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12-10-2018 01:45 AM

Pocket hole woes - 5 replies

Decided to attempt something that wasn’t “paint grade”, a dresser. Got some of the “expensive” 3/4 inch Purebond birch pywood from HD, and a piece of oak wherewith to make some 1/4 inch edge banding. Very carefully edge banded my pywood components for the case, then planed and sanded things flush. Everything look...

03-12-2017 10:39 PM

Blowpipes - 0 replies

Interesting vid on the making of traditional blowpipes.

01-21-2017 10:41 PM

Harry Epstein paperweight - 15 replies

On the recommendation of several threads here, bought a 12” PEC factory second combination square from Harry Epstein for something like $30, including shipping. Not square at all. Is probably a good 3/32 out of square. Very disappointed. Am going to attempt to return it. Wonder how that will go, it being a factory second? At any r...

07-06-2014 11:31 PM

Oversized table saw sled? - 1 reply

I have a DeWalt DWE7480 portable table saw. The table is only 19 inches wide from front to back, giving me roughly enough room to safely crosscut a 2×4, and that’s about it. I am wondering, is it safe to make a sled that overhangs the table by perhaps 2-4 inches so as to increase the room in front of the blade? I eventually want to...

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