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"Fold up" ironing board (reverse engineering) #2: Building a functional mock up

09-05-2010 02:01 AM by jeff_wenz | 0 comments »

So I know I need to work out the sliding mechanism. 3 goals here: 1. Make sure the components fit into the space I’m allocating for it.2. Ensure all the pieces work and it is easy to slide up and down.3. Make sure the ironing board is level in the down position. Here are all the components (minus the door which I will build as part of the Murphy bed complex). I built a wall (16” stud mockup) and starting assembling the pieces I had cut from my measurements in post #1...

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Dreaming of Festools

09-25-2007 03:24 PM by Bill | 10 comments »

Ok, so I am doing my normal perusing of woodworking tools, and I find that Woodcraft is having a Festool give away. Then I get to day dreaming, imagining what I could make with a MFT, or a TS55EQ circular saw, or even a plunge router. Then I realize I better enter before the contest is over. For the Festoolians out there, here is the link to the Festool giveaway. I am still watching The Woodwhisperer for the next Festool giveaway there as well. Imagine, a shop full of Festools. O...

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