Tag Archives: pilot holes

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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Mjolnir (part 3) or, A Lesson in Sticking With the Plan

As the title says, things didn’t go exactly as planned with the hammer the past couple days.  I tried my best but it just didn’t work out as I imagined.  Here’s what happened.  Best pull up a chair and get some popcorn. It started … Continue reading

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Vise mount.

Lots of stuff to get caught up on…been finding that I need the bench vise more and more for random tasks so I decided to mount it to a plank that can be clamped to the bench. In effect, I … Continue reading

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Bench Hooks!

To top off a really productive day, I decided it was time to make me some bench hooks.  I have been putting it off out of sheer laziness, but the last couple days I’ve had to do some random work … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 27: The Shelf.

I got a hold of some more quality time in the shop today so I made the most of it by doing something that’s been on my short list for about 3 weeks now: building a utility shelf for the bench.  Besides … Continue reading

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Sky Fort Day 3: Construction begins.

So after the kids went down for bed, my wife and I started work out in the garage on the Sky Fort.  The first dozen steps or so worth of wood had been sealed and dried and was ready for … Continue reading

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