Category Archives: Woodworking

Wooden Fletcher Class Destroyer

For some reason I decided to make a wooden model ship of the US WW2 Fletcher class destroyer.  I attribute it to reading Sea of Thunder.  I used 1:350 scale like those used with some plastic models. I looked around … Continue reading

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Subwoofers

I decided to upgrade the stereo in my car by changing out the head unit (to one with blue tooth connectivity) and replacing the stock speakers.  Afterwards, I was disappointed in the bass.  I don’t have a desire to knock … Continue reading

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Free Planter

I have a few small citrus plants that I’ve been needing to move into larger containers.  Large store bought containers are pretty expensive and even building one yourself can run over $20 if you use new lumber.  As I was … Continue reading

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Making a Knife

For a while I’ve wanted to make a knife.  I finally decided to give it a try this week.  Making a knife requires using good steel that will harden and take an edge.  Normal steel like you see at the … Continue reading

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Quick Change Tool Post Holder Rack

The quick change tool post for the metal lathe make use of tool holders.  I needed a way to store the tool holders and keep them close by while working on the lathe.  I looked around online to see what … Continue reading

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David White 8300 Transit Box

I needed some place to keep my transit when I’m not using it…which will be most of the time.  As you may recall from my last post the transit is permanently attached to the tripod head so the stock box … Continue reading

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Magazine Rack Repair: Part 2

Part two on the magazine rack is going to be pretty short.  There just wasn’t that much more left to do. Here’s the foot after the glue has dried.  I got plenty of squeeze out which I was shooting for … Continue reading

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