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  1. After only 20 years I learned how to use a speed square

    I have been doing woodworking as a hobby for about 20 years. My woodworking has gone from making furniture for my wife, to making toys for my youngest grandson, to making wooden model cars for my...
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    When I started this thread I was only addressing...

    When I started this thread I was only addressing the looks of todays cars. There is no question that the cars made today are far better than anything made back in the 50's, 60's and 70's.
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    Same old Sirius

    They sent me a bill for $240 for the year, I told them $60 for the year and they said OK, only took five minutes as I've learned over several years to get right to the point
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    Malcolm The Virgin Islands look nice, do you...

    Malcolm
    The Virgin Islands look nice, do you have a spare room for rent?
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    I will NEVER understand my wife

    When we moved into our house it has a large laundry room but no cabinets so I built a couple which came out pretty nice and serve the purpose.
    Ever since (about 5 years) my wife has said: " we need...
  6. I don't think so, these are really meant just to...

    I don't think so, these are really meant just to be displayed. They are pretty fragile. Even in the plans I buy for the models I make, the instructions clearly state these are not meant to be toys.
    ...
  7. Here are some pictures of a 1909 Stanley Steamer I made

    Here are some pictures of a 1909 Stanley Steamer I made.
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    Why are the pictures Upside down

    I tried to post some pictures but they were upside down, why?
    I’m using an Apple iPad
    Thanks
    Note that I tried it with my Amazon Fire tablet and it worked fine so I guess it's an Apple problem
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    461432 Well here's one that I like, doesn't...

    461432

    Well here's one that I like, doesn't look like a Honda to me:)
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    Why do cars all look alike?

    I was driving and saw a Jaguar suv that, to me, looks
    a lot like a Honda CRV. I saw a Tesla which isn't very different from a Honda Accord. I drive a Nissan Frontier which looks like every other...
  11. Jeff I used to make furniture but my house is...

    Jeff
    I used to make furniture but my house is completely filled and my wife said " NO MORE" . Now I just make models461039
    , nothing larger than 18":) so I no longer use the Beadlock.
  12. I have a Beadlock listed for sale , if you’re...

    I have a Beadlock listed for sale , if you’re interested look under Sawmill classifieds
  13. Erik Just wondering why you choose Lennox?...

    Erik
    Just wondering why you choose Lennox?
    Thanks
  14. When should you replace your central air conditioner units?

    My house was built in 2005 and still has its original 3 central air conditioning units, one for each floor. They work fine but I wonder, at what point would you think they should be replaced?
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    No more purpleheart for me

    I'm making a model of a 1909 Stanley Steamer. The pictures of it looked like it was purple so I ordered a few small ,expensive, pieces of purpleheart . The problem is that if you sand it , it is no...
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    I've often wondered about this, Ralph was always...

    I've often wondered about this, Ralph was always saying: " one of these days Alice, pow, right to the moon"
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    Because maybe we should be thankful that we got...

    Because maybe we should be thankful that we got old, because maybe we should be thankful that we have a shop to go to, because being polite is the right thing to do and shouldn't stop just because...
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    I know I'm going to piss some people off but to...

    I know I'm going to piss some people off but to paraphrase Ed Norton, the sewer worker, on the Honeymooners (the funniest show ever) when he was talking to Ralph Kramden, the bus driver," GEESH...
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    I'm 77 , pretty healthy and happy to still be...

    I'm 77 , pretty healthy and happy to still be here. I'm able ,and lucky enough, to walk four miles on the boardwalk, overlooking the Atlantic ocean every day.
    I still like to fix stuff and try to...
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    I did it again!

    My 5 pair of safety glasses were old and scratched so I ordered a dozen new ones and I SAVED THE OLD ONES!!!!
  21. Garage door windows

    When I was seeking to get more light into my garage shop I found out that I could have just replaced one row of the door with a new one with windows. I decided to get a new door because my old one...
  22. Jim Thanks for the compliment. I don't know how...

    Jim
    Thanks for the compliment.
    I don't know how much detail you want but here's my process, learned, mostly, through trial and error (lottsa errors)
    -obtain a pattern, (this one I bought from...
  23. Seashell and seahorse for the beach house

    Here are a couple of projects I made on my scrollsaw. They are about 8” x 8” ( as some of you know I don’t make anything larger than 18” :)
    I don’t know why they are sideways:confused:
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  24. An update

    Thanks for the advice
    So I had the oil changed and rotated the tires, good for another year (or two:))
  25. “ Lumber prices sink as hoarders unload”

    The above headline appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. The article with it said “futures for July delivery ended Tuesday at $1009.90 per thousand board feet, down 41% from the record of...
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