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    Gabriel Marusic

    How important are rulers in cabinet making?

    Thread Starter: Gabriel Marusic

    My dad is a hobbyist woodworker that primarily makes furniture for around the house and I recently decided I want to join in the hobby with him. As our first project I decided I want us to build cabinetry for my laundry area (selfish, I know) and in spending time on the forums and youtube to do...

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    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 Koepke Today, 2:52 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

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    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: Phil Mueller Today, 7:21 AM 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...

    Last Post By: Curt Putnam Yesterday, 9:28 PM Go to last post
    John Pariseau

    Load Center for "new" shop

    Thread Starter: John Pariseau

    I completed (passed final inspection) last October (2019), and I'm getting ready to start electrifying my shop. I had decided early on pulling a building permit that included electric, was too much for me to do in one pass - I'm very glad I made that decision. I've done some research here and on a...

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