Nice I'm getting my shop back up and running one piece at a time. This is my new end vise. I'm using as much stuff I already have as possible. The jaws are made from Baltic birch plywood. It has 15 plies of birch and makes a very strong a stable vise. There are 3 … Continue reading A New Vise
Part 2 I will need lots of clamps for my goal and they are expensive to buy. Here's the first two of maybe 40. There are many flaws in them but it's a good start on getting my shop back into top condition. I know what I have to do next to improve on the … Continue reading Making Cam Clamps – The First Two
Part 1 I'm getting more set up to build things and I'm focussed on cam clamps while organizing my shop and tools. For more information about them see this: Cam Clamps at Rockler. The first step was to make a template I could use to make all the other cams. Here I am cutting out … Continue reading Making Cam Clamps – The Cams
Decide you need more cam clamps. Look at the price of the clamps you need. Recover from sticker shock at the cost of cam clamps. Decide to make your own since they aren't hard to make. Search for cam clamp plans. Watch many YouTube videos on making your own cam clamps. Design your own version … Continue reading Woodworking is Yak Shaving
Originally published March 25, 2014 this post is an index page for my series on parsing midi files.
Executive Summary for the Squeamish In January 2014 I had an injury to my right hand. We were not sure if I would be able to play my Chapman Stick again. After 7 months of healing, physical therapy, and relearning how to play with my right hand, I am able to do this. If you'd … Continue reading Some Bach and a Story
Part 6 of a Series How does MIDI handle measures in music? Sample MIDI Files I'll be using some new MIDI example files in this part of the series in addition to the Bach Invention I have been using. measures_2_4 PDFDownload measures_2_4-midiDownload measures_4_4 PDFDownload measures_4_4-midiDownload measures_6_8 PDFDownload measures_6_8-midiDownload bach-invention-01 PDFDownload bach-invention-01-midiDownload Core MIDI Measures The … Continue reading MIDI Measures
Originally published April 13, 2014 this post is part of a series on parsing midi files. This part covers midi notes.
Originally published April 5, 2014 this post is part of a series on parsing midi files.
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