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    I’m officially jealous. I’m not a tech guy or...

    I’m officially jealous. I’m not a tech guy or engineer, but that organization has my OCD side of the brain drooling.
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    Beautiful box, Kent! I have done some veneer...

    Beautiful box, Kent! I have done some veneer work, but not multiple sides...I’m inspired by you work to give it a go. Thanks for posting.
  3. Hello Steve, and welcome! Ideally, I would...

    Hello Steve, and welcome!
    Ideally, I would remove the apron pieces, repair those where needed, create mortises in both the apron ends and legs and reassemble the apron/legs with a loose tenon joint....
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    Wish I had room for lots of extra lumber, but no...

    Wish I had room for lots of extra lumber, but no such luck. I don’t store a lot, buying what I need when I need it. But, we all have cutoffs and a few extra boards here and there, so I made this to...
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    Small planes

    Occasionally these are discussed here at SMC, but I use small planes often for detail work; leveling stringing or banding, small chamfering, and the like. I have two at the moment; the LN 101 and...
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    That’s going to look great, Jim. Kudos for the...

    That’s going to look great, Jim. Kudos for the “redo”. It’s always a bit of head scratching for me to try to make something work without a redo...but once I get over it, I’m always happy I did.
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    Very nice restoration, Jason. You did good.

    Very nice restoration, Jason. You did good.
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    If you’re really interested in knowing all there...

    If you’re really interested in knowing all there is to know about the saw, go to vintagesaws dot com, click on the “for sale” saw and for $10 get a full ID and appraisal. Pete is a fellow creeker...
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    Looks good Ken. Yes, they can be a pain...but oh...

    Looks good Ken. Yes, they can be a pain...but oh my are they fun to use when sharp. For irons like the Stanley 151 I use the wooden jig Ralph mentioned from Paul Sellers. For small non-tanged...
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    Wow, really nice work, Prashun. Look forward to...

    Wow, really nice work, Prashun. Look forward to the rest of the build.
  11. Thread: End table

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    Nice looking table. I like the chamfer...nice...

    Nice looking table. I like the chamfer...nice touch.
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    What size are you looking for? If you’re looking...

    What size are you looking for? If you’re looking for stringing or 1/8” or 1/4” material, go to inlaybanding dot com.
    Larger sizes are available at BellForest and I’m sure other lumber suppliers as...
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    I agree with Frank that a hot iron and wet cloth...

    I agree with Frank that a hot iron and wet cloth will help...especially the smaller dent on the left in your picture. The larger dent appears to have broken fibers and may not respond as well to the...
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    Steve, sorry, late to thread. Count me as...

    Steve, sorry, late to thread. Count me as another fan of cherry. Beautiful job on the desk. You’re going to enjoy that for a long, long time.
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    Very nice, Dennis! I’ll bet that grandson of...

    Very nice, Dennis! I’ll bet that grandson of yours will have more than his eye on that soon.
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    Looks great, John. Bold, but very well color...

    Looks great, John. Bold, but very well color coordinated. That’s a lot of nice work.
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    Dwayne, if you tell us where you live, perhaps a...

    Dwayne, if you tell us where you live, perhaps a fellow creeker lives nearby and would let you borrow a jig or help you through this first project.
  18. Well done, Jim. And yes, would love to see the...

    Well done, Jim. And yes, would love to see the finished table.
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    Very nice, Marlin. Im sure shell enjoy using it.

    Very nice, Marlin. Im sure shell enjoy using it.
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    Ive found REI has a pretty thorough guide on...

    Ive found REI has a pretty thorough guide on buying binoculars, which Ive referred to when purchasing. Not a bad read...and there is mention of what to look for if you wear glasses...

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    Tom, you might want to search the...

    Tom, you might want to search the vintage/reproduction vintage hardware sites...just google vintage hardware and a number of suppliers will show up.
  22. Id say that is fairly typical. Even contractors...

    Id say that is fairly typical. Even contractors are having a difficult time getting trades on a timely basis...especially for smaller jobs. Fewer of them for many reasons and a good economy...
  23. Based on Kens post, I picked up a 1 on a recent...

    Based on Kens post, I picked up a 1 on a recent visit to Woodcraft. I found it usable out of the package with a small amount of honing. I checked the back and found that the heel and bevel end...
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    I can relate to Lees comment. When you find...

    I can relate to Lees comment. When you find something that works for you, get multiples. I believe I have 5, but have only seen two at any one given time 🙄
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    I think technically ceramics are synthetic...

    I think technically ceramics are synthetic sapphire, but regardless, I think of them as more of a finish stone. I have no experience with any ceramic other than the ultra fine. Heres a chart Ive...
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