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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

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    Simon MacGowen

    Is posting videos on youtube showing second-rate skills or results fine with you?

    Thread Starter: Simon MacGowen

    I have come across quite a number of "tutorial" videos on youtube with good intentions, trying to share hand tool techniques with everyone, that are in my opinion below the fine woodworking quality. The most common examples are those showing the finished joints with tiny or unsightly gaps,...

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    mark mcfarlane

    Yet another shop build.... McFarlane

    Thread Starter: mark mcfarlane

    After a 9 month battle with the local water district over an easement, we started clearing the land for my new shop today. It was amazing to watch these guys clear the land. We had three 80-100' pine trees removed and about a dozen smaller ones. One of the tall trees was 2 feet off my...

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    steven c newman

    They're baaack

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Stopped in at Aldi's Friday.. $6.99 + sales tax... Haven't taken these out of the package, yet.... Bought a set about 2 years or so ago.....still going strong. My current users. If I get a bit of time, I may tune the new ones up. Might even post a few pictures....

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    jack dempsey

    Tablesaw Crosscut sled

    Thread Starter: jack dempsey

    Hello, I am preparing to make a tablesaw crosscut sled. I am not sure what material to use for the runners. I would like advice/opinions on using the steel runners like the ones sold by Incra as opposed to using hardwood for the runners. If you have made these sleds I would like your insight....

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    Matt Lau

    Does being neander change how you see things?

    Thread Starter: Matt Lau

    I'll be the first to admit that I'm not much of a woodworker. However, I'd like to think that dabbling in neandering has helped me see the world very differently (sorta like learning to cook). For me, it's a dislike of MDF, "floating" desks, and vaporware electronics (which is ironic, since I...

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    Ed Labadie

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