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    David Weaver

    Beech Jointer Build

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    I thought I'd put this in a separate thread, I changed my mind. There will be less talk about the mortise, wear, etc, it's all covered in the cocobolo smoother thread here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?218832-Cocobolo-Smoother-Build-2 This beech is courtesty of Prashun...

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    Pat Barry

    Anyone else worried about Ebola?

    Thread Starter: Pat Barry

    Just today: The number of new cases being diagnosed in west Africa has doubled in the past two weeks A nurse in Spain, contacted Ebola from a priest who died in Spanish hospital Also Dallas situation seems out of control Dallas victim from Liberia has gotten worse rather than better...

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    David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers using no power tools? ....

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers use no or generally no power tools? And by that, I don't mean guys who teach classes and give demos or have blogs. I mean not subsidized by that mickey mouse stuff or any other income. This is triggered by warren's comment in another thread about a professional...

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    David Barnett

    $20 cast iron lap for 1 diamond

    Thread Starter: David Barnett

    While too soft for forging and just about anything else, these cheap 15lb. cast iron anvils from Harbor Freight make acceptable laps for diamond honing and most of the work is already done. The milled face is easily scraped flat in little time, even if you've never scraped anything before, and with...

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    Brian Hale

    Oak vs. Ash

    Thread Starter: Brian Hale

    How similar are these two woods apperance wise? I'm doing a kitchen island, desk and TV stand for the inlaws and money is tight. I can get Ash for $1.49 bd ft and Oak for $2.09 and i'll need about 175 bf ft for the project. I assume i'll need to fill either wood for a smooth writing surface on...

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    Roger Rettenmeier

    from logging to siding

    Thread Starter: Roger Rettenmeier

    Started a project on my old house, insulating and residing. I started with logs and a sawmill to make the siding . That is my friend and his sawmill. After several rounds of hauling logs and milling, I had a good stack of wood. . I then stripped one layer of old siding. After that I...

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  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 5:33 PM     Number of Views: 7725 

    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
    Want to be an author at Sawmill Creek?

    Now you have a new area to publish articles!

    If you want to publish an article, you can join our authors group, which gives you access to a forum which is open only to would-be authors at SawmillCreek. This is a staging area for new articles, where you can post a new article, and we'll review for publication. Once you're ready to publish it, we'll promote it on the front page of SawmillCreek!


    The process is simple:

    1. Join the Authors group by visiting this page.
    2. Once you have access, visit the Authors forum.
    3. Start your article by creating a new thread in that forum.


    TIPS

    If your article is too long for a single post, don't fret ! Spread your article over multiple posts, and we'll merge them together into a single post when the article is ready to be published.

    Try posting pictures inline for visual interest.

    Choose a catchy, yet descriptive title!

    Writer's Block?

    We're looking for tool reviews, woodworking tips, woodturning techniques, jigs and fixtures, finished projects step-by-step, finishing techniques, social woodworking experiences, and even good compilations of our existing thread topics.

    Good luck and Happy writing!
    _Aaron Koehl_
    Published on 01-05-2011 7:24 PM     Number of Views: 10171 
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    An article on segmented bowls by one of our original moderators, Ken Salisbury.

    This article describes the process used to make the following bowl.

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    Published on 01-02-2011 5:43 PM     Number of Views: 2628 

    Jack Explores the excitement and some of the challenges he faced when
    introducing children to woodworking.
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