Randy Smith (@kashiwawoodworking)

Pallet chic has now officially jumped the shark.

Owen Crane (@o1crane)

UPDATE: Happy to report that @boschtoolsna contacted me probably within ten minutes of my post, asking for details, apologizing, and offering to send a replacement. Definitely gotta give credit for customer service like that in this day and age... I didn't make this post to get anything free and had pretty much written it off as a freak accident, but that was a pretty nice surprise from bosch.
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Had a pretty gnarly little disaster the other night. As you can see, my "guide bushing" no longer has the "guide" portion attached, and my table has a hole in it the size of a violently out of control 1/2" bit 🤤 Happened awfully quick but from what I can decipher - the little cylinder that rides on your fence broke off (wtf!?!), and what was trimming less than an eighth, quickly became a quarter or so and I think as I tried to abort and pull away, something caught and kicked back. Shitty that these are the only guide bushings that fit on my otherwise great @boschtoolsna router. Guess I'm saving up for a festool that accepts the one piece brass bushings. Lucky I guess, to be needing surgery on my table and not myself. Also lucky I have some length, I've patched it and will see what the client thinks, but could cut it off and do again if need be.

#notsofinewoodworking #toolfailure #woodworking #fail

Alex (@a.from.b)

Made some clips for @mxldwg today. They will attach protective guards to his bass speakers. They hopefully prevent from damage in the near future. 😉
#woodworking #notsofinewoodworking #balticbirchply #holesatleastcenteredontop

Rob LaPlaca (@roblaplaca)

Hand cut dovetail attempt #6

Casey King (@casey_king_portfolio)

Creating something a little finer. Still very scared of fine wood working. I'm trying to be calmed by the words, "If you can't make a mistake, you can't make anything."

Randy Smith (@kashiwawoodworking)

I hate how our lives have become so perfectly curated on social media. Perfect days, perfect people, perfect projects. Well here's my protest. Installing this beautiful sapele storm door that I've been building between other jobs. Apparently working on it, setting it aside, working on it, etc wasn't a good idea. Almost 1/2" too narrow. Looks like I'll be milling sapele this afternoon. Hey Margi, I'll have the new one installed before you get back. Promise.

Bob Miller (@masswoodworks)

"Cuts Curves" -------- Well isn't that just terrifying! I'd bet a kick back with that thing would put a skil 77 into low orbit. #scary #skillsaw #triangle #blade #badideas #why #wtf #woodbutcher #notsofinewoodworking #finewoodworking #bestigwoodworking #woodworkforall #skilsaw #whoa #sketchy #nervesofsteel

Rob (@thewoodlab)

Tbt. @mrsrotho remember that time I said "ya I can make a bridge" we dragged a log out of the woods and milled it up using an Alaskan mill. Lots of hard work but well worth it. .
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#wood #woodworking #thewoodlab #chainsawmill #notsofinewoodworking #alaskanmill #granbergmill #chainsaw #stihl @stihlcanada @granberginternational #av075

Casey King (@casey_king_portfolio)

My first commissioned piece. To be honest, I faked it. It wasn't my best, because it was my first piece of such size. I think it's important to remember that when people put faith in us, we need to believe in ourselves two times over! The clients were impressed, even when I was ashamed. Don't let the proverbial artist complex curb your dreams! #burlywoodworking #diyhutch #diyoakhutch #buildlikeagirl #build #diyfurniture #notsofinewoodworking #hgtvbuilds #sunsetmagazine #diyporn #justcreate #trynewthings #beinspired #keepmoving #likeagirl #oakwood #oakwoodhutch #firstbuilds #diywoodworking #woodworking #furnituredesign

John Ayala Wood Works (@johnayalawoodworks)

My very first solo build with some plans off the interweb that started it all. I still have this beast or a dresser. I knew very little about wood working it shows. I only had a @kregjig and a circular saw when I stared this build. #johnayalawoodworks #whereitallstarted #notools #kregjig #kreg #skillsaw #circularsaw #noridgidtoolsyet #progress #justlearning #homedepot #cleanshop #circa2013 #plywood #allhood #woodworking #notsofinewoodworking #dresser #custommade #selfmade #allwooddresser #furnituremaking

John Ayala (@jfadeinhimer)

Snap, crackle, and pop was coming along so nice and it cracks in the middle all the way to the joint. Eh it happens just chalk this up to R&D. Sooooooo who wants this board for a small donation of your choice???? #johnayalawoodworks #researchanddevelopment #thisisgettingexpensive #younametheprice #notsofinewoodworking #woodwork #ithappens #cuttingboard #woodcuttingboard #cheeseboard #servingboard

John Ayala (@jfadeinhimer)

Mistakes were made on this one. Should of spent more time in set up to ensure my angles were square. After I jointed the edge and ran them down the table saw. A few glue joints weren't tight and I had to plane more then I'd like off this one. Wasn't happy with my glue up either. Live and learn more time will be spent in set up next time. #johnayalawoodworks #cuttingboards #cuttingboard #mistakeswillhappen #mistakeshappen #prettywood #badprep #badglueup #free #notsofinewoodworking #woodworking #woodglue #clamps #custommade #youcanownit #nametheprice #slideinmydm #curlymaple #hardmaple #babinga #hardwood

Andre (@andre.k.g.d)

Made a few mistakes building this coffee table, but I think I can call it finished for now
#woodworking #tablemaking #notsofinewoodworking

Naømi Weiß (@naomiweiss)

More dovetails. Sim wanted to make a planting box less ugly and suggested practising making this box to put around the plastic boxes. It was kind of fun to have a little project, and to have the practise go to something. It's a little embarrassing looking but after he sands and shellacs them, they'll probably look a bit better. One thing that's for sure, my dovetails are never going to improve if I don't start dimensioning my lumber! Some boards were twisted. Some cupped. Another skill to learn! . . .
#notsofinewoodworking #practisemakestolerable #dovetails

Naømi Weiß (@naomiweiss)

Second set of dovetails. The material is thinner but I'm not sure I see an improvement. It seems that the reason they are gappy is because I can't saw accurately yet (it's way easier with the dozuki!). That and the fibres on the knife line get compressed. I think I try to take too much wood out. I tried using a coping saw but the blade was too wide. Am I supposed to use a fret saw? Full disclosure, I planed the wood, hence the slight chipout on the tails. . .
#notsofinewoodworking #dovetails #learning #perseverance #practisemakestolerable

Naømi Weiß (@naomiweiss)

The other day, I cut my first dovetails (it's been a hectic week). Man, are they shit! So why am I posting four pics of them? To show just how shit they are, and because I'm actually proud of them! I'm proud because I was finally able to let go of perfection and just try it. The pieces of pine are definitely twisted (you can even tell by the knife line-totally out of square!), but I didn't care. Didn't even bother dimensioning them and straightening the edges. Just went for it. And.... It holds. It's functional. It's not pretty. But it's a joint. And that's a start! . . .
#notsofinewoodworking #dovetails #babysteps #practisemakesperfect
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