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RE: O/T: Advance Planning


September 1, 2014, 8:55 pm

Over the weekend, received a letter from the chairman of our 60th anniversary high school class reunion, advising that the reunion will be from September 18-20, 2015. More details to follow as the... Read more »

Bandsaw blade recommendations?


September 1, 2014, 6:52 pm

What do you guys prefer for BS blades? Need a 1/4 and 1/2 for my Jet 14. Takes a 93 1/2 blade. Also ... will the 1/2 inch be satisfactory for some small resaw work? Larry Read more »

photography for woodworkers


September 1, 2014, 2:01 pm

Yeah - I know I could google it but I'd like to hear some real opinons from actual woodworkers. :) I don't have a good place to photograph furniture I've built. Garage is too messy, bed / living... Read more »

Li-ion Batteries


August 31, 2014, 7:52 pm

HI Group, I have three Ridgid li-ion batteries that I'm considering rebuilding. Has anyone done this? I've rebuilt Ni-cad battery packs without any difficulty but haven't dealt with Li-ion before. ... Read more »

Gluing question


August 31, 2014, 1:41 pm

Building a dresser. It has a sort of panel and rail ends. Veneer ply, solid lumber construction. The assembled panels fit into legs. The panels have a 3/8 rabbet on the bac k, the legs have groov... Read more »

The invisible woodworker


August 31, 2014, 10:16 am

This is pretty cool: http://theawesomer.com/bookcase-stop-motion/290910/ Read more »

G&G Desk


August 30, 2014, 10:19 pm

I'm in the process of building a G&G inspired desk. I've filmed the process which you can watch if the mood strikes you. part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEOCk6P1Cx0 part 2: https://www.yout... Read more »

A new tool!


August 30, 2014, 6:06 pm

I delivered my headboard job yesterday morning and I begin my entertainment center job for the next customer. It is made up of 4 more of my front and back face frame style cabinets. IIRC this w... Read more »

Bought some gel stain and ...


August 30, 2014, 3:25 pm

In the second labor of Hercules, he was called on to slay the Hydra, a creature with many heads. Each time he sliced off a head, two quickly grew in its place. I was somehow reminded of that as ... Read more »

Re: OT: +1 for Amazon Service, and then some


August 28, 2014, 11:55 pm

FWIW, as I commented above. Mohu Leaf Paper-Thin Indoor HDTV Antenna - Made in USA Designed and Manufactured in USA with a 1-year Limited Warranty The Original Paper-Thin Indoor antenna Based on... Read more »

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Come check us out!


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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Help with son's science fair project (airfoil designs)

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The son wants to comparative study of airfoil designs as a science fair project and he (and I) need a little help. His plan is to make blades out of balsa, put them on a small remote controlled hel... Read more »

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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 »

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prebuilt decks


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

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Roller Bearing Problem


I just noticed today that one of my roller bearings on my BS is frozen (bottom). I managed to free it, but it spins with a gritty feel to it. Can I soak this thing in oil or are they so sealed that... Read more »