Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #276 – September 19, 2020

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you will find in these posts is free to you. Remember that liking, subscribing, or sharing free content goes a long way in helping produce more free content. If you like that creator’s work, share it! Also, thank you to those who send me links throughout the week when you find something really interesting.


Making your own tools is one of the best ways to start outfitting your shop without spending a lot. The downside is that it takes more time and you may not have a tool necessary to build the tool you want. Check out this homemade drum sander from Molly & Dylan. They did a great job on it.
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G’Day Folks! Shane always brings a positive energy a vibe to his videos. Great dude. Check out this clever fishing rod carrier and storage rack. I know a few of my good friends who would love one of these.
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John Heisz – I Build It

This is great to see once again. Using a long straight board against the fence to extend the reference surface will allow you to get straight cuts on not so straight material. There is a limitation to how much you can cut though. I did this years ago in my very first shop with my delta table saw. I thought it helped for straight cuts but the piece of 2×2 steel tube I was using was too long and cumbersome to keep on there. I didn’t keep it on there long enough to really verify my thoughts with it. I’m glad to see someone explain the concept and verify that it was a good move back then, and still is today.
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Rob Cosman has a wealth of woodworking knowledge. As a lifelong woodworker, he’s got the experience to pass on a ton of tips, tricks, and techniques. In this video, he demonstrates how easy it is to sharpen your own drill bits. This will save you money.
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Dorian Bracht

I love these joint videos. No cutting a joint as part of a project but rather cutting it to learn. Practice makes perfect. Practice also makes patience!
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Epic UpCycling

A LOT of work went into this table. I love the sourcing and use of copper. That took some thinking. And those rivets. 1110 of them to be exact. A table with drawers and a lid. An interesting design.
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Matthew Cremona

Matt takes his new log trailer on its maiden voyage. He shows not only getting the log home but how the arborist took it down. It’s always interesting to see the entire process. Matt continues that process at his place by milling the log into usable slabs.
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3x3Custom – Tamar

Tamar walks us through her four-car garage shop and gives some insight on how to improve some stuff. Tamar creates some great projects in this space. If you haven’t already subscribed to her channel please do so. Click through and see all of the stuff she’s made. Lots of goodies.
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  1. G’day Jay ????

    Hope you’re well mate. Just a quick message to say thanks for the Shout-Out!! Much appreciated and keep up the great work you do! You’re an inspiration to a lot of people out there ????

    Shane ????????????????

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