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Leslee
  • Belle Fourche, SD
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Lumber Cart
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  Can anyone help me out on some ideas I could use on making a rolling lumber cart. There are so many different ones, that I want to use it to also store some old windows until I get to making the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by michael evans Aug 31.

What is the best wood to use for a router table top?
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I want to build a router table for my first project in my new shop after I finish it sometime this summer. What would be best to use to make the top for the router table?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ray vile Apr 20, 2013.

 

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Leslee commented on james wilhelm's photo
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"I like your show and storage for your projects, Jim. Right now my shed/shop looks a little more messy with wood and other unfinished projects in the wings. In the next few weeks I might have more room since I finished my carriage doors and working…"
Thursday
Leslee replied to Jay Boutwell's discussion 'Christmas Greetings'
" Merry Christmas, Jay to you, your poochie, and family this holiday season. I also would like to wish all the Kreg Community a safe and happy holiday season. Keep the saw dust flying."
Thursday
Leslee commented on Jay Boutwell's album
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Building A Large Router Table

"Hi, Jay. What a nice looking router table you made. I sure like the purple heart edging around it. It really makes it look sharp. You have a really good work horse in having a Triton router in your table.  I hope I can build a great table for…"
Nov 29
michael evans left a comment for Leslee
"Hi Leslee look forward to the shop tour go steady Mick."
Nov 20
Leslee left a comment for michael evans
"  Hi, Mick.  Thank you for the comment on my Shed/Shop. I recycled most of my wood from my old 10x12 shed in this bigger one. Most of the walls were built with the recycle 2x4s from the old shed. The only thing that has new materials is…"
Nov 20
Leslee replied to michael evans's discussion 'Let's have more workshop photos.'
" I think that would be a great idea, Mick. I am still working on mine as you can tell by some of my pics of late. I haven't started on the lighting yet but, I do get natural light by my six clearstory windows and warm sunshine in the…"
Nov 10
Leslee commented on Leslee's photo
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The big 8 x 8 Beam ( during the building of the Shed/Shop)

"Thanks, Guys.   You know my neighbor and his buddy put that big beam in place. I look at that big black beam and see two small sized uprights the same size holding up the roof. It is a really cool talking piece when someone looks up. I…"
Nov 10
Jay Boutwell commented on Leslee's photo
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microwave Table

"Lesslee, this is a nice micro wave table as it is not only a good design but also looks very stable. The design is great as it has two shelves under the table of which is something not ofter seen, Usual designs only have a main surface above and one…"
Nov 7
michael evans commented on Leslee's photo
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Front Door (west side) Shed/Shop

"Like the shop Leslee ,see you recycle like Jim and me . Any chance of a shop tour when your finished?"
Nov 6
michael evans commented on Leslee's photo
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The big 8 x 8 Beam ( during the building of the Shed/Shop)

"Oh to have a shop that size ,instead of working in a rabbit hutch ha."
Nov 6
Leslee replied to KregRep's discussion 'What project would you most like to build?'
" Let me see......I would build an European Workbench with two vises; one at the end and one at the side of the bench. All the woodworking tools from Old School style woodworking. Make furniture for the house and have fun projects to build like…"
Nov 5
james wilhelm commented on Leslee's photo
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microwave Table

"Hi Leslee like your microwave table , toll cabinet and work bench well done , thanks for sharing , JIM !!"
Nov 5
james wilhelm commented on Leslee's photo
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The big 8 x 8 Beam ( during the building of the Shed/Shop)

"Leslee , the start of your shed/shop looks great and rock solid, well done , JIM !!!"
Nov 5
Leslee commented on Lanelle Warrick's photo
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Banquette in Home Brewery/Man Cave

" That's a great idea, Lanelle. The extra seating,storage, and a toy box for the kids. I like a woodworker thinking of everything a coming up with a cool looking seating area. You could sit down have a brew or two with company and the kids…"
Nov 5
Leslee posted photos
Nov 5
Leslee commented on Rita B.'s photo
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Computer Secretary/Desk

"Hi, Rita.  What a beautiful desk you made. I have a really good book for you to help you on future projects that you need in joinery. It is called, "The Complete Joinery Book"; it would help you with future projects to make more and…"
Oct 30

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Which Kreg Jig® and/or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System
How would you describe yourself?
Moderate Woodworker

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At 3:36am on November 20, 2014, michael evans said…

Hi Leslee look forward to the shop tour go steady Mick.

At 5:32pm on July 11, 2014, Rita B. said…

Thanks Leslee,  I will check them out.  Just starting out with the router so it will be a process of bit collection.   I use online tools a lot as a learning curve.

At 11:42pm on March 8, 2014, james wilhelm said…

Hi Leslee , thank,s for nice comment on case , used Spanish Oak  on this one and a lot of my other project,s , the guy  did not want poly on this one  and did have a lot of room to display a lot of thing,s  , have a great day , JIM !!

At 11:16am on January 23, 2014, Kimbra Brunk said…

Thanks for your input, Leslee.  I will check, but at our location our county doesn't require building permits, although they are quick to put an evaluation on our property tax!

Our plan is to purchase a building that comes with the metal all cut and all the hardware, overhead door, walk out door and window included.  We would like an overhang of the roof on one side to cover a porch area.  We will hire one experienced carpenter who has put up a couple of barns for us.  I am lucky in this, my husband, son, and neighbor are going to help the carpenter to keep costs at a minimum.  I am buying 6 inch insulation from my brother, who overbought for his shop.  That is all I have done for sure.  Are you putting up a building for a wood shop?  Did you have plans to install a dust collection system?  There are so many things to consider, I am a bit overwhelmed.  I am thankful for the carpenter we have, but he is open to new ideas too.

I hope your disability allows you to get your building up  and functioning soon.  It would be nice to have an area to work in this cold weather!

Have a great week, Kimbra

At 10:05pm on January 14, 2014, james wilhelm said…

Hi Leslee , thank,s  for the nice comment,s on my bench !!!  I saw the basic plan on Lowes site and revised it to my own taste,s !!  Right now I have one together , two half done , two more on the bench ready to go together and picked up an order for one more today, going to be making benches for awhile , HA!   Have a good day , Jim !!

At 9:23pm on November 20, 2013, james wilhelm said…

Hi Leslee, thanks for the nice comment,s on my Rocking Horse , I like making thing,s for the little one,s  and love to see that smile on their face when they first see it , makes all that work worth while , have a good day , Jim !

At 5:29pm on June 20, 2013, james wilhelm said…

Hi Leslee  , Thank you very much for the comment on my chair ,  the oo1 picture is the one the guy sent me to see if I could make one like it , the 003 picture is the one that I made with a few changes to the boom  - tool box and the colors !! I am sorry if I confused every one by posting both pictures , just wanted to show every one what I had to work with to make  this chair , also posted my mistake on the main page  !! sending you a pic. of the right one , have a great day , JIM !!!

At 11:38am on June 5, 2013, Lorrie said…

Thanks Leslee for all of the Information.  I will be checking out both of the websites.  I'm not ready to build one just yet, but I'm always looking to get ideas.  I will check out the information on the height for sure.  I am 5'7 and don't usually have too much trouble with the height of the tables.  This will definitely help me with making a decision.    Lorrie

At 3:07am on April 2, 2013, Troy said…

Thanks for the tip on train items at Rockler.com. Not only are the buildings of interest to me, but I found the router bits for building the tracks to be something I was in the market for. Greatly appreciate it Leslee! :)

At 5:28pm on February 6, 2013, james wilhelm said…

Leslee , thank you for your comment on my clamps , It did take years to get them , but I can do a few projects at a time and you can never have to many clamps, have a great day and enjoy building your projects , JIM

 
 
 

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