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Industrial C-Clamp build | Fabtech 2017

Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=4716013 Merchandise - https://www.zhfabrications.com/store/ Tools used - https://www.zhfabrications.com/tools/ Instagram - ZHfabrications - https://www.instagram.com/zhfabricati... Waterlox Tung oil wood finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications Links to other Fabtech build videos(I'll keep this updated as they go live): Jimmy Diresta - https://youtu.be/N-vqToGJ5j8 Tracklist 1. Jahzzar - FO 2. Juanitos - Cool Raggae Party 3.Cullah - Gone Away 4 Cullah - Rhapsody in Lieu of Etude What a great event! It's always a dream working alongside the very people who got me started in this field. I have never experienced a more positive community in my life. Jimmy Diresta, April Wilkerson, Johnny Brooke(Crafted Workshop), John Malecki, and Doug(Retroweld), you guys are all incredible! Special thanks to Craig Coffey, and Lincoln Electric for getting us all together for this event! ZH Fabrications Industrial C-Clamp build | Fabtech 2017

Bombproof Industrial shelf | DIY

Thank you Patrons, Supporters, Lincoln Electric & Waterlox!

Tools & Products used:

Shop Truck 1961 Chevy Apache: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEUu...

METAL WORKING:
Dewalt DW872 Cold Saw - http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Dewalt Flexvolt Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2onIcze
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder - http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder - http://amzn.to/2o4Z9RW
Proto 90 degree die grinder - http://amzn.to/2vYgQq9

WOODWORKING Dewalt DHS90AT2 Miter Saw - http://amzn.to/2yzstVU
DEWALT DW734 Planer - http://amzn.to/2nHeqow
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill - http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
Preppin' Weapon Sanding Block - http://amzn.to/2uitBwm
FINISH Waterlox Tung oil finish - https://waterlox.com/zh-fabrications
Mineral Spirits - http://amzn.to/2oN1Kkr
Denatured Alcohol - http://amzn.to/2ojHeUt
Rust-Oleum sunrise red enamel - http://amzn.to/2voc0iH
Minwax Dark Walnut wood stain - http://amzn.to/2nOdLT3
SC Johnson Paste Wax - http://amzn.to/2oNdfJd

TRACKLIST
1. Bombay Laughing Club - When you're gone
2. Cletus got shot - Slaughter Mtn.
3. Michael Chapman & the woodpiles - The Titanic

Blacksmith rose giveaway & shop update

So much news! 

1. Preparing for a big giveaway featuring over $2,000 worth of product from DeWalt, Empire Abrasives, General Finishes, Micro Jig, and Sculpt Nouveau.
2. Starting a little preliminary giveaway of one blacksmith rose.
3. The Crafted Podcast
4. New YouTube channel - ZH Restoration
5. Patreon

Thanks!

Industrial Table | How-To

This is my first commissioned piece for a decor/furniture store located in Dunedin Florida. The client wanted a wood & steel industrial influenced table, they had also expressed a preference for lighter wood.

Although I had initially intended on using some contrasted hickory, I ended up with a few beautiful pieces of poplar--a severely underrated hardwood in my opinion.

Thanks for watching, and let me know if you have any questions!

Tools & products used:
Dewalt DW862 Cold Saw
Dewalt 4 1/2 Angle Grinder
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig welder
Delta Unisaw
DEWALT 20-Volt Drill
Dewalt XR 20V Drill
Dewalt 20V Circular saw
Bessey Auto adjust toggle clamp
Porter cable drill press
Dewalt 20V Jigsaw
Titebond ii Wood glue
DEWALT plunge router

Finishes used:
Zinsser Dewaxed Shellac
Boiled Linseed Oil
Crystalac Satin topcoat
Metal Finishes:
Sculpt Nouveau - Black Magic
Minwax gloss brushing lacquer

Small chest of drawers | How-To

This thing has taken me forever to edit/post! I've been experimenting with some different video/editing styles--I'd love to hear your input.

I used 3/4" maple plywood for the carcass, soft maple for the drawer faces and top, and mahogany for the legs & drawer pulls, and supreme pine for the drawers themselves. For the finish I used multiple coats of Boiled Linseed Oil. 

Thanks for watching, I'd love to hear from you all!

Tools & products used:
Empire Drywall square
Delta Unisaw
Dewalt 20V circular saw
Titebond ii Wood glue
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill
DEWALT 20-Volt Drill
DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router
Makita random orbital sander
Kreg pocket hole kit
Woodriver #5 1/2 bench plane
Boiled Linseed Oil
DEWALT DW734 Planer

Dowel stop radius guide | How-to

A simple dowel-stop radius guide & compass. I needed something capable of drawing larger radii than most traditional compasses are capable of.

The idea came to me after watching Jack Houweling's dowel stop video--Thanks Jack!

Tools & products used:
DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw
Porter cable drill press
Box of random springs - Big box store
Makita random orbital sander
Titebond original Wood Glue
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder
Briwax Rustic Pine

Basic end table with drawer | How-to

What a fun build! I'm truly looking forward to stepping up my table game, and working up to some original unique pieces. 

This was a great experience, if you've never tried one, I highly recommend it.  Be sure to check out the end table debriefing video.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or tips, I'd love to hear from you.

Thanks for watching!

Tools & products used:
DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw
Delta Unisaw
Titebond original Wood Glue
Dewalt Trigger clamp
Lee Nielsen Card scraper
Makita random orbital sander
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router
Kreg pocket hole kit
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill
Briwax Rustic Pine


 

Industrial chain lamp from start to finish

I had a lot of fun with this one, back when I was living in Portland, Oregon, I sold quite a few of these. In this video I'll take you through the whole process of how I build chain lamps.


I'd love to hear your ideas, input, suggestions, and/or questions.  I'm considering a bi-weekly video update on new acquisitions, and a (non-sponsored) featured tool of the week.

Tools & Products used:
Lincoln Electric 140C Mig Welder    http://amzn.to/2o4Z9RW
18 gauge sheet metal
DEWALT DW872 Cold Saw    http://amzn.to/2nH4KdP
Dewalt DWE4011 Angle Grinder    http://amzn.to/2oDDrGc
Patina - Hydrogen peroxide, vinegar & salt
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router    http://amzn.to/2o62P5M
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill    http://amzn.to/2ncJIZe
Rubber grommets - big box store
Copper wire
Hanging porcelain fixture socket    http://amzn.to/2ochKM2
Electrical components - Big box store 

 

Magnetic Bottle Opener | How-to

In this video I show you how I made a magnetic bottle opener. I used a combination of walnut, cherry, and maple for mine, but obviously you can use whatever you have on hand.

I used a very powerful Neodymium magnet which is capable of holding somewhere in the vicinity of 35-40 bottle caps.

Tools & products used:

DEWALT DW716 Miter Saw
Delta Unisaw
Dewalt trigger clamp
DEWALT DW734 Planer
Makita random orbital sander
DEWALT DWE6000 Trim router
Loctite Heavy Duty Epoxy
Porter Cable Drill press
Fastcap Accuscribe
Boiled Linseed Oil
Mountable bottle opener
Dewalt 20V XR Brushless Drill
Self-stick mini felt pads