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    Ned Gatewood

    Lighting the Small Workshop - by Jack Lindsey

    Excellent article. What I still have an issue with is this. When doing lathe work, getting good... Go to last post

    Ned Gatewood 05-19-2016 4:05 PM
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    Dan Hintz

    DIY air filtration unit for <$200

    Thread Starter: Dan Hintz

    As payback to the lasering community, I'm sharing my "plans" (such as they are) for everyone to copy. Well, not so much "plans" as pictures of the completed unit, but it should be obvious how to recreate something similar. Due to poor planning on my part and a lack of any real sleep, I made one...

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    Patrick Chase

    Clearance in BD plane

    Thread Starter: Patrick Chase

    I finally managed to have an honest-to-goodness clearance issue. I've been playing with low-angle frogs in a couple of my smoothers, and had a 40-deg one in my LV custom 4-1/2 last week. I swapped a new blade in while working some Red Alder with a medium cut (several mils, I didn't measure), and...

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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. ...

    Last Post By: Rick Fisher Today, 3:32 AM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Glenn de Souza Yesterday, 10:08 PM Go to last post
    Kev Williams

    Has any of your work ended up in 'celebrity' hands or places?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    After being in this business for over 40 years, I've had several projects that were done for famous people or places. Now, I've never had like Paul Newman show up at my door or anything like that, it's usually 3rd party jobs. The closest I've had to an actual celebrity wanting engraving done...

    Last Post By: Kev Williams Yesterday, 11:23 AM Go to last post
    steven c newman

    Busy day today

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    And now time for a few "Cold ones" First off, The Boss wanted a blind on the backdoor repaired with a new one.....New one needed those clips down at the bottom, to keep it from flopping around, used self-drilling drywall screws into the steel skin of the door...and had the driver tip drill into...

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    Don Frank

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    Ron, Which side of that burl became the bottom? I'm guessing the side closest to the lathe but am probably wrong.

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    Roger Chandler

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    Mike Holbrook

    Another jointing thread, wood that is not dimensioned

    Thanks for all the good, helpful suggestions.
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    Steve Voigt

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    Hey Jeff,

    If I'm using a chisel for mortising, I like the sides (on the back) to be that sharp. I occasionally cut myself if I'm not careful.

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    Al Weber

    Sharp chisels!

    Yes, both my inexpensive paring chisels and the LN's I have required some edge modification with a fine diamond stone to remove the sharp edges. Painful

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