Category Archive: Posts by Project

Jun 15 2011

Bird Feeder

* I’m experimenting with different ways of presenting projects, so if the flickr slideshow doesn’t show up on the feed, you’ll have to click through to the website. Last year, I had to throw away one of our little plastic bird feeders; it just couldn’t stand the test of time and weather. I figured rather …

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May 31 2011

Cube within a Cube

The other day I found a cool Instructable written by sabladask describing how to make a cube within a cube within a cube. I’ve seen wooden object inside on an object pieces carved before, but this concept was so simple I had to try it …

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Apr 26 2011

Putting The Router Table Top Together

When I left off last time, I had finished cutting the holes for the router plate. In this installment I’ll round the corners of the table, mount the T-track, and screw the two halves of the router table top together. Rounding the Corners I chose to round the …

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Apr 20 2011

Cutting The Opening For The Router Plate.

After cutting the two sheets of MDF to 36″by 24″, I found the best surface and made that the top. Then I made a registration mark in the lower left hand corner of each sheet so that I started measuring from the same point on both sheets and hopefully the cuts I …

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Apr 07 2011

Planning A New Router Table

My cheap Wolfcraft router table has served me well, but it’s time to upgrade to something a little larger that can accommodate my new Rockler Router Lift FX. Rather than buy one of the pre-made router table tops, I decided that I would build a new router table …

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Jan 30 2011

Notes from the Workshop: 20110128

Yesterday, I tried making another pencil box, but before I could get started on that project, I needed to figure out how to fix a high spot on my router table. Rocking Router Table When I removed the fence from my …

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Dec 11 2010

Video: Using the Domino Setter

Here’s a video of me explaining how I built the domino setter I mentioned in my last post and showing how to use it.

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