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Anyone have a board stretcher?

April 24, 2014, 1:58 pm

I need a board stretcher :-0 I have some ply where the grain is going the wrong way, so it's too short in the direction I need... Do one of you have that board stretcher :-p -- Jeff Read more »

What is it? Set 542

April 24, 2014, 4:14 am

I need some help with numbers 3166 and 3167: http://55tools.blogspot.com/ Larger images: http://imgur.com/gallery/DlNfQ/new Rob Read more »

RE: O/T: And Now We Know

April 23, 2014, 10:17 pm

My oldest grand daughter and her husband got married in 2009. Hubby served two tours in Afghanistan returning home and settling into life in the military. Other that that, not much news about or f... Read more »


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April 23, 2014, 8:42 pm

http://blog.lostartpress.com/2013/08/01/why-i-bought-a-sawstop-table-saw/ -- www.ewoodshop.com Read more »

OT: google maps

April 23, 2014, 1:48 pm

well I just heard on the radio that google maps is now showing historical pics of what areas looked like... you can put in a time period and it will show it in street view. Now if they can only ... Read more »

OT: Fd up country

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April 23, 2014, 1:16 pm

This country is so F'd up right now. I just spoke to a friend and former co-worker, he was laid off last month, he told me that about a dozen others who I knew were laid off too. They had to trai... Read more »

Interesting cheap and easy saw mill

April 23, 2014, 11:40 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57ogwrcuNx4 obviously the crank needs to be reworked... more leverage less drive.. And I would probably add some trigger mechanism to pull the trigger and stand st... Read more »

Rudimentary Wood Working

April 22, 2014, 7:53 pm

I had my dad bring me a section of log the other day. Not particular big. Maybe 7 inches in diameter, and 2 and a half feet long. A neighbor of his wanted it split in half with flat faces to pa... Read more »

poly for outdoor plywood signs

April 22, 2014, 6:19 pm

We have some painted holiday mice as a chorus created by an Uncle - very nice paintings... They are 1/4 plywood - painted. They are showing signs of weathering, and would like suggestions on how... Read more »


April 22, 2014, 12:28 pm

I left a can of boiled linseed oil open for 3 days. Damn. I took a diversion the other day and decided to refinish a few hand planes that I got 10 years ago... wooden ones. I had come across them... Read more »

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Wacky furniture

Browsing custom made furniture for inspiration and came across these pieces. These have to be some of the most unusual pieces I have seen to date: http://www.delcoverwoodworking.com/for_sale.htm -- ... Read more »


The Anarchist's Tool Chest

Undoubtedly, many of you are familiar with this book, but for those woodworkers read it, check it out when you get a chance. http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=67610&cat=51&ap=1 Read more »


prebuilt decks

Is there any place I can go to buy a prebuilt 10X10 wood deck? Appreciate any ideas. TIA HC Read more »


Rip Fence Setup/Blade marks

Apologies if this is too frequent a question, I couldn't find an answer with a deja search. I am getting blade marks when ripping. This condition developed gradually and I found that my fence had ... Read more »


Come check us out!

For all of you woodworking needs. Check us out at www.grithappens.com or www.abrasivespecialties.com Read more »


The Other Side of Home Depot

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I know most of us take great pleasure in bashing Home Depot for their frequent ineptness, and Craftsman for their... well just because :-) Ocassionally though, Home Depot gets it right. They currentl... Read more »


Waterproofing wood

Disgusted with the obscene prices demanded for vessel sinks (up to $300) for a guest bathroom, I've resolved to find a substitute. One possibility with which I intend to experiment is a 12 bowl made... Read more »


rafter layout

Can someone tell me if this is a feasable way to layout commons. lets say its a 10/12 with a 20' span. i look on my framing square, and it says COMMON RAFTER LENGTH PER FOOT RUN for a 10/12 it says 1... Read more »


Kerosene Heater in the Garage

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My garage is not airtight, and now that the weather has dropped, it's too cold to woodwork without heat. I'm looking at a kerosene heater. I don't think ventilation is a problem since I can feel a li... Read more »


LI Woodworker's Show

I went to the LI Woodworker's Show today via a bus trip with other members of the Northeastern Woodworkers Association. It was a nice show! There were plenty of vendors there to drain the funds from ... Read more »