Woodworking Machinery

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Andy Rooney

60 MINUTES' star commentator builds beautiful furniture and confesses to board hoarding Andy Rooney is a woodworker. References to woodworking arc sprinkled among the gems of wisdom chat this famous journalist has dispensed over a career spanning more than half a century. Rooney has even alluded to his woodshop activities on television's 60 Minutes news program, where his astute, amusing and often irreverent remarks are enjoyed by millions of viewers. Investigating the woodworking rumor, I...

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Singlehanded Achievement

Carving a carousel horse is did it one-handed, challenging enough with Peters, now 80, lost the two hands. Wayne Peters use of his left arm and hand Peters carved these carousel horses one-handed for the children of Giddings, Texas. Darwin Rossman enjoyed doing fine scrollsaw work, but he wanted to test his limits and see just how fine it could get. So the 82-year-old retired geologist from Charlottesville, Virginia, built himself a micro-scroll saw that cuts pieces of inlay as narrow as V (x)...

Circle Ho On Proolct Wormaton Form

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Steve Baldwin

Is the founder of Baldwin Toy Company. He displays his toys at art shows around the country. I make Noah's house from walnut. You can build it and check the fit at any point, but don't glue it to the top layer of the hull until you have completed the final sanding. Careful sanding is the key to a good finish. I sand the whole project using several progressively finer grits, stopping at 150 grit. I wipe on several light coats of Watco Danish oil. Then I apply two coats of General Royal Finish...

Jigs For Duplicating Stretchers

Remaining Leg

After bandsawing the stretchers to rough shape, use a template jig to rout the long curve. Rout the two end curves. Use another template jig to rout the finished end curves, flipping the workpiece end-for-end between cuts. I template-rout the concave curves in the stretchers on a shaper that accepts router-bit collets, but you can do it just as well on a router table. I use a pattern-cutting bit and a couple of template-routing jigs to cut identical curves on the...

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Delta Contractor Saw Dust Cover

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