Chronology of 2011

I post a new article every Monday, and sometimes also during the week

Articles added in 2011:

Jan 3

Two reader bandsaws:
Gordon Millar's
and Hessam Sane's
Jan 6

A really neat planetary
drive
by ronald walters,
and also his table saw
fence micro adjuster.
Jan 10

Building a large mirror
stand
using some of my
fancy jigs. Includes video
Jan 13

Ronald walters'
marble machine
Jan 17

My dad's homemade
tablesaw
, Gerry's Panto-
router
and Doug's video:
bee box finger joints
Jan 20

A visit to the
Ontario Steam Heritage
Museum
Jan 24

Old woodworking
machines
and shingle
mills
at the Ontario
Steam Heritage Museum
Jan 31

Experimenting with
building a hollow chisel
mortiser
Feb 7

Building a storage
cabinet for the basement
Feb 14

New reader project:
a router pantograph
Feb 15

About my new BigPrint
program - for creating
large 1:1 print mosaics.
Feb 18

Flattening boards wider
than your jointer
Feb 21

Making a fingerjoint
with the pantorouter
Feb 23

New updates mailing list
Also a short article on
drilling overlapping holes
Feb 28

A blade guide for
resawing wide lumber
on a 14" bandsaw
Mar 7

Urn for ashes
Mar 9

Lucas Contreras's
router pantograph
Mar 14

Building Long reach C-clamps, also pictures
of Fernand's bandsaw
Mar 21

Explaining planer snipe
on small thickness
planers.
Mar 23

Neal Weeks's belt
sander
, and Jim Harvey's angled box joints
Mar 28

3D router pantograph
A versatile jig
Apr 4

Pat Hawley's Thickness
sander
, including plans
Apr 7

Roger Gallant's
strip sander and
edge belt sander
Apr 11

Carving a violin scroll
with the 3D pantograph
Apr 18

Hector's homemade
table saw and router lift
Apr 25

Hector's homemade
panel saw
Apr 28

The story of how I
broke my wrist,
and dealing with it.
May 2

The Hui game
May 5

John Heisz's
homemade disk sander
May 9

Inlay carving with the
router pantograph
May 16

Marble machine 2.1: A
refined version of my old
"marble machine 2"
May 20

Explaining how
marble machine 2.1
works
May 23

Part 1 of building marble
machine 2.1: making the
gears
, also Stephen's
router wheel lathe
May 26

Ronald Walters' cyclone,
Marble machine 2.1
build part 2:
elevating mechanism
May 30

More marble machine
2.1 construction: base,
support arm, and
marble distributor
Jun 6

Making dowels, and
marble machine 2.1
build part 6:
The dump-o-matic
Jun 13

Homemade airgun, and
marble machine 2.1
build part 7:
The clanking iron
Jun 20

John Heisz's bar clamps,
Dan Cameron's mortiser,
and marble machine build
part 8: Zigzag descent
Jun 24

Marble machine 2.1 build
part 9: bowl ramps and
part 10: can drums
Jun 27

Last two parts of M.M.
2.1: part 11 and part 12.
Also around the web:
Clothing and table saws
and Geared lathe stand
Jun 29

Dejan Kovac's
homemade bandsaw
and Bob McDermid's
Pantorouter
Jul 4

Michael Schultheiss's
geared desk lamp, and
two more reader built
bandsaws: Rod Nagel's
and Beri Bracun's
Jul 11

Home improvement
projects: Porch repairs,
stiffening a wood floor
and Ron Walter's
hole in the wall solution
Jul 13

Delta planer teardown
How it works inside.
Also, a reader sent me
a link to his homemade
lathe project
Jul 18

Part 1 of my building a
12" jointer
experiment
Jul 25

Finishing up the home-
made jointer
Aug 1

Workbench with storage
and Ken Coulter's gear
making Pantorouter
Aug 5

A wooden bandsaw built
from a design published
in Popular Mechanics

in 1974
Aug 8

14" bandsaw experiment part 1: The frame.
Also: Shaun Bennett's
tractor bunk bed
Aug 15

14" bandsaw part 2:
Making the wheels
Also: Hector Acevedo's
riving knife addition
Aug 18

Tamas Petos's projects
and 14" bandsaw build
part 3:The wheel mounts
Aug 22

14" bandsaw part 4:
Adding a motor
Also: Peter Passuello's
bandsaw build videos
Aug 25

14" bandsaw part 5:
The table.   Also: Alex
Harris's homemade
bandsaw videos
Aug 29

Ronald Walters's drill
press table
and floor
sweep adapter

Bandsaw build part 6:
Blade guides
Sep 1

Gavin Hanna spotted
these homemade
machines
at a re-store.
Also, Roger Mills pen
shaking contraption
Sep 5

Bandsaw build part 7:
Building the enclosure
Sep 12

14" bandsaw build:
Things learned
Also: some of Ron
Walter's shop solutions
Sep 19

Building my sawmill and
testing it on a log
Sep 22

John's in place jointer
knife honing technique
Sep 25

Ron Walters's
drum thickness sander
Oct 3

Wasp sucking machine
Oct 10

More on the sawmill:
Milling in my backyard.
Also finished the plans
for the bandmill
Oct 17

Michael Grant's leaf
vacuuming trailer
and
Ron Walters clock wheel
building
experiments
Oct 24

Table saw fence micro-
adjusting
and
three shop trick videos
by Ron Walters
Oct 29

Showing off some of my
favourite handplenes
Oct 31

Dejan Kovac's router
table
and free plans
Also Woodgears.ca was
covered on TV.
Nov 6

A simple technique for
Mortising on the drill
press
Nov 7

Two more
reader built bandsaws:
Luis Segura Yupari's
and Dave Norton's
Nov 9

Alain Vaillancourt's
projects, including a
video of building a
clamp rack
Nov 14

Building an apple grinder
and experimenting with
motorizing it
Nov 16

Beri Bracun's
homemade lathe
and disk sander
Nov 21

Bandsaw vs CNC
Which is faster?
Also Brian's version of
marble machine 2.1
Nov 24

Reader built bandsaws:
Zimmerman's,
Paulsen's, and Smith's
Nov 28

Cutting gears on a
laser cutter
, and
Lucas Contreras's
homemade table saw
Nov 30

Ron Walters's dust
extraction improvements
,
and a some really clever
worksite toolchests
Dec 5

Carving circles with a
pantograph
and Jens
Larsen's Thien baffle
dust extractor mods
Dec 12

Four SketchUp tutorials,
Kyle Scott's belt sander
and an update on how
frost heaving works
Dec 19

Making trunnions for the bandsaw
Dec 26

Mike Bourbonnais's
homemade jointer
and Jim Wheeler's
18" tilting bandsaw table

See also:

Articles added in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012


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