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03-18-2010 03:02 AM

Shop Made Zero Clearance Insert with Splitter - 9 replies

Zero clearance insert, made from high quality 3/4” Finnish plywood, with a hardboard splitter. I planed the plywood down to just under the thickness of the opening’s height. I used the balance set screws and hold down from original insert plate.Splitter is 1/8” hardboard. I sanded the thickness down to be bit narrower than...

02-17-2010 03:32 AM

Build Your Own Sacrificial Fence Clamps - 20 replies

Several woodworking retailers sell their versions of a Sacrificial Fence Clamp, for holding a scrap of material to your table saw fence in order to do cuts like tenons and rabbets. These clamps often sell for close to 10 bucks each. Here’s a version I made from a squared U-bolt and some shop scraps.Standard square U-bolt from hardware stor...

02-09-2010 08:28 PM

Any way to delete my own comments from my profile page? - 4 replies

When first setting up my profile workshop page, I goofed and placed content as a comment instead of in the description area. On some I was able to go in and “edit” to erase the info in the allotted time, but it still left a comment box. Well, I’d like to be able to delete those entire empty comment boxes. On a tangent, I w...

02-09-2010 02:01 AM

DIY version of Rockler's Pock-it Hole Clamp - 22 replies

Rockler has a cool new pocket hole clamp that I think you can make on your own, better and cheaper. I decided to throw one these together in the shop and made a video to show.It’s obviously a very rough prototype, but it worked very well and took less than an hour to build. I also used a cam...

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