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    Fact! Listen to what Mr. John is sayin'. I'm an...

    Fact! Listen to what Mr. John is sayin'. I'm an ol' scroll sawyer an' work lots of barn wood. Best way to handle the tight yer in is to spray on the recipe Mr. John gave ya with an air gun, then...
  2. In some ways, I would tend to agree, in others...

    In some ways, I would tend to agree, in others not so much. Like Mr. Jim said, folks in today's modern ways of life really truthfully do not care or have the first clue how their home furnishings are...
  3. I concur with Mr. Keith. My wood workin' hobby...

    I concur with Mr. Keith. My wood workin' hobby wasn't even my idea 25+ years ago, it was my Bride's, of all folks!

    I started with a circular saw, a Craftsman Radial Arm saw, a used drill & a few...
  4. Howdy Mr. Marcus, & welcome to the forum, Sir. ...

    Howdy Mr. Marcus, & welcome to the forum, Sir.

    To be very honest with you, I concur with what Mike said in his post.

    You have an excellent start on the more expensive tools from your Dad. Pick...
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    Am I old school, or just not up to speed with the...

    Am I old school, or just not up to speed with the wood workin' world?

    Or, maybe I am lookin' at the Op's question bassackwards, but, why in the world do ya need all them fancy digital toys to...
  6. Howdy Straps, Thank you Sir. I appreciate the...

    Howdy Straps,

    Thank you Sir. I appreciate the help. I'll take a look see at the plans, give your advice some thought.
  7. looking for plans to build child's booster seat

    Howdy,

    I am on the hunt for some plans for a sturdy child's booster chair. I need to build two of them. My great grand- kids have recently moved into our home. One is three, and one is four.

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  8. I have never listened to a podcast on woodworking...

    I have never listened to a podcast on woodworking of any sort. How does a feller go about finding these podcasts to have a listen, and see if they are worthwhile?
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    Air nailers are a safety hazard in the hands of...

    Air nailers are a safety hazard in the hands of the wrong folks. Like any other tool, they should be treated with respect. Just like a loaded gun! I was helpin' one of our framers put up a 2 x 4...
  10. I use bulls eye lacquer, in a rattle can for most...

    I use bulls eye lacquer, in a rattle can for most of my projects & have had excellent results with it. No yellowing on light colored woods. I use deft lacquer on walnut & cherry & have extremely good...
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    Agreed. Your glue joint will be fine. Most likely...

    Agreed. Your glue joint will be fine. Most likely glue was to blame. Mr. Beadle, I like your technique, Sir! I've done a lot of glue ups right off the jointer, checked with a square & had good luck....
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    looks like ya did a good job eyein' the bed...

    looks like ya did a good job eyein' the bed posts! the pens look great, too!
  13. You just hit the nail on the head, Mr. Joiner!...

    You just hit the nail on the head, Mr. Joiner! Fortunately, in the 25+ years I've been wood workin', I've never been sued, nor threatened to be sued. But in reading this thread, I've learned a lot. ...
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    I use a lot of barn wood in my scroll saw...

    I use a lot of barn wood in my scroll saw projects. Most of it we get right off the old barns ourselves after getting permission from the owner. Some of that wood is 100 years or better, & still...
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    ego has nothing to do with it, Pride does a play...

    ego has nothing to do with it, Pride does a play into it, but my saw is a 1952 Craftsman saw. When we bought it, there were no guards, no riving knife, nothing on the saw. Before ya fly off the...
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    I'm not afraid to say that after 26 years of wood...

    I'm not afraid to say that after 26 years of wood workin', I'd never been bit by my ts, bs, ras, none of my tools. But last week I became a statistic. I had a distraction in the shop, which I rarely...
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    I agree w/Brian. Just bcause the fella had a...

    I agree w/Brian. Just bcause the fella had a slight disagreement with his tablesaw doesn't make him an expert. I haven't had a chance to look at the video yet, but common sense would've prevented his...
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    I clean up around my lathe(s) when I'm done for...

    I clean up around my lathe(s) when I'm done for the day. My tools always get put away if I'm not using them. My planer & ts is where the biggest mess is usually at. I try to keep it cleaned up around...
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    if your guns are settin' for a long period of...

    if your guns are settin' for a long period of time & no use, especially if they aren't in cases, or have caps on the ends, drop a few drops of oil down their throat once in awhile & shoot a few nails...
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    I don't use any of my air nailers outside the...

    I don't use any of my air nailers outside the shop anymore, nor do I loan them to ANYONE for ANY REASON! I've got every nailer I'll ever need, & probably a couple I never will again, but air tools...
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    what john said. It may look shiny now, but the...

    what john said. It may look shiny now, but the more hands that touch it, your shine your will quickly disappear. I use shellac & lacquer on most of my projects, but that's just me. I like the looks...
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    A good thread with good answers. I've been...

    A good thread with good answers. I've been turning now three years, when I can. My scroll saws keep me busy most of the time.

    Turning, in it's own way, is relaxing for me, takes my mind off the...
  23. i agree. you're not alone. My latest has been a...

    i agree. you're not alone. My latest has been a project the customer wants "as rustic as possible." It involves quite a bit of lathe work, & we've had to change measurements three times, & haven't...
  24. Mr. Hasin, you aren't the only one w/this issue.😊...

    Mr. Hasin, you aren't the only one w/this issue.😊 As a scroll sawyer, at times, I get into "repetitive" projects. I finally get to the point where I just quit, & start goin' thru my patterns to see...
  25. I'm kinda the "new guy" if you will. Not to wood...

    I'm kinda the "new guy" if you will. Not to wood working, by no means, but to this neander deal. I've been wood working over 25 years, some construction, but mostly in the shop. I'm a retired OTR...
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