Category Archives: Woodworking Skills

[Lego Table]: Part 9

So I took some time to think about how to get better results from my drawers (well…that sure sounded better in my head then on the screen) and came up with the idea to make a shooting board. If I … Continue reading

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New Sawhorses

The background… Keeping the big project in mind, I realized I’d need to do some assembly work on sawhorses—yes, my bench, big as it is, isn’t big enough. The plastic Stanley horses my wife got me a few years back … Continue reading

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Mallet 2.0

A New Mallet To get back in the game, so to speak, I decided on a project that would be easy and fun, plus something I knew how to construct already and—and had the supplies on hand. That was a … Continue reading

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[Desk Repair] Routing the trim…

Today,  taking advantage of the 50° temperatures outside after another cold snap (yes, it snowed two days ago)  I used my hand planes to knock down the slight lip on the maple support of the shortened desktop and the pine … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2014

It’s official!  The Vaught Woodworks Shop is open for 2014.  The weather finally eased the death grip it’s had on our necks up here in Wisconsin and it got to 65° today!!!  It felt like high summer after a George … Continue reading

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Some Days You Just Can’t Win.

While waiting for parts of the Rocket Bookcase to dry, I launched into another project.  Turns out SWMBO (I say with a wink and a smile) recently put the kabash on a potential gift of a lathe to me.  Now, … Continue reading

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[Leg Vise Chop] Seating the Garter

Good news bad news kind of day.  Twice. The first thing that hit me today was that the bare spot I had filed into the threads on the leg vise “screw” (really a 5/8″ threaded rod from the Borg) for … Continue reading

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