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Bits and pieces in the workshop.

packers allow the doweling jig to work nicely for dowels in stock

Doweling Jig Mini-hack

4mm packers allow the @axminstertools doweling jig to work nicely for 10mm dowels in 18mm stock #woodworking #woodwork #jig #workshop #maker

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

Rebate

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

Rebate

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

Workshop tip for the @Banggood dowel jig. The included locating pin for spacing out dowels has an 8mm diameter. Bore out the "hanging hole" in your steel rules to 8mm and you can then use the locating pin in them to space out longer distances between the dowels. Used in combination, i.e. the jig, a 12”/300mm rule, and a 24”/600mm rule you can produce a vast array of dowel spacings, all of which are spaced accurately on the opposing timber faces without having to rely on a measuring tape at…

Making the most of the banggood.com dowel jig

Workshop tip for the @Banggood dowel jig. The included locating pin for spacing out dowels has an 8mm diameter. Bore out the "hanging hole" in your steel rules to 8mm and you can then use the locating pin in them to space out longer distances between the dowels. Used in combination, i.e. the jig, a 12”/300mm rule, and a 24”/600mm rule you can produce a vast array of dowel spacings, all of which are spaced accurately on the opposing timber faces without having to rely on a measuring tape at…

How to close a tin of wax that doesn't want to!

Like dowels are good for strength!

Dowels

Like #Guinness dowels are good for strength!

While OSB can work great in furniture projects, you get constant reminders of what a cheap material it is and have to work around stuff like this frequently Christmas Beer, Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Family Christmas, Box Joint Jig, Box Joints, Cross Cut Sled, Lampoons Christmas, Pin Box, Wood Worker

When OSB is bad!

While OSB can work great in furniture projects, you get constant reminders of what a cheap material it is and have to work around stuff like this frequently #osb #weekendwoodworker #wwmm #maker #woodworking #woodwork

Using a spacer the same size as the kerf of the table saw blade to add a little stability while cutting a box in two, to form a lid/body.  I'll post a full blog write up about this little box in the next couple of days.

Kerf Cutting a Box Lid

Using a spacer the same size as the kerf of the table saw blade to add a little stability while cutting a box in two, to form a lid/body. I'll post a full blog write up about this little box in the next couple of days.

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

Rebate

Once upon a time there was a rebate, running all the way around a tiny board of pallet wood!

I want to make a tiny wooden box for another project that I have going on the back burner and I’d like to use box joints for the construction to make it strong and to look a bit fancy. So it’s a pin box joint jig for me! Box Joint Jig, Box Joints, Pin Box, Wooden Boxes, Workshop, Notes, Construction, Strong, Fancy

Box joint jig

I want to make a tiny wooden box for another project that I have going on the back burner and I’d like to use box joints for the construction to make it strong and to look a bit fancy. So it’s a pin box joint jig for me!