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  • Norm's Book - Measure Twice, Cut Once

    by bricofleur     Thursday, June 11, 2009
    As mentionned in my prior post - Twin Kitchen Hutches #4 - Two mistakes, one after the other - I found a book at my local library titled "Measure twice and cut once" by you guess who, Norm Abram. Since I'm a volunteer at the library teaching...
  • Shopmade D-handle Router Base

    by bricofleur     Thursday, April 2, 2009
    I finally made my shopmade router D-handle base. I've been thinking about that for months. I was inspired by Carol Reed's design. The sub-base is made out of 3/8''-thick Plexiglass and the handle is nothing but two pieces of scrap plywood...
  • Storage Chest

    by bricofleur     Saturday, March 28, 2009
    Finally the storage chest I started in November is completed and was delivered this morning to my youngest daughter for her 30 th birthday. She was very happy. If you want to see the whole process of building it, from scratch to finishing, including tips...