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    Thread Starter: randall rosenthal

    i started this piece on january 15th. i have diligently recorded the process. i hope you enjoy watching this come together. i'll post a few photos over time. it starts with me gluing three pieces of white pine to make one solid block........

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    Mike Holbrook

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    I am still not happy with the time I spend restoring and repairing bevels on vintage or heavily used tools. I am growing a little desperate to find a way to speed me through sharpening so I can get back to projects. I have a Tormeck and a belt sander, which seem to produce flat facets across bevels...

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    Keith Pleas

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    Marty Tippin

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    Thread Starter: Marty Tippin

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    Kent A Bathurst

    Winner: Idiot of the Month Award

    Thread Starter: Kent A Bathurst

    The Winner is me. And it is only March 01. Beat this with a stick: A rodent made an appearance in the basement shop last night. Fine - the cold drives them in every year this time. I am weaponized to deal with this annoyance. I have 2 of the heavy duty Victor spring/bar rat traps. Wanted...

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  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 6:33 PM     Number of Views: 8565 

    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.


    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 8:24 PM     Number of Views: 11433 
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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.

    Published on 01-02-2011 6:43 PM     Number of Views: 2777 

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