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|762 days ago||
CONTACTING OTHER MEMBERS - 1 reply
Is there anyway to obtain a member’s email?Often members don’t post for a long period or leave and I’d like to contact someone.Thanks
|1184 days ago||
Pair of 12V Makita drills to good home - 7 replies
Anyone want a couple of 12V Makita drills? Nothing wrong with theml.NO batteries (The one in photo died)Also have the charger.You’ll have to pay the shipping.
|1184 days ago||
Looking for PIN100 case - 2 replies
Anyone got a Porter Cable pin nailer PIN100 case they do NOT want?Will pay the shipping.
|1441 days ago||
How to delete blogs? - 1 reply
Can’t seem to figure out how to delete complete blogs….Thks
|1515 days ago||
Thoughts on acclimatizing wood? - 4 replies
Interested in your thoughts on acclimatizing wood in the shop.Up here in Montreal wood is stored outside in covered or protected warehouses. Not all are heated and these days it’s cold, damp and humid.These are just questions I can think of offhand… Do you acclimatize wood before staring a project?How important do you think it is?...
|1531 days ago||
Woodworking GPS POIs? - 3 replies
Got a GPS for Christmas and having a lot of fun with it.One of the cool things is being able to add custom POI.Woodworking related I’ve got the Lee Valley and BusyBee POI loaded.Got any others?
|1565 days ago||
Explorer 7 vs 8 - 11 replies
Some folks who’ve visited my web site in Explorer 8 say they can’t see the pages properly. But with Explorer 7 or Firefox there’s no problem.Anyone know causes? Corrective measures?http://www.brianpenning.com/ Hope it’s OK to post my link, if not it’s at myTIA
|1572 days ago||
Best hardwood for staining? - 11 replies
Client wants a simple bench that will have an upholstered top.He’ll finish it so the easiest wood to stain is what he’s looking for.Suggestions?
|1628 days ago||
Requiring pictures in Reviews section. - 1 reply
Wondering if it’s really necessary to post a photo from one’s computer when doing reviews.I’d prefer to simply skip this step if there’s enough info elsewhere like a photo from the manufacturer.Thanks
|1645 days ago||
Right time to ask for a deposit? - 15 replies
If a client accepts that their project will take minimum 3-4 months for delivery and I wouldn’t be actually making the piece for 3 months or so due to current orders, should I ask for a deposit now?I wouldn’t be buying any materials for 3 months either.TIA for any and all replies.
|1653 days ago||
When back of cabinet shows? - 9 replies
Looking for input on the best method for constructing the exposed “rear” of a portable kitchen island.The front side will have the doors and drawers and the rear/back will have the drop leaf breakfast bar. Something similar to below. All the carcasses I’ve previously made had hidden backs with the standard rabbet in the outs...
|1656 days ago||
Designing a "Green" table? - 5 replies
I have someone who wants a dining table made “Green”.Green—meaning no toxic substances (glues, varnishes, etc)Thoughts?Frankly I’m not sure where to go with this.
|1660 days ago||
Why did I make a workbench? - 14 replies
I never use it. Just sits there accumulating junk (and these days, spiders). I remember being so excited about making one but alas it was for naught.If I had to do it again I think I could’ve used another cabinet.Seriously thinking of moving the bench to where the outfeed table is and making a new storage cabinet in it’s place.I do...
|1668 days ago||
Sigh...... - 24 replies
even a heavy sigh due to no more walnut….
|1671 days ago||
Best method of attaching shelf to tapered leg? - 9 replies
Looking for the best method of attaching a shelf to the tapered legs of a coffee table.Notch in the legs? This way the shelf corners can be left as is. If so, how?Cut a notch in the shelf to wrap around the adjacent sides of the legs? Then I can the taper angles to be concerned with, no?For what it’s worth I’m making the shelf out...
|1673 days ago||
West System epoxy question - 1 reply
For anyone that uses this product I’m wondering if once you’ve used the pumps if the material is still fresh and easy to use if you’ve let it sit on the shelf for a month or so.
|1681 days ago||
Tapering 3 inch legs - 8 replies
Any suggestions on how to taper 3” thick legs?I usually use a taper jig but this time the legs and jig would be higher that the TS blade.TIA for any and all replies.
|1701 days ago||
Making 3" tapered legs - 2 replies
Any suggestions on making the 3”(at the top) legs for this table?Wood will be walnut.I’m more concerned with the grain orientation and the glue line.Was thinking of simply gluing two thick pieces together, matching the grain of the 2 halves best as I can, and then tapering them.Thanks in advance.
|1926 days ago||
Project ideas for teaching beginner? - 9 replies
Looking for project ideas to teach a beginner in woodworking. He’ll be with me for 5 days.Something that would use most, if not all, woodworking tools and machines. (Of which I have except a lathe(not ready for the dark side yet;).Best idea so far is perhaps an end table w/drawer or a small cabinet with a raised panel door.Any other sugges...
|1968 days ago||
A sign of the new economic times? - 17 replies
Did an artisan show on the weekend. Was quite slow, with the volume of people I’d guessimate as half of last year’s show. Sales were not good but as happened last year it’s how much I get contacted afterwards that’s important. Was already a couple of emails this morning asking for quotes.I’ve got 2 more shows to ...