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05-06-2013 11:01 AM

HELP!! I Need some design inspiration - 3 replies

My beautiful daughter graduated from college Saturday with high honors.I want to frame her diiploma, buit somehow I want to incorporate her honors cords but do it in a way that keeps them behind glass so that they stay nice and clean and bright. Making a frame isn’t the problem….it is how to “float” the diploma in the ...

03-25-2013 02:19 AM

Ridgid R4512 table saw question - 12 replies

So I scored a huge discount on a great saw yesterday….Somebody bought it…took it home put it together flipped it over on its feet and it had a scratch on the top and very minor surface rust on it so they returned it…So I happened to be walking around Home Depot…cash in my pocket…..offered $300 for it and GOT IT!!! ...

12-06-2012 01:03 AM

Wood gloat and advice needed... - 4 replies

I got my hands on this “wood” pictured at no charge…It is ebony (yes that’s right…..ebony!!) ....about 3/8’s in thick…..inlaid with faux ivory….The reason it was free is because the vendor who did the inlay work messed up on the pitch of the inlay’s and the wood is unusable…

03-07-2011 12:20 PM

question about maple countertop finish - 5 replies

I am preparing to build a large kitchen island of cherry (carcass) and for the raised panels and top I am planning on using maple.This top will live 99% of its life as a countertop only, but occassionaly the missus will throw down a little flour and roll out pizza or bread dough etc….Am I safe using lacquer (matte finish) or should I use s...

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