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Blog Post Index #1: Just trying to make it easier for someone to find the high points of my blog.

01-02-2018 07:45 PM by htl | 18 comments »

I've made a new index with all my newer projects added here. Wondered how hard it would be to make a Blog index for helping find things and bundling somethings together for quick reference.I know there’s a search tool but have you ever really tried finding much with it.I just hit 200 blog entries and lets say you wanted to see how I make a tire well the index has grouped the high points of these and other posts. So try it out and give me some hints how I can make it better.By putt...

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Miter Saw Station #5: Door, Drawers and Trays

04-20-2014 05:52 PM by Lenny | 16 comments »

I have completed the doors, drawers and pull-out trays of my miter saw station. The drawers are pretty basic. They are ¾ inch solid maple fronts, ½ inch Baltic birch sides and back and ¼ inch bottom. Either laziness or the fact that this is for a workshop, led me to use a locking rabbet joint for the drawer fronts versus dovetails. I did the same for the pull-out trays. All the drawers and trays ride on full-extension drawer slides. For the doors, I went with solid maple r...

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Miter Saw Station #3: Counter Tops

03-04-2014 01:58 PM by Lenny | 11 comments »

As noted in my previous post, the counter tops consist of a layer of MDF topped off with phenolic plywood. T-track runs the length of the countertop and is the means by which the fence system will be held in place. I purchased Woodpecker’s DP (dual purpose) track. The underside has a single centered t-slot that accepts ¼ inch hex bolts. Rather than rout the channel for the t-track, I cut the phenolic ply to fit around the track. Since the track is only ½ inch thick, you have to add a spa...

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Miter Saw Station #2: The Shelf

03-03-2014 03:26 PM by Lenny | 9 comments »

With the cabinets in place, I turned my attention to the shelf that would be placed between them, on which the saw will sit. Because I had some questions about attachment of the fence, I contacted Fine Woodworking magazine and obtained Bob O’Brien’s e-mail address. I asked him for specific info regarding the fence. He sent back a detailed response that included how he made and installed the shelf. Bob made his from a buildup of ¾” MDF and phenolic plywood and wrapped it in a border of sol...

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Miter Saw Station #1: Cabinet Construction

03-03-2014 12:24 AM by Lenny | 17 comments »

In Fine Woodworking magazine’s Winter 2014 Tool & Shops annual issue, Robert O’Brien shared his various shop work stations, including a chop saw station. As I studied it, I came to really like it, and decided to build one identical to it. It incorporates a shelf for the miter saw, flanked by a set of two base cabinets. There is a lot of work involved in this build and after a good start; I decided to post this as a blog series. If done timely, the first post would have shown cabinet c...

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Split Top Roubo Bench Build #14: Final assembly of the base

04-01-2015 02:48 AM by ic3ss | 0 comments »

I was out in the shop/garage at 8am today and didn’t finish until 7pm. I don’t recall taking a lunch break, or any break for that matter, the day just flew by. But I did get a while lot done. Yesterday was all fitting the mortises and tenons. That took all of yesterday and I left it dry fitted together. This morning I had five things to do before I could drill holes for the draw bore joints. I ran the legs across the table saw to chamfer the bottom edges, check the leg v...

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