Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'update'

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The Latest Update From The American Craftsman Workshop

07-12-2010 07:19 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 29 comments »

Finally! Well guys, I am finally getting my schedule and projects under control. But I am still busy working 7 days a week to catch up. For the last couple of weeks I have been knocking off work between 10 and 10:30pm. Working from 7am to 10pm sounds like a long day but it is short compared to the previous 3 months that I was working 7am until 1 or 1:30am. There were two instances where I worked from 7am one morning until 11:30 the next night with only about a 1hour nap. I find that ...

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Wall Hung Tool Cabinet #14: Milling Cherry for the Cabinet Face

06-22-2012 02:56 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 27 comments »

EDIT: Updated to eliminate PB BS. Smitty Pictures tonight, but precious little dialogue. Lunchbox planer was out with a bad switch, but it came back this weekend. So the boards went through multiple passes then were each given the #4 smoother treatment. I did move to the #4 1/2 after awhile, and the mass was very welcome. I ripped a thicker board then did the re-saw of those boards on the old Craftsman bandsaw. When the night was over, the cabinet was covered with the frui...

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Daily Top 15 is here!

11-14-2011 06:01 PM by Martin Sojka | 62 comments »

Let’s see what you think about this update. I’m quite excited about it and am eager to see how it evolves down the road. I personally found home page a bit boring for some time and was thinking about the way to make it more interesting – possibly by adding a bit of competitiveness to it as it never hurts. The final update is more robust and it awards the most active projects posted daily. So what’s it all about? The most recent projects were replaced by Daily Top 15...

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Workbench #18: Thoughts and Changes

05-16-2012 02:25 AM by CartersWhittling | 15 comments »

Hello. Its been 6 months since I finished my bench and I have spent over 1000 hours on it. Now that I have gotten a good feel for how the bench works and its ups and downs I thought I would write an update on it. To start I’ll mention the modifications I made. The first was to add leather to the pads on the hold fasts. With leather I no longer need to place scrap wood between the work pieces and the hold fasts to prevent denting. If you have hold fasts (which you should) I would r...

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Trying out the Consignment Route #4: A bit of feedback and a photo!

06-20-2011 09:58 PM by KnotCurser | 8 comments »

It’s been just shy of twenty days now and my curiosity got the better of me. I picked up the phone and gave the shop a call. As always the co-owner who I talked to could NOT have been nicer! She stated that while my works were generating a TON of conversation and questions, none were sold yet. She is hoping that the upcoming 4th of July weekend is approaching and to “keep our fingers crossed”. I have a feeling they are priced a tad bit high and will have to be low...

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Drum Sander #8: One Year On

05-29-2011 03:23 PM by BritBoxmaker | 23 comments »

Its been a little over a year since I made this Drum Sander. This update shows minor modifications and it’s present condition including any wear on the MDF table. Here she is without the dust hood. As you can see the promised paint job never happened. This Sander has been in more or less continuous use, on pretty much every project of mine, for the past year. There hasn’t been time to paint it (and let it dry). As for wear on the MDF table, there is minimal surface sc...

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Daily Update #62: May 21, 2010

05-21-2010 03:47 PM by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for May 21, 2010. Final Assembly on Nash’s Ross murphy bed. It is stained. Started on Morris’ Accent wall unit. Built the pedestal and bookcases. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at or Watch us live:

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Daily Update #61: May 19, 2010

05-19-2010 03:17 PM by Chris Davis | 1 comment »

What’s happening in the shop for May 19, 2010. Have some finishing to do on Nash’s Ross murphy bed. Hopefullly I’ll get startedon Morris’ Accent wall unit. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at or Watch us live:

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NEW FORUM: Focus on the Workspace

10-29-2010 05:40 PM by Martin Sojka | 20 comments »

Just a short notice… I’ve added a new forum today: Focus on the Workspace”Are you looking for or do you have tips to share regarding the workshop? Storage, equipment placement, efficiency, and more. Post your questions and helpful tips, here.” Enjoy and Have a nice weekend!

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View Martin Sojka's profile Forums Restructured and Much Extended

04-27-2010 07:52 PM by Martin Sojka | 7 comments »

I’m finally finding some time to work on updates and new features instead of spending most of it on support and maintenance issues. There were some small updates here at LumberJocks in the recent days and more are coming soon. I will write about them in a separate post later. Now I’d like you to become familiar with the restructured and much extended HomeRefurbers Forums: Interior Home ImprovementAre you making structural changes to the interior of your home? Whether it i...

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