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Daily Shop Log #1: Dogholes, Bicycle, and Door

09-30-2008 10:36 PM by mcshaker | 1 comment »

Today I drilled 2 rows of 3/4” dog holes into my bench for the face vice. I had tried using bolts droped into 3/8” holes in a single line. It would grip a panel, but wasn’t really useful because of not enough surface area doing the clamping caused a lot of wobble. The 2 lines with 3/4 oak dowels for dogs works much better. I also put a new chain on my daughters bike. I think she’s happy, she had looked pretty sad watching the other kids ride. And, I glued up the 6 – panel pocket0 door I had been working on for our bathroom. Should be able to hang it today. Project Post coming soon.

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