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I'm back in the US. I'm moving in a few weeks, so won't get much done before the Christmas break. My form and cutting blocks shipped home ok- I was worried about getting them through customs. I made a trip to Harbor Freight and got some tools yesterday.
I cut my first form blocks and cutting blocks from some scrap plywood. I borrowed an 18v cordless jigsaw and cut them last night (in my room- I'm sure my room mate loved that, but I swept all the sawdust). Then over lunch today I took the rough cut parts to a tent that has a disc sander and finished them up. I'll have to duplicate them with a flush trim router bit when I get home, but that is easy enough. I may even rough cut their mates here so I can flush trim them when I have access to my…Continue
So here is my idea for a make-shift drafting desk. I ordered 2 aluminum squares from Amazon (I have the Prime, so get free shipping on most items). I screwed one to the table top and the other can slide for the straight edge. I wish I could…Continue