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Auxillary Workbench #4: Top

06-04-2007 01:39 AM by mot | 10 comments »

I joined the bases with the stretchers by using dowels as anti rotation pins, and then running a bolt through the stretcher to pull everything up tight… I added a top that is 22" x 12" of double thickness birch plywood. You can see some blade burn on both the plywood and the hard maple bases. It was a sharp blade, but I had feed rate issues. Cutting the top. The excalibur blade guard is a real asset when cutting sheet goods for not only finger protection, but overblade dust...

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Auxillary Workbench #2: Using the Festool Domino to bore all mortises to assemble the tressel bases...VIDEO

05-20-2007 08:56 AM by mot | 8 comments »

Yeehaw! I anticipated this step all day. I had originally planned to use Dowelmax to join these pieces because I was more comfy with the jig and this has to align perfect. I then though, phooey! I’ll use Domino and give it a good test drive. The first picture shows the Festool Domino fitted with the Trim stop. This fitting allows you to “center or off-set the Domino joiner on narrow work pieces for perfect positioning.” HA! If anyone can screw this up, I can! I d...

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