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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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    Stanley Covington

    Ancient Tools - The Stringline

    Thread Starter: Stanley Covington

    The stringline is simply a string. Sometimes it is called a dryline because chalk or ink are not applied, and it does not leave a mark. The humble stringline has been an important tool in construction and woodworking long before Himiunu was pacing off Cheops' resurrection pile. Do you own a...

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    Tyler Bancroft

    Forrest Woodworker blades - worth the money?

    Thread Starter: Tyler Bancroft

    I'm looking at buying a Forrest Woodworker II blade to handle nothing but ripping they're obviously quite pricey (~$175), but I'm willing to spend that if they're worth the money. Is there a better-performing blade in the same price range?

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    Keith Outten

    Private Messaging Access Priviliges

    Thread Starter: Keith Outten

    Private Messaging Privileges and email are now inaccessible to free-access Members. Because the majority of our Members are now using advertisement blocking software we are being forced to adjust some access privileges. This is an effort to encourage everyone to help us maintain the necessary ...

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    Mike Soaper

    Bee lawns

    Thread Starter: Mike Soaper

    So, I'm thinking about making my front lawn more bee friendly, honey bees in particular. Based on some University of Minnesota Bee Lab papers I'm going to start adding fine fescue grasses to my lawn along with some white clover. Here's some info for others thinking about making their lawns...

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    Steve Boring

    Improved Side Clamping Honing Guide?

    Thread Starter: Steve Boring

    I've been spending far too much time lately in the sharpening/ honing guide rabbit hole. It seems that the Lie-Nielsen honing guide is great for LN products, but doesn't always accept the geometry found with other manufacturers. The Veritas MK II system seems more versatile, but some people seem...

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  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 5:33 PM     Number of Views: 19590 

    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: 30416 
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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: 5589 

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