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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #22: Super Hoarding fettish....

04-02-2020 05:07 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 13 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. To be fair to any product(s) mentioned, this is not a review per-se, but my impression, be it through bad judgement, misuse or just too much cheap vino. When I started turning pens about 12 years ago, the buzz ingredient was CA glue finish. Whenev...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #21: Splitting headache in splitter setup…

02-29-2020 03:03 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 5 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. To be fair to any product(s) mentioned, this is not a review per-se, but my impression, be it through bad judgement, misuse or just too much cheap vino. When I bought my contractor’s tablesaw all those many years ago, it came with a detachable blad...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #20: Custom builds for the not so weight conscious.

02-26-2020 11:12 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 10 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. To be fair to the product(s) mentioned, this is not a review per-se, but my impression, be it through bad judgement, misuse or just too much cheap vino. When we get a good idea we often go hell bent for leather trying to accommodate that concept. ...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #18: Blue Hands #2.

02-07-2020 11:08 PM by LittleBlackDuck | 20 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. I held back this post after posting Blue hands #1 just to see if the rice trick worked on a Samsung phone… Looks like the Samsung phone reacted more to rice paddies than rice alone. If you are forced to volunteer to clean the dunny, ensure you do ...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #17: Fancy a useless chisel?

02-03-2020 02:04 PM by LittleBlackDuck | 6 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. To be fair to the product(s) mentioned, this is not a review per-se, but my impression, be it through bad judgement, misuse or just too much cheap vino. After buying my lathe the second chisel I ever owned was this broken gouge that I amateurishly ...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #15: Bricking up a house-vac.

01-28-2020 11:12 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 4 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. However, with this offering…As the dough said to the dear…More bang for you bucks! You’re getting two for one… a Stupid Ideas/Buys instalment (here). a handy Workshop Operational Tips instalment (elsewhere). How I got in the sh...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #14: Blue Hands #1.

01-26-2020 03:39 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 2 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. If you decide to install a keyed lock on your dunny (a toilet as opposed to a bathroom) window, most people decide to place all the gear on the window sill. The fear of being attacked from the window behind while squatting on the loo, is NOT Stupid...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #13: Uplifting Drill Press table inovation.

01-24-2020 10:40 AM by LittleBlackDuck | 3 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. This stupid idea was inspired by, My previous stupidity of loading up my DP tabletop. Izzy Swan’s dexterous use of his cordless drill. I thought with the weight of my DP’s box and sliding tables I could facilitate the movement by the...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #12: Build it Up Just to Pull it Down.

01-16-2020 12:39 PM by LittleBlackDuck | 9 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. When I bought my first Drill Press (DP) the only woodworking I knew was screwing… in one direction… UP! So I bought this pre-fab DP tabletop based on Incra hardware, It served me well and I should have been content… Nah, had to improve it.. decide...

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Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)... #11: RTFM…

01-13-2020 12:50 PM by LittleBlackDuck | 10 comments »

Boys and Girls, We all like to brag about our achievements and sweep our failures under the carpet… well, my carpet has run out of space so I’ve decided to group my failures and mistakes under Stupid Ideas/Buys of the past (so far)…. Nearly every woodworking article I read that talks about wax, refers to Johnson’s Paste Wax. Ever willing to plagiarise, I ventured down to Bunnings (Australia’s local hardware store) to buy a can/bottle/tube or whatever it comes in (all the ...

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