finishing a new table for it and tuning it up. Almost exclusively used for 90 degree crosscut now. Also in the old category, a 1990 Delta contractor's saw. I put a new fence on it recently. I have a fair sampling of other power tools, most installed and in use for years, others still in the box.
The rest will develop over the years as I revamp my shop and expand my tool collection and capabilities. No rush, just plan to enjoy the hobby.
-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska
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.. Function, only Function…..another episode of….Sherie and Bubba Jim. Pounding sense into your man, one nail at a time... Now you are thinking that picture is a gag. Sheer fantasy….”How silly could anyone be?”, yo...
Ruminations, Philosophy, and Workshop Antics.......... #30: Woodworking Vise – Upside Down Mount, Shrouded Mechanics – What’s with that?
PREFACE.I just had to have a woodworking vise on my multipurpose bench..So, if you want to see how a lot of work, some off the wall design, and worrying about the details solved a tough problem, read on. And as usual, we will have a little fun alo...
Ruminations, Philosophy, and Workshop Antics.......... #29: Sawdust is a big part of our lives...or... What goes around, comes around.
Dropped this into one of Roger’s posts http://lumberjocks.com/Kentuk55/blog/27657 this afternoon, but thought it merited a blog post…........ OK, so the furnace goes out this morning, probably about 0200hrs, and I wake up at 0400hrs...
Ruminations, Philosophy, and Workshop Antics.......... #28: A Picture Book...some shop stuff...mind Pabulum....