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Location: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Website: http://quinceandquilt.blogspot.com

I'm a rookie woodworker exploring the different ww forums. I'm interested in flatwork, mostly built-ins and outdoor furniture. I am doing all my learning on the internet and through books....so I'm a relentless question-asker. I also freelance write for one of the ww magazines.

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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SnowyRiver

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#1 posted 1020 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Max

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#2 posted 1020 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 1020 days ago

Welcome to LJs. May you always find what you need here. Enjoy…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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surfin2

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#4 posted 1020 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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HerbC

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#5 posted 1020 days ago

Welcome to LJs.

I see you’ve already started asking questions < GRIN >.

Glad to have you here.

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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devann

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#6 posted 1015 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. Lots to see and learn from here.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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sandhill

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#7 posted 1005 days ago

Thanks for joining Lumber Jocks, and welcome. Hope to see you here a lot and posting lots of projects.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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SeaWitch

149 posts in 1020 days


#8 posted 1005 days ago

Thank you so much, everyone. I’m very grateful for the warm welcome. If anyone wants to read all the grisly details about the Hillbilly Track Saw, I did a blog entry about it here.

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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exelectrician

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#9 posted 1005 days ago

Not to be over critical but the ideal is to anchor the saw to one rail (stopping sideways movement) while allowing free travel along the cut. Sandwiching the saw can lead to dangerous kick back if the offcut tips into the blade under clamp pressure. Been there (had to change my pants tho).

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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SeaWitch

149 posts in 1020 days


#10 posted 1005 days ago

I hear what you’re saying exelectrician, and I understand. I did not anchor the saw to one rail—although I could have, and could still. But the offcut is not under any clamp pressure. I clamp the track on the good side only, and clamp the 2 parts of the track together. The offcut is not clamped to anything and is free to fall away.

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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CartersWhittling

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#11 posted 1004 days ago

Welcome.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/

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PurpLev

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#12 posted 1003 days ago

Welcome a-board Cynthia. Glad to have you around. Enjoy the sea of knowledge.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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