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    It's a wonderful book. I've made several of the...

    It's a wonderful book. I've made several of the pieces in there. Well worth the money
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    Ya know, if everyone would just chip in 6...

    Ya know, if everyone would just chip in 6 bucks.....................

    Nah, that'll never work. :D
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    Sounds like the perfect application of a go fund...

    Sounds like the perfect application of a go fund me campaign.
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    Hope it's all good going forward. And do as the...

    Hope it's all good going forward. And do as the doc says. My son in law had his retina re-attached and 3 days later was operating a jack hammer. Guess what - he's having it re-attached again.
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    Don't the answer to that. I just checked and what...

    Don't the answer to that. I just checked and what I used is dark walnut gel number 469. I've not used the fast dry so not sure how the colors match up. I just find it a lot easier to work with the...
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    Thanks for the kind words, gents. Bob - just...

    Thanks for the kind words, gents.
    Bob - just started the Stickley 962 - after which I think I'll build my own stuff. Nice book.

    William Chain: here's the finish regimen: Varathane Dark Walnut...
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    Encyclopedia of Furniture

    Picked up a 1965 edition of the 1935 Encyclopedia of Furniture while garage sailing this weekend. Lots of interesting pictures, and terms I didn't know. But my favorite passage was this:
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    Look forward to seeing what you do.

    Look forward to seeing what you do.
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    I agree about the protruding screws. I bought 18"...

    I agree about the protruding screws. I bought 18" screws with rear plates I could attach and the screw sticks out the back.

    You might want to check out this current thread:
    Moxon vise design...
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    Hi Derek - with all the respect in the world, I...

    Hi Derek - with all the respect in the world, I gotta disagree. The chop is a piece of wood - so what if it gets marked up - replace it. And it just seems more efficient to have the table - no...
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    Hey Bram - nice job on the fusion drawing. I may...

    Hey Bram - nice job on the fusion drawing. I may have to try it - the explode view is cool.

    I'm in the beta stage of a moxon. Need to finish several other projects then it's moxon time.Mine is...
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    I've always used a right handed saw. Having to...

    I've always used a right handed saw. Having to lean over the saw a bit to see the cut puts my weight, with my left hand, on the piece being cut. Plus the saw doesn't fall off with the cut off, which...
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    Back in the mist of time when I worked for an...

    Back in the mist of time when I worked for an outfit referred to as wReck and Destroy, the super came to me and told me to put his buddy on trim since he's tired of the Chicago winters. This guy was...
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    Marvin, Jeld Wen and probably others make them...

    Marvin, Jeld Wen and probably others make them here.
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    Finally got the seat back from Tom the upholstery...

    Finally got the seat back from Tom the upholstery guy. All that's left to do is trim the wedges I used on the thru tenon at the arms, and allow my pool victim to get comfortable....
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    Couldn't pass it up. Even came with some cheap...

    Couldn't pass it up. Even came with some cheap tools.
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    turns out it paints on just fine. A bit runny at...

    turns out it paints on just fine. A bit runny at first but it works. Birds are already enjoying it. ANd my wife thinks it's the coolest thing in her garden. Now, what kind of new tool do I...
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    general machinery 38515

    My neighbor has one in his garage sale for 40 bucks. 14" x 40". Is it a complete waste of 40 bucks? Haven't had a lathe for 45 years - might be fun to try it again.

    General - spelling has always...
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    walnut birdbath

    Last time I was at Cassen's Lumber found this piece of walnut that had a depression, which I enlarged for use as a bird bath. I was thinking of brushing on 2 part epoxy (if it can even be brushed...
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    When I built my trestle table, I put a stretcher...

    When I built my trestle table, I put a stretcher at the top as you can see in the pics. As Stan said, consider the potential knee room problem those diagonal braces may cause. The top stretcher and...
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    Thanks for the info and pics Andrew. Very clever...

    Thanks for the info and pics Andrew. Very clever build on the legs, and really well done.
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    Yes I deed. Now I know. Thanks for the help gents.

    Yes I deed. Now I know. Thanks for the help gents.
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    Thx Ken - when I click on my name I get 6 options...

    Thx Ken - when I click on my name I get 6 options - one of which is view forum posts, and then I can find all of them Thanks. I didn't write down the finish regimen I used on the library table...
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    finding my old posts

    Went looking for a post I made maybe 6 or 8 months ago but I only see posts going back to 5-31-19. How do I find the older posts I made?
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    Holy cow, those are stunningly beautiful planes....

    Holy cow, those are stunningly beautiful planes. Definitely works of art, and if I could find the coin for one I would not hesitate. And like you I would use it, perhaps sparingly, but it would for...
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