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    Mike, what FWW magazine issue was this article in?

    Mike, what FWW magazine issue was this article in?
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    Kevin, would greatly be interested in knowing...

    Kevin, would greatly be interested in knowing much more about your sawmill lathe project. I also have a sawmill and have many times made up multi-sided columns but none in a twisted from.
    Thanks!!
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    I have and use the Grizzly G0656 jointer for many...

    I have and use the Grizzly G0656 jointer for many many years, a superb machine, easy to set up and very easy to use. I am still using the original straight blades and I use this machine almost...
  4. My second reply to this topic and thread. I...

    My second reply to this topic and thread. I really do enjoy my magazines and view them quite often. I keep all my mags and will randomly pick one up and browse and often get inspired about a project...
  5. One of the biggest difficulties for me was when...

    One of the biggest difficulties for me was when F&W brought in security officers and forcefully removed two of the main authors to Popular Woodworking. Fired and removed without notice and forceably...
  6. Thank you all for your replies here. I did...

    Thank you all for your replies here. I did wander up to Lee Valley and I did purchase the Narex Adze. Ordering an adze on line and waiting weeks or more is time lost, time I do not have to spare. ...
  7. Needing a small curved adze for bowl carving.

    OK OK OK, I admit, I know little to nothing about carving, just starting out. My first projects are a wood bowl about 11" wide by 22" long and 4" deep, and three upcoming projects with dimensions of...
  8. Could this large aggressive grinding tool be used for wood carving?

    Exploring options for wood carving and was looking at this very large very very course grinding wheel that was not designed for wood but looks like it could be a very aggressive and fast cutter for...
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    Many many many years ago, I picked up a leaf...

    Many many many years ago, I picked up a leaf spring from an automobile, cut to the shape of a spoke shave and heated and bent the handles around and installed wooden handles. Sharpened the edge and...
  10. Purchased a TimberKing 1220 way back in 2010 and...

    Purchased a TimberKing 1220 way back in 2010 and certainly the most important and best investment I have ever made for my woodworking HOBBY!!! Not only can a sawmill cut logs into lumber, blocks,...
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    Yes, however, no router lifts . . . . :-(

    Yes, however, no router lifts . . . . :-(
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    Although outside of your price range, I own and...

    Although outside of your price range, I own and use a Grizzly G0694 - 20" x 43" Heavy-Duty Variable-Speed Wood Lathe


    Heavy duty, solid and although they state the minimum RPM is 50, I can easily...
  13. The writing you see in the photo looks like...

    The writing you see in the photo looks like handwrittian white ink on the photo and not on the boat hull. Fairly common on old B&W photos. I see only excellence here!!!
  14. OP here and thanks for all the responses. My...

    OP here and thanks for all the responses. My interest in these subjects started when I became a volunteer at the Brittania Shipyards in Steveston, Richmond BC, Canada.
    I discovered fids in a small...
  15. Looking for historic ship builders / sailmakers website/forum

    Looking for historic ship builders / sailmakers website/forum for:

    My very recent new interest is historical ship rigging and sailmaking.
    I am mostly interested in:

    Fids and specifically large...
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    John, you can never have too much stuff. . . . ....

    John, you can never have too much stuff. . . . . . . .
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    Many reasons for making large sphere: Making...

    Many reasons for making large sphere:

    Making spheres for Victorian building restorations.

    Making astronomical models such as the Pluto/Charon system or Earth/Moon System or how about a solar...
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    Small Wood Sign Clear Finish?

    I recently made a small sign of natural cedar lettering carved on a CNC, about 22" x 9". I soaked the wood in a waterbased wood preservative and now wondering about a clear protective finish...
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    The only Festool I own is a 5" sander. Good tool...

    The only Festool I own is a 5" sander. Good tool but the sanding pad wore out (cracked and broken) and for the price of a replacement pad you can buy a new sander from someone else. I own and use 5...
  20. I have access to an X-carve and have used it for...

    I have access to an X-carve and have used it for many may many interesting projects.
    I must admit that when it comes to any kind of computer coding or other complicated CNC stuff, I am completely...
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    Great work on your blocks, very impressed!!! I...

    Great work on your blocks, very impressed!!! I am also working on making up a set of rope blocks, inspired from my recent volunteer work at an historical shipyard.

    Question for you, what type...
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