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    This is great advice that can be applied to many...

    This is great advice that can be applied to many areas. I knew which were my "must keep" lumber as fast as I comprehended the words I read. Thanks.
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    My counsel is to install the harder hinge now to...

    My counsel is to install the harder hinge now to get the experience so they come out even better next time.
  3. Or not. I have a new finding. This sucker is...

    Or not. I have a new finding. This sucker is HEAVY. So far all I have is the external case, the comb board went in during glue up. I have the french cleat (both halves) installed at the top, and...
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    Little tiny scraps make fabulous soap dishes,...

    Little tiny scraps make fabulous soap dishes, nominal 3x4x1 inch. Cut some saw kerfs on both faces to help grip the soap, then round off the corners with rasp or sandpaper. I have four of them in...
  5. How much extra wood is available to try finishes...

    How much extra wood is available to try finishes on? The easy option would be to try the dining table finish on a piece of the new stuff that spans heart and sap wood to see how it looks.

    Thank...
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    I was going to ask about the lumber. Among my...

    I was going to ask about the lumber. Among my power tools I have a pretty nice 12 inch RAS that I have gotten dialed in. The rest are just CL finds that could be easily replaced. I donít have Ďa...
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    I don't envy the folks back east either. If I...

    I don't envy the folks back east either. If I had their normal summer weather in my forecast I would lose my mind.

    I remember flying into Seattle one Christmas, back before 2010, maybe 08 or...
  8. If you want to bow hunt Alaska trophy moose this...

    If you want to bow hunt Alaska trophy moose this year, you need a bow with a 55# pull. 80-130# is, err, not unreasonable if you are going up against plate armour I guess. I know nothing about yew...
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    John has very politely with his usual gentle...

    John has very politely with his usual gentle understatement made a very important point here folks.

    Round, square and octagonal legs, without or without taper, are reasonably forgiving for reaming...
  10. My kid the certified welder and certified welding...

    My kid the certified welder and certified welding inspector will be home for a few weeks starting this weekend. I will show the child some of my vintage stuff stamped "sheffield" and ask what it is....
  11. A bit late, have been keeping an eye on this...

    A bit late, have been keeping an eye on this thread. I agree it depends on what you are doing, and what you are using for workholding. I only have one bench, I use it for power tools, hand tool...
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    Pre-finishing wisdom help

    Tell me this gets easier. Please. I drank the kool-aid.

    I am pre-finishing my current project so when I am done with assembly all I will have left to do for finish work is the exterior. I have...
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    I too am a fan of West Systems. Very long shelf...

    I too am a fan of West Systems. Very long shelf life as Kevin already pointed out. Available in various sizes. I buy the 105 resin by the gallon and, lemme go look, I buy the 207 special clear...
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    I have never before considered this. I am very...

    I have never before considered this. I am very much a form follows function sort of individual. But you are right, the size of the circle of the leg poking through the seat does make a difference...
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    I own the Lee Valley twelvish degree set, and I...

    I own the Lee Valley twelvish degree set, and I have a lathe for making big fat round tenons; but I don't own a six degree set.

    For the work I have done, the 12 degree taper works just fine. ...
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    I don’t know General and have never seen dividers...

    I don’t know General and have never seen dividers like that. Scribing is a not unreasonable guess it seems like, but neither of my grandpas ever described such a thing.
  17. I can do basic full thickness stuff like tool...

    I can do basic full thickness stuff like tool belt modifications, draught horse tack and a bit of saddlery. I use the prick wheels. That way you can puncture or awl or drill at each of the prick...
  18. I already have a #4 converted to scrub, and that...

    I already have a #4 converted to scrub, and that is a real handy size for a fairly aggressive scrub plane. The iron on mine ( I just rechecked) is crowned with about a three inch radius, and the...
  19. Old time nail experiences? Cut, blacksmith made, clout, etcetera?

    I got about 30# of these in a significant craigslist score and finally got around to fooling with them.

    If I predrill wrong, these are a great way to wreck a project. When I predrill correctly, I...
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    And this particular prototype is headed for the...

    And this particular prototype is headed for the BBQ pit. As heating season here has drug on, (and on, and on) the battens have been shrinking in width, so getting sloppy in their sliding dovetails,...
  21. Nice. My first bench is 24x48 inch top. Someday...

    Nice. My first bench is 24x48 inch top. Someday when I have more room the old/little bench will become my sharpening station.
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    I guess I will chip in. I have some rare earth...

    I guess I will chip in. I have some rare earth magnets and some chisels. Don't bother using fish glue to hold the magnets down. I had 33% glue failure within 24 hours and 50% failure rate (6/12)...
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    Derek, can you talk a little bit about what glues...

    Derek, can you talk a little bit about what glues work for you to hold down rare earth magnets, do you use maybe a washer underneath the magnets, that sort of thing please?
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    This is an awesome thing Assaf. Beeswax...

    This is an awesome thing Assaf.

    Beeswax should ordinarily be melted in a double boiler. Flash point for beeswax, where it spontaneously bursts into flames in the presence of oxygen, is only...
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    Thanks Tom.

    Thanks Tom.
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