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09-07-2021 06:14 PM

Glue Myths and End Grain glue ups - 8 replies

A pretty interesting video explaining how end grain joints are stronger than edge grain joints. Who would have thunk?

12-17-2020 08:50 PM

Using blunt chisels - 10 replies

I’ve been using this technique I learned from Bill Carter for a couple of years now for making small parts and various other tasks. I’m sure others have been doing this for years, but it’s a relatively new and a great tool technique for me. <div>Get valid XHTML YouTube embed code for your website</div>

11-20-2020 05:17 PM

Vintage Breast Drill ID - 3 replies

I just ran across this old drill that I’ve had for many years. I thnk it’s a Metabo as it’s made in Germany but doesn’t have any other markings I can see other than E 185-2. The only other Metabo’s I’ve seen have a yellow Metabo label. Maybe it fell off over the years but it’s in pretty good shape and...

11-11-2020 10:37 PM

Major Score at least for me on Mini Tablesaw - 8 replies

I bought this saw today on a local buy and sell group. It’s a Byrnes model maker saw. I paid $150 USD for it and it’s like brand new! Came with an extra carbide blade and fence extension. To buy new, it would be over $500 USD. These are made by Jim Byrnes in Orlando Florida. No plastic at all, just steel and aluminum. 1/3 horsepow...

04-08-2020 02:11 AM

John Prine dies RIP - 9 replies

Very sad news. news.

02-20-2020 02:54 PM

Mystery Jointer part/accessory - 2 replies

I bought a 6” General International jointer 10 years or so back. This item came with it. There’s no reference to it in the manual. It’s sat on a shelf for a long time. Foolish question perhaps, but does anyone know what it’s for?

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