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  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

EdL Wrote: (Yesterday, 09:14 PM) -- Went off the deep end on offset router bases....will eventually get 2 nice handles to replace the dowels. Ed -- Ed, It took me years to finally get aro...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 1,605 497,223 5 hours ago
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

Base assembly is complete.  Next is to finish staining and then three coats of poly.
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-25-2022, 10:23 PM
  0 Thread: What glue for joinery?
Post: RE: What glue for joinery?

Don't assume the jointed edges are perfectly square. Measure them with a known square. I don't glue off my jointer because I have trouble setting the fence set perfectly square. I glue off my t...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 12 448 01-24-2022, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander utility?
Post: RE: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander uti...

That's perfect!  Thanks a bunch.
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,257 01-24-2022, 03:40 PM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

That's where it sits now. Tonight I'll put in the second stretcher and then finish staining the assembled base and start applying oil poly. After several coats, I'll move it into my basement while I...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

The top stretchers are attached with mortised dove tails.  Again, another first for me.  Not perfect, but serviceable, and will be hidden once the top is installed.  Process was to (poorly) cut the DT...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

All joinery is draw bore M&T.  Unfortunately I didn't get an pics of it with the leg assemblies, but did take some pics of it when installing the trestle between them.  Had some panicky moments and so...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

Despite my best efforts at failure, all the joints fit together!
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

This was also my first attempt at large mortises.  I removed the waste with a router and edge guide and then did a hack job of cleaning up the sides with a bench mortise chisel.  I learned later (noti...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:15 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

I've never cut angled tenons before and really struggled with this.  I ended up cutting them with my Incra miter gauge, but learned a week after I did them how to make a jig that slides along the TS f...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:13 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: Trestle table build thread

Several months ago I was commissioned to build a table in trade for a set of slightly used front loading washer and dryer.  I'm far enough into it now to start getting excited about it, as it's the bi...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 13 327 01-24-2022, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander utility?
Post: RE: Bench top oscillating edge sander utility?

Update: I *finally* opened up the box and put it to work about a week ago. I love it for its utility. Man, why did I wait so long? The good: Aggressive, fast removal of wood. Fairly smooth o...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,257 01-24-2022, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: Daily Bench Shot
Post: RE: Daily Bench Shot

It doesn't fit on my bench anymore. The lumber on the deck is going to become the top.
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 1,605 497,223 01-20-2022, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: Help with dust collector filter...catch?
Post: RE: Help with dust collector filter...catch?

Thanks for the pics and suggestions, folks. I have something to work with now!
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Power Tools 11 530 01-14-2022, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy
Post: RE: Question Move shop tools or sell and re buy

Tim, I'm also in the camp of "keep what you really like using and get rid of that which you don't" for all the reasons listed above. Every (stationary) tool in my arsenal took years to acquire, an...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 25 1,016 01-14-2022, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: A few of my recent live edge pieces
Post: RE: A few of my recent live edge pieces

Daaaaaaaang. That's some beautiful work.
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 9 335 01-12-2022, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?
Post: RE: Can A Hobbyist Sell Items?

https://www.youtube.com/c/HawthornLaw He discusses the various paths you can take, such as an LLC, SP, and others.  I would recommend spending a few hours going through his videos to learn the basic...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking 18 1,013 01-12-2022, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: CBN wheels
Post: RE: CBN wheels

I think ya'll are wrong about Stumpy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2jnIbZQHwY
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Hand Tools 25 1,319 01-10-2022, 12:07 PM
  0 Thread: Help with dust collector filter...catch?
Post: Help with dust collector filter...catch?

My DC is built from disparate parts. The one thing it's missing is a removable bag under the cartridge filter to catch things that get past the cyclone. The filter is currently mounted such that i...
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Power Tools 11 530 01-09-2022, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: Starter cap voltage?
Post: RE: Starter cap voltage?

New cap is installed and when the motor is turned on, it jumps to full speed almost immediately. No drag or delay. Thanks, gents!
®smpr_fi_mac® Woodworking Power Tools 11 499 01-08-2022, 09:37 PM

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