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11-30-2016 10:41 PM

Flattening the Roubo (workbench) - 48 replies

It’s been over two years since I built my Roubo workbench. Since it was finished I thought about flattening it. Build some rails and a router sled. I just didn’t want to go there God forbid doing it by hand. Recently I watched a Christopher Schwarz video on building furniture with hand planes. Nice video. I was watching h...

09-25-2016 05:23 PM

Poor Results from Amana Tool 100T blade in DWS780 - 21 replies

I am going to help my friend install some WindsorOne base and case for 14 doors an hall, 3 bedrooms…. He’s had a DeWalt DWS780 miter saw for some time but it gets little use. I borrowed it to cut some plywood that I need for small concrete forms. I’m using scrap 3/4” pre-finished maple ply. Anyway… The cuts were terribly frayed. I told Tim a ...

09-10-2016 04:08 PM

Project Suggestions for Seniors - 28 replies

Hi Guys and Gals,I’ve been going to the local assisted living center and working with seniors interested in “woodworking”. At first I was going to make cutting boards but I scrapped that idea because other than gluing and finishing everything would be done in the shop. So I bought some carving sets and kevlar gloves. I cut...

06-12-2015 10:05 PM

Project for a carver? - 0 replies

Hi, I’d like to see if there is a wood carver that would be interested in a project. I am just about finished making a Roubo Workbench, but I haven’t made the chop for the leg vise. I’ve been kicking it around for months as to the shape and whatnot. I want it to be special. The bench is soft maple with babinga accent...

04-16-2015 11:06 PM

Clifton 410 shoulder plane - 4 replies

Hi, I’ve had a Clifton 410 for many many years and I’ve always had unpredictable results. It clogs and becomes unusable 9 out of 10 (20) times. I’ve never modified it because I don’t know how.Now that I have some folks to ask, are there any tips to setting this plane up?

04-15-2015 11:25 PM

Help interpreting winding sticks - 18 replies

I’m having difficulty understanding where to remove material on the top slab of my Roubo bench build. Specifically reading the winding sticks and what side to remove material from. One end or both ends? What is the reference? The lumber is soft maple. I’ve never undertaken a planning job like this. I am not sure ya’ll can help me from the...

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