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Workbench #2: Dovetail and tail vise

03-30-2020 11:25 AM by JimYoung | 6 comments »

While being in lockdown in Michigan, I’ve had some time to continue with my work bench build. I finished gluing up the two slabs for the top and took them to Armstrong Millworks to have them jointed and planed to thickness. I just don’t have the tools or skills yet to tackle this job. While I was there I picked up a few more boards to finish up the bench. Next up was to hog out the bottom of the front top slab for the tail vise and glue the dog hole board in place. I̵...

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New found storage under my lathe.

03-29-2020 01:57 AM by revieck | 0 comments »

https://youtu.be/KStTsg8M35g In this video I build tool storage under my Jet wood lathe.

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Shop Cabinet build #8: Build a door

03-28-2020 07:01 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

First, I need a glue up done…two 1×10s hauled to the shop. trimmed down from 4’ to 36-1/8” long, then clamped up and the edges jointed. Then glue the two together, into a panel… needed a few cauls… Should have seen the knots on the ends I cut off.. Let this mess sit a day…had to go out and buy some new 1×4s, anyway…last two were a bit too bowed up…So, took the clamps off.. 2 of the 3 new 1×4 x 6’ boards were hau...

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Lathe tool box.

03-28-2020 04:34 PM by revieck | 0 comments »

In this video, I use scrap wood to build a storage box for my lathe turning tools. https://youtu.be/mckc3SQAVyg

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Shop Cabinet build #5: 1 out of the clamps, 2 back in..

03-23-2020 02:16 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Almost like the “1 step forward, 2 steps back?”? Not quite…At least the back panel came out decently… Hmmm, left a pile of c clamps on my bench…Ok, put these away, for now…need the bench space. There was a problem with the two 1×4s I WAS going to use Worse.. Also needed a better 1×10….off to Lowes, and pick out a decent 1×4 x 6’, and a 1×10 x 6’ Then set layout work.. Top and bottom panels but into ...

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Shop Cabinet build #4: A solid, glued up back, for a start..

03-22-2020 03:43 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Went through the stack of ten 1×10 x 4’ planks…trying to get 4 “pick of the litters” and haul them to the shop. Goal was to joint the edges, and glue up a panel for the back of the case…..nned to attach racks and things to hold tools in….a 1/4” thick plywood panel just wouldn’t do…. Happen to stand one 4 footer straightup, in the location the new Tool “shed” will go…....something didn’t look quite right&#...

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Hand Tool Display Wall

03-16-2020 01:36 AM by Jeff100 | 8 comments »

So is it just me or when I hear the words “self quarantine”, I also hear “Perfect time for a big shop project!!” I am in deperate need of a new tool wall. The last one was just a pallet hung up on the wall with screws and nails hanging what all i could fit. Well, as the collection of hand tools grows, the wall needed to get bigger and better organized. And so it begins, Here’s roughly what needs to get hung up, all in specially designated holders ...

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2 drawer chest #10: Last drawer, and a PIP?

03-04-2020 02:23 AM by bandit571 | 10 comments »

Ok,,,removed all them clamps this morning….took a while….one at a time, and hang each one up….whew..Drawer needed sanded and planed.. Until the test fits showed it would slide in, without getting stuck….Finally happened….so Dug around to find an exact fit drill bit. Turns out that brace can hold normal twist drill bits…center marks on the drawer front, 2-1/4” in from the edge…used a pointy tool to start the bit exactly where I wanted the...

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2 drawer chest #9: Monday, monday

03-03-2020 04:39 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Decided to press my luck..normally the Shop is closed on Mondays….Decided to see what I could get done… Removed a bunch of clamps, for one.. Which, with any luck, will get used again, shortly…. Means this drawer is out of the clamps. This is the Bottom of the 2 drawers. It needed the joints cleaned up, leveled, the plywood bottom planed and sanded to match the drawer better…then a few test fits…until it slid in without binding in the case….then ...

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2 drawer chest #8: Sunday's Follies

03-02-2020 11:42 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Sunday…was a 3 hour affair…to get one drawer into the clamps vacated by the case….that needed cleaned, sanded, and shaped….first the case work..needed to remove a bunch of clamps..And see what it looks like… At least nothing fell off….Sanded the corner round…leveling the joints… The molding across the back had a line of dried glue, from a squeeze out…extra board to support the glue removal tool…..worked my way on around… ...

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