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    mike waters

    Flooring Guy butchered my stairs. Any hope for fixing? (pics)

    Thread Starter: mike waters

    Hi all, long time reader first time poster. I enjoy woodworking and love the challenges it brings with it. Scenerio: -We had carpeting on 22 stairs. -We wanted straight noses and straight edges all around, clean and crisp edges to give the modern look. -I knew nothing about codes (which is...

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    Barry Vabeach

    Keeping wood free of powder post beetles

    Thread Starter: Barry Vabeach

    In the last 2 years I have been buying rough lumber off Craig's list, and this and other forums. I was told that some was air dried (some walnut and some oak) and others I was told was kiln dried ( cherry and walnut ) but I am not so sure it was. Anyway, recently I found some of the oak with powder...

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    lowell holmes

    How do you sharpen your edges?

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    There is a water stone thread going, I do not want to hi-jack it. I have an oil stone, diamond plates, and a granite slab with sand paper on it and water stones. Being lazy, I use the diamond hones. I keep one out on the bench and keep my edges sharp. The granite slab with wet sand paper...

    Last Post By: Michael J Evans Yesterday, 11:25 PM Go to last post
    Bob Cooper

    Debating to buy a router lift

    Thread Starter: Bob Cooper

    Currently my router -- a Milwaukee-- sits in my table saw and it serves me pretty well but I think it's time to build a dedicated router table. So I'm wondering how convenient a lift would be. I bought the current router partly because of its above the table height adjustment but I found I never...

    Last Post By: Doug Garson Yesterday, 2:20 PM Go to last post
    Thomas Marr

    Tools that are much better than you expected

    Thread Starter: Thomas Marr

    I have a lot of tools. My career was in new product innovation, so I'm always curious about new tools. I thought I'd start a thread about tools that were better than expected. 1. Ryobi cordless brad nailer: I have a friend who knows the guy that invented the technology TTI uses (or so he...

    Last Post By: Frederick Skelly Yesterday, 11:39 AM Go to last post
    Larry Foster

    Table saw Mods?

    Thread Starter: Larry Foster

    Trying to decide if it's worth the bother to try and modifymy saw or buy another. Money is a consideration. I have a Clarke 10". Max rip capacity is 12" I've been looking at a lot of videos on YouTube aboutextension wings and better fences. The way the saw is constructed, it would be difficult...

    Last Post By: Larry Foster Yesterday, 6:58 AM Go to last post
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