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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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    Leigh Betsch

    Paint booth fan?

    Thread Starter: Leigh Betsch

    I am converting my downdraft sanding table to a duel purpose downdraft/paint booth. Basically I have a 3'x5' downdraft bench on wheels with an old furnace blower to draw the sanding dust thru the table and out thru furnace filters. With my sander hooked to my Festool dust extractor, it does a...

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    Thomas McCurnin

    Help Me Pick a Plow Plane or Is It a Plough Plane

    Thread Starter: Thomas McCurnin

    Typical use will be on 3/4 to 7/8" stock planing on edge for a a 1/4" groove about 3/8" deep for frame and panel construction. I'll also be using it for grooving a post, usually about 1.5" x 1.5" is typical, again to accept a panel for frame and panel construction. It needs to go both directions,...

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    steven c newman

    Build a Shaker Style Table Project

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Had those planks of Ash....four at 7/8" x 5-1/2" x 77" and one at 7/8" x 5-1/2" x 48"......and figured I could try to build a Shaker Style Table, complete with a drawer....I remember way back when, during the New Yankee Workshop days, that Norm built such a table. Have to go strictly by memory,...

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    Richard Hutchings

    I hate rusty saws, but...

    Thread Starter: Richard Hutchings

    I just saw an ad for 7 rusty saws for $25 and I may not be able to resist. One has the thumbhole but broken horn. It might be worth buying the whole lot but I'll have to get better at cleaning them up. I hate the mess. Hopefully someone will buy them before I decide to bite the bullet.

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    Kris Cook

    Restoring a de Havilland Mosquito

    Thread Starter: Kris Cook

    There is a pretty neat article in the Jan/Feb issue of Popular Mechanics about restoring a Mosquito. For those unfamiliar with this airplane it was constructed almost entirely from wood. Fuselage was a 5/8" thick sandwich of plywood and balsa!! That, combined with two RR Merlins made it a...

    Last Post By: Maurice Mcmurry Today, 9:08 AM Go to last post
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