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RECALLS #4: Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Production Routers Recalled Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

This recall might affect a considerable number of us woodworkers. Recall Date: July 2, 2014 Recall Number: 14-221 Porter-Cable Fixed-Base Production Routers Recalled Due to Electrical Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop...

large torsion worktable #2: Main top complete with router lift

Finally got a few hours to get a lot done. Cut down the top and routed the lift opening in. As well I smashed up the old bench from the houses previous owner and rolled this one into place to see how it fit.

Work Bench Build #10: Leg stretcher Mortising and Leg Vise Prep

I received the crisscross from Lee Valley late yesterday, and started mocking it up to see what needs to be done. I glued up the last piece of the leg Vise chop, and man is it massive. I also have started Mortising the legs for the stretchers. ,...

My shop #3: My small 5-1

For the small machines I have thought making flipover stands, but on one stand I could put two, maybe three, machines on it. After thinking and trying I came to a solution and put five machines on a small bench. I can use all five without a lot...

Murphy Bed Wall Unit #4: "Side Job Delay" Murphy Bed Soon!

Just an update on my side job! My partner and I finally got the job rolling on Sat. the 19th after narrowing down the details with the designers from NY. We split the wall units into 2 halves for easier delivery and set up. I’m just going to...

Workshop Tour

It seems that workshop postings have slowed down considerably since Steve posted his. I can’t compete with his, but I’ll show (parts of) our workshop anyway. The main portion of our shop is on the lower level. I chose to utilize the space...

Gut Shop Reorganization #3: Workbench inspiration

I’m very tight on space. My original plan did not allocate room for a garbage can and only partially for dust collection. I think I’ve come up with a solution: combine tablesaw, router table and workbench including vises into one. The outfeed...

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...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: BarbS

Thanks to BarbS for taking the time to do this interview. My ‘Inspiration Story’ was one of necessity. When my children were small, if I wanted bookshelves or night stands in their rooms, I had to knock something together with hammer and...

Coffe Table #4: Rib Cage Glue Up

In the previous installment of this blog, I left off with the ribs cut and pattern routed. It is time to glue them up. I decided that the first 5 ribs on each side will be glued and clamped and the rest glued and pin nailed as opposed to...