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796 views, 0 by Thorreain


Workbench to give away to a good home.

With finally moving up from the Stone Age and purchasing a new table saw, my old bench/saw is available to anyone that wants it for free. It has a 10" skillsaw table saw built in. It is 4’ wide, 6’ long and 37" high. It is made from 2×4 s and...

1,804 views, 0 by Brian


hidden hinge

I am making a minimalist jewelry box for my daughter. All the the joints are mitred as shown in the picture. I would like the hinge to be on the inside but a normal hinge wouldn’t work because the lid is recessed into the box. I would need...

639 views, 0 by Brian


Making a small box to take abuse

I made a box to hold my cigarettes that I buy loose at the local reservation. It’s been almost 2 years that I’ve carried that box with me everywhere I go: work, fishing, rain, shine, snow and sleet. It’s taken a LOT of abuse and it shows. It’s...

757 views, 0 by Cowboy72


Some what new to woodworking

Hello Everyone I used to work in a shop in Calgary Alberta called Solid Stairs building spiral staircases, I was really young and didn’t fully appreciate the talent that surrounded me at the time. I recall bits and pieces of certain things and...

1,244 views, 0 by Walnut

Miter Sled help?

I just got my tablesaw in. Put it together and squared up the fence pretty good. I made a sled, and It isn’t square. I did everything as accurately as I could but it is very slighly off. My goal is to be making very small jewelry boxes and things...

741 views, 0 by Jack


Dust control with duel sliding compound miter saw

I was really excited to get the new saw until I used it a couple of times. Sawdust everywhere even with the useless little bag that came with it. Even replacing the bag with a shop vac it was only reduced by about a third? Just wondering what...

695 views, 0 by AJamael


Milawaukee 12" Miter

Currently have a 10" craftsman sliding compound miter saw, it is on its last legs for sure, I run a small business building horse jumps and need a fairly durable saw.. I have been buying mainly ridgid tools and there is a 10" ridgid miter saw an...

1,850 views, 1 by MontyJ


Lessons learned...or what every new woodworker should know...

I have been accused of having a bit of a sense of humor in the past. If I can’t laugh at myself, well, I might as well die. I compiled a short list of things every new woodworker should know. Some of them are things I have learned from experience...

1,198 views, 0 by HorizontalMike


Box-Joint Jig

Finally getting back to the shop after a way too long hiatus. Won’t explain, but had issues. Anyway, I am attempting to make my first ever box-joint jig with: sliding miter gauge 3/4" MDF 1/4″ × 1/4" DIY hardwood stock A 1/4"-3/8"...

878 views, 0 by Blackie


Sneaks In And Pulls Up A Chair

Hello, I’m Randy, user name Blackie, I’m a transplant from Lumberjocks, I got wind to Woodworking Web from Horizontal Mike and thought I’m come over and pull up a chair. I’m pretty much a box maker be it miter joints, bandsaw or both combined....

1,419 views, 0 by MontyJ


Table saw question

I have a Grizzly 1022z. Today I was going to use it to cut 45° miters on a box. Out of curosity, I decided to check the blade to miter slot parallelism. With the blade at 90° it’s within .001. When I tilted the blade and checked it it was out by...

1,941 views, 0 by Jeff B

Jeff B

table saw blade flex

Hey, I’ve been noticing that when I’m cutting 45 degree beveled cuts on my table saw for glued miter joints that in the last few inches of the cut my table saw blade seems to be flexing a bit creating a concave surface on the beveled face of the...

1,563 views, 1 by TonyCan


Movable work table

So i work out of my garage and needed a table that could house most of my tools and be movable. So i made this. I started out with the bottom frame, basic 2×4′s Then i made the top frame, but for this i did not put 2×4′s on the ends, just...

1,023 views, 0 by Mark44

Pallet Freak

Mark here and I’m 72 and mostly retired. I build a lot of different things exclusively from reclaimed lumber. I mostly deconstruct pallets, crates and large one off pallets used to transport heavy machinery. I have used old signs, mirrors, or...

1,055 views, 0 by Kelly


I have a Unisaw with a 52" fence. Needless to say, cutting a forty-five on 3/4" stock longer than its capabilities is a challenge. I could run against a sacrificial fence, but that requires me to rely on the cut portion, in back of the blade,...

889 views, 0 by Kelly

L-square Stop - Depth Gauge - Table Saw Setup Tool

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an edge stop for L-squares; - a wide gap depth gauge; and, - as a set up tool for table saws. This tool allows the user to, easily, lay out lines at ninety degrees...

747 views, 0 by MJCD

Post-Project Shop Reset; Optimizing the Small Shop

The following covers two areas: getting my shop ready for the next project, and optimizing the small shop. Post-Project Reset We each have our procedures; one of mine is that after every project, I reset the shop. The reset includes re-touching...

1,044 views, 0 by MJCD

Revisiting the Festool MFT/3

I’ve owned an MFT/3 for many years now, and recently sold it; for all of its many benefits and capabilities, I became frustrated with its many shortcomings. I’m in the minority, it seems, as I read glowing reviews – some by dispassionate reviews;...

1,144 views, 0 by kdc68


Items For Sale

Please view the items for sale. If interested in anything then respond below. I accept Paypal. v v >>>>>THIS ITEM IS SOLD<<<<<<<< Craftsman Miter Gage With Hold Down Clamp This miter gage is from an...

2,930 views, 1 by Kelly

Table Saw Set-up Gauge

I designed this guide back in the eighties, to allow me to be sure my table saw top was positioned exactly ninety degrees to the blade, and for setting up cuts on my, then, less than reliable fence. A table saw blade must be perfectly ninety...