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    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

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    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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    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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    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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    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...

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