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    Notice something odd about the pinned tenons on...

    Notice something odd about the pinned tenons on these doors? Those aren't loose tenons in there.
    I made the mistake on one door, so just did it to the other to to try and "turn the frown upside...
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    Started adding filler panels. The top is easy....

    Started adding filler panels. The top is easy.
    The bottom will be more complicated because of the pivoting motor mount. I may just use plywood there.
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    Added the locking mechanism for...
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    Lower cabinet / wheel guard mostly done. I also...

    Lower cabinet / wheel guard mostly done.
    I also added the rear blade guard and put the power switch on the same raised block so it wouldn't be obstructed by the rear guard.

    I have also been...
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    Thanks John, I made that tool chest a few years...

    Thanks John,
    I made that tool chest a few years ago.
    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?150786-Roll-around-tool-chest&highlight=

    Before that, I had all my tools laying around on shelves.
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    Thanks for the feedback. Yeah, I'm taking the...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    Yeah, I'm taking the route of nothing ventured, nothing gained for the tires. The crown is already turned on the plywood wheels themselves, and the cost of urethane...
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    Upper wheel cabinet/guard pretty much done. I...

    Upper wheel cabinet/guard pretty much done. I still need to make cutouts for the blade guide and support column, but I am planning some changes in this area so am holding off for awhile.
    I thought...
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    Thanks Ted. Yeah I think that's a good idea. I...

    Thanks Ted. Yeah I think that's a good idea. I think Matthias Wandel used a steel dyer door on one of his. If I can find some used stainless that would be great. For now, I'm just sticking with...
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    I originally planned on using a bicycle inner...

    I originally planned on using a bicycle inner tube for the wheel tire. I actually tried one, but the inner tube had some fairly large bumps at what turned out to be a seam. It may just be the tube...
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    Yes. it is probably hard to see from the photos,...

    Yes. it is probably hard to see from the photos, but the blade guides are complete though I imagine I will be monkeying with them a bit once I have a blade on and running.
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    Not much time to work on the band saw the last...

    Not much time to work on the band saw the last few weeks.

    I did slot the table for blade removal and added a recessed hole for the blade insert.
    I have decided to just stick with the plywood as...
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    When I have to do this on a table saw ( I don't...

    When I have to do this on a table saw ( I don't have a plow or rabbet plane ), I just make sure the convex side of the bow is towards the table saw fence and always index from this same side if i...
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    Thanks Bruce, I plan on using a clear finish....

    Thanks Bruce,

    I plan on using a clear finish.

    The handle on the foot is for a leveling pad. Since I wasn't really concerned about "level" but just about keeping the base from rocking on my...
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    Added the table. Still need to make the blade...

    Added the table. Still need to make the blade slot and cutout for lower blade guide and insert.
    Trunions work smoothly and lock well, but I will probably add an additional hard stop and lock for...
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    Not too much this weekend, but still some...

    Not too much this weekend, but still some progress.
    Balanced both the upper and lower wheel. I also removed material from the top wheel to reduce its weight.
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    Some time back I was looking for some hanger...

    Some time back I was looking for some hanger bolts in Menards.
    One of the employees walked up and the conversation went like this:

    Employee : Can I help you find something?
    Me: Well, I'm just...
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    Some more progress. I waffled back and forth...

    Some more progress.

    I waffled back and forth on whether I would add a tilting table. I'm just not sure I will use it in anything but the 90deg. position, but I figured I have gone this far, so...
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    Making slow progress. Last week I turned the...

    Making slow progress.

    Last week I turned the wheels true using a temporary bolt on pulley and shaft attached to my bench, pretty much as Matthias shows. I was nervous about using the 1-1/2HP...
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    Wooden bandsaw project

    Every since watching Matthias Wandel's (woodgears.ca) videos on his shop-made band saws, i have wanted to build one.
    I finally bought the plans for his 20" band saw in January and have been slowly...
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    Mike, Making a travisher is on my list.

    Mike,
    Making a travisher is on my list.
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    Thanks all for the kind words. Derek, I...

    Thanks all for the kind words.

    Derek,

    I have always loved "The Chair" and it is was indeed my guide here. I think your build is just lovely. Which one is orginal? I'm guessing Hans Wegner...
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    Prototype chair

    I've been playing around with different styles of simple, light, chairs.
    Kind of reinventing/copying the wheel, but it is fun to just toy around with different shapes especially ones that I can work...
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    Mike,

    I have come into pretty much the same condition, and the approach I have decided to take ( or that has been forced upon me ):
    1. If I want to make something I know we don't need, and the...
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    I must be the odd man out. For the first few...

    I must be the odd man out.
    For the first few years of marriage, I tried to be thoughtful in my gifts. My wife was polite and supportive, but eventually made it clear I had no taste and would be far...
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    I use Linux on my home computer and have been...

    I use Linux on my home computer and have been using the web based version Andrew linked. So far there isn't anything I have missed as compared to the installed application.
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    My Son is into restoring vintage/antique desk...

    My Son is into restoring vintage/antique desk fans and he gave me one to work on.

    By far, the best I have been able to do to obtain a hard, durable, gloss black finish is VHT Epoxy Black paint. I...
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