The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #28: Our homemade router lift sure beats bending over, and Randy touches poo!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 10-31-2012 07:45 PM 9442 reads 0 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 27: The world's greatest pin jig! & Who says particle board is useless? Part 28 of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop series Part 29: Tables and feathers? This title makes no sense! »

The “great particle board build off” that’s captivated the woodworking world is progressing nicely, but Stumpy takes some time off to make a router lift that just might save the universe! Then he chisels away at the confusion surrounding what types of tools people should own, does a tool review, and gets Randy to touch dog poo. That and a lot more on the new, exciting, action packed and informative episode of Blue Collar Woodworking!

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(Yah- I know the sound is a bit off. It’s a new mic and we’re still trying to figure it out.)

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#1 posted 10-31-2012 08:04 PM

Another fun video to watch… stay warm…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 10-31-2012 09:36 PM

I enjoyed the video!

Jeff (LumberJock JL7), really is a great woodworker and an even better person.
Three CHEERS for JL7: Hip Hip Hooray, Hip Hip Hooray, Hip Hip Hooray for JEFF!!!

BTW: I don’t touch dog poo when offered a sandwich. Prime Rib on the other hand…...

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 10-31-2012 10:44 PM

Nice job! New graphics. Ya ditched the winter cap? Hey winters coming. More info on the router lift please?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 10-31-2012 11:18 PM

Great job. Will the plans be available soon in your store?

-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at

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#5 posted 10-31-2012 11:33 PM

DIY- Yes, JL7 is a good guy. I know he also sent some of that wood to a couple other people. When I get some figured wood I hold onto it like a gold chain holds onto an Itallian guy’s chest hair. But Jeff likes to share!

Doc- You may notice that Abe Lincoln (hanging next to the jointer) is wearing the winter cap (called a toque in the great white north). He gets cold this time of year.

Doc and Mastertech- I am doing a router fence and then a router table build in the next couple of episodes. Once they are done all three will be in the store. And like everything in the store, they will be cheap. I am thinking five bucks…

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#6 posted 11-01-2012 12:54 AM

You should make videos more often, I’m always waiting for the next one!

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#7 posted 11-01-2012 01:24 AM

Cool video Stumpy – the router lift looks good….the particle board…...well, we’ll see…......thanks for the shout out.

The shop is looking good…....

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#8 posted 11-01-2012 01:44 AM

Stumpy you know its good when its over and I didn’t even notice the 20 minutes it took.
I liked the intro all the way to the end.
And yep Jeff is the man.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#9 posted 11-01-2012 04:01 AM


Went to store to actually buy something. Not clear? 5 bucks would be great. I have a couple of bucks to send your way. LOL Have you considered an instructional video w/projects, as your a pretty good communicator.


-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 11-01-2012 05:38 PM

Stumps, yer gonna have ta build u some grandstands fer yer audience. LOL

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#11 posted 11-02-2012 02:35 AM

Stumpy that smile is freakin my dachshund out. She looked at it and turned and ran.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#12 posted 11-03-2012 07:25 PM

an other great video Stumpy! I’ve lost my fear out of ussing the particle board, I leard now that is safe and have great ussage on the woorworking shop. look forward to see the router lift proyect!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#13 posted 11-12-2012 09:05 AM


My kids are now asking to watch episodes of blue collar wood working. And My daughter has named her stuffed chicken mcnugget. But hey now my son wants to build a box for my wife to store here garden seeds in. Keep it coming

-- No mistakes, just kindling

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#14 posted 11-12-2012 06:40 PM

Your picture in B&W use to remind me of a “Gangsta”, now you have kids watching. Wow!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 12-05-2012 09:02 PM

Watched your video and checked out your plans. This seems fairly straight forward, however I am concerned about the locking mechanism (or apparent lack there of) to keep the router from falling down to a lower depth—what did you do to address this? How about the amount of play/variance with the drawer slides? Also, as I am new (as of today) to your videos, it seems that they’re more of an entertainment video with snipets of work rather than an instructional videos like I have seen and become accustomed to from other people (WWMM, MBW, WoodWhisperer). Is this your “style”? Just curious so I can get a better grasp on your methods. Either way, I agree with many others and say they are DEFINITELY entertaining and funny to watch! :)


-- -Sam

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