Tag Archives: woodworking

A small dovetailed pine box.

So, the second box I built with the new dovetail jig was made from 1×6 pine for the sides and cut down 1×12 pine for the top and bottom. I haven’t finished the dovetail box yet for the jig itself, but have finished this one. While it isn’t perfect, I thought it came out ok… Read More »

The Dovetail Jig

So, started using the Porter Cable 4212 Dovetail jig. Has been an interesting process seeing how this works. Here is a link to the jig : https://www.amazon.com/PORTER-CABLE-4212-12-Inch-Deluxe-Dovetail/dp/B0006AAS8S/ref=sr_1_2?crid=8RP46T3T3V7G&keywords=porter+cable+dovetail+jig&qid=1554781593 Here are a few pics of what it looked like on my first attempt… don’t judge too harshly… it got better lol. Ok, so … that was the… Read More »

New (to me) Grizzly G0654 6″ Jointer

Standing in line at an autoparts store the other day, and a gentleman turned to me and asked me if he needed to use gasket sealant on a rubber gasket for his oilpan. I told him “I don’t think so, since it’s rubber, but you could double check with the sales person, as I am… Read More »

A quick build of a new heavy duty workbench

So, I wanted a heavy duty FLAT workbench to build things on. I didn’t want to take the time to build a torsion-box workbench, I have too many other things to get done before I get to that, but I did need a stable platform to work from in the meantime that wouldn’t break the… Read More »