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    Jamie Straw

    Collecting Black Locust tips

    Do you need industrial strength ammonia, as with oak? It does remind me of some chestnut I turned which had had a nail or two, probably for decades, and

    Jamie Straw Today, 1:39 AM Go to last post
    Jeffrey J Smith

    Collecting Black Locust tips

    I've turned a bit of it. It is a lovely, very dense wood. Found it to turn nicely when green, moves a lot more than maple, no where near as much as madrone.

    Jeffrey J Smith Today, 1:33 AM Go to last post
    Rick Fisher

    New man cave

    Looks good. I really like the ceiling height your achieving .. I am building a shop right now and went T-5 HO .. I obsessed over if I should go LED

    Rick Fisher Today, 1:20 AM Go to last post
    Rick Fisher

    Running a single phase motor with a VFD

    I would comment that the Run capacitors on a single phase motor are meant to run at a small range of frequency, if you move lower, the motor could lose

    Rick Fisher Today, 1:17 AM Go to last post
    Mike King

    Veneer into drawer fronts in auspice box

    I'm building my take on a Pennsylvania spice box. It is a double box, sized to fill the space vacated by a rear projection tv upon its replacement with

    Mike King Today, 1:16 AM Go to last post
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