Inlay Glue Tray
I know everyone has had this happen. you are working on a project and need to glue something up. You apply the glue and spread it with a glue brush. then you set the glue brush on the work surface getting glue all over the surface. Well I have came up with a way to prevent that. Using a simple silicone sponge tray. I inlay the tray in the surface of my assembly table flush. Its ALWAYS out of the way and right wear I need it. I can also use it for a pop holder.
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10 Gift Ideas
Every year about this time, you know “gift giving season” I personally find it harder and harder to find that one gift for that someone that has everything they really want. Over the the years I found that, even though they have everything they want, they don’t have everything they need. Whether or not it’s Woodworking or some other hobbyist you can always find something that they need. Take a close look at the hobbies and activities that person is involved with and find that one supply that they always use, always need or always has wanted. For the Woodworking crew I have put together 10 items that every woodworker should have or would like to have.
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Whats the rage all about?
I have been given a chance to test out and play with the Rage3 10″ sliding miter saw. Evolution is working hard to get establish in the US and has asked me to check out and review the Rage3 saw. I have created a video for your viewing and here are some after thoughts to follow up with the video.
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Hickory box with Gorilla glue finish
I set out to accomplish two things with this build. One I wanted to try this new finish method I learned from “Ask This Old House” The showed a method of using Gorilla Glue for a finish and it turn out awesome. It looked easy enough so I wanted to do it. Second, I never build a box using grain matching techniques before. I wanted the grain to wrap around the box, also book match the lid panel. That was the whole plan behind this build.
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A while back I started a dividing wall in the shop. This dividing wall had many different ideas for. I was working on plans for a panel saw at one point and a panel clamping system at another point. I have decided to put my woodworking clamps up instead. Here’s how I did it. I have plans available for this clamp rack in my shop.
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Now that the miter station is pretty much done. I have room and a need for an assembly table. This is one of those projects that has been way over due. I have use the out feed table as an assembly table for years. This works, but you end up having to move a lot of stuff to make the next cut. A dedicated assembly table is the answer. Plans are available for this build.
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