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A new and different job


July 21, 2017, 8:06 pm

So it has been slow this year other than the non profit building I have been doing. A few weeks ago a customer asked me to build a podium for the Knights of Columbus organization that he belongs... Read more »

Ping Nailshooter


July 18, 2017, 8:26 pm

Well it looks like you can afford to use Festool on the job site, if you relocate to Europe. :~) Check the third paragraph. http://www.toolsofthetrade.net/power-tools/a-trip-to-germany-and-new-... Read more »

Anyone near Eglin AFB, Florida


July 18, 2017, 1:00 pm

SawStop for sale, auction ends tomorrow. No info on its condition.... call (1-480-367-1300) and ask someone, or go inspect it. http://www.govliquidation.com/auction/view?auctionId=12257925&convert... Read more »

non slip wood finish


July 17, 2017, 10:22 pm

what is the best waterproof but not submerged non slip poly finish a drying rack with dowels needs to hold onto the clothes etc was thinking maybe do a rough sand and then apply poly and leave it ... Read more »

poly and coating technique


July 17, 2017, 4:54 pm

i used to always wipe the dust off from sanding between poly coats but for some stuff that did not need to be presentable and i coated just as a measure to keep out ambient moisture i left the dust... Read more »

Sharpening Stones


July 17, 2017, 3:28 am

Lee Valley's doing free shipping, so I thought I'd take a look at their offerings. I've got a set of their water slip stones that work nicely, but I don't want to mess them up for some of the ot... Read more »

What's Your Definition Of "Traditional Techniques"?

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July 16, 2017, 2:43 pm

Just something that will hopefully spark a friendly discussion... I was watching this episode of How It's Made this morning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-18nLL-z9v4 They open the segment with ... Read more »

more important to have good performance durability or looks


July 11, 2017, 9:47 pm

i like to apply a finish that will not require much care and the poly stuff does that well and it is easy to apply so why does anyone use finishes that require regular maintenance and careful usag... Read more »

Pocket hole miter hack


July 11, 2017, 5:16 pm

For those of you that have a Kreg pocket hole or like jig you may recall seeing instructions, video, or demonstration of how to join two pieces of wood, by their edges, with an angle other than 9... Read more »

Wood Identification


July 11, 2017, 4:26 pm

Anyone have any thoughts on what type of wood this might be? 1. http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii235/AMDHamm/Photo%20Jun%2029%205%2036%2036%20PM.jpg 2. http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii23... Read more »

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Rockwell 20" bandsaw 28-340 and Tracking Trauma! rating: 5

Hi all I have a good question for you. Our bandsaw have been working for however many years with apparently the wrong sized tires for the wheels. This was throwing the alignment vertically off, pus... Read more »

Snell Manufacturing rating: 5

Last fall at the Springfeild Ohio flea market I acquired a set of auger bits for my Miller Falls brace. The 13 augers are in a drop front Jennings auger box and start at 4/16 and run through 16/16. T... Read more »

Stanp2323 Bad Ebayer suppose to be brand new phone, phone was refurb and st... rating: 5

suppose to be brand new phone, phone was refurb and stolen.E-mailed no reply. Bad Ebayer Read more »

Wood storage rack? rating: 5

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Hello all, As some of you know I am setting up a new shop in the basement of my new to me home. I am looking for suggestions on wood storage racks. I have seen some where people are using pipes dri... Read more »

Harbor Freight $340 Table Saw? rating: 5

Okay, I have decided to buy a table saw; and read the long thread about Harbor Freight. Has anyone actually used their $340 saw? http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=46813... Read more »

General International Contractor Table Saw Issue rating: 5

Recently purchased a G.I. builders saw ran into some problems and have published some info for all concerned. Seems like a great saw, but it's not perfect. http://home.wavecable.com/~m9er Read more »

Delta 43-188 sliding shaper jig rating: 5

Anyone know where in New York I can get one of these or likewise. I'm going to be there for a few days next month and would like to pick one up. Read more »

My first attempt in 3phase with a VFD rating: 5

I hope to bring and old Rockwell lathe back to life this weekend. The lathe is a Rockwell Delta 46-450 1HP 3phase monster with the Reeves speed control on it. I would really like to restore this lat... Read more »

woman needs reciprocating saw rating: 5

Hello, I need to cut heavy branches and need a reciprocating saw that does the job without being too heavy. Any recommendations? Thank you. Read more »

New shelves for a pantry.....any ideas? rating: 5

We just moved into a house that has a pantry with crappy metal shelves. The pantry is about 7 foot wide, 18 deep (think closet). The metal shelves that are in there, typical plastic coated wire, cu... Read more »

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