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Our fourth WoodworkingWeb awards are over and we ended with 13 entries. I would like to thank you all who participated by submitting entries or vot...
Since this seems to be the week for jigs, here’s one I made recently for corner keys in boxes and frames. There’s nothing fancy about it but it doe...
Been busy in the “Wood Shop,” putting together table saw sleds and router jigs. It’s great to be back in woodworking. Didn’t realize that I missed ...
Last entry I had just started cutting the top marquetry. This is the most complex piece I have attempted and yes that was also the case when I cut ...
So I went out to the shop this morning, all set to get the sander all tuned up and ready for the velcro kit which should arrive today. Unfortunatel...
When I left off yesterday I needed elevators and the skirts for the dust collector. I decided to go with two elevators for the ability to micro adj...
*OK, I’m about *10 hours in now ( maybe 8 productive and two wasted on one bad measurement….don’t ask) and I have the structure built and mounted. ...
As mentioned in and earlier blog, I taught middle school and high school shop, another lifetime ago. Now, most folks would think that middle school...
Fresh on the heels of my mitre sled comes this spline jig for box corners.
So on to my next project. The wife wants a spice rack. I will post pictures when I’m done. Fun little projects lol.
We on Friday the 30th of January I started on my Workbench/ Outfeed Table. I’ll be updating and showing pictures as I go. So far I have the base st...
Last jig for a while. I promise. I made a finger joint jig today. This one is for 1/2" joints. I started by making the key. That took about 20 pass...