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Craftsman Radial Arm Saw: Documentation

Due to a lack of floorspace, the Craftsman radial arm saw (103.29310) will be retired.  As the cabinet was disassembled, a couple documents were found inside:  the cabinet assembly instructions, the drawer installation instructions and the caster instructions.  All three…

Stacked Dado Jig

A recently completed project, The Miniature Dresser, used several dados.  All dado operations are performed using a Freud stacked dado set, which produces very nice flat bottomed dados.  The only issue is the setup.  Especially when setting up dados for…

Miter Gage Extension

The miter gauge that comes with the Porter-Cable PCB270TS is typical in that it comes with a small protractor head to push the work piece with (there is a bit of side-to-side “slop” that needs to be adjusted out, more…

Garage Sale Find

My wife is a member of the Facebook group that’s a online garage sale for our community (just about all towns have one, check it out). Last weekend she found three tools and asked if I was interested. A Makita…

Ford Escape Running Boards

We recently aquired a 2002 Ford Escape.  It’s a good vehicle, and is in pretty good overall condition.  One thing that we noticed is that the running boards had surface rust so we decided to remove both, sand down the…