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    Allen Seidman

    Building a Chuck Plate

    Great design. I must make one. However I have one question. After the plate is in the chuck you say... Go to last post

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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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    Malcolm Schweizer

    Global warming and the weather

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    We are already at ďVĒ in the named storms list. We have had record wildfires in California and Australia. I have personally witnessed the dying off of our coral reefs and the explosion of sargasso weed in the ocean. I personally donít see how it isnít easy to connect the industrial revolution...

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    Nathan Johnson

    Shellac is stupid

    Thread Starter: Nathan Johnson

    First try with shellac Zinser clear, and I'm cutting with dna. Tried a taklon brush and padding. I cannot lay down a consistent coat. Nothing but streaks or inconsistencies. I thought this was supposed to be easy, but it looks like a$$. Unacceptable. HALP! Or I start over with GF HP satin.

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    John Keeton

    What is your favorite handle profile for bench chisels?

    Thread Starter: John Keeton

    You guys use your hand tools and, particularly chisels, far more than do I. As a part of my efforts to simplify my shop function, rid myself of tools I rarely use, and shed some of the wood I have accumulated, I sold my beloved Blue Spruce dovetail chisels. I still have a 4 piece set of...

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    Bill Carey

    had me some fun today

    Thread Starter: Bill Carey

    Spent yesterday getting the boards prepped and then had all day to cut dovetails for 4 more revolving bookcases. Was just a load of fun. I need more days like this. Got to use most of my favorite tools except for the Bontz tenon saw.

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    Don Lamothe

    Tools for my workshop?

    Thread Starter: Don Lamothe

    Another Newbie here looking for advice on setting up a workshop in one half of my unfinished basement which is about 20 x 22 with a few lally columns in the middle (I'm thinking this space might not be big enough?). Iím looking for advise on buying power tools. Hereís what I have; an old table...

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    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
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    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!


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    1. Join the Authors group by visiting this page.
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    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.

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