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  1. Woodturning
    I've been turning odds and ends on my metal lathe for quite some time now, but while it worked to some extent I was never too keen on doing so. the max speed is 1700rpm which is somewhat on the lower end for wood, and the machine and all the gears are properly oiled which attracts and captures...
  2. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    For you workbench lovers. Christopher Schwarz has a video tour of his Holtzapffel Workbench posted in his blog. He discusses some of his design physolophy and the features of his bench. I belive someone was interested in a tail vice a while back and he describes one that would be easy to...
  3. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    First off, no haters please. After a momentary lapse that only cost me 4 stitches, I have decided the cost of a new sawstop is less than the risk of injury and followon costs. First question: is there a forum where sawstop users congregate? I don't see one linked from sawstop.com and nothing...
  4. Woodworking Skill Share
    Hello to all from the Magnolia State: A couple of years ago, Fine Woodworking showscased a group of identical colonial secretaries that were built by a group of mostly retired guys in the Washington, DC area. They actually contracted with at New England craftsman to fly to DC two week-ends a...
  5. Wood & Lumber
    This is a 112 year old Pepper tree in my yard that's been dead for about 2yrs now. The bulk of the Burl is about 16ft high w/ a waist line of about 19 ft. circumference (about 5 1/2 ft. across). I've attached a few pics of the burl that was on the upper branches and if that's any indication on...
  6. Focus on the Workspace
    My work bench is made up of 4 layers of sheet goods. 2 sheets of OSB sandwiched by 2 sheets of 3/4" cabinet grade plywood. The table top is starting to get some wear. I'm wondering a couple of things… 1) Should I trim the edges of the table top, leaving a 1/4" inset above the table top, and...
  7. Jigs & Fixtures
    I am at the final stages of my first form scratch wood project. I have built 18 replacement shaker style cabint doors out of maple and mdf. These doors have a 3/8" inset and a 3/8" overhang of the cabinet opening with a face frame edge mounting method. These are replacements for the original...
  8. Woodworking Skill Share
    Hello My photpgraphy skills are not good. It is something that I have been struggling with for a long time. My photos are too dark, too light, fuzzy etc etc etc. If they are good it is pure luck. I found a helpful blog/site that I want to pass on. .... link ... Regards DAN
  9. Sweating for Bucks Through Woodworking
    Well…so a little background. I have worked in Computers and for the man…for the past 10 years. SO went back to law school and we are both in a big transition period of our lives. I want to change careers, but I am having a hard time figuring out where to start. I want to get into woodworking as...
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