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11-05-2014 08:05 PM

Could this be Maple? - 20 replies

I was playing with my planer today and finally cleaned up a dresser top that I found along the road. It was too wide to fit through my planer, so I had to cut it at 12 inches. So what is it? It’s got some nice figuring in it and even when planed to 1/2 inch it has some weight to it. The photos above and below show the wood in its R...

10-28-2014 07:56 PM

Simple, Out of Copyright Woodworking Book? - 3 replies

I’m looking for recommendations on an out of copyright, woodworking book. Presuming that one exists, I’d like to translate it into Esperanto. Of the few I’ve found so far, they have been way too technical, going into sharpening saws and how long to dry wood. I’m just looking for something that introduces the tools involve...

05-12-2014 06:25 PM

What kind of joint is this? - 9 replies

I recently made a small project and didn’t want to just use butt joints, so I put a rabbet at the end of each piece and fit them together with glue. Is there a name for this sort of joint? I can’t find any named examples of it. A double rabbet joint maybe? Thanks,Dave

05-12-2014 06:00 PM

Shelf for Displaying Plates - 5 replies

I need to put a dado in a shelf so that plates may be displayed on it. Question: how far from the wall should the dado be made and how wide should the dado be? Thanks,Dave

02-04-2014 03:12 PM

Photo-Examples of Bandsaw Boxes - 7 replies

I’m starting the editing for a video and I realized I need a few photo examples of Bandsaw boxes. The video is about how I made one, but I’d like to show examples of others. Knowing it is much easier to ask than to beg permission later, Here I am. If you’ve made a bandsaw box, particularly one out of the ordinary, and wou...

07-01-2012 05:04 PM

What to Do with Worn-out Files - 21 replies

I inherited a bunch of old files from my dad, but they’re pretty worn out. If I can’t find a way to renew them to usefulness, how does one dispose of old worn-out woodworking files? Thanks,Dave


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