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Simple cross cut jig

Simple cross cut jig

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...

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NEW  STYLE LEG VISE AND WORK BENCH

NEW STYLE LEG VISE AND WORK BENCH

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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...

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NEW LEG VISE DESIGN

NEW LEG VISE DESIGN

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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...

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RADIUS HAND SANDER

RADIUS HAND SANDER

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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...

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Plane for edgebreaking(2)

Plane for edgebreaking(2)

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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...

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plane for edgebreaking

plane for edgebreaking

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...

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Upgrade your clamps, the simple way

Upgrade your clamps, the simple way

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  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...

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Lazy Stephen Tool Turntable

"Lazy Stephen" Tool Turntable

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I call this the "Lazy Stephen". It's a modified version of a turntable plan I came across. I don't think I have followed ANY plan to the exact "jot or tittle". I tend to find ways to wrest the...

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Champfer / Bevel Adjustable Planer Jig

Champfer / Bevel Adjustable Planer Jig

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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...

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Fantasy Shop

Fantasy Shop

I try to line my equipment up so it can be used as an out feed table if necessary, Planer being the same height as the workbenchs etc.  I have to raise the heights of some of the equipment to...

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Simple tip for precise glue-ups

Simple tip for precise glue-ups

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Heres' a great way to dial in perfect glue-ups when accuracy is a necessity.

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Shanes Backyard Workshop

Shane's Backyard Workshop

This blueprint consists of a overall close to perfect workshop. As you can see I laid out all of my machines and materials in a orderly fashion in a letter C shape. Starting at the bottom you pick...

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Shopmade 12 Disk Sander

Shopmade 12" Disk Sander

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  Best,   http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com 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...

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ZERO CLEARENCE MITRE SAW FENCE

ZERO CLEARENCE MITRE SAW FENCE

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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...

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Half Size

Half Size

This Model hapens to be half the size of my existing shop. I currently have a 24 x 40 shop/garage, but no where near the tools that I have placed in my dreamshop on here. If I ONLY had the money...

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IWF Alert: Porter-Cable jig makes pocket screws faster and easier

IWF Alert: Porter-Cable jig makes pocket screws faster and easier

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Porter-Cable's QuikJig is a thoughtfully engineered pocket-screw jig, at a surprisingly low price. It makes the process super quick and repeatable.

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Jig for router turning on lathe

Jig for router turning on lathe

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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...

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Pencil Holder

Pencil Holder

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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...

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Crosscut gauge

Crosscut gauge

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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Scraptacular Bin

Scraptacular Bin

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I couldn't resist to share where I keep my cutoffs before they become parts of my projects. Here, even if I used few scraps, I also used a full sheet of 3/4" plywood.

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