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Woodworking videos, projects, tips, and entertainment: Woodworking for Mere Mortals:

Woodworking videos, projects, tips, and entertainment: Woodworking for Mere Mortals:

The Sagulator - Shelf Sag Calculator The Sagulator helps you design shelves by calculating shelf sag (deflection) given type of shelf material, shelf load, load distribution, dimensions, and method of attachment. You can also specify an edging strip to further stiffen the shelf. See the notes below for usage tips. Restoring a Stanley No 7 Jointer Plane Every time I see an article in a woodworking magazine about restoring an old plane, it's usually a Stanley No 4 smooth plane. While a smooth plane is probably one of the most important planes to own, it certainly shouldn't be the only plane you have in your arsenal of tools. A jointer plane is extremely handy for jointing the edges of boards straight as well as leveling the tops of wide panels flat.

Du bois dans un T2… Kayak Design Software Like many kayak builders before me, having built a few different designs, I began to think about designing one of my own. I was not prepared to pay for a commercial naval architecture package, and I thought it would be a fun project to develop my own kayak design software. KayakFoundry is the result. Version 1.6 is now available for download below. This is a free program, but contributions are welcome! Download: KayakFoundry 1.6.4 (November 14, 2009) Recycled – a world of free opportunities I love the society we’re living in, our lifestyle, work ethics and spirit of entrepreneurship and adventure. BUT, we are a shockingly wasteful society. If you’ve had the good fortune to travel through third world countries, you would have seen that everything possible is reused, re-purposed or recycled. If you have an old bed frame that has seen better days, why not consider turning it into an outdoor bench We’ll start this album – and add to it, but why don’t YOU send us your ideas and images so that we can add them too?

     Inconditionnel du « very very slow-woodblogging » :-) Tabouret en bois Un tabouret de bois massif, à décliner dans toutes les tailles, selon les destinations qu’on lui réserve : sellettes, supports pour plantes, petit bout de canapé, tabouret pour enfant. Avec des planches de chantier récupérées, on peut fabriquer ces petits tabourets robustes et polyvalents. Matériel : - 1 planche de chantier 2 m x 25 cm x 27 mm - scie et ponceuse - perceuse-visseuse ou chignole - 1 mèche à bois et des tourillons - colle à bois Selon la taille de tabouret, débiter :Grand tabouret : Plateau : 25 x 25 cm (1 x) Pieds : 18 x 16 cm (2 x) Traverses : 15 x 5 cm (2 x)Petit tabouret : Plateau : 22 x 22 cm (1 x) Pieds : 16 x 15 cm (2 x) Traverses : 12 x 5 cm (2 x) Assembler les éléments avec la technique du chevillé-collé : Après avoir percé des trous avec une mèche à bois – le diamètre de la mèche doit correspondre au diamètre des chevilles de bois.

Journal - American Craftsman Workshop Modified Paulk Workbench When I built my last workbench, assembly table, oufeed table combo I was in a shop about half the size of the shop I am in today. I made it to fit that space and with materials I had on hand. Since moving to a larger shop I’ve often wanted a larger work surface but put it off until I had most of my other tools organized.