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    Pat Foy

    Using CA Glue in Woodturning

    Best summary of CA characteristics I've read. Thanks.
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    Jefferey Scott

    Oklahoma Homestead 40x80x12

    Thread Starter: Jefferey Scott

    Hey guys, I'm in the early planning stages for a workshop that will be used as both a woodworking shop and a metal fabrication shop. I'm trying to figure out how much lighting I can afford to put in and have a rough floorplan with 21 - 4 foot 4 bulb high bay fluorescent fixtures (at about $60 a...

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    lowell holmes

    How do you sharpen your edges?

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    There is a water stone thread going, I do not want to hi-jack it. I have an oil stone, diamond plates, and a granite slab with sand paper on it and water stones. Being lazy, I use the diamond hones. I keep one out on the bench and keep my edges sharp. The granite slab with wet sand paper...

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    Thomas Marr

    Tools that are much better than you expected

    Thread Starter: Thomas Marr

    I have a lot of tools. My career was in new product innovation, so I'm always curious about new tools. I thought I'd start a thread about tools that were better than expected. 1. Ryobi cordless brad nailer: I have a friend who knows the guy that invented the technology TTI uses (or so he...

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    Nathan Johnson

    Chopping Mortises

    Thread Starter: Nathan Johnson

    I'm currently working on my bench and chopping mortises for the stretchers in the legs. Using laminated SPF 2x4s and a 12mm bevel edge chisel. I do not own any mortise chisels. No drill press. No auger bits. So I'm asking for any tips on chopping better mortises. The chisel is square, with a 25...

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    David Weaver

    Alcohol Content for Brands of Denatured Alcohol

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    Just some quick MSDS looks provides the following (trying to find content for options available locally) * SLX Kleen Strip denatured alcohol is approximately 40-50% ethyl alcohol and 40-50% methyl alcohol. That sucks! I've used it with good luck, but never figured that it had that much methyl...

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    Larry Foster

    Table saw Mods?

    Thread Starter: Larry Foster

    Trying to decide if it's worth the bother to try and modifymy saw or buy another. Money is a consideration. I have a Clarke 10". Max rip capacity is 12" I've been looking at a lot of videos on YouTube aboutextension wings and better fences. The way the saw is constructed, it would be difficult...

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