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Building a Desk With My Little Brother

10-14-2020 07:26 PM by PeteCollin | 1 comment »

Hello All,Last Thanksgiving my brother John visited, during which time we made a cutting board together. He enjoyed it, and we made plans to get together and do another, more ambitious build. Last week we did a start-to-finish build of a breakapart student desk.It was one of Matthias Wandel’s free plan designs. Seemed perfect because John drove out from Chicago in his little compact car. I selected and planed some of the wood beforehand just to give us a prayer of finishing the proj...

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16" Woodgears Bandsaw Build #2: Building the Frame

11-08-2013 03:16 AM by DBuonomano | 2 comments »

The first step of the bandsaw build is building the frame. It’s made up of 6 layers of 3/4” pine, with overlapping joints in each layer. This essentially creates a mortise and tenon joint for each board in the frame and results in a very strong frame. My biggest concern with the frame was keeping it flat and square with no twists. For me to be able to use this tool for clean reliable and square cuts it all starts with the frame. My first step was to build a platform large an...

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Homemade Band Saw #1: Getting started...

03-08-2013 06:10 PM by dakremer | 10 comments »

I’ve been keeping my eye on WoodGears for a while now. I’d love to build all of his contraptions, but don’t have the time or the space at the moment. I’ve been wanting to build his bandsaw for some time now, and finally took the plunge. Plus I just got my tax refund back, and instead of buying an expensive bandsaw (a tool I currently do not own), why not just make one? I will try and keep the blog current and take as many pictures as I can. Hopefully most of the p...

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