Category Archives: woodworking

Wow its alot of work to curve a board

This author spent alot of time making this curved laptop desk. Me…I wonder if the steam approach would have been easier…of course it would not been done with plywood. https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Bent-Wood-Laptop-Tray/

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Nice tablesaw Tapering Jig

I like how the author uses the tablesaw to intially make the t slots instead of slowly going thru with a router. https://www.instructables.com/id/Tablesaw-Tapering-Jig/

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Building shelves for Dorm bedframe

This is much nicer than what I got my kids. The author built some nice shelves you could mount to the bed of a dorm room (one of those wooden bed on top, desk on bottom. https://www.instructables.com/id/Clamping-Dorm-Room-Shelves-With-School-Spirit/

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Another nice knob jig

Another nice knob jig build. I had one similar to this one, but ran into issues with harder wood and cutting out the ends of the knob, the piece would slip a bit while cutting. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/3-1-star-knob-jig-77604?homelistings#post151676

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Make a cheap fence clamp

Why didn’t I think of this? The author uses a big u-bolt clamp to make 2 L bolts to use in a sacrificial fence. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/super-cheap-fence-clamp-76830?homelistings#post148412

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Making your own firestarter

Nice build overall. Simple too. https://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Handmade-Firestarters/

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Cool infinity cube

Now the author 3D printed the frame, but it maybe easier to just build it out of wood. https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Infinity-Cube/

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Some nice builds for table saw jigs

A whole bunch of jigs. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/ultimate-homemade-table-saw-jigs-videos-76852?homelistings#post148494

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A better cove jig for your tablesaw

The author from a week back(?) came up with a better version of his jig. https://www.homemadetools.net/forum/better-simpler-updated-version-my-fence-cove-jig-77329?homelistings#post150491

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Nice miter sled for a table saw

Nice build to cut 45 degree angles on the table saw. Great to do if you are working with boards that are bigger than you compound miter can handle. https://www.instructables.com/id/MITER-SLED-FOR-SMALL-TABLE-SAW/

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