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  1. Thread: Indianapolis

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    We get to Indy at least a couple times a year for...

    We get to Indy at least a couple times a year for a long weekend, and have for several years. I'm up near South Bend so it's a short drive. The Eiteljorg is a favorite, as are the various...
  2. Thread: Indianapolis

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    Indianapolis

    Spent the weekend in Indy to attend a wedding. What a depressing sight. Blocks of plywood storefronts, graffitti, closed businesses, and empty streets downtown. The monument area used to be so...
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    No issues with Wiggle as the sides are perfectly...

    No issues with Wiggle as the sides are perfectly parallel. Mine are Sheffield made chisels. Seems to me I heard when they moved production to China the sides ceased to be parallel. Here's my 3/4 size...
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    3M Abrasive film for sharpening

    First off - Not intending to launch another full on sharpening thread here. There are plenty of those to search (and I have).

    I've used 3M abrasive film on glass blocks for about 10 years. If...
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    Yes he does! I've enjoyed seeing his work in Fine...

    Yes he does! I've enjoyed seeing his work in Fine Woodworking. A quick search of the Online version yields a number of projects.
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    Stickley still makes some killer stuff. Take a...

    Stickley still makes some killer stuff. Take a look at their Mission Collection catalog (https://www.stickley.com/product-collection/mission/).

    Voorhees Craftsman...
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    I'll second Stan's suggestion of sanding to finer...

    I'll second Stan's suggestion of sanding to finer grits. I read an article by Chris Becksvoort where he advocates doing so to reduce blotching. I don't go quite that fine but finer does make a...
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    Are you using a batten to guide the plane?

    Are you using a batten to guide the plane?
  9. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    I doubt they view themselves at all. They're just...

    I doubt they view themselves at all. They're just doing what they do.
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    Even a blind pig finds an acorn occasionally....

    Even a blind pig finds an acorn occasionally. Hoping with practice I can maintain this standard.
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    The undercut screws Wes suggest above should work...

    The undercut screws Wes suggest above should work with a shallow countersink. I use them for door strike plate attachment. You don't say what the brackets are made of, but if they can be countersunk...
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    Hard work seems to be paying off. I think. I...

    Hard work seems to be paying off. I think.

    I made one of these this morning and tried using blue tape on the end of the pin board. Epic fail. For whatever reason the tail sockets were oversize. I...
  13. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    I’d rather peacefully coexist, but when they...

    I’d rather peacefully coexist, but when they start crossing the line from mischievous to destructive I have to take a stand.
  14. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    That's my next step. Shortly after my last post I...

    That's my next step. Shortly after my last post I went outside to check a live trap I'd set for a groundhog. It was full of raccoon. The trap was torn all to hell. I think I can fix it. I hope so...
  15. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    I have lots of experience with electric fence...

    I have lots of experience with electric fence from growing up on the farm. The chain is simple but effective.

    My shop teacher in 8th grade had a cool hot rod. Whenever he parked it anywhere there...
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    Thanks Bob. I found your post and the method...

    Thanks Bob. I found your post and the method seemed to work OK.

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  17. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    The chain was effective. So much so that the...

    The chain was effective. So much so that the disappointment was manifested in a pile of raccoon crap. How thoughtful. I’ll let it dry out a bit prior to removing it.
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    I live in Northwest Indiana in a region they call...

    I live in Northwest Indiana in a region they call Michiana. I’m right on the Michigan border near South Bend. Small world. I grew up in Clarkston, had friends in Lake Orion, and started college at...
  19. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    They're cute, especially the small ones. When I...

    They're cute, especially the small ones. When I went to confront the two invaders this morning momma ran like a scalded cat but the small one rolled into a ball and tried to hide behind the seed...
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    Cherry and Walnut make a great combination. I'm a...

    Cherry and Walnut make a great combination. I'm a fan of natural finishes. The box below is natural Watco Danish oil and wax.

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  21. Thread: Trash Pandas

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    Trash Pandas

    I like to feed birds. I keep my sunflower seed on my deck in a galvanized steel trash can with a steel lid in order to keep squirrels and such out of it. Last year, the raccoons figured out how to...
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    OK. The alignment board is reversible. The shot...

    OK. The alignment board is reversible. The shot below shows both edges parallel and coplanar.


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    When I have two edges that need to be parallel but not coplanar. I add a spacer as is...
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    The edge on the left is common and can be aligned...

    The edge on the left is common and can be aligned using the fence on the alignment board.
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    Guineas are nature’s best watchdog. A frog farts...

    Guineas are nature’s best watchdog. A frog farts and they get all hysterical
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    I remove most of the waste with a coping saw now....

    I remove most of the waste with a coping saw now. I had a couple sweet German fret saws but the blades were too fragile for the oak I normally work with, so I sold them in the great tool purge of...
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