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Router plane build

05-20-2020 10:42 PM by RLA1974 | 8 comments »

After a couple of years of trying to find an antique router plane and being dissatisfied with various hags-tooth and poor-man’s-router attempts, I decided to bite the bullet and make one with all the features I like stolen from the old Stanleys. In order to future-proof against later needs, I designed it to use the Veritas router plane blades. I found these brass knurled nuts at Home Depot and some 10/32 brass threaded rod for a depth adjustment mechanism. I had a 1” wood...

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DIY Air scrubber #1: Ordering filters and designing

11-24-2019 02:30 AM by jbswearingen | 0 comments »

I ordered three 20×20x4 MERV 11 and three 20×20x1 MERV 8 filters to build what I hope will become an efficient air scrubber for my 24×24x12’ shop. I intend on eventually building two, one for each side of my shop. My filters came in a few days ago, so I designed it in Sketchup tonight. Fan is a 220V 4-speed blower my FIL gave me from a furnace he replaced in a building; he’s an HVAC guy, so I can sometimes score good, used motors and blowers from him. Case i...

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Woodworking Project #3: My DIY mini wrkbench

11-14-2019 05:42 PM by fatmansat | 0 comments »

Hi guys,in the end I managed to build.It was at least a year since I bought Veritas’ carpenter’s vice. I finally did it. My mini workbench.This is the video waltrought:https://youtu.be/6Fodk-yAW7M

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Blog Post Index #2: New Blog Index #2

11-03-2019 01:29 AM by htl | 2 comments »

New index page.I’ve seen the need to build a new index as I’ve added quite a few new projects so hope this is helpful. Start here with a step by step of how a scratch build model is made.https://www.lumberjocks.com/htl/blog/117561Many of these links cover more than one page so be sure to hit the next link to check out the next page in the blog. There is a hundred ways to do any thing but this is what I used at the time with what tools and knowledge I had at the time.Be sure ...

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Woodworking on a Half-Shoestring #104: The Ultimate Space-Saving Dust Cyclone Separator Cart

07-18-2019 01:28 AM by retired_guru | 9 comments »

The Dungeon Workshop continues to be a war zone, but progress is being had, albeit s-l-o-w-l-y. This evening I finished one of two identical dust control builds, based on this YouTube video: The Ultimate Space-Saving Dust Cyclone Separator Cart | Dustopper & Ridgid Vac Carthttps://youtu.be/WyBuRjO54NM I liked the space-saving design of John’s design. Floor space is at a premium and I need a portable system, one at each end of the workshop. This is what the first unit looks lik...

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DIY Wine Display

06-14-2019 05:29 PM by Not Here | 5 comments »

Great project to give away as gifts or to sell at craft fairs. Made from (1) 4ft 1×6 and a 1/4 inch dowel. https://youtu.be/Ov6Eki1Kna0

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How To Start Woodworking and Thoughts About Woodworking as a Business

05-25-2019 12:37 AM by Not Here | 3 comments »

I get a lot of questions about how to start woodworking. I realize that most people here are probably already in the craft, but there may be some who are just thinking about it. https://youtu.be/HZfpBOPgPr0

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EGO 14 Inch Chainsaw

05-02-2019 09:21 PM by Not Here | 3 comments »

It’s not woodworking, but I have to say that I am super impressed with the power of my EGO 14 inch chainsaw. I highly recommend this for a typical yard use chainsaw. I did a review on it here: https://youtu.be/w4N2TA8f1hA I have other videos that you may like as well.

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One Car Garage Shop Tour

05-02-2019 03:52 PM by Not Here | 1 comment »

I recently moved from Virginia to Oklahoma and am beginning to set up my shop in the 3rd bay of a 3 car garage. Here is a video of what I have so far. Let me know what you think. https://youtu.be/YCotMv07h5o

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Alaska Cabin #2: Diamond Willow & Agate Cabin Kitchen Lights

02-06-2019 01:33 AM by Matt Snyder | 2 comments »

After my diamond willow and agate bed lights turned out so good I decided to do something similar in my “kitchen”. Running across the front wall of the kitchen is an electrical conduit tube that looks ugly and I wanted to hide it behind some diamond willow while adding some LED lighting. I looked through the pile of wood I harvested in the spring and found a strait enough piece that had some character and was big enough to cover everything up. To make it fit flush to the wall, I...

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