Category Archive: Miter Saw

Oct 06 2011

Walnut Turner’s Cube

Click picture for slideshow A few weeks ago I was digging through the free bin at Rocker and I found a 2-1/2″ square walnut cutoff. The only defect it had was a slight check in the end grain that would hopefully disappear when I cut the hunk of walnut into a cube. …

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Sep 15 2011

Storage Cubby

Click on Image for Slideshow Several months ago, I wanted to practice making cuts with my dado stack so I built this little cubby to hold some safety equipment like goggles, gloves, respirator, etc…

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Aug 26 2011

Wacky Track or Shake Shake Bridge

In Misty Island Rescue, Thomas must cross the Shake Shake Bridge, a bridge that shakes violently when an engine crosses it. I didn’t intend on making a replica of the Shake Shake Bridge, I actually meant to make an imitation of Wacky Track, bendable wooden …

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Jun 28 2011

New Router Table Fence: The Frame

Since I gave my old router table fence away, I needed to make a fence for my new router table — the old fence was too small for the larger table I built anyway. I didn’t follow any specific set of plans when I made the fence, rather I used the …

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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 07 2011

Small Parts Storage

Hanging on the pegboard, you can see two of the systems I use for storing screws, nails, and other miscellaneous fasteners. The first is the plastic bin. In the above picture, you can see several red bins I’ve hung on the pegboard. The second is the Plano compartment style boxes. I’ve …

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