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Fixing my obsolete ryobi miter saw blade guard

08-19-2019 01:08 PM by moco27 | 0 comments »

I’ve been using an old ryobi ts1340 10 inch miter saw for years. It’s lightweight and dependable. I had a friend of mine try and change the blade while I was working on the roof. He didn’t know what he was doing and took things apart that shouldn’t have been apart for a blade change. He didn’t get it back together right, made a cut and cut off the bottom half of my blade guard. The saw was dangerous even after the guard was properly placed on the saw since...

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Cutlist Software

08-19-2019 06:08 AM by Rich | 5 comments »

Foreword: I’ve only been using this app for a couple of weeks. I expect to learn more as I go and will update this blog entry as I do. I thought about making this a review, but it’s really more a journal of my time looking for good apps to do cutlist layouts. I’m not talking about simply a list of the pieces that make up a project, I wanted to find a good app for doing the layout of those pieces, given the lumber I have available. I worked with several tools, both IO...

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small workshop ideas #11: Selling and moving to Shed Shop in Arizona

08-18-2019 11:40 AM by oldguy2 | 1 comment »

Do you love Yard Sales and looking for Tools? Well you missed my sales! in 4 saturdays I have sold many basic tools and some furniture and made over $250, and not selling some of the real good stuff yet. The lumber and the Shopsmith are still there and more dressers and tables are heading out. But I have some regulars who know we are moving and check on my sales. But the simple shelf was one of my first projects back when we lived in a mobile home and I recall barely havin...

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my miniature pocket hole jig, where a commercial one wouldn't work.

08-17-2019 02:06 AM by hobby1 | 2 comments »

I had a need to make a small size pocket hole in a small width rail for a job I’m currently working on,my kreg jig and harbor freight jig uses the large auger bits, so it woulod not work for this applicationhere is where my shop built pocket hole jig came to the rescue, it was a project I designed and builtin my machine shop that uses regular jobber drills for the shank and countersunk screw head for the common shop drywall screws. Here is a demonstration of how well this jig worked ...

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farmhouse look sink cabinet/ slide show.

08-17-2019 01:59 AM by hobby1 | 0 comments »

I was given a job to build a farm house look washroom sink cabinet with trash can flip down door,here is a slide show of the steps in building it.

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rustic look headboard/ slide show.

08-17-2019 01:57 AM by hobby1 | 0 comments »

A job came up for me to build a headboard that had a rustic style look here is a slide show of the buiold process.

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assembly of a miniature wishing well kit I designed and built.

08-17-2019 01:54 AM by hobby1 | 0 comments »

My niece asked if I could build a miniature wishing well kit, for her and her fiance to put togetherfor her fiances mother, for mothers day.I made a instructional video of how to assemble it for them to look at as they assemble the project. here is the instructional video of assembling the miniature wishing well I made for them.

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Tool Gloat - Sharing some of my latest acquisitions

08-17-2019 12:26 AM by Brit | 12 comments »

Due to my job and a massive landscaping project I have going on in my garden at the moment, I haven’t had as much time for LJs as I’d like, but I’ve still been seeking out and buying some great tools. Today I was taking some photos and I thought I would share some of my latest acquisitions with you – some new, some vintage. Spill PlanesI picked up a couple of user made spill planes just for their fun value. Initially I got the low angled one on the right which has a...

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Handcrafted Wood Sign Business #1: Shop Recognition ~ In the Beginning

08-16-2019 03:19 PM by John Smith | 3 comments »

This is an old trade magazine where I got my first official recognitionas a young budding sign artist. There have been several since 1992, but this one is my first and largest of my career as a Custom Sign Maker.I hope the scanned material is not too hard to read.(if you would like to read the full size originals, I can email them to you).Thank You for your time !! .

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Dave Ps Tung Oil comment in his Knife post

08-15-2019 10:36 PM by robscastle | 9 comments »

Dave made a comment about Tung Oil, in his knife “Post” of which sent me off looking, this is what i found As to how accurate it is I don’t know just yetMay be you could add some Knowledge based comments. The info Follows If you’re a woodworker, I bet you have a strong opinion about tung oil. As a rookie, I became preoccupied (okay, obsessed) with tung oil because I heard so many different opinions about it from veteran woodworkers. Some loved it and some hated it....

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