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    Amy Gilron

    Using CA Glue in Woodturning

    Recently, my glasses frame sheared off at the ear piece when I was traveling. I fixed it using CA... Go to last post

    Amy Gilron Yesterday 3:03 PM
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    John Terefenko

    Electric Cars

    Thread Starter: John Terefenko

    For those that own electric cars a few questions?? Do you like your choice as opposed to having a gas operated one? Would you do it again? Did you have to make changes to your insurance plans, both vehicle and home? If so what? Being there is a higher risk with battery fires from charging and now...

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    Mark Rainey

    Handplane courage

    Thread Starter: Mark Rainey

    OK, Neanders, I admit, I used sand paper. I am making a dining room table and handplaned the top. Leveled with the jack, smoothed with a Clifton #3 Blade so gently sharpened to reduce edges...gossamer shavings, looking great. Used a scraper. I put a raking light on the top and I saw plane...

    Last Post By: Derek Cohen Today, 9:01 AM Go to last post
    Dan Gaylin

    Sharpening: what am I doing wrong

    Thread Starter: Dan Gaylin

    Hi all, I have become really discouraged with my latest attempts at sharpening, and would appreciate your advice. I have a full set of diasharp diamond sharpening plates (extra-extra coarse to extra fine) and then float glass with 3M PSA lapping films from 5 microns to .3 microns. I use the...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 4:16 PM Go to last post
    roger wiegand

    Bandsaw tensioning redux

    Thread Starter: roger wiegand

    I've plowed my way through more than I ever wanted to know on the topic.. (eg https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?50949-Carter-Iturra-Lenox-Starrett-Comparison/page7) as well as later threads. On my little bandsaw I can twang on the blade and guess that the tension will be about right for...

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    Derek Arita

    Table Top Veneer Help

    Thread Starter: Derek Arita

    So I made an MDF work table top that I'd like to cover with a black, water resistant veneer of some sort. Also, its a work table, so I don't want to spend much $ on it. I know nothing about veneers or what's available, so I really need some help. My first thought was some kind of formica, but...

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    Bob Jones 5443

    Lee Valley/Veritas tools

    Thread Starter: Bob Jones 5443

    Rob Lee is coming clean again about the supply nightmares he's still facing (email today). We all owe it to him to keep him with a steady stream of orders, even though we probably won't receive them for months. We don't want his business to wither away! Weigh in if you agree.

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    John TenEyck

    Bandsaw tensioning redux

    Several of the vaunted Euro machines struggle to put 25 ksi on blades the manufacturer says they can handle. Do they cut OK at 18 or even 15 ksi? Sure,

    John TenEyck Today, 6:53 PM Go to last post
    John TenEyck

    Bandsaw tensioning redux

    Eric, Lennox rates their blades for tensions up to 30 ksi, at least the carbide one I use. My friend has the same G0636X as I with the same 1" Woodmaster

    John TenEyck Today, 6:43 PM Go to last post
    Steve Demuth

    Electric Cars

    I get the point, but I think the privacy train for use of public roads has already left the station. There are cell phone records (which can be subpoenaed),

    Steve Demuth Today, 6:33 PM Go to last post
    mark mcfarlane

    What happened to blue Scott shop towels?

    I bought 3 rolls at Home Depot last week and they were the old woven type rather than the essentially non-absorbent ones I got last year.

    mark mcfarlane Today, 6:29 PM Go to last post
    mark mcfarlane

    Cherry, garnet shellac, topcoat,...

    Thanks Jim. Garnett shellac over the seal coat, or do you think I can wipe the Garnett shellac directly onto the plywood? I can do more test pieces,

    mark mcfarlane Today, 6:24 PM Go to last post