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Blog series by jamsomito updated 03-27-2020 06:25 PM 2 parts 558 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: planning, first half

03-25-2020 05:19 PM by jamsomito | 0 comments »

Well since we’re all stuck at home now, my wife and I are trying to find places to do what we can to work and watch the kids at home. I have my own office as my job had me working from home unless I was on a customer site for many years, but my wife, not so much. She was holed up in the kitchen keeping watch on the kids. She’s usually a pretty active person and starting going stir crazy sitting at our island, so she grabbed a stack of my modular hardware bins to create a make-s...

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Part 2: first through-tenon and mortise, shelves

03-27-2020 06:25 PM by jamsomito | 2 comments »

Finished up my little adjustable standing desk last night. Started with the shelves. Made a nice clean “tenon” on the bottom stretcher. Not sure you can call it that really, it was just a few notches. I made the width-wise cuts with a stop on the miter gauge, then raised the blade all the way and marked where the teeth enter the table on my zero clearance plate and just ran the pieces up the rip fence for most of the cut. I finished them with a hand saw and chisel. ...

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