Westfarthing Woodworks Post Review for 8/25/2019

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This week, the guitar gets a bridge, and you’ll learn some tips on buying Harbor Freight clamps. Then, tips on making a reloading bench, and why you should join a woodworking forum. Finally, helpful insight on making a kids table and chairs followed by another great looking woodworking gallery. Enjoy.

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How to Make an Acoustic Guitar

How-to-Make-an-Acoustic-Guitar-Series-Part-Thirty-Four-Attaching-the-BridgeIn How to Make an Acoustic Guitar Part Thirty Four, you’ll get to see the attaching of the guitar bridge to the guitar body. This is one of the last things that gets attached, and the body can then be prepped for finishing.

One of the big challenges in attaching the bridge is clamping. In the post, you’ll learn a method that I have been using for a long time to keep my bridges located in the right place the entire time they are being glued.

It’s really simple, and you might even have the few hardware pieces you need in your shop, making the method completely free.

Buying Harbor Freight Clamps

How-to-Carefully-Buy-Harbor-Freight-ClampsIn How to Safely Buy harbor Freight Clamps, you will learn about buying clamps from a discount store, and what you need to know to ensure that the value lasts longer than the immediate cost savings.

There are good and bad things about buying discounted tools. If you know what to look for, you will have a much better chance of finding something that will be both a great buy and a good long term value from a durability standpoint.

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I’ll show you everything you need to know, and the tips will help you stock up on value clamps without having to worry about them falling apart down the road.

Making a Reloading Bench

9-High-Power-Tips-for-Making-a-Reloading-BenchIn 9 High Power Tips for Making a Reloading Bench, you will learn how to craft the ultimate reloading bench, and everything you need to know to make the project turn out perfectly.

A reloading bench is different from a regular bench. It has special requirements, and is treated differently than a woodworking bench. While you can use a lot of the same methods, you do need to make a few adjustments.

After this very long post, that goes into a lot of detail, you’ll be able to make a great plan, execute the plan, and end up with a reloading bench that you are very proud to own.

Joining a Woodworking Forum

10-Expert-Reasons-to-Join-a-Woodworking-ForumIn 10 Expert Reasons to Join a Woodworking Forum, you’ll learn all about the great reasons to be in a forum, and how it can help you and also help other at the same time.

Not only is a woodworking forum a great place to meet other woodworkers, it’s also a great place to ask questions. You have access to real people, that have been through what you have been through before.

There is such value in being able to work with others, and a forum is the perfect start. Also, you get to do one other thing that is really a huge win for any new woodworker, and it can help jump you to the front of the line in your woodworking education. 

I’ll show you in the post, and it’s definitely worth the read.

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Making a Kids Table and Chair Set

17-Awesome-Tips-for-Making-a-Kids-Table-and-ChairsIn 17 Awesome Tips for Making a Kids Table and Chairs, you’ll learn several things that can help make this project a lot easier. As a beginner, a small table and chairs is not outside the realm of reason. You can do it.

With these tips and tricks, you will be off to a far better start, and you will overcome many of the challenges and pitfalls that often ruin projects before they are even finished.

If you are thinking about making a smaller table and chairs for young kids, this post will give you all the energy, tips, and ideas you need to get off the ground with a solid plan, and a better chance of success.

Woodworking Gallery

Finally, this week’s Woodworking Gallery features pictures that have been on the site before, and they are sure to get you thinking about woodworking.

If you have any questions about the week in review, please Post a Question and I’ll be glad to answer them. Happy building.

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