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  1. Drill Press Station - Table/Lift/Fence/Vise/Drum Sander

    Drill Press Station - Table/Lift/Fence/Vise/Drum Sander My drill press is a small inexpensive bench top type, and until I get a good floor type one I am trying to get the best out of it. One of the first things I did was to change its old pole with a stainless steel one. Why stainless steel...
  2. Workshop Note Caddy

    How many times when we are in the workshop all of us need to write down a quick note, measurement or a list of things to buy and we have difficulty of finding a piece of paper or a pen/pencil to write with? I know it happened to me quite a few times. So when I saw this caddy in a magazine (I...
  3. Adjustable Taper/Ripping Jig

    Adjustable Taper/Ripping Jig I wanted to make a ripping jig and I researched and saved many ideas. The best I found that suited my needs was the adjustable taper/ripping jig from Woodsmith Shop. This jig can be used both on the Table saw and your Router Table. It's an adjustable jig so you can...
  4. Belt Sander - Edge Sanding Platform

    Belt Sander - Edge Sanding Platform I always try to get the most out of my power tools, and my belt sander is no exception. So I build a platform around my sander end a fence to allow me to do edge sanding and also to be able to use it as a stationary horizontal sander. The design is very...
  5. Workshop Floor Sweep Attachment

    Workshop Floor Sweep Attachment How much are you willing to pay for 1 meter of plastic tube with a handle and a nozzle, $40 - $50? Well I was not willing to spend that much for a floor gulper, so I gave it try to make one. I had a piece of left over tube, added 45 angle elbow, a piece of ¼...
  6. Mini Cyclone Dust Collection Bucket

    Mini Cyclone Dust Collection Bucket Few friends message me and asked me if I can post this project also here in LJs than where I have it, because is easier for them to look at the project, so here it is. My cyclone dust collector bucket is very inexpensive and efficient. It only cost me under...
  7. Sliding Compound Miter Saw (SCMS) Station

    Sliding Compound Miter Saw (SCMS) Station An inexpensive but very functional SCMS station made from scrap wood and a give-away conference table. My SCMS station is not fine art furniture but it works as good. Its design was determent from what I had available in the shop. The table is a...
  8. Homemade Self Cleaning Blast Gate

    Homemade Self Cleaning Blast Gate I needed a couple of blast gates that could fit onto the Y of my dust collector. I did not want to use any of those plastic ones as they have problems in cleaning and leaking, so I decided to build my own. The type I chose to build was the self cleaning type...
  9. Table Saw SUVA Guard System with Dust Collection

    Table Saw SUVA Guard System with Dust Collection and Easy Rest. Personally I got tired changing my TS blade riving knife from the original one that can also hold the blade guard with DC port and the one I made which stands a bit lower than the blade allowing my cuts I could not do otherwise...
  10. Dust Extraction/Collection Ducting using European UPVC Soil Pipes

    Dust Extraction/Collection Ducting using European UPVC Soil Pipes Connecting the U.S with European System For me who leaves in Europe and especially in a country which is an island been a woodworker is not as easy as to our American fellow woodworkers. Many accessories and supplies that I need...
  11. Paint Booth Art

    Paint Booth Art Some weird things could happen sometimes even inside the paint booth. Ok, few months ago I was painting some UPVC tiles that I manufacture here in my shop for 3D wall art decorations we named them "PLEXO" and I will present them to you very soon. Anyway it was before I build...
  12. Gossiper Table/Sit Conversion

    Gossiper Table/Sit Conversion This kind of arrangement in my country it's called a "gossiper". It normally has an upholstery soft sit at its lower deck where you sit and talk over the phone. When I was half way into this project I changed my mind and converted it to something more practical...
  13. GRR-Ripper type Pushblock

    GRR-Ripper type Push-block I wanted to rip some really thing strips and I had no pushblock suitable for such cuts. The GRR-Ripper is well known and how good it is, so I thought to try build a similar pushblock that could handle the job. This is my prototype made out of completely scrap pieces...
  14. Designed a Mallet - Build a Dead Blow Hammer - Got a Lethal Weapon

    Designed a Mallet - Build a Dead Blow Hammer - Got a Lethal Weapon For some time now I wanted to build myself a mallet. The ones I have in my tool cabinet are commercial rubber mallets which they are ok for my woodworking needs, but still I wanted a nice strong one that could give a blow...
  15. Paint Booth - Finishing Table & Drying Rack

    Paint Booth, Finishing Table & Drying Rack Over my workshop there's a small Mezzanine (second level) split in two rooms, big enough to be used for finishing and drying. As I had very low budget for this project I tried to made the best I could for now, using inexpensive 18mm (3/4) OSB and...
  16. Sanding Block & Wing Nuts Key

    Sanding Block & Wing Nuts Key I have a couple of those commercial sanding blogs with the spring clump front and back, but to me those things are big, flat only and don't hold the sandpaper firmly and stretched, so it's easily tear out. I needed I sanding blog that will do few things for me...
  17. Kreg Pocket Hole Plugs Cutting Sled

    Kreg Pocket Hole Plugs Cutting Sled Right, I did a Kreg Jig Work Platform, and I even found an alternative to the Pocket Hole Screws, I think is about time to complete the set with a Kreg Pocket Hole Plugs Cutting Sled. It's more like a dowel cutting sled that you make two different cuts with...
  18. Mosquito Door

    The summer is here for good now, and in my country (Cyprus) temperature is expected to reach about 45 Celsius (110 - 115 Fahrenheit) during July - August. Since I am near the coast and there are many swimming pools in my neighborhood, mosquitoes and flies are a big issue, so I made a mosquito...
  19. 6 in 1 Multi Power Tool - Work Bench

    My 6 in 1 Multi Power Tool - Work Bench: I decided to build a multi power-tool bench 59X20 inches (1.5X 0.5 meters) which will fit into my storage room and hold simple hand tools that will allow me to build any woodworking project I want. Made out of 2X4" and 2X2" for the body, plywood for...
  20. Kerf Setting Jig from a T-track left over

    Kerf Setting Dado Jig made from a cut-off left over piece of T-track Most of us who are into woodworking have seen this nice Kerf setting tool in the market and also we have all noticed its ridiculously high price. In reality it is a very useful jig for cutting accurate dados without...
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