Clamp Rack with Safety Features

Clamp rack with safety features
I've been needing to upgrade my clamp rack for a while now due to safety in the shop. Its out with the old and in with the new... This is one of those shop projects that you'll ask yourself, "Why didn't I do this sooner"? Safety is becoming more of a concern as the kids get older and help out in...

Installing a shop air cleaner

Shop Air Cleaner
  Jay Bates and I built a shop air cleaner. Continue reading for the installation process and links to the build video and article. LINK: Programmable Timer Switch 96 p{ ...

Shop Vest – Atlas 46

Shop Apron and Tool Vestvideo
Shop Vest - Atlas 46 Introduction If you have been following me very long you know that I recently started wearing a shop vest. Atlas 46 reached out to me a while back and asked if I would be interested in trying out their work wear, more specifically their version of a shop apron. The name for the exact one that I wear...

Woodworking Shop Tour

Shop Tour - Stone and Sons Workshopvideo
Shop Tour Introduction In this shop tour I want to cover several things. The first being shop layout, but I also want to cover shop organization and shop space. My shop is twenty feet by twenty feet with nine foot ceilings. So, first let me mention the reason I went through a total shop re-arrangement. I recently upgraded my wood lathe...

Combohead Mallet

Combohead Malletvideo
Combohead Mallet Introduction The Combohead Mallet is a combination of a carvers mallet and a joiners mallet. I made a couple of videos early on when I first made the discovery of what is now the official Combohead Mallet design and every time I get asked if I’m going to make any to sale or do I have a template....

Router Fence with Dust Collection

Router Fence with Dust Collectionvideo
ROUTER FENCE WITH DUST COLLECTION Introduction I’ve had my current router fence for some time now and it looks pretty bad and I also made it before I started doing YouTube videos, which means I don’t have a build video to reference. In addition to having a video to refer back to, I also wanted a build video to accompany the...

2 Woodworking Shop Jigs – How To

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Jigs are extremely useful in the shop and in my opinion they're kind of like clamps... you can never have too many. I make a router jig and a new taper jig in this project. Keep reading to find out how to make both... It's funny how one project can stem another project which can then stem another and another...

Planer Dust collection – shop made

I received several requests for a closer look at the dust collection on my planer. The factory dust hood is no longer available for my particular model, so in order to capture all the chips and dust that is produced from this beast I had to create my own dust hood. YOU CAN WATCH THE VIDEO HERE... Watch the...

Multipurpose Shop Cart

Multipurpose Shop Cart plan
I had a problem in the shop and we solved it... Continue reading to find out how. Click here to watch the build video! I noticed when I used the bandsaw, lathe, table saw, miter saw, jointer, planer, drill press... ok, all of my tool stations that I needed a place to stack the pieces I was working...

Outfeed Assembly Table: Part 2 – The Build

This is part two, the build, of the Outfeed/Assembly Table project. Once I got started on this build I didn't want to stop until it was done. The improved workflow and efficiency this table provides was much needed in the shop, but getting there was challenging... This project was looong overdue. I have been needing more storage and organization...

Outfeed Assembly Table: Part 3 – The Tour

I'm excited to give a tour of the new outfeed assembly table. In this article I'll show you around and explain the features and some things that I haven't mentioned in the previous videos. Continue reading for all the details. This was a fun project from start to finish. When I get to design something  the way I want...

Bench Vise and dog holes

bench vise and dog holes
  In this project I install a bench vise to the side of my assembly table and drill some dog holes in the table top. 96 p{ ...

Outfeed/Assembly Table: Part 1 – The Design

Outfeed/Assembly Part 1
For a while now I'v been meaning to rebuild my outfeed/assembly table due to the fact that it wasn't documented with video or plans when I made it a couple of years ago. So, now's the time to document it and make some changes that will improve the overall use. Watch the Video Here I started out planning...

Making a mallet – design concept

Not too long ago I came up with a mallet design that features both the joiner and carver mallet. I also incorporated something I call a FingerGrip. Take a look... Watch the video ComboHead Mallet with FingerGrip There are several types of mallets, but there are two that are more common than the others. The first and most common...

Drill Charging Station with Air Tool Storage AND Dust Free Bins

After rearranging my shop a little bit, I lost my drill charging station location due to hanging a cabinet in it's place. So, the only logical thing to do was to build a new one. Keep reading for more... My process was a little different throughout this project, whereas I normally start a project with Sketch-up. This time around...