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Kerf Maker, Fast and easy to make


December 15, 2017, 7:30 pm

About 8~9 years ago Bridge City Tools came out with a fine little jig that enabled you to cut perfect fitting dados with just about any width blade or router bit. That is as long as the blade or... Read more »

The gift boxed are complete.


December 15, 2017, 5:49 pm

This probably looks redundant.. But they now have 3 coats of varnish and are completed. The veneered tops were interesting to work with, the walnut was from a scrap that I could not throw away co... Read more »

What is it? (Amateur version Post #18)


December 15, 2017, 2:56 am

Here is another post in my amateur “What is it?” tool threa d. As usual, I will try to answer questions about their composition, size a nd how they can move. Pictures are provided via Dropbox. ... Read more »

Wood Models


December 14, 2017, 5:56 pm

My new daughter in law is a person that likes to take on projects. A certain bathroom remodel done by her and my son came out pretty good considering she is an RN and he is a CPA. Anyway her Ch... Read more »

Where can someone buy EYES for a rocking horse


December 14, 2017, 11:02 am

I'm making some rocking horses for gifts. I'm mosty copying an old one that I bought at a garage sale, and which was in pretty bad shape. Anyhow, that one has plastic eyes that look like real eyes.... Read more »

Hardwood floor problems


December 12, 2017, 3:05 am

We had 650 sf of hardwood flooring installed last summer. The salesman ass ured us it would stand up to our two dogs. It didn’t. The scratch es are awful. We are considering having the floor ... Read more »

Festool Roadshow


December 11, 2017, 10:41 pm

Went to this this morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=O0bS3xVnA0g This is worth going to. I got a 5 amp 18 bolt battery, charger, Granat sanding sponge pack, Festool Road To... Read more »

retro work truck


December 11, 2017, 8:07 pm

this one is a head turner https://www.rtechfabrications.com/the-duke Read more »

Explosion Proof Equipment Latest Technology Research, Top Players with Curr...


December 11, 2017, 5:02 pm

FREE | Request Sample Copy is Available at: https://tinyurl.com/y8m63mcu The “Global Explosion Proof Equipment Market Analysis to 2025 ? ??is a specialized and in-depth study of the explosion ... Read more »

Gift Boxed Almost Finished


December 11, 2017, 12:19 am

I separated the tops from the bottoms and that made the grove around the perimeter of the previous pictures of the boxes disappear. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lcb11211/38934733442/in/dateposted... Read more »

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Glazing cherry

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I have a cherry furniture piece that I've stained with a cherry minwax wipe on stain but the color is way too light for me. I want to get a darker look to the piece and was thinking about putting a ... Read more »

staple gun advice

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Can someone here help me operate a staple gun? I just bought my first one, I've read and re-read the directions and still can't get the staples to go flush to the wood. The one I bought is the Arrow... Read more »

Fixing the yoke on a Jack Plane

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I have several #5 jack planes where the yoke is broken...split apart. Is it possible to replace the yoke fairly easily? I see that they are held in place by a pin. Any thoughts would be appreciated. ... Read more »

Who makes J.E. Moser's finishing products sold at woodworker.com ?

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Does anyone know who actually makes J.E. Moser's finishing products? I would be pressed to imagine that a cataolg sales company actually makes it. I happen to like some of these products and was wo... Read more »

Performax 16-32 performance question

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I just purchased a Performax 16-32 from Amazon. The first one arrived and had a small dent in the ventilation shroud on the drum motor. I didn't think too much of it until I assembled the unit, p... Read more »

15" auto planer by Ram Machinery

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I have a wood planer YHP-150C/15 Auto Planer from Ram Machinery. Have been hunting infomation and parts for this planer. Does any body have any infomation or know where I can get infomation about thi... Read more »

piano hinge placement

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What is the proper way to install a continuous hinge? I either get too much or not enough of a gap when I install them. Since I seldom do it I don't recall which mistake I made the last time let ... Read more »

RYOBI Router / Router Table Combo Kit

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I am considering the RYOBI Router / Router Table Combo Kit from Home Depot in Canada. Any comments. From what I can see the table is very sturdy. The router is single speed fixed base 1.5 HP. http:/... Read more »

Poly, 2 coats of Shellac, then more poly???

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I was recently given about 150 sq feet of pre-finished oak engineered plank flooring(veneered) in a natural clear finish. It would match my 100 year old floors perfectly if it had a bit of an orange ... Read more »

varnish in cold weather

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So, after wanting to get into woodworking for 20 years, I've finally started dabbling a bit. I endured several cold evenings in my un-heated garage in the middle of this pretty cold Illinois winte... Read more »

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