FANTASY MARQUETRY #10: Repair Work

Today was mainly devoted to repair work. I had a lot of bad cuts due to the pattern coming loose (my fault). Repair method I found that the easiest way was to take a ‘rubbing’ from the empty spaces in my temporarily assembled picture. The...

Shaker End Table #5: Aprons Repaired and Completed

So the first thing I did was to repair the tenon mistake from several days ago. After the glue up, I continued cutting the tenons using the Skew Rabbetting Plane. Unfortunately, I found that the plane’s fence kept coming out of...

Learning veneer #6: Problems Repair

I got some shop time last weekend and decided to do some more veneering. While working on my last panel for the veneer box, I messed up with the scraper. That should be an easy repair: I was a little upset and decided to leave the panel...

Part 3 of table repair is on YouTube

EXTRA, EXTRA, WATCH ALL ABOUT IT! Just uploaded Part 3 of the Table repair/ refinishing. if you haven’t seen part one or 2 hurry up to my channel and get started. Please Subscribe, Like and Share. Thank You!

Old School

I was raised by parents that went through the Great Depression. I learned how to use what was available, repair if needed, appreciate what I had. I have been a member of this group since Feb which I enjoy very much, but logging in has been a...

Clock build (grandchildren) #1: Clock (Grandchildren )

Im make grandchildren clocks for five different orders. So, I’ve been juggling the clocks and building my workbench and repairing my thickness planner and finishing my wine displays. Well here is one clock for now. More to come. This is out of...

FANTASY MARQUETRY #9: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Having the same problems today with the pattern and I messed up a lot. On the positive side I will learn a lot about how to do repairs as there will be a lot of them on this project. I was tempted to trash it, but I’ve got too much time invested...

RECALLS #16: DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

Recall Date: February 5, 2019 Recall Number: 19-059 Recall Summary Name of Product: DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills Hazard: The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard. Remedy: Repair Consumers should...

FANTASY MARQUETRY #12: Nearing the Finish Line

You might be wondering why there hasn’t been a post on this blog for some time. I have just been occupied with, you guessed it, garden work and getting our outdoor stuff stored for the winter, but I did manage to get most of the repairs and...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #1: Stanley #31 with shop made fence

I picked this jointer up over a year ago. Disassembled, cleaned and a BLO bath. Left it to dry good and stabilize before flattening the sole. The metal was in decent shape, so a wire wheel and paint was in order. Did a little...

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