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John Malecki

3 LEVELS of Sawhorses: DIY to PRO Build

John Malecki Introduces the 3 Levels Concept Starting With a DIY Build

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Jun 16, 2020
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John Malecki

5 Epoxy Tips I Wish I Knew as a Beginner

Tips for Epoxy Mixing, Creating Molds, and Finishing Epoxy Resin Projects

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May 12, 2020
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John Malecki

How to Build the Ultimate Miter Saw Station with a Downdraft Table

DIY Miter Saw Station Plans for Your Garage or Workshop

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Jan 21, 2020
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John Malecki

DIY Shop Cart + Free Build Plan

After moving the shop to the new 2,500 square foot facility, I came to a realization; I have to move...

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Feb 1, 2019
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John Malecki

How to Make a Woodworking Shooting Board

Looking back over my projects from years ago, I am somewhat ashamed of the quality of work I was producing. It wasn’t that my...

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Nov 13, 2018
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John Malecki

How To Make An Awesome 10 Minute Router Flattening Jig

How To Make An Awesome 10 Minute Router Flattening Jig I make a Fast & Cheap Router Flattening Jig with Mike Montgomery from Modern Builds In...

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Aug 16, 2018
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John Malecki

How to Make a Simple Crosscut Sled (+Free Plans!)

I have some large commission pieces coming up, and I thought it would be a good time to get a smaller crosscut sled dedicated...

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Jul 13, 2018
3
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John Malecki

DIY Drill Charging Station

DIY Drill Charging Station In this video I make an easy drill charging station for my shop! Over the last few years I find myself collecting...

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Jun 2, 2018
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John Malecki

5 Shop Gifts to Dominate Fathers Day 2018

5 Gifts to Dominate Fathers Day 2018 Are you sitting around wondering what to get dad for fathers day this year? Well no worries I...

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May 30, 2018
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John Malecki

How to Make a Simple Sawhorse (+Free Sawhorse Plans)

In this video, I link up with Woodcraft and finally build a sturdy sawhorse -- something I have been looking to do for a long, long...

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Feb 28, 2018
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John Malecki

Adjustable Wood Clamp Rack Plans

Over time, I’ve come to collect a large variety of woodworking clamps in my shop. Instead of keeping them in a messy pile in...

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Feb 5, 2018
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John Malecki

Workbench Storage and Outfeed Table Plans

Outfeed/ Workbench Storage Build I add some awesome outfeed table storage to my bench! My shop is an ever growing process. I am always looking for...

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Jan 28, 2018
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John Malecki

Building The Ultimate Metal Tool Cart

Building The Ultimate Metal Tool Cart Video on how I make the ULTIMATE METAL TOOL CART! For the past 2 years I have had my metal...

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Oct 17, 2017
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John Malecki

Building A Welding Table | Weldtables.com

BUILDING A WELDING TABLE VIDEO BUILD ASSEMBLING MY NEW WELDING AND FAB TABLE FROM WELDTABLES.COM In this video I build my new welding and fabrication table...

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Oct 10, 2017
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John Malecki

LEVRACK – ULTIMATE STORAGE UNIT

The LEVRACK rolling storage system is an absolute GAME CHANGER! This thing is amazing, and I honestly don’t have a bad thing to...

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Apr 14, 2017
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John Malecki

HOW TO RESTORE A STANLEY BLOCK PLANE

RESTORING A STANLEY BLOCK PLANE Cheap and easy way to restore a block plane Like most woodworkers and makers, I have a soft side for tools. And...

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Mar 3, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING A ROLLING SHEET GOOD CART | SHOP PROJECTS

HOW TO BUILD A ROLLING SHEET GOOD CART FULL VIDEO ON HOW I BUILT MY ROLLING SHEET GOOD CART Since moving into the new shop I...

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Feb 21, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP - STEP 6: STYLE

The word "STYLE" in this instance, Is not so much about what the market wants. It is more about becoming the creator you want...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP - STEP 7: MENTAL PREPERATION

So up to this point you have done a ton of work setting yourself up to chase your dream. But is this really what you...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP - STEP 8: BRAND DEVELOPMENT

Developing your Brand could possibly be the most important part of this entire process. Scratch that. It is the most important part. If you don't...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP - STEP 9 : "INVESTING" IN YOUR DREAM

So now you're in the home stretch. You have established your passion, your brand concept is rolling, you're becoming more comfortable with sharing your process...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – STEP 3: BECOME UNCOMFORTABLE

Now most of you may know, or have some knowledge about my past, I was an athlete my whole life before I became a builder...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – STEP 5: SHORT TERM GOALS

And I didn’t make a dime. I didn’t charge anyone except for a few people to buy the materials. I built for myself, my friends, my girlfriend, the...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – STEP 1 : PASSION

a workshop can be anything, it does not have to be a physical space for your tools. It can be a metaphorical mindset, filled with knowledge and dreams in which you can...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – STEP 4: SHOWCASING

You’ve invested countless hours and dollars into broadening your skill set and knowledge base. Good, now get good enough to show it off. And do not be...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – YEAR 2

Its been a year ( I think) Since I started posting about my "BUILD YOUR OWN WORKSHOP SERIES" and I wanted to briefly give you all...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKSHOP – STEP 2 : THE SKILLS

Once you have come to find something you enjoy, and you enjoy it for the right reasons. This is when you jump into developing skills based on that passion. For me,...

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Jan 28, 2017
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John Malecki

TABLE SAW OUTFEED TABLE | How-To

TABLE SAW OUTFEED TABLE Table Saw Outfeed Table / Video Walk-thru and tutorial In this build I had to address one of my most prominent needs...

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Jan 20, 2017
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John Malecki

BUILD A CROSSCUT SLED | SHOP BUILDS

HOW TO BUILD A TABLE SAW CROSSCUT SLED WATCH AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE THIS FAST AND SIMPLE CROSSCUT SLED For this build I put together...

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Jan 28, 2016
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