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My Introduction, Swhitey

Well, my story is as follows, originally from the North East of England, we moved down to South West France five and a half years ago where we have been renovating a 300 year old French farmhouse. We’ve been on a very tight budget, as you must...

125 views, 0 by MsDebbieP


Wondering: 2018 exchange?

I enjoyed following the 2017 exchange last year…. will there be another one this year?

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Plans for a Backgammon Board

I was wondering if any one has a good plan for building a high end Backgammon board and accessories? Thanks Old rivers

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Does anybody have experience with the ironwood brand jointer?…I’m considering buying one

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Revisiting the Festool MFT/3

I’ve owned an MFT/3 for many years now, and recently sold it; for all of its many benefits and capabilities, I became frustrated with its many shortcomings. I’m in the minority, it seems, as I read glowing reviews – some by dispassionate reviews;...

141 views, 0 by baldwinlc

Looking for plans

Hi everyone, I am looking for plans for these fish shaped tables. Does anyone have one, or know where to buy them?

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Another attempt at creating something ;-)

Well after starting another wood project now the bench is built I thought I would make the wife something to justify the hours I vanish into the garage again lol I am sorry but I opted for screw jointing for now but do plan on attempting a...

129 views, 0 by william


Member of the week

Hi guys bit late but thanks for the ‘member of the week’ very random internet here in rural France, like to say Happy New Year !!!

269 views, 0 by MsDebbieP


Your 2018 Woodworking Goals

What are your woodworking goals for 2018?

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Narinder Jugdev


Wishing you all a very safe and peaceful New Year. From Narinder in the Trimandcraft Woodshop in Canada🇨🇦 Cheers🍻

188 views, 0 by North Kent Workshop

New workbench for small workshop

I interested in creating a new workbench for my small workshop (from timber and plywood) to incorporate a small tablesaw, and have space under for some other machines, perhaps with flip-tops so the machines can be a fixed below and raised up to...

129 views, 0 by Madts


Found wood.

I have a friend that lives in south Texas and he has a farm. His farm has Horses, Cattle, cats and Dogs. Also trees that suffered from the drought 2 years ago. when we walk through the acreage we find wood from dead trees. Taking them...

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Making a small box to take abuse

I made a box to hold my cigarettes that I buy loose at the local reservation. It’s been almost 2 years that I’ve carried that box with me everywhere I go: work, fishing, rain, shine, snow and sleet. It’s taken a LOT of abuse and it shows. It’s...

297 views, 0 by 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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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...

351 views, 0 by 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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I need to re-saw 2×6 in to 1×6, i don’t have a band saw, what are some other ways to do it? TIA

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Rev. George Hutson

I am a new subscriber, but have been enjoying Woodworking web project videos for some time. I am fairly new to woodworking. However, I’m finding that I have some skills that are working well for me. In the past I was a welder fabricator, so...

807 views, 0 by Bo Peep

Bo Peep

Building A Workbench

My good old faithful workbench (apparently it’s actually a potting bench) is showing signs of old age and neglect. I have been looking after it as best I can but it is a bit more rickety now and the surface is uneven due to damp conditions. So...