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Blog entry by Don posted 10-31-2010 05:39 AM 1266 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m beginning a new project in the style of Greene and Greene and to do that I need to be able to cut good mortise and tenon joints. And since every new project requires a new tool, I bought 2…


-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-31-2010 05:59 AM

Congrats on some great tools look forward to your green and green project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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tomakazi

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#2 posted 10-31-2010 08:15 AM

How do you like that Grizzly mortiser?

Joe do you have one for sale?

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#3 posted 10-31-2010 08:21 AM

:-) congrat´s with your new toy Don
enjoy and have fun

Dennis

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#4 posted 10-31-2010 02:42 PM

Always nice to get new tools. Good Luck.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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canadianchips

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#5 posted 10-31-2010 03:01 PM

Gotta like doing new projects (the tools that come with it)
I keep looking at buying dedicated mortiser.
Maybe I can use the excuse “Well Don has one, I should too)
Good Luck with your project !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Jamie Speirs

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#6 posted 10-31-2010 03:13 PM

Ah, the sweet smell of new toys…...
er tools. Have fun, enjoy and keep sharing pictures.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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hairy

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#7 posted 10-31-2010 05:21 PM

I’ve used weaker excuses than that. There’s always room for more tools.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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twokidsnosleep

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#8 posted 10-31-2010 06:26 PM

Good gloat and way to go!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Don

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#9 posted 10-31-2010 08:56 PM

Thanks everyone! I’ll let you know how I like it after I use it which will be this afternoon.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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Alongiron

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#10 posted 01-11-2011 06:30 AM

I have a Delta 14-651 mortiser thatr I use all the time. You may also want to purchase a tenoning jig for your table saw as well. I have a Delta Tenoning jig 34-184 that completes the mortise and tenon joint.

Good luck on your upcoming project. Please share with us when you have it completed

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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