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i was attempting another board from steve but the miters are not tight. My ridgid ts 2400 kept bogging down and shutting off..i need new a saw i guest.( a little slippage as you can see)
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#1 posted 09-21-2012 01:04 AM
I really like the design and the pictures don’t show the flaws, always remember that we are our own worst critics so don’t be so hard on yourself.
-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.
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#2 posted 09-21-2012 01:14 AM
It looks pretty awesome in the pictures… You might just need a new blade or dry spray lubricant. I bought some new frued blades a while back and it was like night and day.. also, pb blaster has a dry spray lube, spray the table top and the blade and it will be good. Nice work though!!!
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#3 posted 09-21-2012 01:33 AM
prattman is right on when he says “we are our own worse critics”.I like the designe! Check the brushes on the motor or maybe a new blade would help.
-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
#4 posted 09-21-2012 01:49 AM
Thanks fellas, I bought a freud ripping blade and Irwin fifty tooth combo blade. They appear to be a bit wobbly and so, I think the arbor might be bent
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#5 posted 09-21-2012 01:58 AM
I think it looks great! Good work, I’d hate to see what my attempt would look like.
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#6 posted 09-21-2012 03:14 AM
First of all, from here it looks fine.
Second, don’t look at it as a failure, look at it as a successful justification for new tools :-)
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#7 posted 09-21-2012 09:20 AM
Second, don’t look at it as a failure, look at it as a successful justification for new tools :-)You Sneaky Pete.LOL!
Love the board, dub!
-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin
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#8 posted 09-21-2012 01:17 PM
Good job. That is a really tough design to do.It looks great from here, but I am disappointed with mine too. Other people just love it.
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#9 posted 09-21-2012 01:31 PM
Nice job. Your self critique reminds me of a friend’s comment on wallpapering. It was pointed out that when you’re actually doing the wallpaper, every small mistake screams “you did it wrong, it doesn’t match.” But, after a week or so all these “mistakes” disappear and the job looks great. I’ve found this applies equally to woodworking projects.
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
#10 posted 09-21-2012 01:40 PM
Miters are tough though
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#11 posted 09-21-2012 07:52 PM
Looks good to me also. Second, don’t look at it as a failure, look at it as a successful justification for new tools :-)
Remind your other half that you would not let her use a sewing machine that was that wobbly . :)
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#12 posted 09-21-2012 09:21 PM
They say, flaws make a thing even more beautiful! It looks great, relax!
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#13 posted 09-21-2012 09:44 PM
Wow, Look at that, the joints don’t line up :) You will always see the flaws. Most people that look at this are not woodworkers and the flaws will never be seen. I think it looks great. If you know what went wrong Don’t make another one until you can correct the problem then try again. I have been there I know the feeling.
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#14 posted 09-22-2012 01:37 AM
Glad you guys liked it even with the flaws
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#15 posted 09-22-2012 10:08 AM
Interesting 3D effect
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