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MsDebbieP

Last Week's Weekly Brief

Did you see last week’s “Weekly Brief” ? It had a SPECIAL article in it ….. http://preview.mailerlite.com/i1v6i8

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radiant floors and dinning table

Good afternoon. I am building a 4×8 x21/4 single slab live edge pine farm table for my wife . The wood is approx 8% moisture as it sits in the shop . My question relates to radiant heat and this table . My house is heated with radiant floors with...

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Whitacrebespoke

Advice on finishes required

Does any one on this site have information on linseed oil paints? I’m trying to finish all my joinery in natural finishes I can cope with shellac and have landed in a really nice marine grade clear coat that’s not loaded with solvents but in...

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Glaros Studios

Sliding Table saws

I’m thinking of buying a sliding table (panel) saw. Anyone familiar with these? I haven’t used them before. There is a Grizzly saw for sale (grizzly G0623X3) for $3250 Cdn but comes with a roto phase so I can actually use it. New panel saws are...

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Whitacrebespoke

Weekly brief choices

Hi guys any one know what the weekly brief choices are about? How do we know what wins?

844 views, 0 by CharleeAnn

CharleeAnn

We haven't formally met! :)

Hello, everyone! I have finally found the time to formally introduce myself and tell a little bit of my story to you all. However, first I would love to say thank you to all the super nice people who started encouraging me as soon as I posted my...

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Madts

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Brian

US Box Swap 2017

Confirmed participants so far: David E Papadan Brian Madts Rules: Anything goes. Make any kind of box, any size, shape, color, wood, hardware, etc. Everyone that’s in on this swap sign up on this thread. Share your ideas, progress,...

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Madts

Metric vs imperial

I wish that manufactures would indicate what threads are use in their products. Many times a nut or bolt is lost and trying to find a match can be a pain in the ass getting the right one. I even have some tools that have both. Also fine and...

865 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Pallet crap

Ok, what do you do to treat / prep pallet wood to make something out of it.

1,023 views, 0 by VKD

VKD

Box swap...

I’m trying to figure out if there are enough participants on this site to have a box swap. I’m also trying to figure out the rules that would go along with the swap. As an example the size of the box. I would want the box to be able to hold...

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Madts

Heat.

It is 9pm and the temp in my workshop/garage is 87 F. and the inside of the house is 72F. Where would you rather be?

208 views, 0 by Billp

I've been out of my shop

My wife has cancer so as you can imagine woodworking is the last thing on my mine. Just thought I would let you know why I’m missing in action.

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Jeff

Zebrawood

I recently managed to salvage some long scrap cut offs of zebrawood from the scrap pile where I buy my lumber. After planing I’ve managed to get a good bit of 1/4" thick by 2" wide pieces. Maybe 60’ or so. I’m looking at some ideas for boxes...

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Brian

What kind of hand saw for this job?

I’m planning a cantilevered pergola for my backyard modeled after the one in the photo. I designed it and bought the materials yesterday. I have a good handle on how to get it assembled (figuring out how to get the rafters up by myself was the...

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VKD

Pictures

This is a test to see if this site rotates pictures based on landscape vs portrait. It appears not.

323 views, 0 by RonnieFarmer

Need pointers on tools

Hi folks! My name is Doug (although it says Ronnie). I am a noob to all this save for whittling when I was in boy scouts (yes, I got my eagle scout badge). Anyway, I’m looking for advice on chisel and carvers. I also want a rotary tool. I am...

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Hi y'all! New Mexican wood working.

Hello all, my name is Doug. I’m looking for ideas, plans, andadvice. The only thing I’ve made is a pipe out of mesquite. After all the hard work just for a pipe, I fell in love with woodworking I’m working on acquiring tools now.

249 views, 0 by Madts

Madts

Tape measures.

Does anybody on this site know of a good 25’ tape measure? I have: 1 Lufkin 25. Blade kinks and does not role in and out properly. 2 No name. Better but still works. 3 Stanley Tylon. Junk. Blade is kinked all over the place. 4 Stanley...

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Tim

Is teak ok to use for a baby cradle?

Hi all, We have our 1st grand baby on the way in July. I want to make a swinging baby cradle for my daughter. I have enough teak to make the cradle and am wondering if it is an ok wood to use. The cost of wood here in Washington is just...