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Kitchen Island Project #12: Build a shelf, add a top..

06-21-2020 02:53 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

And, maybe a PIP? Page 4 of The Plan:Had to cut the 3/4” x 2’ x 4’ plywood panel down to size…even have a nice bit for “leftovers”.. Had to allow for the Ash edge pieces along 3 sides…and notch for the legs… And cut the Ash parts to length….then a bead of glue, and a few clamps.. Let this sit overnight….clamps then could be removed…and a cleat made.. Notches to fit around the legs… Other end will be atta...

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Kitchen Island Project #11: Drawer done, hardware is installed....

06-19-2020 10:25 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, dovetails were done…next, needed a groove milled to house the drawer’s bottom panel…could use the Stanley #45..Or…and old Plough Plane…1864 model.. Wound up using both. The old plough plane on the Pine sides of the drawer…the #45 on the Ash drawer front, and finish up the pine ones to depth, as the plough does not have a depth stop.. Then a dado was milled at the back of the drawer sides…and then cleaned up flat with a router…plane.. ...

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Kitchen Island Project #9: Monday?

06-16-2020 05:12 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Sunday was too busy elsewhere, to go to the shop…and, even though the shop is closed on Mondays…had to get things moving….Had three panels, sitting around all clamped up, and doing nothing but taking up floor… Largest of the 3 was still sitting on my tablesaw…removed to clamps, trimmed the ends square, width was a hair too wide. Surfaced the better looking of the 2 faces flat, and as smooth as I could get it. Then a bit of glue, and some clamps.....

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Kitchen Island Project #7: Not a good day

06-13-2020 11:13 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

at some point, the assemble tipped over, and onto the floor….turned out, both legs were knocked loose…repairs involved counter-bored screws….got both attached, again…added the divder into it’s dado, via glue and screws…needed a place to set this mess work on other things… Leg repairs….glued and screwed…one leg was being…stubborn…I used the tablesaw as an assembly table.. That stubborn leg? seems it had snapped the...

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DIY Doweling Jig & Center Finder

06-10-2020 01:42 PM by thatwood | 5 comments »

The total material cost is less than $2, you can DIY two practical woodworking jigs 1. Center finder:It can be used to take the centerline of angle wood, wood stick, and board sideQuickly locate the location outside the holeCan also be used as a reference line for nail guns and lock screws 2. Doweling JigKeep the drilling position at the center of the woodIt can also effectively control the drilled hole to be vertical Click here to watch ↓↓↓ If ...

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Swan Beam Bore Rescue

05-17-2020 01:04 PM by CTMike | 2 comments »

This beam bore was really crooked. I’m putting it back on the straight and narrow.

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Metal Bar Clamps

05-07-2020 06:11 PM by BuildItYourself | 1 comment »

HelloToday I would like to present how I made a clamps for the workshop.

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A NEW, Improved Saw Til #9: Door for the til, part 3

05-05-2020 05:11 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Well, discovered I had glued the frame/collar to the wrong face of the door….not a biggie…I can make a picture frame and cover the problem. First stick. I also reinforced most of the glue joints with screws, sitting in counter-bores. Big red circle is one of 2 blow-outs from hitting knots in the grooves.. Worked my way around. Bought two 8’ sections of Chair Rail molding…Glue and nails to install.. Mitersaw in use? Stanley #358. I had a strip of thi...

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A NEW, Improved Saw Til #6: Clamps came off, moved into new spot..

04-29-2020 02:21 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Those extra clamps I added the other “morning”.... Were removed yesterday afternoon…along with all the rest of them…then sit the case over on the bench… Test drive.. Fits! Remove the saw, lay the case down on it’s front face….bead of glue run around the rebates and across the holders, and lay the plywood panel in place..with an assist from a hammer…and some nails… Only markings on that hammer…says it is a Champion brand&...

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A new til for the hand planes #9: Doors

04-17-2020 01:12 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Ok, last drawer was cleaned up, fitted to it’s new home. Handle included…so I get get it back out… Can either leave them all set back in, or bring them all out flush….which leaves..doors Along with hinges, a latch, a sheet of plexiglass to do both door windows…this thing came home…said to clamp a steel ruler along the cut line…make a lot of score cuts…then snap the waste off…well, it snapped, all right… Just not where I wa...

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