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    Rick Fisher

    Building dream shop, need clever ideas

    Thread Starter: Rick Fisher

    Hello. We recently sold our house and are building a new one. As part of this, I am able to build my own woodworking shop. The zoning on the lot only allows for 985sf. So .. I'm building the shop 985 sf. I want as few regrets as possible. So far, this is what I've arranged. ...

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    Brian Holcombe

    The Butler's Desk - Build Thread

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    Good morning! I've begun working on a cabinet in my spare time, this one features a fold down desktop to serve as a workspace when needed and to remain out of the way when it's no longer needed. Check out the work shown here https://brianholcombewoodworker.com/2016/05/07/the-butlers-desk/

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    Pat Barry

    Recommendation for new dovetail saw?

    Thread Starter: Pat Barry

    I want to get a new dovetail saw to replace my existing backsaw for dovetail cutting. The current saw is a standard backsaw (Pennsylvania Saw Corporation #78, 12ppi, 12" long, 3" deep). I also have another even larger backsaw and a Zona universal razor saw. I'd like something easier to control...

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    Mike Cherry

    White Oak Trestle Desk Journal

    Thread Starter: Mike Cherry

    The wife is retiring after 20 years in the US Marine Corps. She has requested a desk and I found a design that we both agreed on. She chose white oak because she is from Thousand Oaks, CA. I didnt argue at first because I have seldom used white oak and it seems like a good challenge. After...

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    Bob Glenn

    Junk, junk, junk

    Thread Starter: Bob Glenn

    Years ago I bought a cheap 8 inch Delta miter saw. Some years later, the trigger switch quit working. So I decided to upgrade and bought a Hitachi 10 inch miter saw. Recently, the trigger switch has been acting up. Today, the saw would not stop when the trigger was released. I finally got the...

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    Malcolm Schweizer

    ALWAYS carry a knife

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I grew up being taught that you always carry a knife. I am frequently called upon to do light rigging work, and I sail a lot, so my knife of choice these days is a Myerchin rigging knife with a Marlin spike. One such job was helping rig some displays at the children's museum that just opened....

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