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Best screw head that won't strip

July 31, 2014, 9:07 am

I can't decide which is better, the square or the star? Which is less likely to strip? Thanks. Read more »

Duck clean release blue tape

July 29, 2014, 5:14 pm

It's junk. It does not even stick to well itself! I put it over some doo r hinges to protect them while I was painting the door. The tape would not release after one day. I needed to use any m... Read more »

Estate planning for woodworkers

July 29, 2014, 2:12 pm

Has anyone solved the problem of what to do with equipment and supplies upo n death? The wife and I are going over our wills,etc. and this has come up. I don't have any children and none of my sib... Read more »

Breathable Noise Filter

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July 29, 2014, 1:55 pm

I'm building a box to hold a small compress. Purpose is to mask as much of the compressor sound as possible. Of course, the compressor will need to have air intake and output availability. Can an... Read more »


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July 28, 2014, 10:07 pm

What do you guys think of this one (does it look like 3-phase?) I sent a message to the owner. http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/tls/4578621510.html Bill Read more »

A Little Ingenuity Saves the Back!

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July 27, 2014, 12:15 am

A couple dozen fence posts to remove. After the first two, I decided I needed a change in technique. :-) http://youtu.be/iMovNjHPRUw -- -MIKE- Playing is not something I do at night, it's... Read more »

RE: The Author-1

July 26, 2014, 6:22 pm

Forgot to mention Pic on ABPW. Lew Read more »

Theater chairs

July 26, 2014, 11:22 am

I bought five connected fold down theater chairs. Looks like 50's. They are made of laminated wood, similar to plywood, and are curved. The type like they used to make curved barstools and chair... Read more »

Temporary What is it?

July 24, 2014, 11:46 am

While Rob H is taking a sabbatical from his What is it? site, thought I would post a couple of my own rejected submissions. Did not initially plan to soliciting these from others. However if this i... Read more »

For you Domino guys

July 24, 2014, 10:07 am

Woodpeckers is making a set of shims to enable varied mortise depths for your Domino: https://www.woodpeck.com/dominodepthsleeves.html Read more »

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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 »


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 »


prebuilt decks

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


I cut my goddam toe off

Dropped the buzz saw, which I had just bought at a well-known hardware store. I guess steel toed boots would have been a good idea, but I didn't know the damn blade was that sharp. Do I have grounds ... Read more »


How to lay out an octagon

I was flipping through a neighbor's library and opened a book called 101 DIY Projects or something like it, and there was a good way to lay out an octagon (it was for a picnic table). Here goes: 1. ... Read more »


Fine Woods of Houston

This has been a local treasure for Houston area woodworkers since the mid 80's. I went by there the other day and it was shut down. Apparently, the owner, Charlie Burford, has gone out of the wood... Read more »


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 »


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 »