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The Royal Treatment

As in, making & installing crown molding in the bathroom. Neither our local lumberyard or even the home improvement stores carried the shape & size of crown molding I wanted. 765 more words

Home Improvement

can you feel the tension?

pent up tension

Recently, while ripping a piece of zebra wood on the table saw, about 8 to 10 inches into the cut, I notice the wood was no longer gliding smoothly through the blade – in fact, it had almost come to a complete stop.  195 more words

Shop Notes

New Things

I just got some great stuff for summer.

Freshly broken in during a rainy run. Running shoes that don’t give me blisters – bonus!

I finally got a lemon tree. 51 more words

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

Jesus Might Have Been a Carpenter, But I Am Not

I decided to try my hand at a little bit of carpentry this weekend. Aside from some mental swearing and a few splinters I think things turned out reasonably well; especially considering I am a subscriber of the measure once, cut once philosophy. 705 more words

Everything

An Improved Table Saw Fence With Threaded Rod

Back in the bad old days, table saw fences were terrible. You would have to measure the top and bottom of the fence before each cut, just to make sure the fence was square to the blade. 251 more words

Tool Hacks

Modern Tools From Old Table Saws

Somehow or another, the modern hackerspace isn’t centered around table saws, drill presses, band saws, lathes, or mills. The 3D printer and laser cutter are the tools of the future. 223 more words

Tool Hacks