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10-28-2018 11:53 AM

Bench dogs - 10 replies

So I’m building a workbench/off-feed table and I’ll be adding a woodworker’s vise on the end opposite of the off-feed station. This will be my first bench with any sort of bench dogs and I’m curious what size holes to drill, where to purchase the dogs and if the holes should be through holes or only drilled a certain dep...

10-26-2018 06:30 PM

Detail biscuit joiner - 8 replies

A friend asked me recently if I had any use for a biscuit joiner, which he bought several years ago and never used. I’m a beginner and my tools and equipment are marginal, particularly my clamping area and my clamps, so I jumped on it, thinking that I’d surely make use of it. I got it a few weeks ago and didn’t have a chance ...

10-17-2018 05:23 PM

American chestnut - 16 replies

OK, another “what should I do with it question”. I just brought home a piece of American chestnut, not reclaimed, not Chinese chestnut, but from a tree that died recently on my property and which I cut and had milled. This piece is over 7’ long, just over 6/4” and almost 10” wide (there is one short section with a...

09-29-2018 01:42 PM

ID help please - 12 replies

I just purchased a pallet of cut-offs and scraps. I’m generally OK at ID, but sometimes I mis-identify something that really ought to be more obvious. I’m guessing White ash for this stack, am I correct?

09-27-2018 12:08 PM

circle template for router - 7 replies

OK, beginning question here and there’s probably a dozen simple answers, but I don’t have one off the top of my head, so I’m asking those of you who are quicker than me or who have done this a million times. I’m wanting to build a keepsake box for a friend with a sliding dovetail base and lid. Basically, I’ll make...

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