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G0513X2 17" BANDSAW 2HP W/CAST IRON TRUNNION

I wanted to share my thoughts experience with the G0513X2 17 bandsaw that I have now for over a year. Tis is not a formal review and I am not going to bore you with all the specs. Prior to the Grizzly I had the Powermatic 14 PWBS-14CS bandsaw...

My beginners workshop #2: How it looks today

Here are some shot of how it looks today. There is a lot left to do. I have to get it organized again and get rid of some of the demolition and construction debris. Looking toward the rear section. The framing is for a bathroom, complete with...

A sheet good handling cart

4×8 sheets of plywood are always a pain and dangerous for one man to handle. Year ago I built this cart to handle these sheets to bring them and to saw then on my TS. It has been working well ever since. My hope is that my idea will help...

Old Tools, restoring/reworking #1: Stanley #31 with shop made fence

I picked this jointer up over a year ago. Disassembled, cleaned and a BLO bath. Left it to dry good and stabilize before flattening the sole. The metal was in decent shape, so a wire wheel and paint was in order. Did a...

My First Project circa 1990

A new site, a new beginning. So a fitting first post might be the first project I worked on when I was just a little PAJA. At the time I was living with my grandparents in the Bitterroot Valley in Montana. My grandpa brought home a little...

Plane restores #1: G Davies Infill Plane

See the complete story here Some time ago I got and infill from an LJ friend Jamie asking me if I wanted an infill plane that needed some love. Of course I couldn’t resist and a short time later I received the package in the mail. ...

First project, a sewing box #1: Getting started

For my first fine woodworking attempt, I’m building a sewing box for my wife. After all, it’s because of her that I even have a woodshop. I have always built things she wanted, like this gazebo: But then she started asking for things like...

My beginners workshop #1: In the beginning...

There was filth and stink. I bought this property from my neighbor. She had nine cats and two dogs living in a 14 × 60 mobile home. She wasn’t the best house keeper and never emptied the cat box. Needless to say, the stink would blow you off the...

WoodworkingWeb Awards - Glorious Grain #1: Announcement

We are pretty excited to announce you the very first WoodworkingWeb Quarterly Awards! Theme – Glorious Grain Wood grain is a vital part of wood and woodworking. It can also be highlighted in the artistry of a woodworking project, so show us...

Wood Shop Furniture #1: Planer Table/Cabinet

I’ve been WW-ing almost 4- years and my first project was building infeed/outfeed ramps for my lunchbox planer. I built it on a 1/2 sheet of 3/4 ply, on the ground. It works great, however it has gotten really old having to get down on these...