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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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    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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    Stuart Welsh

    Your High School shop from the 70's.

    Thread Starter: Stuart Welsh

    Did you take shop class in the 70's in either Junior High or High School? If so what to do you recall about the shop? The reason I ask is as I complete my shop I'm taking the time to make it look as close as I can to what a shop from that era would have looked like, it's an homage to the first...

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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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    Nathan Duricek

    American Flag cutting board

    Thread Starter: Nathan Duricek

    Hey guys, I'm looking to make a cutting board for some friends that were just married and I'd like to do it as an American flag. I've got the idea that I'll use Ash or Oak for the white. But what woods could/have people used for the blue & reds. I can't use stains, right? Thanks in advance!

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    Bruce Page

    What goes into a $3m wristwatch?

    Thread Starter: Bruce Page

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

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