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    Sliding dovetail vs. M&T

    A few months ago I made a small side table for my mother in law.

    It was my chance to try something new for me: I used only sliding dovetail joints. The legs were connect by sliding dovetails plus...
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    IMO impact bits from either Wera or Wiha are the...

    IMO impact bits from either Wera or Wiha are the first tier for quality.

    Felo and top lines from Bosch and Makita are second tier.

    DeWalt and some selected better Chinese brands are third...
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    Ti usually is a coat but not the case of cobalt...

    Ti usually is a coat but not the case of cobalt that is part of alloy. There are a reasonable variety of physical properties for cobalt alloys...
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    Guys, thank you for your precious feedback and...

    Guys,

    thank you for your precious feedback and encouragement. This is a great place!

    I am luck as I found really dry wood. I am a little bit worried about the workability of the wood... let us...
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    Exactly!

    That would be my point also... and my practice.
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    Thank you - I appreciate. Actually Mike is my...

    Thank you - I appreciate.

    Actually Mike is my idol! I also purchased him a DVD contents he made on the subject (downloaded by internet)... when I grow up I want to be like him! Seriously!
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    It is so embarassing...

    I had a temporary blindness. I cannot get how I did not found it! :eek:

    Thank you.
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    Nicholson workbench

    For 25+ years I have used a commercial French style workbench with a front and a tail vices. It is made from somekind of cedar measuring 1600 mm (5´4") by 550 mm (1´10"). It have fitted virtually...
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    How renew my yearly contribution?

    I received a kind remind my contributor status will end in 30 days (a few days ago) but I confess after 15 minutes looking where I can make a new contribution I gave up.

    Please educated me (and...
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    Turn off main water switch

    When we go to vacations I simply turn off the main water valve, the gas switch and turn off almost all electric circuits just maintaining live the essential ones. Easy and cheap.
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    My first suggestion

    If you use imperial measurements I suggest you a specific calculator to work with a such fraction arithmetics. Look for some thing like "construction calculator" either in Apple Store or Google Play....
  12. As almost everything, there is not a such thing...

    As almost everything, there is not a such thing as "right approach" for all.

    I purchased my first Forstner bit 25+ years ago. It was a 35 mm for European hinges I used a lot. Carbide tipped and...
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    Go to that direction. Sometime in the close...

    Go to that direction.

    Sometime in the close future I plan to replace my French style 25+ years old workbench by a Nicholson one, also. Actually a couple of weeks ago I received four hand forged...
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    One more for that. No glue, no mess...

    One more for that. No glue, no mess...
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    When arm saw ruled

    I am impressed by this movie I found by chance: https://youtu.be/HiGH0Qsu3ak

    I hope you enjoy it like myself!
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    I fully agree. I understand a lot of members...

    I fully agree.

    I understand a lot of members here have sealed workshops... it is not my own case. My workshop is plenty naturally vented, one advantage to live in a tropical area! I use dust...
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    Thanks guys! Ad usual your feedback was better...

    Thanks guys! Ad usual your feedback was better than expected!

    I learned a lot from them.
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    Ditto! ...and thanks to God you do not live in...

    Ditto!

    ...and thanks to God you do not live in a tropical country like myself and some of our Oz friends... in this case the bugs and termites are a constant thread.
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    I share Derek advice. Have both of them. Benches...

    I share Derek advice. Have both of them. Benches are fixtures, not furniture.
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    Typical cradles doesn't present any strong stress...

    Typical cradles doesn't present any strong stress points so I would go either to dowels or biscuits. Both solutions are cheap and easy to use.

    Many moons ago I went to dowels to a similar...
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    I share your experience

    I can understand you... I am at the same boat... sometimes.

    I think you hit the nail head with your own justification for a reason.

    No worries... we have a lot of fun waiting for us using our...
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    Marine binoculars are not the best for bird...

    Marine binoculars are not the best for bird watching. Usually these binoculars will not focus at closer distances of a few meters a mist have feature for bird watching. Marine binoculars are...
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    From economic POV it looks to own your router is...

    From economic POV it looks to own your router is the best bid until you have some problem when you need a professional's help.

    As stated previously it very easy to setup and maintain a router as...
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    One bless I have enjoyed for several years is to...

    One bless I have enjoyed for several years is to receive in real time by SMS each transaction using my credit cards either my own or from my family.

    It is quite easy to spot any irregular use.
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    Exactly my own opinion

    You saved me to write that. I am sure that people already made something similar to their own parents and grand parents if they had a chance.
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