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    Byron Lu

    How to cut 24" circles out of 1/2" thick maple plywood in LARGE quantities?

    Thread Starter: Byron Lu

    I need to cut 50 to 100 round circles out of plywood in batch every month. Right now I cut with laser machine but they always have brown edges I have to sand off. Speed wise about cutting one circle for 3 minutes with laser. So what would be the fastest way to cut such circles in bulk? I read...

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    Rob Luter

    Bridge City Tools

    Thread Starter: Rob Luter

    The folks at FWW are trumpeting the soon to be released Dual Angle Bench Planes from Bridge City Tools. Scary money. I am an extreme tool nerd. I love precision. These planes (and other BCT products) exude substance, quality, and luxury. Am I the only guy that considers them an elegant and...

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    steven c newman

    A new Desk for me

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    "old" one is cramped, small drawers....not enough room for the computer I am using...so. Came up with a rough "Plan".. Picked up about 40bf of Ash....($20.....) Then drew up a better Plan... More as a guide, than anything carved in stone....(already a few design changes have been made..)...

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    lowell holmes

    Tool rust prevention

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    In the current issue of This Old House Magazine, a reader ask Tom Silva how he prevents rust on his tools. I live in Galveston County Texas, so I Know a bit about rust. I coat my tools with Johnson's Floor Wax. They do not rust. I thought some new woodworkers might be interested.

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    Malcolm McLeod

    Good Scotch deserves a good home

    Thread Starter: Malcolm McLeod

    All good Scotch deserves a good home! Working on a tight deadline, this bar-back went into place last night for a fund-raiser on Saturday. Curly Cherry and Beech in what turned into a Stickley-meets-modern (I hope) design. I’d love to claim it has every dimension set from a Golden ratio,...

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    Günter VögelBerg

    breaking in and stretching cowboy boots

    Thread Starter: Günter VögelBerg

    I bought my first pair of cowboy boots recently. They came from Tecovas (https://www.tecovas.com/). I tried three pair from them before I found the one I like. I had been to a few local western wear shops here, but none of them had boots I liked in my size, because apparently men with large feet...

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