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.

March 31, 2015

How to make a planter box with pallet wood

Pallet wood planter box plans, woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.comWell, I am not only using pallet wood to make this planter, I also use a 38x38 millimeters strip of pine that I have in my shop. I make this planter box because I want to see how pallet wood looks after planing it with my homemade thickness planer. And because I want a simple way to make the box shape, I decided to route grooves in the planter legs to join the pieces of board. This is something very easy to make if you have a router table.

February 13, 2015

How to make a copper and wood ring

How to make a ring with copper and wood. www.woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
Hi everyone! Today I’m going to show how I made a copper and wood ring on my lathe. As usually, the materials which I’m using are quite affordable and easy to find: wood shavings, copper pipe and copper wire from any electric cable.

January 16, 2015

How to make a spinning top

How to make a spinning top. woodworking.enredandonogaraxe.com
Lluis shows us how he made this elegant spinning top:
Hi everyone! This week I want to share with you my first project on my new lathe. I’m very pleased with it, but no, I’ve no experience in wood turning, so I decided to make a quick and easy project for those who like me are newbies at this discipline. I must admit that I have a remarkable interest in Christopher Nolan’s films. And that’s how I came with the idea to make the spinning top that Cobb uses like a Totem (after Mal did) in "Inception" film. Below I explain the whole process of creating this object.
Lluis nos muestra cómo hizo esta elegante peonza:
¡Saludos a todos! Esta semana quiero compartir con vosotros mi primer proyecto con mi nuevo torno para madera. Estoy encantado con él, y debido a que carezco de experiencia en ese campo, decidí hacer un proyecto simple y rápido para aquellos como yo que se encuentran empezando en esta disciplina. Debo admitir mi interés y admiración por la filmografía de Christopher Nolan, así que tuve la idea de replicar la peonza que en la película origen es usada como Totem (primero por Mal y posteriormente por Cobb). A continuación os explico todo el proceso de creación de dicho objeto.