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As a person able or employed to do occasional domestic repairs and minor renovations I rarely have odd jobs like this one, which are actually enjoyable and fun. With built and wall mounted this one...
Do you reside in an area without access to emergency locksmiths? If you've ever experienced a broken exterior lock, a simple wooden sliding latch lock provides an excellent temporary DIY security...
Any woodworking craftsman knows that the right tools for the various projects are critical in order to manufacture a quality product and in a timely manner. Selecting the best tools can be...
Wooden windows should be wiped down regularly with a slightly damp dust cloth. This will keep the frames clear of dust, never use too much water as this can collect in the wood and cause wood...
Woodworking is a great art and hobby that you can quickly turn into business. You need to know that different woodwork projects will have different markets. For instance, if you are making toys, then...
There are many different energy suppliers to choose from and if you are thinking about switching to another supplier, it is important to bear in mind that prices and services will vary depending on...
I saw an attractive design in an earlier gallery post and decided to put one together using some surplus 8/4 maple. Despite conventional wisdom, I actually had a couple of spare 3/4" pony pipe clamps...
I made a Twin Screw Vise using my own threaded dowels. I am very pleased with how well it works. Can be used to hand cut dovetails and tenons. and more.
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My idea is more of an adaption of existing power tools/equip. to perform the important job of tilting a Craftsman table saw arbor easily and with precision.
Power tilting a table saw.If you are using...
I have a quick tip you can use. It is simple to make and use, and allows multiple cuts with the crosscut fence.
I have some tongue-and-groove mahogany scrap. I ripped the tongue-side of a piece and...
Just thought I would make a pencil holder out of a paper coffee cup. The base is Ash and the cup and base are covered in polymer resin so it will last awhile. I let the resin drip down the side to...
This is very handy for cutting a number of crosscuts the same length, using the rip fence safely. The block prevents kickback. It is utterly indispensable for cutting pieces for...
The openings at each end of the caliper are in the ratio of 1:1.61, an approximation to the Golden mean which is actually equal to (1 plus the square root of 5) divided by 2, or 1618039...
One of the more useful accessories in my shop, extension tables for a small jointer. These make handling large, long and heavy stock a breeze. With a center mounted fence, the ends of the jointer...
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