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    Kees Heiden

    Distressing

    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    Probably sacrilege to some, but how about distessing some projects? I really like antiques, I also like to build furniture, but I don't like antique reproductions that look like new. So untill now I have mostly made contemporary looking furniture and I have bought some antique stuff. But for an...

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    Lester Sak

    Any experience with new Laguna 14/12 bandsaw?

    Thread Starter: Lester Sak

    In the market for my first bandsaw and have been doing a lot of research. This is for a small garage shop (9’x18’) and no access to a 220 line. So, I’m looking for the best quality 14” saw that will run on 110v. This will be for general use – curves, ripping thick stock and re-sawing so I...

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    ian maybury

    Heat damage to blades when grinding...

    Thread Starter: ian maybury

    Brian's thread on choice of chisels just set me thinking. I'd always thought it was just that I was using cheap chisels, but it starts to look like even good quality chisels sail pretty close to the wind so far as edge damage is concerned when working hardwoods. My white steels don't much like...

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    David Weaver

    More Beech Plane Ideas?

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    I've got some beech left, enough to make two more planes. I think I'll probably make another jointer with the one stick because I don't have the heart to cut it down. With the other, I'm either going to save it to make a few dais, or make another jack sized plane. I don't want to make pointless...

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    Kev Williams

    Full color printing on Rowmark- methods?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    I have a couple of customers who keep insisting I figure out how to put their multi-colored logos on the plastic ID plates I make them. Some logos are fine in black & white, but they want color anyway. One logo I'm working with has a solid dark-to-light blue shaded shape, which to now I've just...

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    Bruce Page

    What goes into a $3m wristwatch?

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    Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime Watch Long but very well done. The choir music is a little over the top.

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