Woodworking Skills & Stuff: #7: Board stretchers DO exist! See how to make a work piece longer!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 05-26-2017 01:38 AM 4524 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: How to make fancy crown moldings with common router bits Part 7 of Woodworking Skills & Stuff: series Part 8: Make a board look THICKER without changing the end-grain appearance! »

Make your lumber go farther- literally, with this board lengthening technique! (Click here to make a board thicker too.)

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#1 posted 05-26-2017 01:54 AM

It’s always nice when you remind us forgotten technics James, thanx !

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#2 posted 05-26-2017 02:16 AM

Great video!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 05-26-2017 03:56 PM

I watched both videos. Gripping drama with great lessons learned.

Good tips to keep in mind sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 05-26-2017 03:58 PM

Thanks Monte, Steve and Stelios!

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#5 posted 05-26-2017 05:26 PM

James, aka Stumpy,
Have a cold one you earned it my friend. Always innovating. Thanks!

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#6 posted 05-27-2017 04:20 PM

I’ve seen this technique before, but it never hurts to be reminded of the basics—thanks for posting!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 06-04-2017 01:06 PM

yeppers. thnx for this James

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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