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Secret Door

01-11-2021 08:38 PM by BuildItYourself | 6 comments »

Hello Metamorphosis of my workshop. Today we are making a secret door to the second workshop. The door is invisible against the whole wall made of old boards. To open the door, simply turn the plane clockwise. The whole wall has its own atmosphere and looks very nice. Watch the full video tutorial:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGxXnATCbWU&feature=youtu.be Thanks for looking.-BIY

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Boxes from Red Cedar #13: Glue joints cleaned up, lids fitted, hardware installed

01-06-2021 05:34 PM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Yet another Laundry Detail….have to wait around down there for the washer to get done…and change over to the dryer…and since I’m already done in the Woodshop…....Clamps were removed and put away….glue joints were sanded smooth Couple of dimples from the small c clamps to sand out….top bar needed to be flush with the top of the “peak”...one end wasn’t…we have ways.. Old Stanley No. 3, Type 11….does a nice job…...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #12: Dividers, and some work on the lids

01-04-2021 08:58 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

OK, clamps are removed…for a little bit…There will be gussets added to the “break-away” spots…just a triangle of 1/4” plywood… That Cedar scrap will come in handy in a moment … As it is the same thickness as the lids….lids can fit down flush with the “gable” ends…One was notched..the other was not. Instead I notched that end of the top bar….leaves more gusset to hold the breaky spot.test fit… Not t...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #11: Slips and a floor

01-04-2021 03:18 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Doesn’t sound like woodworking, does it? Well..”slips” are those thin wood strips, to use instead of ploughing a groove. The wood in this project is barely 1/4” thick….so, that strip of Ash was made into 4 strips of 3/8” by 1/4” last episode, I used the Stanley No. 2246 Mitre box, to cut the 45 degree ends… next strip/slip ready…then an end slip…each are getting glued and clamped in place… Looking for a tight fit in...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #8: and, back to building a box

12-29-2020 05:52 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Sorted through all the leftovers….found a couple to make a lid from…but, they wanted to be Hunting Bows instead…We have ways… Just let them “chill” in there, for a day or three….each closed the others curve down flat….more sorting..all the large ugly knots are now gone….needed a pair of long and a pair of shorts…to do a couple glue-ups.. And, set these aside for a day.. After a day or so…they came out of the clampsR...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #7: Out of the clamps, onto the Dinning Room Table?

12-28-2020 08:04 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

The hardest part of cleaning the tray up.. Was trying to hold it still, without snapping a handle off….This was “OK’ for the ends.. But this seemed to work better for the longer sides….Planed to match the sides to the bottom panel, then round the edges a bit….Dremel with a sanding drum was run around inside the handles a bit, smoothing out the rough areas, and a bit of round-over….other areas used a cordless variety… Sanded things down to 32...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #5: While waiting on the laundry..

12-24-2020 05:58 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Shavings happened…. The thing about these Cedar planks…one side is already smooth, but the other was left rough….since both faces will show, I needed to smooth the rough face down…used the heads of 2 screws, to hold the ends still long enough. Good thing these were both too long….I can cut off the “bad” end….as soon as I know how much…Handles were about the same..Even that knot seemed to plane nicely….sharp enough plane? Bot...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #4: From scraps to a tray

12-23-2020 03:38 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

As I guess the sides of this tray make it a box…sort of? Sorted through the leftovers….managed to find three decent looking ones….none were bowed…just the T&G edges were not the best looking..or ..locking. Tablesaw to rip those off. Was trying for a 9” x 12” panel… This was so much fun to do…..first blue clamp wanted to pop the 3 slats up into a curvy thingy….started to add the cauls, to keep things close to flat….....

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Boxes from Red Cedar #3: Hardware installed...1st coat of varnish

12-19-2020 07:51 AM by bandit571 | 4 comments »

Ok..hardware…Hobby Lobby Road Trip…..$14 and change….was cheaper than having them boxed up and shipped to me…..(total would have been $28?).. Sooo..load ‘em up…and head to the shop… Took a couple trips….forgot the camera…forgot the brushes…that sort of thing…Decided to start with a hinge.. used the 7/8” wide blade of the combo square, to lay out where to sit the hinges at. Cut the head off a nail, chuck it int...

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Boxes from Red Cedar #2: Box #2, Dovetail version

12-18-2020 04:24 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok…wasn’t real happy with the Box/Finger joints….decide to try through dovetails instead….I was going to use that old Scroll saw…but… results weren’t the best….would prefer something like this.. Got out the Usual Suspects… There is something about that circled tool? The pointy end, actually? Seems that angled cut matches what angle I use for dovetails….makes layouts a lot easier. However, this is an older model…...

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