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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #6: Time to install some bearings, then suddenly... CRAP!

03-20-2015 08:39 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

I’m to the point in my project where I need to mount some bearings, so I picked-up some skateboard bearings off of Amazon that had a good rating at that weren’t going to break the bank. I only need four, but they were sold in sets of eight, so I guess I have back-ups. The ID on them is 8mm, and after a little research I determined that what I needed was a couple 8mm X 100mm steel dowels. I dropped by our local Fastenal store and though they didn’t have them on hand they w...

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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #5: Jay Dighsx posts his week 2.5 update video

03-17-2015 08:07 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

Jay shares a couple challenges he is facing with the build of his “Shop Time Throwdown” clock, and he also shares what he is using for the brains of his clock:https://youtu.be/X8LRtryoapM I’ve also created a Youtube playlist of all of our videos in this throwdown, so if you want to catch-up they’re all in one place: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxYlYd_yP0Wc58TN7IkCnMsSgXdC-SrKi

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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #4: This week's clockmaking update is short and sweet.

03-16-2015 05:31 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

I was traveling for work this week so I only got a few minutes in the shop to work on my “Shop Time Throwdown” clock, but I did gather most of the lumber and parts that I’ll need to make it all come together. Here’s the update video: https://youtu.be/fnWqhqOlWEo

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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #3: A little insight into the design of my clock

03-11-2015 05:48 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

I mentioned in the video from by previous post that my plan is to build a large clock, somewhat inspired by a tower clock that I once help to repair. That clock was in the tower of the Lebanon, Ohio City Hall building and though that experience was over 25 years ago it is still a high point of my horological career. I also mentioned that in 1982 when I was in school at Gem City College School of Horology I read an article about a “Mystery Clock” that was on display in the ...

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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #2: Shop Clock Design Challenges

03-09-2015 06:16 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

This week Jay and I posted a video were we discussed some of our design ideas and the challenges we believe we will face with the build. Here’s my Design Challenges video: http://youtu.be/oylIikvzfa4 Here’s Jay’s Design Challenges video: http://youtu.be/qvgvn_bYuBM At this stage of the game we are both holding our cards awfully close to our vest, but as we flesh-out our ideas we’ll share more.

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Scott and Jay's "Shop Time Throwdown" #1: The challange is extended and accepted.

03-09-2015 06:09 PM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

Back in February I noticed that one of my buddies on Youtube had fallen off the face of the earth, so I tossed him a note and learned that he had fallen into a funk. In order to get him back from he dark side I decided to issue a challenge that would force us both back into our shops. Here’s the original challenge video: http://youtu.be/nodCUmv8fns Here’s Jay’s acceptance video:http://youtu.be/cn-fDmvgXuk Here are our self-imposed rules: Beginning the first week o...

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IncraGauge vs the new WoodRiver Offset Gauge

02-13-2015 05:43 AM by MrToolHunter | 0 comments »

I guess I’m just not going to find the time to write posts, so how about I share a video I posted on my “MrToolHunter” Youtube Channel. In this video I share my most-used lay-out tool, the IncraGauge, and take a quick look at Woodcraft’s new WoodRiver Offset Gauge.http://youtu.be/vdxetoT3kVM

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