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Cutting board thumb

Making a cutting board is an easy and fun project. It's a great project for learning how to use many common shop tools and accessories. This post will take you through everything you need to make beautiful cutting boards.

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At this point, both the inside of the hull and the inside of the deck are fiberglassed, and it’s time to put them together.  The outside seam is easy; the inside seam is another story.

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Fiberglassteam

Now that all the preparation has been done, it is finally time to fiberglass the hull.  There are two significant keys to this step. 

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Wires

I just reviewed my progress so far, and I have worked 37-1/2 hours.  Since I’m estimating at least 100 hours,  and if I’m on schedule, then I’m not even half way through yet. 

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In my last boat building adventure blog, I left off with my first “real use” of the WoodRiver hand plane. I left the four panels on the work table for Dan’s inspection.

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Tired of the kids playing with cell phones and video games? Sitting in front of the wide screen TV too much? Here’s a change of pace for all ages with a woodshop project to take you away from all of that. It’s fun and can be a new design build every time.

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Apron

In this month’s Woodcraft Magazine, January Issue #44, our Editor-in-Chief, Jim Harrold writes an article responding to the Feb/Mar 2011 magazine issue where he asked for solutions in setting up a shop for the wheelchair woodworker. His article and this blog are the result of the many letters and emails sent. It is one thing to have ideas to create woodworking, or be inspired from others works, but without a user friendly shop in these circumstances, none of the ideas or inspirations can become a reality. Five areas of importance in a shop design are, wheel chair design with reach considerations, floor plan or shop layout, cabinets with power tools, managing materials with storage, and product choices that consider safety with convenience. When designing a floor plan you will first need to consider the wheelchair type. Variations include motorized units, sports models and other manual designs.

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