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Reorganization of the shop: Not what I had planned on doing

11-29-2020 11:49 PM by Craftsman on the lake | 8 comments »

On my way to finishing the guitar I decided I needed to do a cleaning of the shop to minimize the dust to put the finish coats on the instrument. Along the way I ended up doing a four day reorganization. Oh, I did clean it too. This video shows the changes in the shop after the reorganization. Also, I’ve been following posts on LJ’s about dust collection and venting outside, in the winter, I managed to do something like that here.

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Cleaning Wooden Planes

11-14-2020 12:51 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

I recently acquired 22 hand planes. They are all in need of cleaning, sharpening, and tuning. I am about halfway through the stash and shot this video on how/what I use to clean wooden hand planes. It is mainly a mixture of boiled linseed oil/turpentine to clean them and after that it is a 1:1 of BLO/Turp/Bees Wax. Takes about 20 minutes or so to fully clean up a plane well. Check out the video

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Brush Care: Cleaning and Oiling #1: Brush Cleaning~101

08-29-2020 12:54 AM by John Smith | 0 comments »

Sign painting brushes are the tools of my trade.so, after years of fussing with the cheaper models, I eventually amasseda collection of the more expensive models. name brands are Nocturna,Langnickel, Mack, etc. and like in any craft, the better the tools, the easierit is to get the job done with a higher degree of quality and craftsmanship.natural or synthetic bristles are a personal choice, IMO.anyway, here is a short video I made today of Brush Cleaning ~ 101.like anything else in the unive...

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Cleaning #4: Preparing for phase II

04-10-2017 03:49 AM by Craftsman on the lake | 1 comment »

After Several years (9 on this site) after setting up shop and posting 41 projects, multiple blog and forum posts, I’m doing a retrofit of the shop. Nothing spectacular, just adjusting a couple of things. I’m getting ready for the next 41 builds. On my radar pretty much in this order: A bridal chest for my daughter who’s getting married in September, A kitchen table, on of the last pieces of furniture of the house after a complete remodel of it and furniture, A dining table ...

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Regular Meintenance: Important, Tedious, Necessary

07-10-2016 05:09 AM by CraftyCantrell | 0 comments »

New post is up on my regular blog covering cleaning, maintenance and alignment of the ShopSmith base unit. Please check it out by clicking here

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Shop machine rust clean up. #1: Rockwell Delta jointer

06-27-2016 05:14 PM by Trapper brandenburger | 0 comments »

Sometimes my shop is lucky enough to inherit tools from other shops when they either close up or upgrade their machines. When this happens, if it’s a machine we can use, they are often in rough shape and in need of cleaning and maintenance. This Rockwell Delta jointer for instance needed a good cleaning on the deck, a new power cord, and new blades. In this post I’ll show you how an old time carpenter tought me to clean the metal deck of a shop machine. Start by soaking the ...

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From cluttered garage to organized (hopefully) wood shop!! #2: Progress!

05-23-2016 03:02 PM by PeterDominic1983 | 0 comments »

So got these fancy new 4’ LED lights to replace the ancient 8’ tube/ballast lights… theyre SUPER bright, so for now theyre upside down! Thinking I might make a plexi diffuser or something in the future… Anyway, starting to get things cleaned up a bit. Throwing away TONS of stuff.. there is really only a few categories of items: keepers (to keep in garage, or some other area of the house), sell/donate (ebay, craigslist, verage, something like that), and trash! A...

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Odds 'N' Ends #3: DeWalt DW735 Planer Blade Rotation

01-23-2016 05:25 PM by ThomasLightle | 2 comments »

Note: I was going to narrate this video, but I think it speaks for itself, and I really like how the music synced up to it, so I left it as-is. You can voice your opinion below about this different format. I ran a couple thousand feet of yellow pine through my planer for the past 6 months and it was time to rotate my blades before tackling an upcoming project using red oak. If you have seen my previous video about cleaning blades, you know how nasty yellow pine is. I took the opportunit...

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My 1997 Delta Unisaw 36-815 Refurbishing #2: Working the table top cast iron

01-18-2016 06:48 AM by Holbs | 6 comments »

What I found that works for me: ROS & 3M pad for rough work. I swap to 320 then 600 wet/dry sandpaper for hand sanding with WD40 as lubrication. I will use denatured alcohol to clean off the top then wax later as I still have the miter slots to work on next time. I was smart :) Cut a 55 plastic gallon trash bag in 1/2 and laid ontop of my new work table.As it arrives in my garage: First general pass with my ROS & pad: After ROS & pad: After razor blade use to remove ...

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bmwman91's 34-802 #1: Unisaw 34-802 Type 3 Cleanup, Alignment and Modding

09-28-2015 07:28 PM by bmwman91 | 12 comments »

EDIT: It looks like wide images don’t fit well into the format here. Any tips on the recommended max image width to use and that sort of thing? 25% of the right side of most of my images seem to be chopped off, which I can fix by shrinking the images, but I feel like they would get pretty small in that case! Hello everyone. This is my first time posting something on here, after many years of lurking silently and absorbing a ton of knowledge from the good people on here. I figured tha...

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