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07-01-2011 06:10 AM

OLD Rocker needs restoration and a new caned seat? - 1 reply

I am used to building new stuff, I have always shy’d away from antiques for fear of ruining them. But a friend dropped this beautiful old Rocker by my shop today. It is about 80 years old, but has always been a comfortable Rocker. Due to age and I’m sure that the fact he leaves it on his deck has caused the cane seat to wear out. Als...

03-01-2010 01:28 AM

Gold for Team Canada - 7 replies

What a GREAT day to be a Canaidian!!!!!!!!!! Even more so to see the game played in my hometown, ir’s like a dream come true. WOW

10-22-2008 12:07 AM

Info on vintage Japanese Pull Planes/Irons - 3 replies

A couple of months back I found a couple of Japanese wood planes on Craigslist. I couldn’t walk away from them once I seen them. He was a fella up in his years and he stated that his father had brought them home from Japan, during the reconstruction after World War 11. The reason he was selling them was that his grandchildren kept playing ...

07-14-2008 10:26 AM

Worst than Jewelry in the shop, Cell Phones, while working! - 11 replies

The dumbest thing I ever seen was a guy answering his phone while running stock across the Table Saw.

07-13-2008 03:41 AM

Has anyone built a "Cat Tree" - 6 replies

My wife went to look at getting a cat tree, to keep our cat entertained. But after seeing how much they want for them, the task has been put into my lap. I went down to Petsmart to take a look at them, and it looks like it could be a fun project to build?What I was thinking about doingis making the base out of 2 pcs. of 3/4” plywood lamin...

06-08-2008 09:22 PM

Ad Marketing Guy-Bill's, "New business Blog"- is going to be started again - 8 replies

Ad Marketing Guy-Bill just emailed me, stating that he will be continuing his blog. So keep your eyes open for it. It turns out the volumes of emails requesting he continue the Blog have paid off. I for one am very happy to see the blog alive again. Bill has a tremendous amount of knowledge in his field, that he is so willing to share.

05-30-2008 12:03 AM

Here is a challenge - 5 replies

Make a 6” cube out of particle board, cover with laminate on all sides. See how close you can get to 6”s finished size.It is to be joined with rabbits and glued together.It sounds so easy to do. When your done Mic. it if you have one or just measure it to within 1/64th.Good luck!Also it must be square in all directions!!

05-29-2008 10:42 AM

Business Plans - 17 replies

Has any one tried to sit down and write business plan for Woodworking?If so I would be interested in hearing your thoughts on how you went about it.

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