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I needed a simple crosscut jig that I could make quickly in the shop. With basic materials and an hour, I had just what was called for. I recorded the building process and uploaded the video to...
I developed a new leg vise that uses a type one lever instead of the old type three lever design that has been around for hundreds of years .
The vise has no crank handle or wheel it is operated with...
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.
Watch the build video here
Get the Plans Here
This is a improved version of my hand sander.I wanted to improve this sander and came up with this design .The first thing I wanted was a handle to make it more comfortable to use .The second thing...
This is a simple jig for edgebreaking after instead of before a workpiece is made.Particularly after fixing together tenon and mortise,because with this jig you can reach till the edges.The blade of...
This is a simple jig for edgebreaking after instead of before a workpiece is made.Particularly after fixing together tenon and mortise,because with this jig you can reach till the edges.
The blade of...
This is my first posting. I designed and built this wood lathe Disk sanding attachment in the late 70's. I resently retired and plan to spend more time in my shop and sharing my projects with fellow...
OK. I needed something I could use as a veneer press and also to flatten out brochures that came out of my laser printer with a curve, so... I decided to knock out something made out of fir with a...
Often, when you need to clamp two pieces of wood, you need to put the clamps next to a surface, where you cannot easily turn the handle and put the pressure on the clamp.
I made a small...
I needed away to put a slight bevel on a wide board to taper from 3/4" thickness to 1/4" or anywhere between. I came up with this solution for about $30. I wanted to be able to adjust the...
What more can you ask from an home-made drum sander that reduces stock very fast, sands surfaces and edges very flat and smooth with little dust problems.
Full details, lots of photos, some...
I stopped by a local saw mill and saw a bunch of these short thick blocks of pine. I knew right when I saw them what they were for: saw horses.
I tried a tusked tenon on the first and then...
This is the second router insert I made. I made this one to fit into my regular router table.
It has a lead screw and chain lift and it tilts.
This only took me a year on and off at lunch to make...
This is a angle router I made about 15 years ago to make straight complex cabinet trim.I almost sold it on Ebay twice but decided to keep it the second time because I needed to do some mortisingIt...
My disk sander is completed and ready to use. That's a great tool. All I needed was scraps, a 1/4 HP electric motor, a pulley, an...
A MITRE SAW FENCE SYSTEM WHICH I INVENTED ,DESIGN AND BUILD TO PREVENT OFFCUTS FLYING OFF THE BACK OF THE SAW AND TO PROVIDE BETTER SUPPORT TO THE WORK PIECE DURING THE CUT
THE FENCE SYSTEM IS...
While sharpening a plane iron the other day, I made a simple jig to produce the desired angle. I simply cut a block of hardwood to the desired angle and fastened the plane iron to the block...
Production jig and fixturing for router turning on lathe using mounted carriage that is taper guided. Router not shown on carriage in present photos. Note: Blanks...
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...
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