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    Ed Gibbons

    Ouch--Getting Saw Stop

    Thread Starter: Ed Gibbons

    Spent some time in the ER and ended up seeing a hand surgeon. Just nicked the tip of my finger. Didn't look pretty but prognosis is good. Surgeon said that most table saw injuries happen after years of operation. Rookies are more focused but experienced woodworkers become too comfortable. I fit...

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    Mike Henderson

    Hot Hide Glue Question

    Thread Starter: Mike Henderson

    When I do a project such as a chest of drawers, I usually use half blind dovetails to attach the bottom to the sides. I'm attempting to learn more about hot hide glue and want to do a project using it. Note the word "hot" for the hide glue. I'm not looking to use liquid hide glue, I want to use...

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    Frederick Skelly

    Did oldtime craftsman flatten their plane irons?

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    This morning I found myself wondering how much of our sharpening ritual is modern "druthers". Specifically, did our ancestors spend much time flattening and polishing the back of plane irons and chisels to a mirror finish? Or did they get them "sorta flat", polish to maybe the equivalent of 220...

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    Terry Thillemann

    Impact driver for cabinet building

    Thread Starter: Terry Thillemann

    What's a good impact driver for building cabinets, assembling workbenches, etc.? I had my eye on the Dewalt dcf895d2 but am going to buy the Festool 150/5 and vacuum soon so I was wondering how the Festool driver stacked up. The Festool comparison video I found on YouTube was fairly old so I'm...

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    Mike Berrevoets

    Electric 4-way switch - I'm stumped

    Thread Starter: Mike Berrevoets

    I'm in the middle of a remodel job on our house. (Yes, I pulled permits) The main floor is nearly gutted and I took out the bulkhead in the old kitchen. in that bulkhead was a 14/2 wire that is hanging below the joists. I need to pull that wire, run it through the joists and reconnect it so we can...

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    kevin nee

    Painters tape for glue-up protection

    Thread Starter: kevin nee

    I have been using bargain priced painters tape. (It works like bargain priced stuff) I have a big glue up this week end and want to protect seam areas from glue stains. Any suggestions for high quality painters tape for use on maple. Also open to other suggestions. ...

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