Take a stand, make a table saw stand

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Finally we got a new (second hand) table saw for the woodworking shop. And of course the first project with it will be a stand to put it on. The design is inspired by our workbench, so it will be assembled with mortise and tenons, but this time the tenons will be cut on the table saw. It took about an hour to make the tenons this way (it took me a couple of days to make those of the workbench by hand) and they were very consistent in size.

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Easy gift idea, travel Tic tac toe.

Here is a very simple and fun idea for a birthday present or a very quick DIY project.

It requires very basc sewing skills, and a few rocks!

First, cut two pieces of cloth, and prepare a socket to hold the two ropes that are going to close the bag. On one  of the pieces sew a grid using a colorful ribbon and sew the three sides of the bag. Use two ropes or laces to make two loops around the top of the bag.

Remember to choose 10 rocks, beads, buttons or whatever you prefere, as long as they are of two distinct colors, to play the game.

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And there you have it! If needed you can look here for the rules and strategies to the game. Enjoy!