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February 21, 2019, 3:24 am

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Advice: How to address a curved edge

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February 19, 2019, 6:13 pm

Been awhile since I've posted here. I'm a weekend hobbyist at best. I'm planning out a bridge to sit on my desk: https://flic.kr/p/SGc97Y It is to help organize my music recording setup, some of ... Read more »

The Bench - Finally Done

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February 17, 2019, 11:00 pm

I finished my daughter's bench. It's a good thing that I don't do this stuff for a living. My hourly rate would be in the negative numbers. It's ready for delivery and ultimately to be painted. Pa... Read more »

Walnut Root Ball


February 15, 2019, 3:54 pm

I'm kind of interested in this root ball. I'm hesitant because I don't hav e an immediate project in mind, but I can imagine a possible potential. https://cenla.craigslist.org/art/d/hineston-atten... Read more »

OT: The Truth in 15 Minutes

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February 14, 2019, 2:43 pm

2 weeks ago, the mainstream media, politicians, church officials, commentators, & celebrities rushed to judgment to wrongfully condemn, threaten, disparage & vilify Nick Sandmann based solely on a ... Read more »

Ping Derbydad, Building cabinets and face frames with a track saw.


February 11, 2019, 10:03 pm

9 part series. The link starts at Part 2, Part 1 is an into. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znFwKJsZBIQ Read more »

Is My Table Saw Arbor Shot? Bearings, Actually


February 11, 2019, 1:46 am

I have a 70's era Craftsman contractors saw. 113.298031 When I move the blade by hand it feels chunky. I took the belt off so that I was just spinning the blade and arbor and it hesitates every 1/2... Read more »

OT - Help with chainsaw.... Plus


February 9, 2019, 5:22 pm

New Stihl chainsaw model MS 250. Used once before. Second use - cutting 12 diameter creosote telephone poles. Made 8 cuts, then saw stopped working properly. Saw starts, runs ok, but once y... Read more »

OT: I Was The Recipient Of A Random Act Of Kindness


February 9, 2019, 5:16 am

My daughter lives about 3 hours away. Earlier this week she called and said she was coming home for the weekend. SWMBO suggested that we get tickets to touring-version the musical Chicago. Since ... Read more »

OT: Skill in tree felling


February 7, 2019, 6:26 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN0bMU3hOzY Hats off. Read more »

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Rojek MSP 310 Jointer / Planer Review [long]

rating: 5

Last month, there were some discussions here about jointer / planer combo machines. I've had a chance to work recently with a Rojek MSP 310 12 jointer / planer combo, and here's my review of it for ... Read more »

Can I cut my shims?

rating: 5

Last night I spent a couple agrravating hours trying to zero in on 15/32 with my Freud 208 stacked dado, but eventually gave up. Unplug the saw, take out the insert, take off the arbor nut, blade... Read more »

sniping with handheld electric planer

rating: 5

Can't really figure out what's physically happening with my Bosch 3X planer, it invariably leaves a 1/8 snipe as soon as the forward bed goes over the edge of the wood unless you deftly lift the tool... Read more »

Belsaw 910 planer?

rating: 5

I have just acquired a Belsaw 910 planer that needs some work and a little TLC. Does anyone know where I can get parts and information on this machine? TIA Jay Cups Read more »

Rocky 30 Trim Router - 3/8" Collet?

rating: 5
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My Rocky 30 Trim Router kit arrived yesterday. MLCS SKU 9060. It's not yet viewable on their website, but the SKU can be ordered on the Quick order page. It's my first trim router, so I don't have... Read more »

Gang saws

rating: 5

RBI, Belsaw and Woodmaster make Gangsaw attachments for their planers. Anyone with experience they'd like to share? -- Sincerely, Sheldon Dingwall www.dingwallguitars.com 306/242-6201 Read more »

EMCO rex b20

rating: 5

Hi Have an EMCO thicknesser/planer that seems to be very similar to the Rex B20 (it may be an older model) There is no tool to set the height of the planer knives. What is the best way to do this? I ... Read more »

Hermetically Sealed Bookcase (Reverse Humidor)

rating: 5

I recently came upon some antique books in my possesion that are falling apart due to Florida heat and humidity. I am an avid woodworking enthusiast and interested in building a small (enough for at... Read more »

Tabletop use - waterlox or rockhard varnish?

rating: 5

What would you guys use - satin Waterlox or Behlen's rockhard tabletop varnish? Read more »

Rub out shellac with oil soap?

rating: 5

Can you rub out shellac using Murpheys oil soap as a lubricant? Seems like I read that somewhere, but am not sure about the water base on shellac... Read more »

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