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    Christopher Charles

    NBSS Tool Chest Build

    Thread Starter: Christopher Charles

    Hello all, I'm currently in the middle of a shop renovation and have not had any real quality shop time in months. Let's just say that 'drywall' is a four letter word right now... More than a year ago, I decided to build a tool chest to go under my bench, prior to moving shops. The carcass...

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    Paul F Franklin

    Some folks find treasure when remodeling.....

    Thread Starter: Paul F Franklin

    I found this: As tempted as I was to just leave the 40+ year old mess, I needed to access the space to install the new range hood vent, so I cleaned it all out....

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    Derek Arita

    How Do I Make A Copy Of This???

    Thread Starter: Derek Arita

    This is made of 3/8" steel. It measures about 10"x8" in an oval shape. I want to make one out of solid surface material that can be worked with WW tools, like quartz. The main problem is, how do I copy the inset? It's about 1/4" deep. Does somebody make a flush trim bit, bearing on the bottom,...

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    Tom Bender

    Burning Papers

    Thread Starter: Tom Bender

    Today was burn day. About twice a year I put out the 30" fire pit thingy and burn about a 6" stack of papers; bank statements, medical stuff etc. It's about an hour's commitment including cool down and cleanup. What do you do?

    Last Post By: Lee DeRaud Today, 1:27 PM Go to last post
    Michael Rutman

    Dust Collector recommendations

    Thread Starter: Michael Rutman

    Oh boy, reading the archives I can see this is not a simple question, which makes me feel good because I am completely lost. I have never owned a dust collector mostly due to inability to figure out what I need, and that needs to change. So, let me go over my shop, my needs, and then beg for...

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    Mike Burke

    New Miter Saw

    Thread Starter: Mike Burke

    i know some of you don't use a miter saws and some do...I have always had one and use it quite a bit. It probably isn't the most accurate way to cut but it has worked for me over the years. Well I had some lumber fall off the rack today and landed on my miter saw and broke the adjusting handle...

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  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 5:33 PM     Number of Views: 20642 

    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
    Want to be an author at Sawmill Creek?

    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!

    The process is simple:

    1. Join the Authors group by visiting this page.
    2. Once you have access, visit the Authors forum.
    3. Start your article by creating a new thread in that forum.


    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.

    Try posting pictures inline for visual interest.

    Choose a catchy, yet descriptive title!

    Writer's Block?

    We're looking for tool reviews, woodworking tips, woodturning techniques, jigs and fixtures, finished projects step-by-step, finishing techniques, social woodworking experiences, and even good compilations of our existing thread topics.

    Good luck and Happy writing!
    _Aaron Koehl_
    Published on 01-05-2011 7:24 PM     Number of Views: 31418 
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    An article on segmented bowls by one of our original moderators, Ken Salisbury.

    This article describes the process used to make the following bowl.

    Published on 01-02-2011 5:43 PM     Number of Views: 5979 

    Jack Explores the excitement and some of the challenges he faced when
    introducing children to woodworking.