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RIP: Old Oak ...

October 23, 2016, 10:45 pm

http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/news/woodworking-industry-news/iconic-600-year-old-oak-tree-finally-dies -- eWoodShop: www.eWoodShop.com Wood Shop: www.e-WoodShop.net https://www.google.com/+e... Read more »

HF Mortiser saga

October 23, 2016, 12:56 am

A couple weeks ago I bought a HF Mortise price 189 less 20 % Put it together and set it up. It could have put a baby to sleep when it rocked. One corner was about 1/8 longer than the rest. I couldn... Read more »

Mortiser Question

October 23, 2016, 12:06 am

When cutting/drilling a mortise is it normal for the chisel to follow the grain? When I was practicing on a 3/4 square piece on a through the board Mortise the chisel went in about 3/16 at the top... Read more »

Carpenter work | Woodworking services

October 22, 2016, 11:58 am

Need help providing best reliable car maintenance, carpenters ,home electrical repair, plumbing, laundry and professional pest control services in online. Read more »

Bowl Sanding kit

October 21, 2016, 1:55 pm

I know I am doing a no no in posting to more than one group, but thought there might be some here who were not on rec.crafts.woodturning. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peachtree has a sp... Read more »

Rot in window sill

October 20, 2016, 8:44 pm

I have a redwood window sill that has a current 1/2 x 3 x3/4 deep spot of rot. It has been treated 2 or 3 times over twenty years and filled. It continues to rot around the fill. In addition to t... Read more »

I've never seen a "box plane" before

October 19, 2016, 4:56 pm

http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/tls/5836046355.html I wonder how it works. Read more »

variable speed control

October 19, 2016, 3:06 pm

some say not to add variable speed control to single phase induction motors but it is done for consumer products so the key seems to be that you want to avoid varying the speed to the point where ... Read more »

Sofa tables. Again.

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October 19, 2016, 1:51 pm

I'm about to start on a pair of sofa tables. They are to look like this: http://tinypic.com/r/2d2c1ed/9 I have three possibilities for the inset black areas... 1. 3/8 black granite tiles, weight... Read more »

Wood Planing Under the Microscope - Japanese Woodworking - YouTube

October 19, 2016, 12:42 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttEUGKQXtQs Read more »

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Jointer: Shallow or Deep Cuts? rating: 5

I just had my first real opportunity to prep some rough stock yesterday. I thought the conservative thing to do would be to set the jointer for very shallow (about 1/32nd) cuts, and make as many pass... Read more »

Straightening a 7" x 2" joist. (UK) rating: 5

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Guys, I've bee putting a new floor in my house. The actual wood used was metric size of... 170mm by 47mm and C16 standard. Three of these 4 metre lengths bowed by as much as one inch in the centr... Read more »

McGraw-Edison Grinder info needed rating: 5

I just picked up a McGraw-Edison Power House 71107 grinder with two 4.5 grinding wheels. The on/off switch is broken. I would like to find an exploded parts diagram so I can see clearly how to ope... Read more »

Beaver 24" Scroll Saw (Model #3100) rating: 5

I've just saved an old scroll saw from a trip to the junkyard, have stripped off several layers of paint and given it space in the corner of my workshop. The base of this thing has a rather large res... Read more »

Question about old sears craftsman router... rating: 5

I've just acquired a Sears Craftsman model 315.174451, which doesn't come up in ANY Google Web or Groups searches or the Sears web site. I understand how to use it, but I cannot figure out the red an... Read more »

What is it? (Amateur Version POST04) rating: 5

Here is the fourth post in the series. As usual, I will try to answer quest ions about their composition, size and how they can move. Pictures are prov ide via dropbox. There is one composite image... Read more »

Woodstock Woodshow rating: 5

Well, the 3 day show is over for another year. Is it just me, or is this show really starting to lose something? It seems each year I go, I find less and less merchants. Actually, let me qualify ... Read more »

Wood motorcycle "saddlebags"? rating: 5

Hi, I am thinking of combining my two hobbies; woodworking and motorcycling, by making some wood saddlebags for my motorcycle (2003 Suzuki Volusia). Has anyone ever done this, seen this, or even hear... Read more »

Powr-Kraft scroll saw rating: 5

Hey all: I just picked up a Powr-Kraft scroll saw at an action for one dollar, (yahoo). The numbers on it are 05FD2355 D00. It has a 4 pulley on the right side and no motor. Any advice on what ... Read more »

Stripped out screw holes in oak - repair or use larger screw? rating: 5

I have been tasked with repairing the leg of an oak coffee table, which was originally held together with both screws and glue inside of a 1-1/2 tall apron. The leg was damaged during a move, reve... Read more »

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