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[Lego Table]: Part 15

Ah, back out in the shop. I can see in the long range forecasts that I’m starting to run out of days filled with relative warmth. Maybe another week or so. The clock is ticking on getting the top ready … Continue reading

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[Lego Table]: Part 12

Well, as I sit here icing my hand, I can sit back and say once more with authority that I need a table saw. Why, you ask?–other than the convenience factor? Because I could’ve used it to fix a costly … Continue reading

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[Lego Table]: Part 11

I had a simple goal today—get the drawer fronts all cut out and shaped. Drawer Fronts I started on the drawer fronts today. First I made a template of the shape I wanted to cut out for a finger pull. … Continue reading

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[Lego Table]: Part 8

Had a blast up at the Great Wolf Lodge this past weekend—as proof of our never-say-die, got to keep playing as long as we can attitude at the indoor water park hotel/resort, I offer a picture of my youngest the … Continue reading

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[Lego Table]: Part 1

The Big Project of 2015 I think I’m warmed up now. On to the big project (there’s still a few more in the works—more on those later—I’ll work on them as time permits while parts dry/cure, etc., on this one…) … Continue reading

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Bandsaw fence.

My father-in-law procured a new shop addition this past weekend, namely a Ryobi 9″ benchtop band saw!!!  Jim, you rock!  This little gem has already earned it’s keep by enabling me to make some tricky angled cuts on Keaton’s Rocket … Continue reading

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[Leg Vise Chop] Finished!

Finally wrapped this project up, after some setbacks. To correct the angled chop I had to see what was the problem: the hole drilled in the chop or the hole drilled for the coupler buried in the leg?  First I … Continue reading

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