Homemade Tablesaw

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My grandfather was a carpenter and home builder, he put together this table that was used for that purpose.  It was handed down to my dad and it’s the tool I used to create my woodworking projects from age 10…

Review: Grizzly G0513P Bandsaw

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Manufacturer: Grizzly Industrial, Inc. Model: Grizzly G0513P – 17″ 2 HP Bandsaw, Polar Bear Series Model: Shop Fox G7314Z – Heavy-Duty Mobile Base Cost: $895 and $74.95   Overview Having a bandsaw in the shop opens a completely new avenue of possibilities…

Ikea Verner Desk Chair Repair

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Using a base from a discarded Costco chair, a broken Ikea Verner office chair gets a new lease on life.  Since the base hole patterns are different, a piece of plywood is used as an adapter utilizing 1/4-20 T-nuts that…

Bedside Table

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This project was entirely of reclaimed wood from the dismantled loft bed project.  All the wood is dimensional pine construction lumber, nominal 2×6.  In all, there were two pieces of 2″x6″x8′ used to create this table. The table top and…

Foyer Table

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The entryway, or foyer, has an open space that could use a table for both decorative and functional reasons.  Online there are hundreds of options, but a couple were selected as an inspiration for this project: Something narrow, not too tall…

Simple Table

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This project matches the other items created with a simple, minimalist (read: Ikea) look.  It began with the Simple Desk, Drawers and now the Table.  This is a very small table, to be used next to the bed for the alarm…

Oak End Table

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Overview After reclaiming a lot of oak pieces recently (check out the reclaimed oak project here) I decided to build a end table for the living room.  The project had a couple goals: Use 4/4 lumber No mechanical fasteners Traditional finish (shellac)…