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    David Weaver

    Beech Jointer Build

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    I thought I'd put this in a separate thread, I changed my mind. There will be less talk about the mortise, wear, etc, it's all covered in the cocobolo smoother thread here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?218832-Cocobolo-Smoother-Build-2 This beech is courtesty of Prashun...

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    David Barnett

    $20 cast iron lap for 1 diamond

    Thread Starter: David Barnett

    While too soft for forging and just about anything else, these cheap 15lb. cast iron anvils from Harbor Freight make acceptable laps for diamond honing and most of the work is already done. The milled face is easily scraped flat in little time, even if you've never scraped anything before, and with...

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    Brian Hale

    Oak vs. Ash

    Thread Starter: Brian Hale

    How similar are these two woods apperance wise? I'm doing a kitchen island, desk and TV stand for the inlaws and money is tight. I can get Ash for $1.49 bd ft and Oak for $2.09 and i'll need about 175 bf ft for the project. I assume i'll need to fill either wood for a smooth writing surface on...

    Last Post By: David Weaver Yesterday, 11:58 AM Go to last post
    Andrew Kertesz

    Winter's Coming!! Snow Blower Suggestions

    Thread Starter: Andrew Kertesz

    I have a single stage snow blower but after last winter it about killed me and my arthritis is getting worse. I'm looking for a 2 stage self propelled (not necessarily multi-speed) snow blower in the $600.00 range. Anybody have any suggestions on which to buy and/or stay away from? Thanks...

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    Roger Rettenmeier

    from logging to siding

    Thread Starter: Roger Rettenmeier

    Started a project on my old house, insulating and residing. I started with logs and a sawmill to make the siding . That is my friend and his sawmill. After several rounds of hauling logs and milling, I had a good stack of wood. . I then stripped one layer of old siding. After that I...

    Last Post By: Todd Burch Yesterday, 10:56 AM Go to last post
    Mike Holbrook

    Jointer Planes

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    I have been thinking about a Jointer plane for some time now. I have taken my time on buying this plane because I plan to buy a quality plane. I believe this is a tool that may benefit from more in terms of manufacturing precision and features. I have some experience now with BU/LA, older Stanley...

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