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    FWIW, I have to wonder if my thread broke the LV...

    FWIW, I have to wonder if my thread broke the LV site last night.
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    I tried... During the checkout, my cart stalled...

    I tried... During the checkout, my cart stalled for 45 minutes...before telling me that it was no longer in stock.
    I was a bit pissed, but figured it's God's way of telling me to have...
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    What planes do you regret buying?

    With the Lee Valley Cyber Monday sale coming, I can feel my willpower weakening.
    I'm leery of buying stuff that I don't need.

    What tools have you regretted buying?

    Please talk me out of buying...
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    I saw something like the OP suggested in a...

    I saw something like the OP suggested in a Taunton book.
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    I missed out on the lathe. Waffle irons are...

    I missed out on the lathe.

    Waffle irons are pretty great though. Try adding some green onions and sesame oil to pancake mix. Serve with some soy sauce and siracha.
    Sounds weird, but is a...
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    I had a Veritas one...great apron, but I found...

    I had a Veritas one...great apron, but I found that I still got tons of dust on my.

    Currently, I use spare white coats.
    Sometimes, I get ink on them and can't use them at my dental office.
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    Dang. Are you doing better? That's dangerously...

    Dang. Are you doing better? That's dangerously high BP.
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    +1 on the Bosch hose

    +1 on the Bosch hose
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    Just to add, you can buy a camera boom arm off...

    Just to add, you can buy a camera boom arm off Amazon for about $50.

    I got the idea off some guy's youtube vid. It's pretty slick.
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    btw, I can only see about 5% of the pictures. ...

    btw, I can only see about 5% of the pictures.

    Is this a new thing? I'm not sure how much membership costs?
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    I recommend just doing one or the other. You...

    I recommend just doing one or the other.

    You could "make do" with the door for now, and make a solid top later.
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    This will be lovely. Thanks for sharing, Derek

    This will be lovely. Thanks for sharing, Derek
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    Nice! I've been considering doing the same...

    Nice!

    I've been considering doing the same avenue, and maybe making a Paulk style workbench to help speed up things.
    I'll need energy though, to head to the lumberyard.

    Currently trying to...
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    OH, and I forgot to add that I don't have...

    OH, and I forgot to add that I don't have humidity control in my shop.

    I'll definitely be having some type of cabinetry/tool chest to avoid my tools rusting.
    Currently, they're sitting in an old...
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    This is good stuff. Keep em coming. Btw, at...

    This is good stuff. Keep em coming.

    Btw, at Ervin Somogyi's shop-- it's pegboard, with a sharpie outline of the tool hanging there.

    And nice cabinet making skills!
    Very slick

    These...
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    I couldn't see your pictures (I'm not a...

    I couldn't see your pictures (I'm not a contributor to the site?). However, I think you're talking about the heavy duty metal pegboard?
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    Thanks! Mind posting pictures? FWIW, I'm on a...

    Thanks! Mind posting pictures?

    FWIW, I'm on a dental forum a lot.
    For the sterilization/storage area, quite a few of us prefer shelves on the top to easily identify where stuff is (at least for...
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    FWIW, I've read/bought the Taunton series of...

    FWIW, I've read/bought the Taunton series of books on workshop organization, small shops, etc.

    While that's useful, I feel that creeker experience is just as important.
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    Shelves vs cabinets? Pegboard? Other?

    Hey Creekers,

    I hope this isn't a stupid question.
    I will be trying to organize my workshop over

    I'd like your thoughts on workshop storage.

    What are your thoughts on shelves, vs cabinets?...
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    I just wanted to thank everyone who posted on this thread.

    I'm going to finally organize my workshop over fall/winter, and am trying to come up with ideas.
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    If you like guitars at all, you should visit...

    If you like guitars at all, you should visit George Lowden's workshop.
    He's highly regarded in the guitar building community, and very different from the usual Martin/Gibson style builder.
    ...
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    I'd recommend starting with the Woodgears simple...

    I'd recommend starting with the Woodgears simple workbench.
    https://woodgears.ca/workbench/build.html
    Enjoy it a bit, and later make a better bench.

    For workholding, you can drill dog holes and...
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    Lovely work

    Lovely work
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    It makes really great guitars! Structurally,...

    It makes really great guitars! Structurally, it's an excellent replacement for Brazilian rosewood.

    Got any left? I'm in Alameda.
  25. Much respect to everyone here. My mentor just...

    Much respect to everyone here.

    My mentor just turned 71 three weeks ago.
    He runs circles around me....works about 14 hours a day (out of choice, could have retired decades ago).
    On weekends,...
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