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Lamp Plates Day 1: The design

My father-in-law has commissioned me (I guess that’s still the right phrase, though it’s really pro bono since he has given me a router and table, grinder, and drill!  I owe him!) to make some mounting plates for a couple … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 28: Leg vise final touches

I am forcing myself to finish this dadgum leg vise.  I’m tired of seeing the parts sitting around and now that I’ve pretty much caught up with all the random tasks associated with the bench to get back to the next to last big … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 26: Leg Vise shaping part 2…

I got back to work shaping the chop for my leg vise today.  I have had one too many instances of thinking, “mam, this would be a lot easier if I had that vise done…” on various projects in the … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 25: Leg Vise shaping…

Well it’s been too long since I was out in the shop making the wood chips fly so I had a few moments and decided to put steel on wood.  My wife and I have been focusing on getting the … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 16: Winding sticks and cutting rail tenons.

I had some time this morning with kids out playing with chalk in the driveway to make some winding sticks for when I level the top (hopefully this week!).  I had some 1×2 dimensional poplar left over from a project … Continue reading

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