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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Rick Potter

    Gassed up today

    Thread Starter: Rick Potter

    While we were on a trip last week a war started and gas prices went crazy everywhere. Got back Monday night. Today, Friday, we decided to gas up two cars. The cheapest gas we saw while driving around was $5.47 for reg unleaded at an Arco station. That was cash, credit was $5.67. We pulled into...

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    Robert Hartmann

    Garage cost...are you kidding me?

    Thread Starter: Robert Hartmann

    I retired from the Air Force close to two years ago. It took us until now to find the house we wanted. So, I was ready to finally have a space dedicated for a wood shop instead of cramming into here or there as we moved every three years. We have a great house with some land and a perfect spot...

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    Dale Osowski

    Krenov Style Apron Plane

    Thread Starter: Dale Osowski

    Attention to my woodworking friends! I have a fair amount of Gaboon Ebony cutoffs I've collected over the years and I'm looking to put them to good use. I'm thinking about making a number of small Krenov style apron / block planes that would be available for sale. They would be made of Gaboon...

    Last Post By: Dale Osowski Yesterday, 10:35 AM Go to last post
    Gregory King

    New Mig

    Thread Starter: Gregory King

    Thinking about buying my first welder. Probably going a bit overboard on size, but looking at the Miller 212 Autoset. A good welder or not? I like the Miller line and if I decide down the road to sell it, it should command a decent return. Or I hope it should.

    Last Post By: Bill George Yesterday, 7:42 PM Go to last post
    Bruce Jones

    Tear Drop WIP

    Thread Starter: Bruce Jones

    Okay everyone the progress continues on my new WIP. Made from staves then turned on the lathe. I'm just about done carving out the first side. You can see in the photos some of the hand tools being used to carve the tear drops to a point. The first step is to make ta hole using a Dremel and a...

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