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Forum topic by Purrmaster posted 01-28-2013 07:53 PM 717 views 1 time favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-28-2013 07:53 PM

I don’t want to clutter up the site with too many categories. But does anyone else think it would be useful to have a forum for joinery? Where we could swap information on various joints and methods?


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#1 posted 01-28-2013 07:54 PM

+1! How about dropping Non-shop talk and adding this.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#2 posted 01-28-2013 08:01 PM

CL810, Amen! As an advanced novice, I can use all the knowledge for improved woodworking I can absorb. Someone start with beveled box joints; useful for step stool suppoting leg panels. I’ve made a jig but haven’t successfully made the cuts for leg to seat/top joint.

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#3 posted 01-28-2013 08:13 PM

I’m indifferent. Book 1 of Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking covers joinery pretty well. The 2% of joinery that isn’t in the book probably isn’t worth a forum. I suppose there is the aspect of how to cut various joints but that would seem to fall under Skill Share, Designing or Jigs.

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#4 posted 01-28-2013 08:17 PM

Yeah, I imagine Skill Share would be an appropriate place for joinery. To tell you the truth, I hardly ever browse the forums individually; I just use the Pulse or go to the Forum page which displays all the threads. I imagine that’s how most people use them.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#5 posted 01-28-2013 08:47 PM

One of your fellow Portland residents wrote a great book on joinery called “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery by Gary Rogowski ” Gary has a great school in portland also.
http://product.half.ebay.com/The-Complete-Illustrated-Guide-to-Joinery-by-Gary-Rogowski-2002-Hardcover/1985136&tg=info
Sorry I think there are lots of resources on joinery . I think a forum on finishing would be more useful since questions about finishing goes on and on.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 08:57 PM

Jim, there is a forum on finishing: http://lumberjocks.com/forums/11

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#7 posted 01-28-2013 09:13 PM

a1Jim: I just bought that book! It’s a great reference book. I’m going to post a review on it soon.

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#8 posted 01-28-2013 11:13 PM

thanks for the feedback.
We will discuss the possibilities.

The list is getting quite long…

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 11:28 PM

Yeah buddy

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#10 posted 01-29-2013 10:59 AM

Sounds like there isn’t much demand for a joinery forum. No worries.

That Japanese joinery book looks like something to pick up. I’ve never even seen a picture of a joint that looks that complicated.

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#11 posted 02-05-2013 10:26 AM

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#12 posted 02-05-2013 10:50 AM

Wow. Thank you. I hope it will prove popular and fruitful.

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#13 posted 02-05-2013 10:56 AM

start posting your questions and tips! :D

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#14 posted 02-05-2013 12:38 PM

Yes , might be a good way to coax some of those home steaders out of the handplane forums . : D

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#15 posted 02-05-2013 01:57 PM

I usually just use the pulse page and go by the title of the post to decide what I want to read or look at.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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