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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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[Desk Repair] Routing the trim…

Today,  taking advantage of the 50° temperatures outside after another cold snap (yes, it snowed two days ago)  I used my hand planes to knock down the slight lip on the maple support of the shortened desktop and the pine … Continue reading

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[Desk Repair] Back to work…

Back in the heart of winter, oh, about a month ago, before my surgeries, before Percoset, before spring….my wife and I decided to switch our dining room with our office.  We had wood floors put in and the change has … Continue reading

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[Router Table] The Fence

Took advantage of some quiet time after the kiddos went down tonight to make up some time on another secret project.  Finishing the router table was key to that project and can also be really useful on the Castle Bookcase … Continue reading

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[Castle Bookcase] Trim

Today was a short day in the shop.  I had to split my time between the bookcase and weeding, trimming some bushes and planted a rosebush.  The sun finally broke through the clouds and the rain  we’ve been socked with … Continue reading

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[Router Table]

As I contemplated working on Kylie’s Castle Bookcase, I realized that my plan for custom trim around the bottom and top would need the services of a router.   I figured it would be easier to use a router table … Continue reading

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