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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 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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    Stuart Welsh

    Your High School shop from the 70's.

    Thread Starter: Stuart Welsh

    Did you take shop class in the 70's in either Junior High or High School? If so what to do you recall about the shop? The reason I ask is as I complete my shop I'm taking the time to make it look as close as I can to what a shop from that era would have looked like, it's an homage to the first...

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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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    David Ragan

    Use for ruined table saw blade

    Thread Starter: David Ragan

    Hi, I have a ruined 10" table saw blade that got that way cause of my stupidity with my SawStop. I hate to just throw out a Forrest WW II blade. The professional sharpener says it is toast. Any ideas for another use?

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    Prashun Patel

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    Derek, David, if you could have just one jointer plane, which would it be? Jim, I know your answer.

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    David Weaver

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