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Planting Table

It’s nice to start and complete a simple project in one go. I made this potting table for Jen last evening, a nice Father’s Day in the workshop.

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I fixed my lamp!

This magnetic lamp fell off my bandsaw and hit the floor shattering the black peg style switch. I took it apart and modeled a new one for the 3D printer. I had my doubts but it was a near perfect … Continue reading

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Made in China

Wow, gotta hand it to made in China tools sometimes. The quality of this cabinet hardware drill position jig is pretty great (knock off of the True Position tool). I thought the joints would be loose and the paint markings … Continue reading

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Marketplace find, old tools

Today I lucked out on a local Marketplace find for an old tool lot for $25. I spotted in the picture one of the planes was a Stanley Bedrock 605. Can’t wait to restore it along with the Bailey #3 … Continue reading

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Blacksmith Post Vise

Debating selling this. I got it to go with my Peter Wright anvil (it matches all pretty both name and look). I haven’t gotten around to playing around with forging and I don’t think I will anytime soon so it’s … Continue reading

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Progress on wingchun dummy arms

21 arms, 3 per dummy on the way.

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7 completed wingchun dummy legs.

For each leg I look forward to doing 3 arms. Lots of work go into making these things, I need a new college fund idea.

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Festool Domino XL700 small parts setup

I’ve put together a good docking station to do small parts on the larger Festool Domino XL. The domino sits in a domino dock that’s clamped on the workbench so it can stand up vertically so I can bring the … Continue reading

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Visiting Jessem Tools

While in our vacation in Moncton we stopped in at Jessem Tools, a high quality woodworking tool company proudly Canadian. It’s a new facility and when I asked if they had a showroom to view their products he took me … Continue reading

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DIY Vacuum clamp pads

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