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Blog series by HerbC updated 03-06-2012 03:12 AM 2 parts 12053 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: Blog Post #3: MilesCraft TurnLock BasePlate/Bushing Set

07-31-2010 06:39 AM by HerbC | 1 comment »

I started a new project this afternoon. We have three Maltese dogs and the smallest frequently hides behind one of our couches. My wife asked could I make something to block the young dog’s access to that area and I’ve designed a bracket that will do the trick. Part of the design requires creation of a 2”x2” square recess 3/8” deep in 1/2” plywood. I decided that rather than going freehand with the router that I’d use a template and a guide bushing to...

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Part 2: Old Arn - Craftsman 103.20620 6" Jointer

03-06-2012 03:12 AM by HerbC | 7 comments »

I check the local craigslist tool section on a regular basis. One of the tools I’ve been looking for is a jointer. My requirements were that it be at least 6” wide cutter/bed, that it run, and that it cost $150 max. Several jointers have shown up over the last year but either didn’t meet one of my requirements or was gone by the time I saw the listing and called. Last Saturday the weather was a bit on the miserable side here, with quite a bit of wind and brief spells o...

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