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  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – May 19, 2018

    I’m back from vacation! I have a bunch of stuff that I brought back from Makers Central that I want to share....

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – May 2, 2018

    The three waterfall tables are done!  Last week I fit the glass into the glass river table and got finish applied....

  • Northern Woods Exhibition 2018

    Northern Woods Exhibition April 26-29 at Eden Prairie Center 8251 Flying Cloud Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 https://www.mnwwg.org/nwds.html Show Guide: The program hasn’t been made available yet but I’ll post a link to it as soon as it becomes available. Coverage of past shows: 2017:......

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – April 26, 2018

    Thanks to everyone who chatted with me at Fine Woodworking Live! It was a blast! Back in the shop, I made minor progress on the outfeed table and the river table. This weekend the Highboy will be in the Northern Woods Show....

  • Cutting and Drying Cookies

    Cutting big and small cookies from logs on my bandsaw mill, testing a few drying scenarios, and taking a look at the results one year later....

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – April 18, 2018

    This week, I finished up waterfall table number 2 (the resin river) and got started finally on my new table saw outfeed table. The cabinet carcass is built and I used plywood for that. Been a while since I built a project from plywood…...

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – April 11, 2018

    Biggest thing this week was the progress on the resin waterfall river table.  I had a successfully uneventful resin pour.  Once it was cured, I cut and joined the waterfall joint just like the second table.  Speaking of the second table, I made the glass......

  • Slabbing the Goofy Maple

    This log was slightly too big for my chainsaw mill back in the day but before I got around to cutting it with the larger chainsaw mill, I started building my bandsaw mill. I really wasn’t sure what would be in this log but I......

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – April 3, 2017

     Made a bunch of progress on the first river waterfall table. I cut the waterfall joint and built a steel base for it. The other table will get it’s resin river this week once I decide on a final direction for the pigment....

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – March 27, 2018

    Finished up the first waterfall table and got started on the other two by surfacing the slabs. One of the waterfall tables will get a resin river so I put together a small sample to see how everything will look before I move forward with......

  • Top Planes, Lumber Drying Times, Books, Roubo, Router Bit Bearings

    A listing of the questions and their timestamps can be found below....

  • Matt’s Weekly Shop Update – March 19, 2017

    The slab work on the waterfall table is all done.  I trimmed the leg to final size and applied finish.  The last bit of this table will be a trapezoidal base. ...

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