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    Jon Grider

    "Live edge lumber" musings

    Thread Starter: Jon Grider

    First, I do not wish to offend anyone, but I very well may and I apologize in advance if you are offended by my post. First rant is that I'm way over the "live edge furniture" movement. It floods the on line and Etsy/Pinterest type market and much of it imo cheapens the artistic, functional,...

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    Ole Anderson

    Still free upgrade to Win 10

    Thread Starter: Ole Anderson

    My 42 month old Dell laptop has been slow, one thing I wanted to do was to update from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10, but software is over $100 and I understood that the free upgrade offer expired long ago. Yesterday I ran across this Microsoft link that worked at no cost. I am now running...

    Last Post By: Lee DeRaud Today, 3:43 PM Go to last post
    Mitchell Andrus

    Plywood walls vs sheetrock

    Thread Starter: Mitchell Andrus

    If all goes according to my sinister plans, I 'll be closing on a shop that's 22X40 soon. (There's a house on the property too - man's gotta eat and sleep sometimes...) The house has 2, 2 car garages. It's currently bare studs and I'm torn between sheet rock and it's low cost and 1/2" plywood...

    Last Post By: mike stenson Today, 1:32 PM Go to last post
    Jim Koepke

    Counterfeit $1 Bills Seized

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    International Falls Minnesota $900,000 in $1 bills was stopped at the boarder. My question is did they find it all. My next question is the few stories read from the links above do not give any indication of what people should look at on the fake bills to find them if any have reached...

    Last Post By: Malcolm McLeod Today, 3:35 PM Go to last post
    dennis thompson

    Just got a quote for a new front door

    Thread Starter: dennis thompson

    We would like to replace our current front door. It currently also has sidelights and a transom. We got a quote for a fiberglass door from Pella. The installation would be exactly the same size as the current door,with sidelights and transom. The installed cost is $6595.( Wood would be twice as...

    Last Post By: lowell holmes Today, 10:23 AM Go to last post
    JohnM Martin

    Anybody Use Arkansas Stones for Sharpening Planes/Chisels

    Thread Starter: JohnM Martin

    I know its the age of diamonds and waterstones, but just curious if there is anyone out there using Arkansas stones for sharpening plane irons and chisels. If so, I'd love to hear your setup and what stones you find work the best... and yes, I know diamonds cut the fastest and waterstones are all...

    Last Post By: JohnM Martin Yesterday, 10:56 PM Go to last post