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A place for every thing and every thing in it's place...

Racking my brain on how I’m going to put jig saw blades on my tool wall instead of having them rattling around in a tin… Cut up a fridge magnet and glue it to a piece of wood…

Apple Wood and Saws

Woods Used in Saw Handles Posted by Jeff Burks saw-handles-e Although one is not apt to think of the apple tree as a source of timber, as a matter of fact at least 2,000,000 board feet of apple lumber is manufactured annually into saw...

The V8 Wedge Powered Workbench #5: Assembling the Interlaid Legs

Ok, lets get into the leg assemblies. This is one of the really interesting parts of my bench. The leg assemblies end up as perfectly fitted finger joints with the very best possible glue joint but can be cut and assembled with butt joints and...

Wooden Spoon Challenge #2 #1: How to make a wooden spoon

First off… I’m not a creative writer, I’m just going to put that out there. Debbie has asked me to put together a tutorial on how I create a wooden spoon. (There are many ways, lots on YouTube etc, this is just how it works best for me,...

How to Price Your Woodworking: A Community Guide to the Great Pricing Debate

Interesting Article. What’s your take on it and how do you price? Do you fall in any parts of this article? Written by: toolcrib.com Based on your response to 12 Simple Woodworking Projects that Sell Fast by Joe Trueheart I decided on another...

Bucket chip collector

I saw a couple of dust collector posts and figured I’d throw my lot in. I made a bucket chip collector for my shop vac. I really like the bucket aspect of it because it’s simple to build and outrageously sturdy. The bucket contains an orange cone...

Coffe Table #3: Cutting the ribs

In the previous blog in this series, we left of with the template ready. Once I had the template it just a matter of tracing the pattern and the proceed to the bandsaw. I had some plywood pieces I had roughly cut to size for another project. I...

The V8 Wedge Powered Workbench #3: Building the Plywood Bench Top

NOTE: Most of this page can be avoided if you want to just drill your dog holes in the layered plywood. The inserts are the “Cadillac version”. Part of the plan for this bench from the start was that is was to use inter-laid layers of plywood...

Stumpy's Twigs of Knowledge #1: Rules aren't made to be broken- they're made to measure stuff.

As you know, here at the Stumpy Nubs Workshop we like to bend the rules. Something we even break them. But most often we simply create a nasty kink that forever keeps the darn things from lying flat again. Yes, I am a rebel. But rules aren’t...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Billp

This interview, with Billp, is from July 2016. 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I first got interested in wood working through my father in law. He drew up the plans for my kitchen...