Tag Archives: woodworking

A Vinegar Bath to Remove Rust

Today I went to get a container to soak the plates of my new (old) saws.  As I started to remove the sawnuts, I found that each saw had one that just spun when I turned the screw.  Drat!  What … Continue reading

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New (old) Saws and Some Bad News

I’ll start with the bad news.  Two days after replacing my alternator, my motor stalled and refused to start again.  A friend of a friend agreed to come out to look at it and sure enough, the motor is shot. … Continue reading

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Challenge Issued and Answered

Half the fun of YouTube is interacting with other video makers.  I’ve been following Shogun Jimi’s channel since it started.  In his first video, he opened himself up to challenges from other YouTubers.  It was only a matter of time… … Continue reading

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Past Project – Kaleidoscope

My daughter and her husband just bought their first home.  While she was showing me around, I noticed a something in one of the storage containers (it was semi-transparent).  I asked if I could dig it out and sure enough, … Continue reading

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Sidecar Crib

When I was asked to make a crib for my best friend’s expectant daughter, I immediately started dreaming of splayed dovetails and arts and crafts design elements.  This was not to be.  She wanted it as simple as the one … Continue reading

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Carpentry and Joinery

In addition to a growing list of projects I want to tackle now that it’s spring and my workbench is back in the garage, I have some chores to do.  I’m building a door for my best friend’s chicken coop and … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

It feels good to complete a project. I finally finished the chisel rack.  Up until now, I have uploaded fairly short videos to YouTube.  I had no idea what I was getting into with the chisel rack video.  I stopped … Continue reading

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Intro Video + Past Projects

My chisel box project has taken been delayed just a bit.  We had another snow storm, which meant more shoveling.  Also, it looks like I’m going to have to make a trip South to see a friend in the hospital. … Continue reading

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Makeshift Shooting Board Success!

In preparation for the Chisel Rack video, I put together this shooting board: This is not meant to be a permanent fixture, as it’s made from pine and simply screwed together.  I’m just working with small projects right now, so … Continue reading

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Shop Update

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