October 07, 2015

How to make a table saw sled

Crosscut table saw sled. woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
I have long since wanted to make a table saw sled. It seems to be a great system to make precise crosscuts, and after I have used it for the first time, I am sure it is a jig I will use a lot in my homemade woodworking shop.

September 13, 2015

The homemade table saw I made to use with my disc lift

The old miter saw arm and the new table saw. http://woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
After some time using the table saw that I made with an old miter saw arm, I decided I should dismantle that miter saw arm and install a regular circular saw. The problem with that miter saw arm was that the disc wobbles, and it was impossible to me to fix it.

August 27, 2015

How to fix and improve cheap bar clamps

Simple trick to fix cheap clamps. woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
When I go to the DIY center I always buy a couple of these very cheap bar clamps, so now I have a lot of them. These clamps are so cheap that one may wonder if they are worth what they cost. I would buy high quality clamps if I could afford them, but for the moment I always used these in my woodworking projects. The only problem I always had is that these clamps can leave a big mark in the workpiece if I don´t use some blocks to protect the wood.

August 20, 2015

Making a table saw with a miter saw arm

Workbench frame to make the table saw. www.woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
To make this table saw I attach it to the workbench frame I made some time ago. When I made my first table saw I used a 750W Bosh circular saw, but it has not enough power to cut with ease lumber that is more than 2.5cm thick.