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[Rocket Bookcase] Coopering the Base

Finally got back to work on this project…I dove right in with making the staves for thr coopered base on Stage I.  My plan is to make a nice curved wall and cut a hatch into it so Keaton can … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 11: Mortises, Tenons, Sharpening oh my!

After a few friendly reminders, I realize that it is indeed time to take a break and sharpen my chisels before I continue.  I want to make sure the mortises are as sharp and clean as I can make them … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 7: Big progress

Got a lot done today.  My wonderful wife got up with the kids this morning to allow me to get down early to the garage and continue work on the workbench. My first task was to rip the 2x4s for the … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 3: Cutting the top to rough length

Finally got to work on the workbench again.  It has only been 3 days, but felt like an eternity as  I went in and out of the garage to do various things and saw that wood pile looking all forlorn … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 2

I’m not really working on the bench today, still letting the pieces acclimate to the shop.  But, that doesn’t mean nothing got done today! I started by working on a cross-cut jig for my circular saw to allow me to … Continue reading

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