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  1. would this shop improvement be "worth it"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Dufour View Post
    Will those stairs be covered to keep snow and ice away?
    Trenchless is the search term to use.
    Bill D.
    hmmmm. Very good thought. Last few years hasnít had much cold weather but I agree with your idea of
    covering the stairs being beneficial. Thanks!!
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  2. Witherby no. 110 block plane

    Quote Originally Posted by Zac wingert View Post
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    Here is the box it was in.
    That is a product with the Witherby name and likely nothing to do with the T H Witherby legacy, at least to my knowledge.

    It may be someone who had rights to use the name. It may be the trade mark to the name has become public domain.

    There is also Witherby Publishing, seems to be mostly maritime titles.

    More research would be in order if it is something you have to ...
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  3. New R4512 saw buying experience at Home Depot,first it's bad then it's excellent

    Quote Originally Posted by dennis thompson View Post
    Went to Home Depot on Saturday to buy the Ridgid R4512 saw. Worked with two different associates, both of whom were completely useless, I wanted to make sure the saw was made in 2016, after the trunnion issue was fixed. Left the store completely annoyed with them. I really wanted the saw so I went back early Sunday morning and asked for the manager. It was like I was in a different store, the manager and his assistant were great. They got a fork lift to get the saws down from a high rack, allowed
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  4. I Can't leave well enough alone - Part 1-1/2

    (Continued) After the fit is good, The leaves are glued in. After they dry, I scrape off the paper.

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    I then cleaned up the surface and shot the edges. A Coat of BLO and let to dry overnight.

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    Now I need to figure out what to do with the panel. I'm thinking I will re-saw it and make it a door for a ...
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  5. I can't leave well enough alone - Part 1

    I am down to the part I have been dreading, the inlay. I have always liked the Japanese Brush and Ink Drawings. I travel with a sketchbook, brushes and pens. I found I was interested in this type of motif could be added to a cabinet. Here is a concept sketch.

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    I then spent a bit of time scaling this and composing it on the box.

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    So, I thought I would do a practice panel to ensure I was ...
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