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Spring Bench #1: Building a bench around an 1800's wagon spring

06-30-2018 03:26 PM by Jim Jakosh | 20 comments »

My friend Leon Kytle in Idaho Falls gave me this old spring from a wagon seat from the 1800’s and asked me to design a bench around it and give him the plans so he could build one too around the other spring. I drew it up in Arizona with the bend up and down and decided it looked better with it bent down. I made us templates of the spring curve and gave him a drawing of how I was going to make it. But when I got home he called and said he thought the spring should be wider for stabil...

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DIY Marking Knife

06-27-2018 04:35 PM by wrenchhead | 4 comments »

My 14 year old son has been wanting to do some blacksmithing and make a knife for a while now so before i go and build a forge and buy an expensive anvil I thought a marking knife would be a good beginner project to teach him what little bits I know about metal working and some woodworking. This project required minimal tools and my son got to learn a few new skills. I had a blast spending the weekend with him in the woodshop and I think he had a good time too. Thanks for watching https://...

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Getting my tools ready #29: Drill Press table with dust collection

06-24-2018 09:44 PM by DocSavage45 | 4 comments »

Hey LJ’s , Posted another video of my version of a drill press table. I adapted the dust collection idea from Stumpy Nubbs. My video can be seen on YouTube. The URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRQuFUbqPTI* Please like and subscribe if you like the video. And you can review the written blog here http://lumberjocks.com/DocSavage45/blog/60170 Thanks for checking it out!*

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Big cabinet for the new home #4: Big stuff is done, DIY bun feet.

06-22-2018 10:38 AM by Lalen | 0 comments »

All that remains is doors and drawer fronts! Here is the current status. Sorry its a bit dark, but its a black cabinet and I still need to get some lights added to the new house. I included my 8’ ladder for scale. Total storage capacity is about 96 cubic feet. The 3 cabinets were each 8’ high by 34” wide, 19.5” deep outside dimensions. I made the base 5.5” high and inset 3/4” to clear the baseboard then the crown molding added another coup...

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Mission-style mahogany desk #3: Front apron mortises done, and an assembly of the frame

06-20-2018 02:41 AM by Woodbutchery | 6 comments »

The front apron mortises are complete, and then a fit of the whole frame. I have a few tenons to adjust, some research and eventual installation of drawer frames, and a lot of practice on dovetail joinery before I make the drawers. Really happy with the way this is coming together. Happy to hear comments, as always. Thanks for looking.

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Completing The Split Top Roubo Bench From Southern Yellow Pine, Part 2

06-14-2018 03:04 PM by wrenchhead | 3 comments »

In this video, I will be completing the build of my split top roubo work bench. I will finish making the base, build the leg vise , assemble the bench and put the finishing touches on my new woodworking bench. Thanks for watching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe7lmi6mqGo

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Drill Powered Table Crank for a Drill Press/Pillar Drill

06-08-2018 11:16 PM by Dan Thomas | 2 comments »

I wanted to build a new drill press table, but the crank on my drill press that raises and lowers the table gets in the way, and I end up having to cut out part of the table. Like this: So I made a crank extension with a right-angle adapter that allows me to use my drill to raise and lower the table: If you want to learn more, check out my YouTube video. Feel free to ask questions, or post comments! Or go directly to the video: https://youtu.be/9kY3fk6Q-kA

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Split Top Roubo Bench From Southern Yellow Pine, Part 1

06-08-2018 06:36 PM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I built this Split top roubo style woodworking bench out of affordable lumber from the home center. The benchcrafted tail vise and leg vise were not so affordable but definitely worth the investment. This work bench is solid, heavy and great for hand tool woodworking. I used the benchcrafted plans as a guide but had to change some dimensions since i used dimensional southern yellow pine from the home center. I also used Popular woodworking magazine’s issue #191 for a guide to cut the do...

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Dutchy Excavator Build #3: Tracks complete.. moving on..

06-03-2018 09:25 AM by darkmyble | 9 comments »

Hi folks… well I eventually got the tracks finished. I’ve not been doing so well with my health so had to take a few days ‘rest’ urghhhh.. The one thing I like about this plan is it’s easy to follow and concise. More so than any others. Despite being a relative newcomer to the world of model building I’ve amassed hundreds of plans. I have to say these plans are far superior in every way. Right so finishing up the tracks was a fairly straightforward pr...

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2 Car Garage Wood Shop Tour

05-21-2018 10:26 PM by wrenchhead | 7 comments »

I recently looked at the pics of my shop from a few years ago and thought it would be fun to document the layout of my shop now. Here is a tour and layout of my 2 car garage woodshop. I go over my woodworking equipment, what i like, don’t like and what I want to upgrade to in the future. It’s a little long so there are time marks when I talk about each tool in the description. Thanks for watching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdgtdxMRqok

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