Shop Update LIVE 4/6/17: Edge Planing

Shop Update LIVE 4/6/17: Edge Planing
Get the Edge “Square-ish” Then Feel Your Way Flat The focus of this Live session is edge planing, specifically getting square edges. The original question comes from Chuck who will be making tapered octagonal legs and wants to get the 4 sided taper first. Basically you lay out the taper and plane to your lines. I like pencil lines over knife lines but either method will work. I do all the heavy lifting with the Fore plane and get

Top 10 Spice Rack Plans

Top 10 Spice Rack Plans
Posted on Nov 28, 2016 Working in your kitchen each day calls for a sure type of order and self-discipline. One type of that is to place the whole lot as a substitute. So, why not have a devoted area for all of your spices so that you simply want solely to succeed in out for what you need? So, put all of your creativity into motion and construct your self a spice rack, utilizing one of many under-talked

Types of CNC Machines – The Basic Woodworking

Types of CNC Machines – The Basic Woodworking
Posted on Sep 26, 2016 Computer Numerical Management (CNC) refers back to the method that engineers and operators can order a producing device or machine to work by means of the help of pc programming. These machines use the g-code language which tells the machine precisely learn how to cut, form, grind, mould or soften a supply materials put into the machine, corresponding to plastic, wood or metallic and end up the completed product precisely as it's needed. There

Full-size Templates—A Unique Way – FineWoodworking

Full-size Templates—A Unique Way – FineWoodworking
I produce a staggering variety of full-measurement templates—typically exceeding a dozen for one piece of furnishings. They're really easy to supply in SketchUp, and the extra I create, the quicker I can produce a bit of furnishings. Not solely are they used to re-create numerous arcs, tapers, and shapes, but in addition within the format of dovetails and different joinery, turnings, inlay design, the situation of pins, dowels, nails, and screws, and hardware set up. If I needed to produce these

Woodworking Project

Woodworking Project
&#thirteen; &#thirteen; I’ve been operating for a number of years now and this yr my aim is to finish seven, half-marathon races. Each time you end a race they provide you an award medal. They're all distinctive and a enjoyable option to keep in mind all of the races. I’ve been needing a method to show them., so I designed this rack. It was fairly straightforward to make and can maintain numerous medals! I started with the 2 sides,

Make a riving brake for better leverage when splitting lumber

Make a riving brake for better leverage when splitting lumber
Refined. The tripod riving brake proven right here is the subtle model of a contraption to assist maintain logs and billets as they’re cut up with a froe. Get some splitting leverage with this easy contraption. by Peter Follansbee Revery for a froe, and you must instantly assume, “Give me a brake.” The brake may be a constructed workholding gadget, or simply a couple of logs. Its perform is to lure your workpiece in such a method which you

Turning Socket Chisel Handles for Lie-Nielsen and Stanley Sweetheart Chisels

Turning Socket Chisel Handles for Lie-Nielsen and Stanley Sweetheart Chisels
Editor’s observe: I'm resurfacing this text from American Woodworker as a result of I'm within the strategy of turning new handles for my Lie-Nielson and Stanley Sweetheart chisels. Tim Heil presents an fascinating tackle acquiring the taper for the socket with a folded piece of paper. I’ll share my model on YouTube later this week.  – David Lyell  Turning Wooden: Socket Chisel Handles Right here’s a 1-2-three system for getting an ideal match. By Tim Heil Excessive-high quality socket

Got Any Tips on Machine Restoration, Or I’m Leaving You for an Older Model

Got Any Tips on Machine Restoration, Or I’m Leaving You for an Older Model
“It’s not you, it’s me” I stated with a tear in my eye and a responsible weight on my conscience. “You’re nice, however there's another person…somebody older…about 138 years older.” It was at that time that my newly made treadle lathe walked out in a huff swearing to by no means speak to me once more. I feel I heard the pole lathe within the nook sob quietly too. Behold the wood nerd in his pure habitat It was

Weekend Undertaking: Build an Arts and Crafts Bookcase

Weekend Undertaking: Build an Arts and Crafts Bookcase
Of the various qualities that assist outline the Arts and Crafts fashion, maybe probably the most obvious is simple and trustworthy joinery. Wedged joints and via-tenons present the world how a bit was made. Quartersawn white oak, the quintessential Arts and Crafts materials, was clearly the wood of selection for this bookcase. Mortise-and-tenon joinery often requires exact becoming; nevertheless, these lengthy by way of-tenons must be a bit unfastened to suit simply by way of the mortises. The wedges

Dear Tool Producer… – The English Woodworker

Dear Tool Producer… – The English Woodworker
…why can’t you make thick irons laminated? Why is it that my Grandad doesn’t grind. My Dad doesn’t have a grinder. And up till me shopping for swanky instruments, I by no means needed to grind? Arduous steels and thick irons. It’s a mixture which wasn’t present in my Grandad’s workshop.And that thick hard metal takes some going to put on by means of.  So out comes the grinder. This contemporary ‘enchancment’ to our irons places a spanner within