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Madts

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Madts

An Ethical question

I have a lady friend that likes to do woodworking. As she does not have many tools, likes to come over and use my tools. My principle is that it is under my supervision, which is ok by her. When it comes to sharp tools I want to be there, say...

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Jack

Ted McGrath woodworking plans

I would assume that everyone got the WoodworkingWeb notifier regarding ordering thousands of woodworking plans from Ted for only $67.00 if you order immediately. The BBB has an alert on Ted that says he Is not on the up and up, and if you have...

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JimArnold

Been 5+ years....

Just received Martin’s note the other day. I haven’t posted in a long time… Business has never slowed down, and I was trapped in making the chess sets for so long I never had the chance to keep up on any of the wood sites. To say I was burned...

616 views, 0 by Xhaleaj

Dovetail practice

What kind of wood is best to us for dovetail practice? Pine is cheap, but doesn’t really translate to most nice woods because it’s so soft, but I don’t want to spend a lot of money on practice wood. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I’ve been out of my shop for over 2 yrs.

I had to have a total hip replacement and I’m still using a Cane. I sure miss not being able to get back in the shop. I don’t feel steady enough to feed lumber through My machinery. So I’m in the process of building a remote controlled...

644 views, 0 by B Gabourie

B Gabourie

Hello All!

Hi. I’m Barry. I’m a Canadian transplant in Houston, TX area. I got bitten by the woodworking bug about 3 years ago and I’ve been trying to improve my skills ever since. I have a small area in my garage that I use for woodworking and I have been...

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Brian

Tiny plane

I keep this guy in my backpack for emergencies. :-)

127 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Online

Sure is nice to be back online. —Madts.

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Workload/ load capacity

Hi. How would I go about determine the weight this metal framed cabinet can hold, provided the weight is evenly distributed? Does the shape detract from the amount of weight it could hold, and suggestions on what I could do to beef up the...

293 views, 0 by Hamerwolf

Hamerwolf

I'm a student in need of some help :)

Hi all I’m new to this community and I’m taking an intro to carpentry and cabinetry class at Central Texas College (Fort Leonard Wood Campus). I’ve been searching the web for plans to build a gun cabinet for my class project but all I’ve found...

517 views, 1 by shipwright

shipwright

Published!

I just picked up my mail to find four copies of the latest Canadian Woodworking Magazine. It features an article I worte almost three years ago. I had forgotten all about it until I got a call last month. !

355 views, 0 by Jack

Jack

Woodworking web notifiers

I just realized that I am not getting any Woodworking Web Notifiers emails any more. Anyone else having this problem?

288 views, 0 by blaise84

Moving tips needed.

Hi guys, I am planning to move in two months now. But as early as today, I want to know what are the best ways to move smoothly. I really don’t want to have issues with anything. I also have kids with me and pets. Can you give me some useful...

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Jack

I think we have been comprised

I received a private message from a Florence Laurent through Woodworkers Web this evening who says she is the widow of an industrialist. She is dying and wants me to contact her so she can give me 6 million dollars. Oh boy! She has a profile...

605 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Shop time.

Living in Houston TX. I find myself using a lot of time on tools. High humidity with salt in it is not good for tools. I have not timed my tool time vs. shoptime, but guess I spend about 15% of my time on tools. Shop cleanup is shop time to...

457 views, 0 by MJCD

We Could Use Some New Topics...

I’ve been unsuccessful in encouraging members to initiate new topics. I’m not a chatty person, nor casual by any means; however, I do enjoy a provocative discussion of woodworking – call me crazy (many people have, and have lived to tell the...

529 views, 0 by Vatech90

Vatech90

Hello!

Hi. My name is Mandy and I’m from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. I’ve been a civil engineer for the past 25+ years. I grew up in the residential building business. My father was a manager of Lowe’s for 23 years before buying his own building...

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Post-Project Shop Reset; Optimizing the Small Shop

The following covers two areas: getting my shop ready for the next project, and optimizing the small shop. Post-Project Reset We each have our procedures; one of mine is that after every project, I reset the shop. The reset includes re-touching...

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Martin Sojka

Vintage Tables

See these amazing tables by the Vintage Industrial