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    Julie Moriarty

    Electric Bass Guitar Build

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    My SO wants a bass guitar. And I'm getting bored watching the lacquer cure on the other guitar. :) I took some 1:1 scaled drawings of bass guitars, glued them to 1/4" MDF, and started cutting templates. The neck and back are completed, with the exception of the neck heel. I don't want to cut...

    Last Post By: Julie Moriarty Yesterday, 1:37 PM Go to last post
    Scott T Smith

    A very uncommon project....

    Thread Starter: Scott T Smith

    I'm not sure that the following could be construed as "General" woodworking, but it does involve some heavy duty "power tools" and it certainly involves both "wood" and "work"! As many of my fellow SMC members are aware, I have a sawmill and kiln drying operation on my farm. Recently, my farm...

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    Ole Anderson

    Upside down receptacles?

    Thread Starter: Ole Anderson

    In my wife's hospital room a few weeks ago I noticed these receptacles: I was always taught that the ground plug should be on the bottom. To me any other way just looks wrong. Hospitals often require one of the highest level of commercial work. 12 outlets and none of them being used! Please...

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    Roger Chandler

    New model- G0766 [Upgrade possible!]

    Thread Starter: Roger Chandler

    Well.........my 2015 Grizzly catalog arrived today........been looking forward to getting it, because, for a few weeks, without any specific knowledge about it, I just had this inner feeling that there might be a new lathe model this year.........nah, maybe just a thought, but wait maybe that...

    Last Post By: Roger Chandler Yesterday, 8:20 PM Go to last post
    Brian Henderson

    Dust is dangerous

    Thread Starter: Brian Henderson

    I ended up getting into a discussion over on YouTube on a video of Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame, doing woodworking. He was grinding down LDF, which he said had no formaldehyde, and making tons and tons of sawdust with no dust collection and no mask. I pointed out that it was dangerous to do,...

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    Chris Hachet

    The only sharpening question we have not asked yet at the creek....

    Thread Starter: Chris Hachet

    So I like to strop when I sharpen, I find it helpful. Also, I use leather to strop. I have a vegan friend who is an animal rights activist who does not want to use leather to strop with on moral grounds. What is the best non animal product to suggest in the place of leather? Chris

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