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  1. Very carefully. For the most part I try to do the...

    Very carefully. For the most part I try to do the shaping using a larger piece and when most of the shaping is done I cut the piece out and, as I said do the final shaping very carefully.
  2. The wheels were cut out roughly on my bandsaw and...

    The wheels were cut out roughly on my bandsaw and sanded round using a bolt thru the middle placed in my drillpress. I then cut out the center holes with a hole saw. I then made the inserts on my...
  3. 1930 Model A Ford with a rumble seat

    Here are some pictures of a 1930 Model A Ford I just completed.417959417960417961
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    Sirius-XM renewal

    I just got a bill from Sirius-XM to renew my car radio for a year for $248. I called and told them to cancel, they of course countered with several promotions. We went back and forth and the final...
  5. Well I got an email today offering it , so I...

    Well I got an email today offering it , so I guess they're bringing it back
  6. Set up blocks just $419.99 - what am I missing?

    I got an email from Woodpeckers offering a deluxe set of 42 setup blocks for $419.99. Huh? What am I missing here? I use a set I made from some old white oak that have worked great for many years.
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    I've used it several times and have been happy...

    I've used it several times and have been happy with the people I have hired through them
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    This truck is a 1920 Ford Depot Hack which was ...

    This truck is a 1920 Ford Depot Hack which was used to transport passengers and luggage to and from train stations. It is 13" long, 6" wide, 7" high. I'm now working on the trailer that attaches to...
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    Go to college vs. learn a trade?

    I was reading a thread about hiring an electrician and it seems that tradespeople are all very busy and getting responses is difficult, At the same time I read stories all the time about college...
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    Amazons new website format

    Anybody else having problems with the new Amazon website? I found it much harder to navigate to the section and then the product I was searching for. I'm no expert, but I think many people will just...
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    John Thanks for the kind words. ( I would say...

    John
    Thanks for the kind words. ( I would say compliment but I never know how to spell it, compliment or complement, I think it's the former but I am never sure)
    As you can see from this picture I...
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    Here is a model truck I made

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    Here is a truck I built. The tires are walnut, the body and fenders are mahogony, the roof is teak and the sidewalls and wheels are southern yellow pine.
    I have been making a lot of...
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    I spoke to Verizon today and they said since I...

    I spoke to Verizon today and they said since I have fios tv I need to use their router. I can buy it for $200, I 'm thinking about it, one concern, given how fast technology changes, is what do I do...
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    its a bundle, internet,phone, TV

    its a bundle, internet,phone, TV
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    As I was reading this, that is Exactly what I was...

    As I was reading this, that is Exactly what I was thinking😊
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    Should I buy my wireless router

    Verizon charges me $12/month for my wireless router, I can buy one for about $100. The question is: can I, who know next to nothing about computers, install the new one myself?
    Thanks
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    So I got Windows 10 and it seems to work fine for...

    So I got Windows 10 and it seems to work fine for this 100% non geek
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    Windows 10 and Turbo Tax

    I have been running Windows 7 and am perfectly happy with it but I just got a notice that Turbo Tax will no longer run on Windows 7 beginning next year. Upgrading to windows 10 is no longer free, it...
  19. Here's are some pictures of a 1927 Ford truck I made

    I made this 1927 Ford truck and gas pump. I don't have a lathe so the gas pump was made from parts I purchased at the local crafts store. Most of the truck is mahogany and Brazilian yellow pine....
  20. Thanks for the Information, I'm going to pass on...

    Thanks for the Information, I'm going to pass on this
  21. Can you tell me anything about this lathe here in New Jersey?

    I know nothing about turning but would like to try it. There is a lathe for sale on the Jersey Shore craigslist , it includes a bunch of knives. Its $190 and is said to be from the 1920's. if you do...
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    According to the instructions that came with the...

    According to the instructions that came with the plan its a "steam dome" , which is a vessel atop the boiler of a steam engine. In the plan there were several hose couplers attached to it. I don't...
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    Here's a Fire engine

    As the title says here's a fire engine. I finished it with spray lacquer which came out fine.
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    Same for me. That is why I sold my hand held...

    Same for me. That is why I sold my hand held power planer
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    Thanks for the input I think I'm going to try...

    Thanks for the input
    I think I'm going to try lacquer, I've never worked with it before, so it's time to learn,
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