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A challenging project.......


March 25, 2017, 8:38 pm

Stumbled over this one today, almost want to buy the plans. http://www.derekhugger.com/colibri.html or just the YouTube.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1scj5sotD-E Missing some of the tools b... Read more »

what is it ?


March 25, 2017, 12:52 am

Link below - at an auction sale tomorrow, about an hour from me. Some sort of specialty clamping device .. ? http://www.theauctionadvertiser.com/cgi-bin/slideshow.pl?dt=hw0325&ab=&sid=&eday=&da... Read more »

For You Dedicated Harbor Freight Shoppers


March 24, 2017, 10:16 pm

https://consumerist.com/2017/03/24/class-action-over-the-meaning-of-sale-means-harbor-freight-customers-get-refunds/ Read more »

For the NON-Neanderthals out there.


March 24, 2017, 3:44 pm

For the NON-Neanderthals out there. OK, showed a video for those Neanderthals that enjoy working by hand. This one is NOT about wood work just yet, but shouldn't be too long before I can email t... Read more »

woodworking friends


March 23, 2017, 9:45 pm

A group of 45 year old woodworkers discuss where they should meet for dinner. They barely agree to meet at the Steakhouse and only because the waitresses have low-cut blouses with nice cleavage. 1... Read more »

nice oliver table saw restoration


March 23, 2017, 12:40 am

looks very fine http://www.olivermachinery.com/Restoration/ prefer the new color scheme Read more »

marquetry and parquetry


March 21, 2017, 9:10 pm

have heard of parquet floors and had heard of marquetry but had not heard of parquetry saw the parquetry techniques used by a japanese box maker and it is very interesting not sure what material ... Read more »

OT New experience


March 21, 2017, 1:49 am

We went up to Outback for supper this evening. Across the front of the restaurant were 5 signs for handicapped drivers, and one titled Military Veterans--Thank you for your service. Never saw a s... Read more »

Problems with 16.10 upgrade


March 20, 2017, 6:44 pm

Sorry for my late response to this thread. I lost the connecting thread and now something weird has happened to the pane layout in my Pan news reader. Anyway, many thanks to Mike Easter (Apolog... Read more »

For the Neanderthals out there.


March 20, 2017, 3:10 pm

Someone sent me this video of a guy making a nice dining room table for his wife. I thought those that liked using hand tools, I call you neanderthals of course, would enjoy all the hard work. ... Read more »

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Woodtek Equipment rating: 5

Hi, I have been looking at Planer/Molders and I have not seen a lot around. I called all the local stores and no one seems to cary them. So, I bought a Jet 13 Planer/Molder. I guess it was my ba... Read more »

Outdoor furniture wood choices rating: 5

Got the world from La SWMBO to built 4 adirondack chairs.There are two choices of wood available to me cypress and eastern red cedar.The cypress is not the sinkers kind but from a little search is ju... Read more »

How to remove wax from burl wood block? rating: 5

I just picked up some a two pound chunk of burl wood and it comes coated with a thick wax. What's the best way to clean the wax off? Do I have to reseal the wood that is unused after I finish cutti... Read more »

where to get parts for old Holz-Her jigsaw rating: 5

Any idea where to get parts for an old Holz-Her model 2162 jigsaw? All I need is the pin that goes through the blade guide roller pair (now in pieces). Please post replies. thanks. Nigel (trying to ... Read more »

Chain morticer - Ryobi CM30 rating: 5

Anyone got any experience with chain morticers, particularly the small Ryobi? Should I buy one that's going cheap ? Read more »

Need info on a Jet Table Saw rating: 5

I just picked a used JET table saw for next to nothing but I cant find any information on it. The model number is CTAS-150 and the stock number is 708519. Any information would be greatly appreciat... Read more »

Ryobi Router/Table Combo rating: 5

I was at the Borg the other day and saw the Ryobi Router/Table Combo model #R161RTA. The price was listed at 99 bucks. Anyone had any experience with it? Read more »

Shoji lamp plans? rating: 5

I'd like to build a shoji-style table lamp, and I'm loking for pointers on construction (magazine article, website, etc). I know the basics, but would like help in the interior part. Thanks, Andy ... Read more »

Can I use the Delta 36-T30 fence on my Craftsman TS? rating: 5

I have the stock fence on a 1980's (?) Craftsman 10 table saw. This picture shows the table saw with the stock fence but for some reason t he fence rail is not present. You can see the holes in the... Read more »

Weight of Grizzly G1021 Planer rating: 5

Anyone have a Grizzly G1021 15 planer? I just ordered one and while awaiting its arrival I'm rasslin' with ways to unload and set it in place. Does this thing _REALLY_ weight 400+ pounds? I just fi... Read more »

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