Monthly Archives: August 2015

Finger Jointed Box Series

Now that I have the finger joint jig dialed in for the SawStop and the sliding table it’s time to make a series of boxes.  The only craft fair I’ve ever done was the Summerlin Craft Fair two years ago when … Continue reading

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SawStop SlidingTable Finger Joint Jig

This will be a very brief post to show how I modified the finger joint jig that I used on the Jet cabinet saw to now work on the SawStop equipped with the Sliding Table.  It took a number of … Continue reading

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Custom Pine Box Complete & Delivered

I’m  a bit behind because this latest Etsy order is already packed up, shipped, and delivered.  Matter of fact, the client gave me a great review which is really what it’s all about.  When I taught I would tell my … Continue reading

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Custom Order: Dovetailed Pine Box

In a previous post I mentioned that I have a custom order request from the Etsy store and the client was very understanding about my vacation and Armoire plans.  It’s now coming to the final stages and my goal for today … Continue reading

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John’s Armoire: It is Finished!

Today was the first day I worked in the shop without the Armoire in it and to be honest, it felt kind of empty.  It’s been in the shop for such a long time but I’m glad that it’s now … Continue reading

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Vacation Fun & Back to the Shop

It was great to take a week off and go to the cool northwest — Spokane, Washington plus time in Rossland, British Columbia and a fantastic bike ride that was in both Montana and Idaho!   The bike ride was … Continue reading

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The End is Closer!

Tired but happy is the best way to describe how I’m feeling at the end of this long day. You can see in these two pictures that the Armoire is virtually complete, all that remains is the back and bottom … Continue reading

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