Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'pc'

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Porter Cable sloppy plunge base

06-04-2010 09:03 PM by PeteMoss | 13 comments »

I haven’t done the whole video thing before, but since there has been so much discussion about PC’s sloppy plunge action on their combo units after there was a review posted of one I thougt I would post a video of mine.

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3D Modeling #1: Starting solid modeling

12-05-2012 12:13 AM by oldnovice | 6 comments »

By popular demand this will be an interactive blog to show how 3D solid modeling can make the design and build process of woodworking, or almost any project, more fun and with better plans. The 3D modeling program is Creo Elements/Direct Modeling Express which is a FREE program from PTC (Parametric Technology Corporation) that I have been using since 2000 (then know as Solid Designer). If you want to join this adventure, go to the download site, check the PC requirements, download the a...

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Porter Cable Dovetail Jig #4216 #3: My first project using the jig

02-14-2013 07:33 PM by Sawdustonmyshoulder | 6 comments »

I was honored to be asked to create a box for my mother-in-law’s cremated remains as my first project using this jig. She passed away right before New Years and while we waited for the return of the remains, I was able to create the box using the jig. Once again, the set up was easy. The joints were just tight enough to allow glue to swell the wood for an incredibly strong bond. This jig was a very helpful because I was under a tight schedule. The wood is cherry and the inlaid...

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