Cross-cut Sled – Daniel D. Brown, 2018

I finally built me a little bit better quality crosscut sled for the table saw! Larger capacity, straighter, squarer, AND it’s got @rockler_woodworking hold-down clamps in T-tracks.

 

Covered Wood Rack – Daniel D. Brown, 2018

Finally finished our firewood/lumber drying bin! I’ve been working on this on and off for the past week in the garage. It’s mostly for all the random logs and rough lumber I’ve been collecting. I have an alert set up on Craigslist for whenever someone cuts down a tree and is giving it away as firewood. Last week I acquired a bunch of fresh black walnut logs and desperately need an outdoor place to store them (our garage is a nightmare right now). And we needed a place to store the wood for our fire pit is that it’s “sit outside” weather. Made from construction pine and cheap cedar fence planks. It’s mostly based on a random plan I found online.

The white logs are a recent black walnut I got for free. The rest is for the firepit:) some elm in there too. And the big logs are locust. Not sure if I’ll do anything with them yet.

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I might need another one. 😆

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Carving Tool Box – Daniel D. Brown, 2018

Well that was fun! I woke up today and decided to make a box for my carving knives and accessories. My old one is too small now. It’s a pretty simple box, with lots of flaws – but I’m super happy with it for my own use. I made the top by resawing a piece of scrap walnut to create a bookmatched panel (with a lot of handplaning). I cut the big chamfers (or whatever you wanna call them) on the table saw. The lid panel and bottom are inserted into grooves on the sides, which are made of cherry leftover from @tam_a_ryn’s kitchen island cart. The bottom is just some scrap pine I needed to get rid of. Finished with tung oil.
I was gonna add splines. But I wanted this to be a quick project and was just ready to be done. I think it’ll hold up fine with my usage.

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Well that was fun! I woke up today and decided to make a box for my carving knives and accessories. My old one is too small now. It’s a pretty simple box, with lots of flaws – but I’m super happy with it for my own use. I made the top by resawing a piece of scrap walnut to create a bookmatched panel (with a lot of handplaning). I cut the big chamfers (or whatever you wanna call them) on the table saw. The lid panel and bottom are inserted into grooves on the sides, which are made of cherry leftover from @tam_a_ryn’s kitchen island cart. The bottom is just some scrap pine I needed to get rid of. Finished with tung oil. I was gonna add splines. But I wanted this to be a quick project and was just ready to be done. I think it’ll hold up fine with my usage. . . . #woodworking #woodenbox #toolbox #madeinpittsburgh #makersgonnamake

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