Monthly Archives: November 2012

Miter saw station/router table…on wheels!

For a while now (since June when my wife and I ripped out the powder bath vanity and put in the garage) I’ve been kicking around the idea of making a miter saw station.  I had planned to put it … Continue reading

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Lamp Plates: Day 2

Got a hold of some free time today during naps and continued work on Jim’s aspen mounting plates for his new garage lights. I took the two blanks of wood that I had sketched the design on from last time—here’s … Continue reading

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Family tools and a tool gloat…

Just before we left on our trip, my parents came up from Florida to visit in the last week in October.  With them, besides lots of laughs and smiles and good times with the grandkids, they brought me some of … Continue reading

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Shop Organization: Chisel Rack!

I guess I got a bug to get more organized as the projects I’m working on get more complicated, storing all the tools in the rolling tool chest o’ many drawers is getting awkward. Plus it seems like all the … Continue reading

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Shop Organization: clamp storage!

After returning from the Bahamas, I had a long list of projects and ideas that needed some attention.  But I discovered that finding other stuff to do first is almost inherent in operating a woodshop.  Case in point—I needed to … Continue reading

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Kroktskaft….or, how Mjolnir died.

Ah, it’s good to be back in the shop.  Took a break there for a while to go on a trip to the Bahamas with the family.  We had a blast but the only woodworking I did was reading about … Continue reading

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