This doesn’t make sense! (poplar tray)

You're not supposed to capture solid wood and prevent it from expanding and contracting. If that's the case, which it is, what is going...

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #281 – November 27, 2021

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you...

This doesn’t make sense! (poplar tray)

You're not supposed to capture solid wood and prevent it from expanding and contracting. If that's the case, which it is, what is going...

Firepit Seating

Two years ago, in 2019, I made a video on my interpretation of an old chair design; the nesting chair. Since then I've made...

Spindle Upgrade: Tramming, Locating, and Dust Collection

My machine is an AvidCNC 4'x10'. It's not a standard size but AvidCNC's are like legos so you can build what you want, basically....

Testing a carbide insert slab flattening bit.. (SB25-2)

Purchase this bit from Bits&Bits for 15% off with the code JAYBATES15 at checkout: https://bitsbits.com/product/sb25-2-kit/ This 1/2″ shank bit clears the surface of your Spoilboard,...

This doesn’t make sense! (poplar tray)

You're not supposed to capture solid wood and prevent it from expanding and contracting. If that's the case, which it is, what is going...

Dog Bone Bench

In the summer of 2017, I went to an outdoor woodworking event in Skiatook Oklahoma. While there I received an osage orange slab from...

Mini Split Filters

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My Temporary Assembly Table

Useful links for this build: - The Paulk Workbench plans: http://bit.ly/2mfxcbx - 420-DNC250 Spiral Down cut bit from Bits & Bits. Save 15% on your order...

160 year old chest

Related history content: - Sweetgum Mortar video 1 - Sweetgum Mortar video 2 - Rolling Forge - Howitzer Elevation Gear This is a vlog style video showing the before...

Trash To Treasure – BBQ Condiment Tray

Have I mentioned how awesome my wife is lately? Well, she's awesome. Very awesome. She recently bought herself an outdoor dinging table and chairs...

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #281 – November 27, 2021

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you...

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #280 – November 13, 2021

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you...

Vlog #166: Woah! This scared me

Just a quick follow-up on the osage orange bench. Osage orange is like padauk in that the dust is fine and gets everywhere. The...

I Get Email #11: Router Bits

Use code JAYBATES15 for 15% off at Bits&Bits - https://bitsbits.com/ My personal favorite bits: - 1/8" roundover https://bitsbits.com/product/2005c/ - 7/8" compression flush trim https://bitsbits.com/product/udc9112-ultimate/ - 1/4" compression flush...