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Projects – Boot jack – Part 2

It’s been a while since my eldest daughter and I have done anything in the workshop together, but as this week is half term I promised we’d make a bit more progress on the boot jack project. We re-thought our … Continue reading

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Projects – Boot jack – Part 1

My eldest daughter has always expressed an interest in woodwork, so I decided to start a series of simple projects with her to encourage this. She’s 5, very artistic and loves making stuff – patterns, collages, papier mache err … … Continue reading

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Projects – Router table – Part 4

Continued from Part 3. I reckon I’ll need about a 14cm bolt to hold the two halves of the clamp together around the router, so I went to Wickes after dinner and bought a selection of threaded rod, some self … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool storage – Part 3

I’m currently on baby (and F1! 🙂 ) watching duty, but I’ve been thinking about how to progress this project after preparing some stock yesterday. My set of Irwin Marples chisels has 8 chisels ranging from 1/4” to 2″.

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Projects – Tool Storage – Part 2

After finally getting the hang of levelling the planer tables of my planer thicknesser I decided to prepare some wood for the chisel rack I’ve been thinking about for a while. I decided to break up some of the slatted … Continue reading

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2013 Workshop projects

I’ve resolved to do more and buy less this year. As I’ve mentioned before, this is a hobby which I use to unwind, so it doesn’t really matter what I’m doing as long as I’m enjoying it – to a … Continue reading

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Procrastination and Philosophy

I’ve not been making any progress on any of my projects recently. There are a number of factors that are contributing to this (other than chronic procrastination): I am very busy at work and there’s no sign of any respite … Continue reading

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