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    David Weaver

    The One Stone Challenge

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    Maybe more of a challenge for everyone else, I've pretty much been following it already. But by the one stone challenge, I mean picking one stone (that you already have) that you will use for your entire sharpening process, and using it for everything (all of your planes, all of your chisels)....

    Last Post By: David Weaver Yesterday, 11:24 PM Go to last post
    Rich Riddle

    Living "Off the Grid"

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    I have a friend who believes he lives "off the grid" though he does have electricity. He lacks a phone and water. Today is tax day and he hasn't filed in nearly a decade. Of course, he doesn't earn enough to file. Lives on a small "farm" where he piddles around and doesn't get much accomplished. In...

    Last Post By: Andrew Joiner Yesterday, 4:32 PM Go to last post
    Derek Arita

    Very Super Cool Table Saw Fence...

    Thread Starter: Derek Arita

    Any have or are familiar with the Very Super Cool Tools table saw fence? Saw the Wood Whisperer do a little vid on them, so I took a look at the web site. Looks really neat. It's supposed to be dead flat, adjustable and versatile. I'd love to hear some feedback from someone who uses one.

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    Lester Sak

    Any experience with new Laguna 14/12 bandsaw?

    Thread Starter: Lester Sak

    In the market for my first bandsaw and have been doing a lot of research. This is for a small garage shop (9’x18’) and no access to a 220 line. So, I’m looking for the best quality 14” saw that will run on 110v. This will be for general use – curves, ripping thick stock and re-sawing so I...

    Last Post By: Travis Schafer Today, 10:23 AM Go to last post
    Eric Gracka

    A Set of Saws

    Thread Starter: Eric Gracka

    Hello All: You've all been asked this question before, numerous times, and accordingly I apologize. Times change & so do woodworking tools, in particular saws. Which saws would you recommend for an aged woodworker (started wood working in 1990, but work & children got the better of me - I am...

    Last Post By: Mike Allen1010 Yesterday, 10:21 PM Go to last post
    Roger Chandler

    WHACK!!! This one got me!

    Thread Starter: Roger Chandler

    I had high hopes for this crotch piece from the sycamore we cut a couple of weeks ago. This is about 15+ inches as you see it here in the pics. This was a piece originally about 25" across the widest part, and I cut it on the bandsaw this morning to 16 inches round for a starting point...

    Last Post By: Reed Gray Today, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 5:33 PM     Number of Views: 6906 

    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: 9026 
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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: 2456 

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