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Tweaks #1 #2: Tweaks to my Fremont Bed Done

09-14-2014 10:51 PM by Darrell Peart | 10 comments »

Several months ago I posted a proposed design change to the cap rail on my Fremont Bed. At the time, there was a mixed reaction to this. The bed has finally made it to the current spot on my schedule and is now ready to go the finisher. Seeing the bed in “real life” makes it easier to visualize the results. For an easy comparison lets start here with three images from my original post.On the left is the revision – on the right is the original detail While the original design...

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Frank Klausz Cuts a Monster Molding with his Molding Plane

09-05-2014 12:36 PM by WoodAndShop | 2 comments »

In my above video, Frank Klausz takes us into his new woodworking workshop and shows his amazing, and huge, carpenter’s molding plane that he made at the request of his local tool collector group in New Jersey, called the “The Craft”. Frank asked me to share their website link here. Frank wanted to demonstrate this molding plane when I was filming a video tour of his new woodworking workshop. >> Watch the video tour of Frank’s workshop here>> Watch Frank’s Hand Cut Dovetail tutor...

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Open weave Lazy Larry #8: The glue up

08-03-2011 08:38 AM by degoose | 11 comments »

Got out nice and early this morning… and here is the glue up video you have all been waiting for … The whole video is actually only 9 minutes long… intro and ending included… the glue up took around 8 minutes and a further couple to fit and adjust the clamps.. So a realistic total of under 10 minutes… not too shabby…

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Making a toted coffin smoother

06-06-2014 12:26 AM by Wally331 | 14 comments »

Pics will be on in a few min- will edit when I’ve got em all, hang in there ;) After making my small cherry smoother which worked great, I decided I wanted to up my game and build a more traditional styled plane. I also wanted it to be toted and have a harder wood for the sole of the plane. I chose to use cherry again because it’s what I had and it is very beautiful. For the sole I chose purpleheart- mostly because its what I had, but its also extremely hard and it is actua...

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The Basement #42: Building ZCI's with a homemade pin router for the '113 TS

05-21-2014 10:07 PM by JL7 | 14 comments »

This has been on the list for awhile now. I’ve built ZCI’s in the past from Oak and Masonite but overtime they have issues. I got my hands on a Leecraft ZCI for my Craftsman 113 TS and was blown away at how nice it was. So all the design credit here goes to Leecraft, here’s a picture: The Leecraft doesn’t use the front hold down screw that comes standard on this saw, rather, they use 2 horizontal screws (one in front and one on the right side). You tweak...

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The Basement #41: Moddin' the Table Saw.....

04-30-2014 08:58 PM by JL7 | 38 comments »

This is another project that I’ve been kicking around for awhile now. Kind of time consuming but think it will be a good one for the long run: First off, this is an older Craftsman “113” contractor saw. I would much rather have a shiny new cabinet saw, but lack of power and funds are preventing that! Some of the mods were done earlier and here was the saw prior to this last round of changes. I’ve never cared for those sheet metal bases on those saws. Really...

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and then it becomes....... #6: marquetry conquest

12-05-2008 05:19 AM by kolwdwrkr | 14 comments »

Well it has been a while since my last posting on this project. As promised I will show my way of doing marquetry and carvings. Remember that these are my techniques, and yours may vary. There are a ton of ways of doing things and I’m sure there’s a lot of ways easier then mine. For instance many of you may prefer to use a router to route out a majority of the material, then use chisels to cut to the line. I use chisels simply because I do the work on my dining room table. I...

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and then it becomes....... #11: The final frontier (Parental Discretion is Advised)

01-25-2009 04:05 AM by kolwdwrkr | 12 comments »

Well today I got the first coat of my mixture of tung oil, blo, and poly. I am posting it here now as done, although I will add one or two more coats of oil in the days to come. This project has been fun to make and I think I’ve been able to successfully come out of it with some new knowledge. Which is always a good thing I suppose. I had a story in my head for this project but I figured I would let each viewer make up their own.So lets start on the outside. The overall cabinetov...

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Setting Up Delta DC w/ Wynn Filter & Super Dust Deputy

03-31-2014 02:40 AM by dakotawood | 5 comments »

Alright, my first blog entry ever. I’ve learned so much from so many here. Figured it’s my turn to hopefully help someone out there. I researched this topic extensively. There were similar things on LJ about this upgrade. But I found I wanted some more specifics as to how to hook up exactly before I purchased everything. I have a Delta 50-760 DC. As you can kind of see in this image, my existing factory cloth bag has seen better days. It’s quite brown colored on the outsi...

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Board center gauge - brass version blog

12-28-2013 05:43 PM by mafe | 16 comments »

Board center gaugebrass version This is a gauge I have seen boat builders use to mark center on both sides of boards when splitting them in half.The grooves will serve as a guide or the saw cut.After making one in wood, I wanted one to match my hardwood and brass gauges.(This was made February 2011, just never posted). As always we start with the materials.Ohhh yes and some good tobacco. Cut up some wood, I made some extra in pine for gifts. Also extra wood dowels. Now finding ...

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