So I decided to build a super sled for my dad as well. His birthday is this week, and it just seemed like a good choice for a present. I changed this one just a bit from my first attempt. Instead of laminating the hardboard and plywood, I just ...
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Location: Elk Grove, CA
I am just a hobbyist, but I truly enjoy woodworking. I have mostly worked on cabinetry (hutches, built in bookshelves, etc), but I am starting to gain an interest in smaller projects. I work as a computer security specialist during the day, but if I ever won the lottery, I would love to putter in my workshop full time!
-- Skip, Califormia
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Well, it has taken me a while to finish this project. My shop is in the garage, which sits right underneath my son’s bedroom. Since he goes to bed at about 7:45, I usually get about an hour a day in the shop at most. But I finally got it a...
This really isn’t a project. I mentioned in a post how I store my clamps, and someone requested a picture. Someone gave me a wire rack on wheels a couple of years ago, and I have used it to store parts for the projects I am working on, as...
Well, I finally got back into the shop today. Yesterday was spent visiting Alcatraz, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf with my 8-year old, my wife and a bunch of kids and parents from my son’s scouting group. It was fun, but too much wa...
So, after a little kickback scare cross-cutting some 1/2” plywood, I decided to upgrade my cross-cutting sled. The one I have been using sits on only one side of the blade and has just a small fence and no hold downs. This can allow the wo...