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  1. I think it might be birch , lot of stair rail and...

    I think it might be birch , lot of stair rail and newels are….
  2. I think a pic of the side would be helpful

    I think a pic of the side would be helpful
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    Since that surface is straight, I would sand with...

    Since that surface is straight, I would sand with a straight block that has felt on it.
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    That is nice ! Kinetic piece that will find a...

    That is nice ! Kinetic piece that will find a way to roam around the house while you are sleeping ! It’s the “Zoot Suit “ of doors ! And I see the
    face of a small dog over the left door knob.
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    One of the first things you learn with a shaper...

    One of the first things you learn with a shaper is always raise the spindle for tall work , that is to avoid needless strain on the spindle.
    Putting a bunch of spacers under the tooling causes...
  6. Some shop owners who use contact cement daily...

    Some shop owners who use contact cement daily …..won’t use it on stuff for their own house. Manufactures of contact cement say it lasts
    between 5 and 7 years. The urea formaldehyde type glue is...
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    The Sani Seal gasket is what most of the supply...

    The Sani Seal gasket is what most of the supply places around here like and push. Squishy thick rubber.
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    Years ago I used a couple of shapers in...

    Years ago I used a couple of shapers in employments that had really tall custom made spindles. Never liked the SCM stuff ,too gimmicky.
    I’ve used a couple of shapers that had spindles so ripply...
  9. Thread: Taliesin

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    Plenty of advice was given about improvements...

    Plenty of advice was given about improvements ,but Wright was not much of a listener. That’s the problem with geniuses.
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    I use the grocery store plastic bags in every...

    I use the grocery store plastic bags in every situation like that.
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    I use the grocery store plastic bags in every...

    I use the grocery store plastic bags in every situation like that.
  12. But the Piza logo has been much more successful...

    But the Piza logo has been much more successful than the Camel cigarette logo
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    [QUOTE=michael langman;3131244]Paul, WE have...

    [QUOTE=michael langman;3131244]Paul, WE have numerous woodpeckers, downy and hairy, and the have become addicted to the sugar water for the hummingbirds.
    Thats one of the advantages of...
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    I consider the thick tops just a current style....

    I consider the thick tops just a current style. I’ve see old “primitive “ tables with tops about one inch thick tapered thin from apron to top edge. I think that’s a better look.
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    Glad to hear that helped. When lowering the...

    Glad to hear that helped. When lowering the table , go lower than what’s needed …then raise to required
    height. And tighten knob , to make sure table won’t drop below your needed dimension.
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    Cutting, not scraping ,is what’s needed. The...

    Cutting, not scraping ,is what’s needed. The skew used like you’re ‘sposed to ….works well. Yeah, takes a lot of practice, wear face shield
    or “Tin Man” full body suit. I worked with two guys...
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    Doesn’t it have knob that locks the table?

    Doesn’t it have knob that locks the table?
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    Yes! That is dark …looks like cast iron! Good...

    Yes! That is dark …looks like cast iron! Good job on the texturing.
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    Jason, Thanks for the ringing reminder as you...

    Jason, Thanks for the ringing reminder as you deal with the throbbing reminder. Rigorous non - deviating habit is the best safety device.
    Ruminate slowly and heal quickly.
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    The favorite of our Virginia “bumming hirds” is...

    The favorite of our Virginia “bumming hirds” is wild growing “jewel weed” . It might have more than one colloquial name ,and I don’t
    remember the botanical name.
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    I’ve used a lot of planers. They just do not...

    I’ve used a lot of planers. They just do not usually make boards all exactly the same thickness. The traditional one piece knives are usually
    not exactly straight even when brand new, and if you...
  22. Around here it’s always a sharp file. Not really...

    Around here it’s always a sharp file. Not really difficult,but most won’t allow a green new guy to do it.
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    Andrew, good info that is needed by anyone ready...

    Andrew, good info that is needed by anyone ready to buy. Agree with steel knives, insist on REAL high speed steel, preferably marked ,as
    some vendors hawk low grade knives with “same hardness” as...
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    It’s “in- herontly good”…..unless that bird on...

    It’s “in- herontly good”…..unless that bird on the cupola is some kind of duck !
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    It’s plywood…not platinum. Probably moving as...

    It’s plywood…not platinum. Probably moving as it’s cut. Try cutting it a little wider ,then cutting it again.
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