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On Spring Like Days, Clean Windows

The weather’s been remarkably temperate this winter, in sharp contrast to last year’s severe snow storms. Today was a particularly mild day, where you could comfortably step outside in shirt sleeves if you felt like it. So, I was inspired … Continue reading

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The Point’s Picks for January 20th

Now that the holidays are over and everyone’s down to business again, what better thing to do than publish our first weekly summary of the New Year? So with no further ado, here, once again, is our hand-picked, curated summary … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Bench: Complete Design in SketchUp

This morning, I finished designing the frame for my Golden Ratio clamping/assembly workbench, using Google SketchUp. Here’s the design of the frame: I’d published an initial design of the bench top itself just a few weeks ago. At that time, it … Continue reading

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Kreg Klamp Trak Delivery

My Kreg Klamp Trak® order finally arrived today. Consisting of four 333/4” sections, this was the only specialized item I needed for my golden ratio clamping table. Everything else I already have, or otherwise could readily obtain from the local … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Benchtop Design in SketchUp

Yesterday, I drew a 3D design of the benchtop of my golden ratio clamping/assembly bench, which I’d introduced in a previous post as a jig I’m going to use for historic window repair. Using Google SketchUp, I translated my earlier … Continue reading

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The Point’s Picks for December 9th

Well, it feels like winter is finally just about here! A strong storm the night before last ushered in a cold front and temperatures are now down in the mid forties, where I suppose they really ought to be. …And … Continue reading

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Golden Ratio Assembly Bench

Yesterday, I sketched a design for a clamping/glue-up/assembly workbench. My inspiration for its basic form came from an article in Fine Homebuilding I’d read a few years ago, where a cabinet maker described a temporary workbench he’d constructed in his … Continue reading

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