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  1. I'll be using this tip. Thanks Edwin. And very...

    I'll be using this tip. Thanks Edwin.
    And very nice panel too. Well done.
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    Thanks Earl - was a pleasure meeting you. All...

    Thanks Earl - was a pleasure meeting you. All good I presume?
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    Agree 100% Edwin. We have not experienced a...

    Agree 100% Edwin. We have not experienced a tendency to tip when someone is sitting in them, just when moving them. But I'm sure someone someday will lean back and then..........

    I also worry...
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    Tends to elude me as well. The backs are pretty...

    Tends to elude me as well. The backs are pretty high, and heavy, which is a big part of the tippy problem. And the angle is too much - next set I'll decrease the angle the backs are at which will...
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    All of the above, plus William Ng has several...

    All of the above, plus William Ng has several good vids on G&G furniture. His method for making the ebony plugs works great.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLopA6NF7dk

    Also, a lesser known A&C...
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    Finally got around to cutting 1/2" off the front...

    Finally got around to cutting 1/2" off the front legs and that has made a dramatic difference in how tippy the chairs are. When I made them, I had the 5/8" difference between the height of the front...
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    great tattoo 420747

    great tattoo
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  8. I bought a Wen 16" 40V chainsaw for about 160...

    I bought a Wen 16" 40V chainsaw for about 160 bucks, as I remember. Great tool for my occasional use. Good run time and cutting 12" logs was no problem. And it's the only chainsaw I've owned that...
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    Unfortunately, I had very little shop time. I...

    Unfortunately, I had very little shop time. I spent most of the day Wed, and Thur morning, and all day Friday helping my SIL put in 1500 sf of plastic laminate flooring in my grand daughters new...
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    Dam! I knew I should have opted for the Big Mike...

    Dam! I knew I should have opted for the Big Mike accessory when I bought my little Cutech jointer. (which, btw, I love. For me it's great)
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    I use surgical tubing. Works great. Wrap it and...

    I use surgical tubing. Works great. Wrap it and tuck it under one of the tight runs and walk away.
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    2nd that. Great, simple idea. I'll be digging...

    2nd that. Great, simple idea. I'll be digging thru the plumbing section of my basement tonight.
  13. Very nice piece Chris. You did that fine QSWO...

    Very nice piece Chris. You did that fine QSWO proud. What was your finish regimen? I really like it - it looks "old" already.
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    Thanks for all the ideas folks. The table will be...

    Thanks for all the ideas folks. The table will be made of walnut. The top will be an inch plus in thickness and the legs will be 2x3, with the lower portion of the legs having a slight taper in both...
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    table leg joint suggestions

    I'm going to be making a 3' x 6' oval conference table with a leg design similar to this:
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    Wondering about your suggestions for the leg joint I have boxed in red. I'm worried about the...
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    Looks very nice Brian But why the last time?...

    Looks very nice Brian But why the last time? You paid a lot of dues and tuition getting it to look so good. Next one should be a walk in the park.
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    No expert here, but I can't say enough good...

    No expert here, but I can't say enough good things about the Bad Axe 12" hybrid saw I got several months ago. Beautifully made, balanced and I find it to be an easy saw to use. I've used it for...
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    To all the lurkers, members and contributors who...

    To all the lurkers, members and contributors who served, and your families, Thank You.
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    Thanks for the comments gents. As far as...

    Thanks for the comments gents. As far as dimensions and angles that chair standards drawing was referenced often during the build. That and a white board was all I needed. And I'm going to cut a 1/2"...
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    Stanley / Sargent plane?

    My sister sent me this plane. Stamped Stanley on the body with a Sargent iron. Nothing else stamped on it. The bottom is curved as you can see, with a thin layer of what seems like a synthetic...
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    Yes, it does work on reputable mail lists like...

    Yes, it does work on reputable mail lists like political campaigns, retail stores, and other lists you inadvertently - or deliberately - get subscribed to. Spam emails are of course a different...
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    good thing he didn't get sentenced to life - he's...

    good thing he didn't get sentenced to life - he's at least 148 years old.
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    It's a PITA but each one of those emails should...

    It's a PITA but each one of those emails should have an unsubscribe link at the bottom in very small print. I find it's worth my time to find the link and unsubscribe whenever I get something new and...
  24. I'm up in Morocco so it takes me about 45 minutes...

    I'm up in Morocco so it takes me about 45 minutes to get there - and I hope to be down there this weekend to pick up some walnut for a conference table build. I've gotten some truly beautiful QSWO...
  25. Hey Brian - if West Lafayette isn't too far try...

    Hey Brian - if West Lafayette isn't too far try Cassen's Lumber. Dan is a great guy with reasonable prices and fine lumber.
    Here are his current walnut prices per bf:

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