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    Jerry Olexa

    What has happened at Popular Woodworking magazine?

    Thread Starter: Jerry Olexa

    I have subscribed to PW for many years and this has been a favorite of mine...They have, in past, emphasized I thought the traditional, hand tool approach to woodworking and making fine furniture...I loved many of the feature articles by people such as Chris Schwartz, Glen Huey, etc. Over the...

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    Bruce Day

    Two foolish mistakes at table saw cost me, dearly - Graphic Photos!

    Thread Starter: Bruce Day

    Not very long ago I was at the table saw trimming the last of four legs of a table I was building. I had turned the saw off for a second to clean some debris off then got ready to do the last one, when I made the mistake of using a push stick instead of my gripper or push block. After I got about...

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    John K Jordan

    Raccoon for lunch

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    After almost two years of being left alone, some hungry creature in the area has been enjoying guinea fowl for supper. I've lost six in the last week or so, two just the night before last. About 3am I found the guineas scattered off their normal roosts with some high in the trees so I knew...

    Last Post By: Rob Luter Today, 12:50 PM Go to last post
    Kev Williams

    Ebay fiber laser, I'll be the guinea pig--

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    Out of sheer necessity- and my fascination with buying the cheapest of something to see if I can make it work :D (Usually I have good luck, my big Triumph for example) One of my customers picked up a job making parts for an established company that moved into town from CA, they sell worldwide,...

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    Scott Winners

    About sharpening handsaws

    Thread Starter: Scott Winners

    There is some agitation in another area here to opening a sub forum specific to sharpening. I am far too new to have a valued opinion on the subject, though I am in favor. I can generally apply a rule of thirds when I take up a new thing. For joinery, sharpening saws turns out to be easy for...

    Last Post By: William Fretwell Today, 10:13 AM Go to last post
    tim walker

    Boring Long Holes in 12x12 beams

    Thread Starter: tim walker

    Hi all, we are starting a new house build and have 4 rough cut cedar columns that are 12" x 12" x 6 ft, The intent is to install lights on them. The electric service will come from the ground. The light fixture will be located 4 ft from bottom of beam. Does anyone have suggestions of how to...

    Last Post By: tim walker Today, 5:22 PM Go to last post