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    When my father passed away, my two brothers...

    When my father passed away, my two brothers decided to put his ashes in his favorite Colorado fishing creek from a bridge crossing. Both being a little squeamish , after arguing who was going to...
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    I used some corian countertop material for...

    I used some corian countertop material for several of mine and it works very well. Scrap from a neighbor's new kitchen counters so the price was right!
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    I have made 2 sets from Jantz . In both cases I...

    I have made 2 sets from Jantz . In both cases I used their impregnated scale material. The last kit I bought from them had 3/8 inch scale material for all the knives. I found it too thick for the...
  4. Would dry biscuits expand inside to the slots...

    Would dry biscuits expand inside to the slots enough to cause problems in separating for moves?
  5. I have the HF model and it also eats batteries

    I have the HF model and it also eats batteries
  6. I have the same problem and I haven't been able...

    I have the same problem and I haven't been able to come up with a reason why it is so hard to tilt this mechanism. In fact, once I cranked so hard, I broke the wheel. I crank a little, lift on the...
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    I made a knife block for a set of kitchen knives....

    I made a knife block for a set of kitchen knives. I cut the slots before getting the knives. You guessed it! The slots were too narrow for the knives. Back to the drawing board.
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    I bought an antique clock from a store that had...

    I bought an antique clock from a store that had been a bacon smoke house. It was several years before the smell went away. That didn't bother me but if it had smelled like cigarettes, it sure would...
  9. Looking for source of long cedar boards in Tacoma, Wa

    A buddy is starting to build a cedar strip canoe and would prefer to have long strips rather than scarf or butt join. Four quarter rough sawn or 3/4 planed would work great for him but ideally would...
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    I have a 7 1/2 inch blade that has a 1/16 inch...

    I have a 7 1/2 inch blade that has a 1/16 inch kerf that I use for tasks like this. Run it through then flip and run it through again. If you leave about 1/4 unsawn in the middle, you can easily...
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    I found my 7 year old shop buddy can handle a...

    I found my 7 year old shop buddy can handle a Japanese pull saw much better than a western saw. You might consider putting a pull handle on it.
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    Lots of good ideas and suggestions here. I am...

    Lots of good ideas and suggestions here. I am going to talk the foreman of the granite outfit that installed my counter. He has a lot of experience and may have some other good ideas. Thanks...
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    Lot of valid points here, thanks. I may have to...

    Lot of valid points here, thanks. I may have to give up on the central column idea. The granite slab is 25 X 30 inches, I think it weighs about 75 to 80 lbs. I planned to add 7 1/2 inches of wood...
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    I was referring to the edge of plywood...

    I was referring to the edge of plywood underlayment showing. If I bordered it with solid wood, it wouldn't look bad but would require a thick leaf. For example, the granite is 1 1/4 inch thick,...
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    Thanks for your help, I did not want to underlay...

    Thanks for your help, I did not want to underlay the granite with wood or plywood because: 1. The edge would be exposed when the leaf was down. If necessary to underlay, I suppose I could put a...
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    How to fasten a hinge to granite?

    I have a piece of granite counter top I would like to use in a drop leaf table. I want to have a white oak leaf on each side and a similar width piece of oak on each end. I'd like recommendations on...
  17. Sorry I can't help with blade length but I just...

    Sorry I can't help with blade length but I just ordered a set of urethane tires for my Craftsman 14 inch at Amazon. Highly recommend urethane tires, no gluing necessary.
  18. I'm not doing very well on posting tonight, I...

    I'm not doing very well on posting tonight, I apologize. Here is a link to a previous thread that has pictures and diagrams of the saw:...
  19. Did you make your own bandsaw pulley guard?

    I am renovating a Craftsman model 137.224140 bandsaw that is missing the pulley guard. Replacements are no longer available from Sears. If you have made your own, any suggestions and advice would...
  20. Thanks everyone for your help. Due to the...

    Thanks everyone for your help. Due to the seller's circumstances, I had to change my choice of wood. I selected white oak. It also is reclaimed and will be a lot of work milling but I am looking...
  21. Yesterday, I found some 2X4s, reported to be from...

    Yesterday, I found some 2X4s, reported to be from the 1800s in white oak. The actual measurements are 1 3/4 by 3 3/4.
  22. Anyone have experience with heart pine?

    I am planning to build a work bench and have access to some reclaimed heart pine beams. I have never worked with heart pine. From looking at the Janka scale, it appears to me heart pine is hard...
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    I have since learned the Winchesters were made by...

    I have since learned the Winchesters were made by Sargent. The Sargent 62 is almost identical. I have cleaned and tuned this one and it seems like it is going to do the ticket. I will probably...
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    Winchester 3070 router plane

    I recently purchased this plane at an online auction. I did not know the blade is unique to this plane. It came with a 1/2 inch blade and the fence did not come with it. Am I restricted to this...
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    I just ordered two 13A Starret double squares...

    I just ordered two 13A Starret double squares from Amazon for $6.30 each. They should have 14 left
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