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Mahogany Shop Dust Extractor / Air Filter

02-27-2017 10:14 PM by heldercruz100 | 1 comment »

View on YouTube As we all know woodworking involves a lot of sanding, and that makes a lot of dust in the air. So yesterday I found an old extractor, it was from my growroom but still works. I made a box with joinery, painted the fan black and as usual gave it a mahogany finish, I think it makes a nice contrast, what do you think??

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4 String Dulcimer Build #3: Need more Clamps!

11-11-2016 09:36 PM by Dave Rutan | 5 comments »

[Above] Next I traced the sides/end block assembly onto the mahogany back piece. Then I attached that to the ?? wood front piece and cut them out on the band saw, keeping outside the traced line. I’ll neaten this up later with a flush trim bit on the router. [Above] The band saw yielded the front and back. [Above] Next step was to glue the side assembly together and onto the back piece. The instructions I’m following actually said to glue the end blocks and the ...

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4 String Dulcimer Build #1: Cutting the pieces

11-08-2016 02:11 PM by Dave Rutan | 4 comments »

See the finished dulcimer here. [link] As a reference, I’m using the basic dimensions and instructions from the book: Making Folk Instruments in Wood by Dennis Miles Waring. The only place that I believe I’ll be straying from his methods is that I’ll be using home-crafted tuning pegs instead of guitar tuning machines. (Yes, there is a reason for that.) [Above] The top and sides are supposed to be made of hardwood. he only hardwood I have in quantity is the ma...

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Entertainment Center #2: Building and Installing the carcasses

10-19-2007 05:51 PM by Fireball | 5 comments »

Building and installing the carcasses was pretty straightforward. I enjoy not having a specific plan to work from as it allows you to change things up and continue designing while you build. The picture below shows the big center unit completed. I built it first with a solid back, then realized that it would work better with a false back behind the TV so all the wires could be hidden but still easily accessed. In this next photo you can see one of the 2 boxes that will flank the...

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