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008 Dead Blow Mallet: Fun Shop Project

 Dead Blow Mallet This dead blow mallet is a fun, useful project that I use on basically every project. Anything that I build for the shop is designed and built like it’s going to a customer. So the mallet was no exception. This little persuader was made with Maple and Paduk just to make it stand […]

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162 Double Flip-Top Workstation

Double Flip-top Workstation I designed and made this double flip-top workstation for a couple of pieces of machinery that I use, but not often. It just makes a convenient way to store the equipment and saved some floor space at the same time. This particular project was designed for the machines that I wanted to […]

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Free Cam Clamp Plan

Shop Made Cam Clamp Put the squeeze on high priced clamps with these free cam clamp plans. …. Just make your own You can construct as many clamps as you require in varying lengths and at huge cost savings. I saw a picture and description of these clamps on Instructable’s that were designed by Mike […]

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139 Swivel Clamp Storage

Double the clamps …. half of the wall space! Wall space is always at a premium in even the largest shops so the less room you have to occupy to accomplish your clamp storage issues the better. This clamp rack is designed to be wall mounted, high enough to accommodate your longest bar or pipe […]

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128 Shop Helper: Sheet Good Lifter/ Feeder

The Shop Helper Do you ever wish you had another pair of hands to help out in the shop? Well I’ve just designed your new best friend. We both know that handling 4 x 8 sheets of any product is a pain in the neither region. Struggling to get it lined up so you can […]

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A Scratch Stock

Scratch Stock Holder I realize that making and using a scratch stock to shape a special profile is not new, as a matter of fact it’s been around a lot longer than I have (and that’s quite a while) but this week was the first time I have had the need for such a tool. […]

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101 Flip-Top Workstation

Space Saving Mobile Workstation Everyone is trying to conserve space in their shop no matter what the size. This space saving Flip-Top workstation will cut down you bench-top machine footprint considerably plus keep your machines easily accessible. The cart is easy to use and inexpensive to build. A great addition for any shop! I saw a […]

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094 Box Joint Jig w/ Micro Adjust

Each time I build a project that requires box (finger) joints I scab together a quick jig anf have at it.. I guess I have been lucky as it works most of the time. However I found out that you have to be more accurate especially on wide panels. My last project required a box […]

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082 Old Style Toolbox: Build a classic!

Old Style Toolbox Using an old picture from Popular Woodworking I have tried to re-create this toolbox that was designed by “Sloyd” in 1900. I can imagine carpenters of that era heading off to a jobsite with a similar style of toolbox in hand. Carrying a minimum amount of hand tools and completing beautiful functional […]

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080 Utilitarian Tool-Chest

Do you ever wish you had your shop tools more organized? This simple tool chest might be the answer. The tool well on top will hold tools up to 5” high and then there are two drawers at 3” high and the lowest drawer is 3 ½” high. You will be amazed at how much […]