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Resident Skills

I’ve commented, previously, that a Forum is defined by the skills and mentoring-willingness of its active members. And, there is the other side of that coin, that other members need to be asking the provocative questions to draw-out and provide a...

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Spray Finish - 1st time.

Part of the shop upgrade was re-thinking the worst parts of my current work: the methods-of-work that I don’t like and those I’m simply not good at (these are different animals); also, what elements of my finished projects are not...

969 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

Whitacrebespoke

A little something just for yourself.

As a professional woodwork I cannot remember the last time I made something just solely for my enjoyment (a gouge handle was the last thing I made myself in 2014) I have a very busy schedule in the coming months but I plan to take a weekend at...

955 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Wondering: 2018 exchange?

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

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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;...

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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...

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oldrivers

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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Timothy

Jointer

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

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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...

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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 !!!

503 views, 0 by MsDebbieP

MsDebbieP

Your 2018 Woodworking Goals

What are your woodworking goals for 2018?

255 views, 0 by Narinder Jugdev

Narinder Jugdev

HappyNewYear2018🍻

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

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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...

297 views, 0 by Madts

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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Brian

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...

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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

496 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke

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...

546 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...