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    Stanley Covington

    The Essential Oilpot

    Thread Starter: Stanley Covington

    The oilpot is an essential tool for precision woodworking. I first learned this fact while living in Japan when I was called a fool by a joiner for not having one in my tool kit. I won't bore you with that embarrassing story, but a quick tutorial on oilpots as I understand them may be useful. ...

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    Mike Jungers

    One for the cabinet guys...

    Thread Starter: Mike Jungers

    Hello all, I'm looking for some advice as I'm planning a shift in my business focus, and after lurking for the past few months I know there are some very helpful professionals here who's opinion I'd like. Thanks in advance, and now a little about me: I'm going on fifteen years as a contractor in...

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    ken hatch

    Tool Chest

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    The boss aka sweetie pie, light of my life, and even more important SWMBO has been on my case to make a tool chest and small work bench to carry when we go RVing. She has noticed after a couple of days of sitting in an RV park I'm ready to be back in the shop. There is only so much beer, whisky and...

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    Tim Bridge

    Making a Living Woodworking

    Thread Starter: Tim Bridge

    Is it possible to make a living woodworking out of my garage making small projects and selling them at flea markets or other places? I have a bandsaw, router table, planer, miter saw, table saw, spindle sander, drill press and an assortment of hand tools. I am tired or working for electrical...

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    Ken Krawford

    What's Your Favorite Tape Measure Brand?

    Thread Starter: Ken Krawford

    It's time for a new tape that is used primarily for cabinet and furniture making. What's your go-to favorite?

    Last Post By: Mike Berrevoets Today, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    jamie shard

    a good 135 degree miter square?

    Thread Starter: jamie shard

    So... I just checked the miter square (with a starrett miter square) I've been using for the past year and it's about a 1/16 out of alignment over 6 inches. Wow. While the Starrett miter square works for 45 degrees... it doesn't have a way to measure 135 degrees. So I'm in the market for a 135...

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