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    David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers using no power tools? ....

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers use no or generally no power tools? And by that, I don't mean guys who teach classes and give demos or have blogs. I mean not subsidized by that mickey mouse stuff or any other income. This is triggered by warren's comment in another thread about a professional...

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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

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    Edward Mitton

    How many of you Creekers are musicians?

    Thread Starter: Edward Mitton

    Hi, All, I've noted a lot of the posters here build all kinds of instruments. It's very likely that to build a quality instrument, one should also know how to play it. How many of you play professionally or semi-pro? As for me, I play violin (both electric and acoustic), guitar (again,...

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    David Ragan

    Tormek/Jet sharpening

    Thread Starter: David Ragan

    Hi, I have had a T-2000 for some time. Now, I mostly use the leather wheel to strop chisels. I use the included stone to change the grit of the wheel-the standard wheel....Does this really work, and what about the other grit wheel(s)? Is there really an advantage to hollow grinding? ...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Today, 11:10 AM Go to last post
    mreza Salav

    Honduras Mahogany: worth getting and using for an entry door?

    Thread Starter: mreza Salav

    I have been trying to find some genuine Mahogany for an entry door (big project). There is a local cabinet shop who has closed down and selling a bunch of quality tools (all in a a couple of containers); bought a progress edge sander from them. They also have some Honduras Mahogany that the owner...

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    Stuart Welsh

    You're on a deserted island...

    Thread Starter: Stuart Welsh

    You're on a deserted island. Which 5 hand tools do you take? Seriously though, I'm starting from scratch where real woodworkers hand tools are concerned. I'm pretty well set with stationary power tools and my Festool collection has grown nicely in the last 10 months. But as completion of my...

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