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    Ken Fitzgerald

    Shop lighting......

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    Here's an article that answers a lot of shop lighting questions that are so often asked here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/content.php?146-Lighting-the-Small-Workshop-by-Jack-Lindsey

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    Erich Weidner

    Squaring Up Really Long Boards... Tips?

    Thread Starter: Erich Weidner

    I have a few dozen long boards I need to glue up into large panels. (11' to 16' for each section). They will be about 32" wide. I'm gluing up from 1 x 6 S4S stock. (So nominally 3/4" x 5-1/2"). They of course all have some bow, cup, or twist. I don't care at all about the look of one flat face...

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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..)...

    Last Post By: steven c newman Yesterday, 9:55 PM Go to last post
    Ole Anderson

    Craftsman at Lowe's and Ace

    Thread Starter: Ole Anderson

    Anybody else get the tinglies now when walking into Lowe's and seeing row on top of row of red Craftsman tools, chests and equipment? Not that I am such a fan of their stuff, just that it brings back good memories of trolling through the Sears tool department years ago. Even my local Ace carries...

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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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    Alan Lightstone

    Soundproofing for workshop entry wall

    Thread Starter: Alan Lightstone

    Finally getting a contractor to put the walls up in my workshop. I've been looking at a variety of techniques for soundproofing the walls (it's an interior wall to my garage, the exterior walls are cinderblock and aren't being done now. There will be a double outside rated entry door from the...

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