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Forum topic by itsme_timd posted 2459 days ago 905 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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itsme_timd

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2459 days ago

Can anyone suggest a good resources (there might be one here I couldn’t find) to reference for woodworking specific terminology. I’m a newbie and trying to learn as much as I can. All these rabbets, dados, mortises and tenons and keeping me busy!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA


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che

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#1 posted 2459 days ago

Wikipedia. Source of all (mis)information

-- Che.

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Greg Mitchell

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#2 posted 2458 days ago

Try this link:

http://woodworking.about.com/od/glossary/Glossary_of_Woodworking_Terminology.htm

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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itsme_timd

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#3 posted 2458 days ago

Great link, thanks Greg.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#4 posted 2458 days ago

Subscribe to magazines and go to the library. There are a ton of great books on woodworking at my local library.
Oh, and here: I started a blog for you… “What does THAT mean?

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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shaun

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#5 posted 2457 days ago

Tim – The best advice I can offer is, don’t listen to me. I tend to make up my own shauminoligy as I go. Hey, I’m the guy that voted for “squishage” as a word. ;-)

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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itsme_timd

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#6 posted 2457 days ago

Shaun – I totally understand that…

There are things that cannot be properly expressified with expanding our vocabulation.

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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jude

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#7 posted 2456 days ago

You can check out the glossary at: http://www.toologics.com
Or Lee Jesberger has a great glossary on his site: http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com

-- life can always be weaved into a song.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 2455 days ago

Thanks Jude!

There is a whole lot more to pick up from this site as well, which you might find helpful.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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pitbull

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#9 posted 2455 days ago

And don’t even think about the British terminology, you’ll be even more confused, just like me. :)

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TreeBones

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#10 posted 2445 days ago

Here are some terms that have to do with wood, see bottom of page.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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