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11-15-2014 02:20 PM

Solid wood countertop joining in a corner - 3 replies

I’m planning out some built-ins that will wrap around the walls of a study. I’m attaching an example of one place where two units meet in a corner. The counter top on the right is about 17” and on the left 13”. The part that is bugging me here is how to handle the solid wood tops where they meet in the corner. Should ...

06-16-2014 02:44 AM

Rockslide drum sander plans? - 0 replies

It looks like the domain name has changed owners so the often mentioned link to drum sander plans on that site is no longer working. As I remember, that site had lots of good information, details and pictures for making your own drum sander. Does anyone happen to have those plans in the former of a pdf?

02-15-2012 08:19 PM

Flush trimming Lexan for an offset router base - 11 replies

I’m working on making an offset router base out of 3/8” lexan. I started of by making a template out of MDF. I then stuck the template to the lexan with double stick tape and trimmed the lexan close to the template with the bandsaw. I’m now moving over to the router table with a flush trim bit and this is where I’m havin...

08-31-2009 08:17 PM

Looking for some finishing/staining advice - 1 reply

I’m working on my first furniture project which is a pair of nesting end tables. Everything has been going pretty smooth so far and I’m now at the point of working on the table tops. I’m hoping to find some staining/finishing advice for working out how to get the table top finished. The top consists of a Sapele veneered MDF ...

08-20-2009 01:13 AM

Advantages of an adjustable mouth on a block plane? - 2 replies

Hey All, I’ve been thinking about finally getting a block plane. Over the last few projects I have run into several situations that I thought one would be useful. The only plane I have is an old Millers Falls #4 and that’s what I end up using each time I think a hand plane would do the job best. The thing I can’t quite fi...

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