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I was recently repairing a chair of the type with the arching back and a series of spokes or spindles going from the seat to the arch. The chair was missing one of the spindles, so had to make a new one. I did not think turning such a long and thin spindle on a lathe would be a good idea, and carving one out with a spokeshave would have taken too long to get it right. So I thought up a neat method of doing it on a jointer.
At the link you will find 13 variations for building a soap dish from wood. The best type of wood to use are the ones with high moisture tolerance, like cypress, olive wood, teak, or bamboo.
The top measures 19 inches x 47 inches and it is 29 inches tall. Of course it is simple enough to alter to your own specs, this is just what Patty wanted. It has a laminate top and ball bearing draw guides. The project requires basic knowledge of tablesaw and hand tools.
This portable shooting house lets you hide anywhere. Okay, so you have got a great spot for hunting whitetails: a nice property broken up with small stands of trees, meadows and food plots. But, you would like to move around to try different...
Gary Resa contributes - This article describes the simple and inexpensive passive solar collector that I use to heat my shop/barn. The total cost for the 150 sqft collector is about $350, and all the materials are available at your local hardware/lumber store. The design can be adapted to suit a wide variety of spaces, including a living space.
Duncan Phyfe ranks as the greatest American cabinet maker. His furniture designs are beautifully proportioned and of considerable delicacy, yet adequate in structural strength. This graceful little sewing table is typical. It is quite practical and can be used to advantage as a lamp table when not in use in its original role.
Gary Reysa contributes - This is an inexpensive and simple project to convert a garage that has a south facing overhead garage door into a solar heated and lighted workshop, studio, playroom or sunspace/greenhouse.
Tucks neatly way, expands out to be a cutting or layout mat. Please note that this table is not intended for use with the sewing machine unless locking hardware is installed on the fold out legs and tabletop.
Okay, it is not woodworking. But I used woodworking tools. It was an interesting learning experience working with acrylic. The project proved to be simple, and build time was about three hours, of which probably half was spent getting the pattern right to ensure a good fit.
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