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Project by hairy posted 05-22-2010 05:15 PM 4786 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m using up some scraps and making useful items. The first is a sled for resawing log slabs. I hand planed a log half, then ran it through the planer to get the faces parallel. Double sided tape holds it to the sled. I’m happy.

The next sled is for bandsawing round pieces. I like them held tight, they can jump around on you.Works for me.

And some handles on my drill press chuck. I’m really liking this.

Nothing but scraps and glue.

-- My reality check bounced...





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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 05-22-2010 05:26 PM

I can see why you’d like the handle extension on the chuck key. Never thought of that, but I will be stealing the idea later today.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#2 posted 05-22-2010 05:28 PM

Good shop aids thanks

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#3 posted 05-22-2010 05:34 PM

Really usefull – thanks.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 05-22-2010 07:02 PM

I really like the chuck key tip…I put vacuum hose on mine for user comfort , but never thought about using wood to extend them…..great idea ,hairy : ) Regarding the dbl. stick tape , how dry is the wood you’re sawing?
I also like your hold down sled for the round stock .Thanks for posting them !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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hairy

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#5 posted 05-22-2010 07:05 PM

Thanks for the comments.

That’s a catalpa log, it was cut and split almost 2 years ago.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#6 posted 05-22-2010 07:06 PM

Great ideas i like them. Thanks

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#7 posted 05-22-2010 10:41 PM

I Liked the resaw sled

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#8 posted 05-23-2010 04:19 AM

Really like the chuck key idea, thanks

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 05-23-2010 10:21 PM

Hey, Hairy looks like jigs are very popular. We’ve both got 500 reads in one day here.

Martyn

ps Mine’s the one just after this one

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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