Thorreain

Thorreain

Thorreain

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Jun 2014    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Cross Cut Sled #2: Carcass assembly

With returning to town from the summer camping experience the wifey is asking me to get at the coffees (2), table build. I have had the birch racked and stored over the summer but a final bit of mill work left to do. Also, I want to complete the...

Today's shop clean up

With the whole day in the shop while waiting on deliveries today, I decided to to do some more organization. Today’s project was to hang all the jigs and hooks laying around the shop. I chose a wall space and started drilling and screwing. 20...

Cross Cut Sled #1: Cut and stock

Well I am finally going to build a cross cut sled. I have rounded up the hardware, made a dertimination of size, and glued runners to a piece of flat straight birch plywood. I took my time reviewing both versions of Kiefers works of art. I have...

Better Late Than Never Clamp Rack

I had a few hours to play today while waiting on a couple deliveries to the house. I built an actual rack for my clamps instead of the 2×6 nailed to an existing shelf. I wanted to use up some plywood scraps and build a couple tiers for various...

Workshop Improvements

With my birthday last week I got a new 8" grinder. I ordered two new wheels form Lee valley to go with it, but not here yet. In the mean time I converted my old grinder to a wire buffer and polishing buffer. I took the time to build some drawers...

Summertime Shop Relief

What do you do to beat the heat. I built a three panel screen door for my shop. I started with pressure treated 2×4 s and and ripped a saw cut down the middle of each edge. Then I screwed the three frames together each apps 36" wide and measured...

Member of the Week

Member Of The Week is such an honour for me. Thank you to MsDebbie and Martin for such a wonderful site. I’m not the kind of person that takes recognition well. The woodworkin that I do and post is by far not the best nor the most professional on...

Workshoptour

Here is my little shop.

Work Bench Build #16: Final Pictures

Well this will close up this blog on my journey building this Robou Hybid Workbench. When I started I wanted to be able to hold and clamp wood in order to work on it. I incorporated a lot of my own ideas and design. I have been using this for a...

Work Bench Build #15: Update

Here’s another ten items finished, only about a dozen to go. Roubo Work Bench “to do,” list and, assembly order. ^ ^ equals completed work. ^ ^ ^ ^ Clean and dust workshop. ^ ^ ^ ^ Research styles and types of...