What's on your work bench?

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Lostininverness wrote: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:06 am Nice one! Still got a bit of sanding there to get rid of those divots on the board........
There is not enough thickness to do that. It is either filling them or leave as is.

Thinking the divots give it character and show it has had a good life...

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GrantB wrote: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:09 am I tend to leave divots in there if using new style taller frets if it means removing wood in any material amount.
Ah, missed your post.

That is exactly what I was thinking. Started fretting with 1.2mm high crowns and 2.4mm wide.

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https://www.amplifiedparts.com/products ... dium-sizes
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Jay wrote: Mon Dec 06, 2021 12:10 pm
GrantB wrote: Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:09 am I tend to leave divots in there if using new style taller frets if it means removing wood in any material amount.
Ah, missed your post.

That is exactly what I was thinking. Started fretting with 1.2mm high crowns and 2.4mm wide.

Edit - these ones:

https://www.amplifiedparts.com/products ... dium-sizes
Yep, leave the wood there. My 335 has deep and well spread divots...affects playing zero.
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Made a crosscut sled for my table saw... Going to use it for first time today. Haven't decided whether/how to fasten the blade guard yet... Will see how it goes first :think:

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Very nice, I always wanted to make one of those.
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bobiron wrote: Sun Dec 12, 2021 8:20 am Very nice, I always wanted to make one of those.
Thanks! It was super handy yesterday... Glad I made it. :)
This video was really helpful. I'm still a bit of a n00b in wood work.

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What did you crosscut with it though!
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Bg wrote: Sun Dec 12, 2021 11:36 am What did you crosscut with it though!
Boring things. :yawn: Making a shelf for a wardrobe and had to cut reliefs for internal framing. Rather than a hand saw I clamped the sheet to the sled, set the blade height, back and forth a few times... and Bobs my uncle. I made the sled so I could avoid using my Ozito dropsaw, which is dastardly. The saw table is proper calibrated now, really handy to gt the cross cuts sorted. Might make a box cutting jig next. :)

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Ah ok, I have a better dropsaw than my saw table, next year I upgrade
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I spent a couple of hours making this….
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Nice, what thickness sheet metal will that bend?
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Just did 4mm alluminium which is all I want it for, its all the sheet metal I have ;) and I only needed it for two bends, its scrap after that :)
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I should also mention, I spent months making the pile of shit under the workbench. Must remember to bin it :D That green box is actually my bin so technically anything in there is binned...
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Ooooh ba-by (smoothest Barry White voice)...you just keep posting those tool pics, dudes. The eyelids on this cat are getting quite heavy with all this tool talk and workshop jive...table saw, cross-cut sled, calibrated, folding brake, aluminium, 4mm...w o r k bench...uuuurrrrr. 8)

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I bet thats not the only bender you've had in your shed!
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