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  1. You will be happier with deck screws, even for a...

    You will be happier with deck screws, even for a few years. My .02
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    We've had a thetford for many years of tent...

    We've had a thetford for many years of tent camping, it has been great. Easy to manage, ease to clean. They make several models, we just have the basic $70 unit.
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    I'm no expert on bent lamination projects, only...

    I'm no expert on bent lamination projects, only done one project that was a 40" dia coffee table apron. Used titebond 800, it turned out very good. That is some very hard glue when it dries. I was a...
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    I'm proud for your new purchase. I bought a new...

    I'm proud for your new purchase. I bought a new 22T Huskee last Oct, splitting wood now will put a smile on your face. The wife will have to make you come in the house for lunch because you don't...
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    Ken, thanks for the posts of your trip, certainly...

    Ken, thanks for the posts of your trip, certainly some beautiful (but wild) country. We had some friends visit NZ & Australia a few years back and gave us some great photos for a screen saver. I was...
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    Guys, thanks for the good suggestions. This will...

    Guys, thanks for the good suggestions. This will be paint grade work, I can now see that the foot/stile is one piece so I will need to glue up some long banks and bandsaw the feet out at the bottom....
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    How to build these feet?

    Hey fellows, fishing for suggestions on how to build these bed feet. I've been asked to build a bed similar to the one below for our teen daughter. Think I can figure out the panels & rails but...
  8. Great shop! Thanks for sharing. I have your book...

    Great shop! Thanks for sharing. I have your book and built a few cabinets from your ideals. thanks!
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    Strip & re-shingle, it will solve the unknown and...

    Strip & re-shingle, it will solve the unknown and you will sleep better.
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    I have built several houses applying 1/2"x4'x8'...

    I have built several houses applying 1/2"x4'x8' OSB vertical on walls, never left any space between sheets, just butt them up tight and nail them down. I never heard of any other builders in my area...
  11. Hmmmm, ice picks near a moving tablesaw blade...

    Hmmmm, ice picks near a moving tablesaw blade seems like a bad idea to me, think I'll stay with non-metal push devices.
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    Ken, I realize this thread is kinda old but read...

    Ken, I realize this thread is kinda old but read it and wanted to tell you how much I appreciate what you have shared about your hearing loss and experience with CI. After 55 years of perfect hearing...
  13. Glaze suggestions over oil based enamel

    I built this coffee table for my wife last year, it has been finished with oil base primer and oil base satin enamel paint (please forgive me, I know it's a mortal sin to apply paint to good wood,...
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    Congratulations! Can't be Free!

    Congratulations! Can't be Free!
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    Fellows thanks for the good input, sounds like...

    Fellows thanks for the good input, sounds like the main factor is removing and sealing out the O2 by what ever means possible. I'll give the bloxygen a try and make sure cans are well sealed. Again ...
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    Preserving oil base finishes

    It always frustrates me open a can of used oil-based finish a month later to find it separated and filmed over. Any tips or suggestions for removing air from cans or additives that will prevent this...
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    A couple weeks ago I purchased a new unused...

    A couple weeks ago I purchased a new unused Grizzly 690 off Craiglist and wanted to set it on a mobile base. The saw was already fully assembled when I purchased it. I slide it off a drop ramp...
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    "Practical Design Solutions and Strategies" ...

    "Practical Design Solutions and Strategies" published by Fine Wood Working recommends 30"/person for round tables.
  19. Tim, soild maple is great for drawers. Also you...

    Tim, soild maple is great for drawers. Also you can use a solid wood band on top of plywood to hide the edge. I have done this a few times, use a roundover bit on both sides of the band for a more...
  20. I've been wanting a Kreg Klamp table to use on...

    I've been wanting a Kreg Klamp table to use on cabinet construction projects for sometime but been to cheap to buy the completed factory unit. I purchased the parts from Lee Valley a couple weeks ago...
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    Wow! That was a true labor of love, thanks for...

    Wow! That was a true labor of love, thanks for sharing!
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    Here is a photo of the shutters installed. The...

    Here is a photo of the shutters installed. The front of our house originally had a large single domer which my wife has hated and complained about for twenty years. We needed a new roof so I...
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    Exterior fixed shutters

    Here is a little non-furniture project I've been working on in the evenings for a couple weeks. This is a pair of fixed exterior shutters for the gable window on the front of our house. I remodeled...
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    Yes, white oak is easy for me to get. We are...

    Yes, white oak is easy for me to get. We are covered in White Oak trees here in the Ozarks, makes for inexpensive lumber. Rough sawn can be purchased for $1.00-1.50 bd ft. It will cost a little more...
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    Sam, thanks for the great info on materials and...

    Sam, thanks for the great info on materials and the construction process. Previously I've thought I would need to purchase some exotic weather resistant lumber for constructing new doors but red oak...
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