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Wednesday Woodworking – Kitty Ladder and Shop Shelf

I’ve managed a bit of time in the shop lately.  First picture is a kitty ladder: The kitties don’t use the shelf as much as I’d like and after thinking about it I decided it was because they only had … Continue reading

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Wednesday Shop Wisdom

All woodworkers are told, “Measure twice, cut once.” The reality is: Measure five times, get three different answers, take the average. Check against drawings three times. Realize you have the wrong drawing. Do mental math on fractions. Remind your self … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woodworking – the Jointer

This weekend I set up my new jointer.  This tool is used to flatten a surface and can be used to square up stock.  Used in combination with a planner it mills rough wood flat, true, and square.  I purchases … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woodworking – the planer

What do woodworkers do on cold January days when it’s too cold to work in our unheated shops? Yup, we sit in our nice warm homes, in front of a warm computer and research tools to buy.  Then we buy … Continue reading

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