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.
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.
Did you know I have started making plan? Although this is a new process for me I do offer several set of plans for some of my recent builds. I will be adding more and more plans to my inventory over the next several months. Most of the time I’ll be doing plan for the project I do a video on. From time to time I will be doing them on past projects that I’ve done to build up inventory and to catch my self up to date. Leave me a comment if there is a pass video you would like a set up plans for. Check back regularly for updates. Continue reading →
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.
I have bee really busy getting the miter saw station done. Over the last few weeks I have been spending my free time in the shop working on it. Well good new I just wrapped up the last little bit tonight. and work on the video edit for video 3. Video 2 is about to release and sense you follow me here I’ll share the unlisted link with you. Let take a look at some pictures.
From time to time I’ve have to look up a joint. Whether its to find out what its called or find out how to cut it. What I’ve found is no real good source for them. I found some decent ones, but not quite what i’m after. So I decided to start my own data base and bring you along with me. Start off with the standard joints that you most likely know. I’ll continue to build on the list and share it with you. Continue reading →
Good friends at Tigerply .com and I is joining forces again. They are shipping me some plywood for a very large project coming up. They have agreed to fund my miter saw station that will be built this summer. You may remember the Yard connect four game – plans, Tigerply plywood was used for that project. The last time they shipped the plywood to me. It came on a semi-truck. The truck can not get close enough to the house to drop it. That’s why this cart was built. This cart can hold up to 24 sheet of plywood. Not that it would be easy to move with that many on it, but it can hold it. This will help with transporting the plywood from the truck to the shop, over 150ft. With multiple sheets of plywood being moved at once this will save my back. Plans are available in my shop. Plan are just one way you can help support the free content provided on YouTube. As always thank you for you support.
Are you looking for that one thing that can make a party go from good to great. This maybe what your looking for. Not only is it a conversational piece, its a game that can be played with up to four people at a time. A way to get away from reality and just plan fun. Easy to build, DIY project could be made from scrap wood you have already. If you don’t already have to materials it won’t cost that much as low as $10-$20.
On May 9th, 2014 at 3:45pm I uploaded my first YouTube video. With no attention of gaining traction or any followers. I uploaded a video to enter a contest put on by Summers Woodworking. I made a deck on wooden playing cards from a 2×4. It was not a great video just a slide show of picture. Now nearly three years later. I have built and reach one of my goals. I could not be more pleased with the woodworking community and my followers. 10,000 subscribers, WOW!!!!
I was given a miter saw by Cory Irwin a fellow Indiana YouTube woodworker and friend. After using the saw for about a month. I noticed that the fence was bent. I tried to fix it and after wasting hours on it, I decided to make a new one out of wood.
Sometimes things on your todo list just get pushed back and back. While building the DeWalt Scooter. I needed to repair a lot of wires and make new connections. I wanted to solder them and I did. What I quickly found out. I need a third hand to hold the wires together. Also had a hard time keeping all the item at one station. I fix these issue today. The Soldering station has a third hand also stores the soldering iron and the solder all in one place.