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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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    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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    ken hatch

    Started On New Kitchen Table

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    The new kitchen table will be a modular trestle with with two end pieces/legs and a wedged stretcher between them. I haven't decided on a slab yet but I expect it will be "blind pegged" like my workbenches so the table can be expanded by changing the stretcher and the slab. Here is the first...

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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...

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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 Yesterday, 7:21 AM Go to last post
    Mark Hennebury

    Good enough vs overkill

    Thread Starter: Mark Hennebury

    Both terms are misnomers as "Good enough" seldom is, and "Overkill" never killed anyone. In wooodworking, as in most things in life, the world is divided into two kinds of people; Those whom adhere to the "Good enough" philosophy and those how fall into the "Overkill" camp. Which side you...

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