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Garden Gates #2: Gate finished

Except for painting the raw steel. The straps are set on a dado flush with the surface and the screws are countersunk. The screws are not stainless. I hope they survive. They should do ok painted with oil enamel paint. The hinges are on with...

Gate assembled

I finally got the upper panel pieces made and the gate assembled. My m&t fitting is a little sloppy. I haven’t picked the door up yet to see how stiff it is. I was thinking about adding some steel strapping for looks and a touch more support....

Extreme baby gate (LOL)

There is stuff you want to do, maybe need to do… And there are things you MUST DO and those things are called HONEYDO. I have such a stack of those things I thought I might start a blog for the more interesting ones. Here one I did a while...

Garden gate entry

Garden Gates #1: Getting started

I took a break from work sleep fish work sleep fish to start building new garden gates for my house. I was only planning to replace the ratty PVC gate that came with the property but my wife wants a gate on each side of the house. Each gate will...

Swivel Clamp Rack

Swivel Clamp Rack Wall space is always at a premium in even the largest shops so the less room you have to occupy to accomplish your clamp storage issues the better. This clamp rack is meant to be wall mounted, high enough to accommodate your...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Whitacrebespoke

This interview with Whitacrebespoke is from December, 2015 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I have been interested in wood working for a long time, since I was a boy. My dad was a...

Workshop Tour

Workshop tour challenge Well here is my shop. I started feeling better finally so, I decided to clean up the shop before taking the pictures. I started taking pictures in a clockwise fashion. This is the corner next to the house entrence. ...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Jack

This interview with Jack is from April, 2015 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My woodworking interest began at age 69. I had never attempted nor had I known anyone who did any...

Dust Collection - Not Just for the Shop (Yard Vaccum)

We have a few pine cones to deal with throughout the year. If I get to them right after they fall, the shop vac makes short work of them. However, if they sit, they start to open and clog the vac quickly. Additional to the foregoing, there is...