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07-28-2015 04:32 PM

ROS Dust Collection - 22 replies

I make cutting boards. Currently, I’m making a lot of them … and the hand sanding part of the process isn’t working for me. I sand all surfaces to 320 grit, which means I’m generating a lot of fine dust. When I’m sanding, dust is everywhere. Everywhere. When I’m sanding, Pigpen has nothing on me. ...

11-23-2014 08:37 PM

Selling Online - 8 replies

I’m looking for a good solution to sell my work onilne … as well as to sell my wife’s handmade lotions, for that matter. As of now, I haven’t found a solution that I’m happy with. The one “real” online store we have up is for the lotion products, Mrs. M's Handmade. WordPress is the provider, and we ha...

07-27-2014 11:34 PM

Table Saw Cove Cuts - 8 replies

I’m currently building some serving trays that require cove cuts done on the table saw. The directions with the pattern I’m using recommended making a channel – a top fence and a bottom fence, if you will – to run the stock through while cutting the coves. That seemed unsafe to me. I did the cuts using only the top fen...

07-14-2014 10:37 PM

Split Joints in Door Panel - 14 replies

My son just bought a new house, and the front door has a problem. Two of the raised panels in the door are having glue failures … the joints are splitting in the narrow area of the panel closest to the stiles of the door frame. The splits – 5 in one panel, 2 in another – are large enough you can see daylight through the spli...

03-26-2014 04:38 PM

Cutting Board Juice Groove - 5 replies

Cutting boards have become my new obsession. What is the best way to cut a juice groove around the edge of a board?

10-07-2013 02:01 AM

How do I identify the species of a board I bought? - 24 replies

I recently bought 19x boards from a guy that was selling lumber that his Dad had bought. The seller was not a woodworker, and based on the dirt on the boards, they had been in storage for a while. Most of the boards were labeled on their edge, but there a few boards labeled “mohogany” that are very different looks. One has...

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