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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.

    Last Post By: Jim Allen Yesterday, 6:49 PM Go to last post
    Erich Weidner

    Laminated or Slab Benchtop

    Thread Starter: Erich Weidner

    For those of you who have built and worked on both, what is your advice? I just started looking to see if I could find a hardwood slab big enough for a 22" x 8' workbench (in 5-6" thickness). I've watched a few dozen bench build videos and have read through the Schwarz bench books (also bought...

    Last Post By: ken hatch Today, 7:16 AM Go to last post
    Blake M Williams

    Saw advice

    Thread Starter: Blake M Williams

    I'm almost a completely 100% hand tool user. I would like to get away from using the band saw for cutting lumber down to workable pieces and cut it all by hand. I have a dovetail and tenon saws, what I need are the bigger saws. I think I could maintain and keep a good saw sharp but I do not have...

    Last Post By: Jim Matthews Today, 7:46 AM Go to last post
    Brian Deakin

    Unusual things your mum taught you that you still unconscionably do

    Thread Starter: Brian Deakin

    As a child I was taught to lift my vest ( undershirt) up and hold it under my chin when I got dressed and still do it today and this puzzles my wife

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Today, 9:46 AM Go to last post
    Phil Mueller

    Usps

    Thread Starter: Phil Mueller

    I have to give the USPS some credit for dealing with this Covid chaos. I think they’ve done a pretty decent job given the increase in online deliveries, holding mail for thousands of closed businesses, all with reduced staff. Occasionally, though, things do go a bit awry. I have one package I...

    Last Post By: Bruce Wrenn Yesterday, 9:55 PM Go to last post
    Curt Putnam

    Climate & Glue

    Thread Starter: Curt Putnam

    Ruined a glue up a few days ago. I used TB III - weather was 95° with an ambient humidity of 15%. I believe (did not time it) that the glue and tacked and set beyond my ability to move the pieces in about 120 seconds. Was my fault - I simply forgot about the effect of weather on glue having been...

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    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
    Want to be an author at Sawmill Creek?

    Now you have a new area to publish articles!

    If you want to publish an article, you can join our authors group, which gives you access to a forum which is open only to would-be authors at SawmillCreek. This is a staging area for new articles, where you can post a new article, and we'll review for publication. Once you're ready to publish it, we'll promote it on the front page of SawmillCreek!


    The process is simple:

    1. Join the Authors group by visiting this page.
    2. Once you have access, visit the Authors forum.
    3. Start your article by creating a new thread in that forum.


    TIPS

    If your article is too long for a single post, don't fret ! Spread your article over multiple posts, and we'll merge them together into a single post when the article is ready to be published.

    Try posting pictures inline for visual interest.

    Choose a catchy, yet descriptive title!

    Writer's Block?

    We're looking for tool reviews, woodworking tips, woodturning techniques, jigs and fixtures, finished projects step-by-step, finishing techniques, social woodworking experiences, and even good compilations of our existing thread topics.

    Good luck and Happy writing!
    _Aaron Koehl_