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[Mobile Band Saw Stand] Framing the base.

Well, I’m still on quasi-bed rest from the doc.  No lifting, no twisting, and no woodworking.  But….that doesn’t mean I can’t lay here on my back and update the blog on my phone!  I have been storing pictures and progress … Continue reading

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[Rocket Bookcase] Stage One Assembly

Busy day today!   The Stage I carcass is nearly complete!   I planned on attaching the sides, cutting the curves of the shelves and putting everything together.  And I did, but there was some jig making that had to be done … Continue reading

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[Castle Bookcase] Grand Finale.

Thus begins the home stretch.  Yesterday, I glued up the letters, decorated some little stars and fimished prep on the mirror and frame. I also wrapped up touch paint and trimmed the excess paint off the base trim where it … Continue reading

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[Castle Bookcase] Gluing the Turrets

Today I finished the lower part of the turrets.  The bottom pieces were glued up this morning. Then when they were dry (enough) I attached them to the turrets: Then I did a test fit a few hours later and … Continue reading

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[Castle Bookcase] Modifying the Turrets

I took the opportunity today to cut doorways in the sides of the turrets per Sara’s suggestion.  With the razor saw and a box cutter it was not difficult.  I sketched out two Medieval looking arch doorways and cut them … Continue reading

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[Medal Chest] Let’s start this project (…right after I make a jig)!

*Note to my readers—this is the secret project I’ve mentioned a few times.  It has consumed my shop time since February.  That’s why it’s been so slow on the blog for the last few months.  Now that it has been … 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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