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  1. Use a gray primer first, then two coats of red. ...

    Use a gray primer first, then two coats of red. It will look perfect.
  2. An interesting thread, particularly since...

    An interesting thread, particularly since yesterday's mail brought me the August edition of PWM. Like many of you I have been growing increasingly disenchanted with both the quality of content and...
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    i certainly did not say, or even imply, that we...

    i certainly did not say, or even imply, that we should trust Google over the good people of this forum. But if you want an answer to a basic question, Google is certainly the fastest and most...
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    Well, the picture I posted was the Florida...

    Well, the picture I posted was the Florida Cypress version and differs slightly. The Western Wood Products specs are the same as Florida Cypress, while the Eastern Pine specs are yet a third time...
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    Type those exact words into Google. 315900

    Type those exact words into Google.

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    You can make a jig to cut large coves by passing...

    You can make a jig to cut large coves by passing the boards over your table saw blade at an angle. Fine Woodworking had an article about it a while back, and Rockler makes a jig. The jig is...
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    Blueberry approves of the crib. Promptly fell...

    Blueberry approves of the crib. Promptly fell asleep and slept for three hours the first time she was in it.

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    I just completed a crib using a modified version...

    I just completed a crib using a modified version of the Wood Magazine plans and delivered it to my daughter this Thursday (6/4). The Wood design assumes you are building from dimensioned boards, so...
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    The type of gauge doesn't matter, it needs to be...

    The type of gauge doesn't matter, it needs to be square to be accurate. David and Charles are absolutely correct. Think about it. As the fence angle relative to the arm changes away from square, the...
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    Same here. Cutter on the right used with a drill...

    Same here. Cutter on the right used with a drill press. Pop them out with a screwdriver. Trim them flush with a LN small chisel plane.
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    Agreed. Even if he corrects the design to...

    Agreed. Even if he corrects the design to eliminate the gap with his dado stack there is virtually no chance it would match other makes and models of dado stacks. A single blade profile is the way...
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    "Every good project needs a new tool." Official...

    "Every good project needs a new tool." Official motto (and policy) of my house since I got married in 1969. LOML is at the point where she will ask what the new tool is at the start of any project....
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    Please put my name in the hat as well.

    Please put my name in the hat as well.
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    Oh thank goodness. For a moment there I thought...

    Oh thank goodness. For a moment there I thought you were doing this exquisite work in your immaculate shop whilst wearing a suit and tie per your avatar. The quality of your work and cleanliness of...
  15. I've had a Woodriver #4 v3 since the end of 2011....

    I've had a Woodriver #4 v3 since the end of 2011. At the time I got mine Woodcraft did say it had an A2 blade, which is also how it was described in the June 2011 test of 14 smoothing planes by Fine...
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    Wood Magazine 3 in 1 bed for all ages

    I'm embarking on building a set of furniture for my soon to arrive granddaughter. My daughter wanted a dresser she could use for a changing table first, so I designed and built this:
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    Put another LN bench plane fanboy down squarely...

    Put another LN bench plane fanboy down squarely on the side of buying the Veritas router plane. I've had mine for a few years now and absolutely still love it.
  18. Making progress on the nursery furniture. My...

    Making progress on the nursery furniture. My daughter wanted the dresser first, so here it is (minus it's finished top).
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    I have a DeWalt DW087k, bought it to install...

    I have a DeWalt DW087k, bought it to install kitchen cabinets. Works great.
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    Thanks for the ideas. The sides are 3/4"...

    Thanks for the ideas. The sides are 3/4" furniture grade hard maple plywood, so I don't expect movement.
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    I have an embarrassingly large number of planes,...

    I have an embarrassingly large number of planes, the majority vintage, as well as Lie Nielsen, Lee Valley and Woodriver modern planes. LN and LV make top quality products that are a joy to use and...
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    Glue over poly

    Well, I just pulled a bonehead move!

    I'm making a set of furniture for my soon to be born granddaughter's nursery. I'm doing the dresser first so my daughter can "nest" setting up the nursery and...
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    Shout out to BadAxe

    As I have mentioned in the past, I'm a fan of my BadAxe back saws. Mark turns out a great product that is truly a joy to use.

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    LN on eBay is an interesting spectator sport. I...

    LN on eBay is an interesting spectator sport. I tracked their planes for around two years and was amazed at the number of times one would sell for more than list, and the seller was charging more...
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    Mary May, the woodcarver, pointed out how easy it...

    Mary May, the woodcarver, pointed out how easy it is to make a good tool roll from an old pair of jeans. Denim makes a good roll. A few minutes with a sewing machine and presto! Plus, you can make...
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