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    Woodworking School

    I recently attended a six day class at the Homestead Heritage Center in Waco Texas. The course was called "The Foundational Course" and is designed to educate the student in the use of hand tools. It...
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    Tim: I initially thought the bathroom would be...

    Tim: I initially thought the bathroom would be strange. Yet when I saw it, it was very well done. They have a Shower curtain, wall hanging and the Coke Sign I built a cabinet for. Not overdone. It's...
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    Howard: All of the replies on here have been very...

    Howard: All of the replies on here have been very helpful. Your reply hits in the heart if the matter for me. I was just trying to dispose of the solvents when I cleaned brushes or my spray gun. I...
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    Coke Light Installed

    Just a quick picture of the Coca Cola Sign and case I built, installed in my friends home.

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    John: I purchased mine from the manufacturer of...

    John: I purchased mine from the manufacturer of my compressor, but basically if you can find an old tire it would work fine. Just cut the pieces square with a hacksaw and a little larger than the...
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    David: Thanks and I believe this is the one. I...

    David: Thanks and I believe this is the one. I will write the builder and see if I can get any additional pictures and info on the sled. Appreciate the help.
    Mike
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    Cross Cut Sled

    Within the last month or so, there was a post on here of a beautiful wood cross cut sled. Looked like the back fence and guard were walnut and it had inserts on th sled. I have not been able to find...
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    Disposing of Solvents

    Like most wood workers, I throw out Lacquer, Lacquer Thinner, Mineral Spirits and other paints and solvents. How do you all dispose of these materials? I was thinking of a sealed can or something...
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    Clint: I have had my 1023SL now for almost a year and could not be happier. It is a solid, powerful and accurate table saw. For the price, it seems to me to be the best around. With shipping, the...
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    Brian: Beutiful job and something to be really...

    Brian: Beutiful job and something to be really proud of. I always wondered how you shape the seat on one of these. Router or ???
    Mike
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    Al: When it was all done, between the sanding...

    Al: When it was all done, between the sanding sealer and the BLO, the HD Red Oak actually looked nice!
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    Coca Cola Bath Light

    I have a young friend here in the neighborhood who is an Austin Fireman. He has a bathroom with a Coca Cola Theme :) He asked me to build a cabinet for a piece of glass out of an old Coke Machine...
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    Gene: Steve Clardy has a lot more experience than...

    Gene: Steve Clardy has a lot more experience than I do, so his post is probably more reliable. I have used CMT bits and they worked great. Just this week I received a complete bit set (18) from...
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    Thanks to all who replied and I sincerely...

    Thanks to all who replied and I sincerely appreciate all the help. I will discuss all of these options with the Owner.
    Mike
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    JB Weld

    Jeff: Interesting. I was anchored at Georgetown Exuma, Bahamas in 2001 and stripped the threads on the bleed valve of my diesel fuel filter. Getting new parts was impossible. A screw air shipped in...
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    Thanks Ed: The owner wants NOTHING done to...

    Thanks Ed: The owner wants NOTHING done to anything. So basically I am in a box. Probably my best option is to hand it back to him as is :) And pay for his fixing my clock.
    Mike
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    ?

    Darned if I know Ron, but it is like epoxy or Gorilla Glue or something. To be frank, whoever did this to an 18th Century Clock was NOT a woodworker.
    Mike
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    Need Help

    OK, I am taking this to the top because I need some help. If I have not explained the problem correctly. just say so. This is a tough rebuild and I need the expertise from this forum.
    Mike
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    Drill Press Stand

    Here's one I built a year ago and it has worked really well.

    http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?t=40655

    The design is in "Building Woodshop Work Staions" by Danny Proulx.



    Mike
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    Come On! Take a shot!

    Pictured below is an antique clock of Dutch Origin circa 1780. It has fallen off a wall and a local clock mechanism repairman asked me to piece it back together. Original glass/some cracked, cut...
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    Mark: Every time I think I am getting to be an...

    Mark: Every time I think I am getting to be an "OK" woodworker I see something you have done. This is going to be beautiful. Keep it up and keep posting them, it gives all of us some really good...
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    Thanks Gary. I can get to this one very easily....

    Thanks Gary. I can get to this one very easily.
    Mike
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    Dennis, I may be selling a few of these and...

    Dennis, I may be selling a few of these and wonder if you think dimensioned 1X4 and 2X4 as recommended in some plans I have will work? If not, I do not want to put junk out there, so I will go with...
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    Locations

    Thanks to all who replied. I was aware of Austin Fine Hardwoods and shop there all the time. They tend to be high retail, but only sell good product. I will definitely try the M&G Saw Mill in...
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    Timbers

    Stephen: My neighbor is a big time gardener and home improvement guy and he just put together 3 large raised flower gardens (also growing tomato's). They are about 6X3 foot. He used treated landscape...
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