Furniture

Rustic Hall Mirror and Coat Rack

I came across an old 24x24inch mirror and I had some old cedar 2x material so I decided I would try to make a framed …

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General

Sunday Afternoon Shop Time

Sometimes it is so nice to just piddle around in the shop. Instead of the hustle of ‘I’ve got to get stuff done’ I just …

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The Business of Carpentry

A Milestone: 10,000 Views and a New Name

I started robertdailey.wordpress.com in back in 2009. I used my name so that I could branch out into whatever subjects I desired. Over the years …

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DIY Carpentry Tips and Tricks

Mounting Your Phone to a Tripod

It’s probably obvious to a professional or serious hobbyist photographer, but I shoot all of my photos and videos with my smart phone.  Occasionally I’ll …

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The Business of Carpentry

How I Set Prices For My Woodworking Business.

While working on a post about a project I’m finishing up, I managed to wonder off onto the rabbit trail of pricing.  I had to …

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Tool Reviews

A Year With a Harbor Freight Table Saw Blade

Every Woodworker goes through the phase of purchasing tools from Harbor Freight (HF).  All of our woodworking magazines come with coupons with prices ridiculously low. …

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Firearms

Pine Ammo Box

I made two of these boxes. One for a friend’s birthday, the other is to sell on Etsy.  The box measures 20″Lx13.5Wx6″D. It’s the perfect …

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DIY Carpentry Tips and Tricks

A New Jig – A Simple Tenoning Jig

Today it is a tenon jig for my table saw.  I’m making ‘turnstiles’ for my Church’s upcoming VBS. The theme is ‘Colossal Coaster World’ so …

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