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    table leg joint suggestions

    I'm going to be making a 3' x 6' oval conference table with a leg design similar to this:
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    Wondering about your suggestions for the leg joint I have boxed in red. I'm worried about the...
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    Looks very nice Brian But why the last time?...

    Looks very nice Brian But why the last time? You paid a lot of dues and tuition getting it to look so good. Next one should be a walk in the park.
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    No expert here, but I can't say enough good...

    No expert here, but I can't say enough good things about the Bad Axe 12" hybrid saw I got several months ago. Beautifully made, balanced and I find it to be an easy saw to use. I've used it for...
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    To all the lurkers, members and contributors who...

    To all the lurkers, members and contributors who served, and your families, Thank You.
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    Thanks for the comments gents. As far as...

    Thanks for the comments gents. As far as dimensions and angles that chair standards drawing was referenced often during the build. That and a white board was all I needed. And I'm going to cut a 1/2"...
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    Stanley / Sargent plane?

    My sister sent me this plane. Stamped Stanley on the body with a Sargent iron. Nothing else stamped on it. The bottom is curved as you can see, with a thin layer of what seems like a synthetic...
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    Yes, it does work on reputable mail lists like...

    Yes, it does work on reputable mail lists like political campaigns, retail stores, and other lists you inadvertently - or deliberately - get subscribed to. Spam emails are of course a different...
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    good thing he didn't get sentenced to life - he's...

    good thing he didn't get sentenced to life - he's at least 148 years old.
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    It's a PITA but each one of those emails should...

    It's a PITA but each one of those emails should have an unsubscribe link at the bottom in very small print. I find it's worth my time to find the link and unsubscribe whenever I get something new and...
  10. I'm up in Morocco so it takes me about 45 minutes...

    I'm up in Morocco so it takes me about 45 minutes to get there - and I hope to be down there this weekend to pick up some walnut for a conference table build. I've gotten some truly beautiful QSWO...
  11. Hey Brian - if West Lafayette isn't too far try...

    Hey Brian - if West Lafayette isn't too far try Cassen's Lumber. Dan is a great guy with reasonable prices and fine lumber.
    Here are his current walnut prices per bf:

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    Hey David - yes, cutting something off the front...

    Hey David - yes, cutting something off the front legs was my thought as well. Or I could screw a 10 lb chunk of lead to the front stretcher. :D

    For some reason I can never convince myself to make...
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    Hey David. There's a guy near me who does nice...

    Hey David. There's a guy near me who does nice work. He charged me 60 bucks a chair, which included all materials. Fabric is a commercial product.
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    Chairs finished - finally

    Finally got the seats back from the upholstery guy, put them on, and I'm finally finished with the chairs. It'll be a while before I tackle chairs again. At least a couple of months - gotta use what...
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    My shop gets pretty cold. 0 degrees F. And the...

    My shop gets pretty cold. 0 degrees F. And the wixey seems unaffected. Of course I warm the shop up before I start working but the temp fluctuations do not seems to bother it. And mine works great....
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    2nd that. And if that don't work you need a...

    2nd that. And if that don't work you need a bigger hammer.
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    Hey Kris - when we bought the house the...

    Hey Kris - when we bought the house the shop/office was done, so I didn't get a choice. But were I doing the work now, I think I would go with a high efficiency HVAC system. The nature of the work...
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    I have a mini split system as well in the second...

    I have a mini split system as well in the second floor office over my shop. During the summer I keep the door open with a box fan blowing cold air downstairs and it keeps the shop nice and cool. I...
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    2nd that. I bought one parallel clamp 3 years ago...

    2nd that. I bought one parallel clamp 3 years ago and used it twice. I have 20 or so pipe clamps and unions that let me make up 16' clamps if I need em.
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    I used the microjig splitter for several years on an old Grizzly saw. Worked fine.
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    WOW! Very cool. Attention to detail is...

    WOW! Very cool. Attention to detail is outstanding.
  22. I've done the same thing with great success. As...

    I've done the same thing with great success. As Greg says it takes a bit of time but it's worth it to get a solid fit
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    Beautiful piece Carey. Very nice workmanship.

    Beautiful piece Carey. Very nice workmanship.
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    Hey - those are pretty cool. Didn't know about...

    Hey - those are pretty cool. Didn't know about them Paul - thanks for posting the link.
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    cap bolts like this in the correct length would...

    cap bolts like this in the correct length would be my choice. Rockler link
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