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  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: RE: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

IPE would be great. It's used for decks and boat docks. It's called iron-wood for a reason. Has an expected life of over 25 years outdoors. You should be able to buy beg borrow some cut offs from a lo...
Terry W Woodworking 7 289 01-13-2022, 09:17 PM
  0 Thread: Experimental walnut epoxy/live edge table
Post: RE: Experimental walnut epoxy/live edge table

Having never done this before, I think you did a great job. Having said that, and knowing that after all those hours invested you are probably just happy to be done with it, I'll add this. The sea...
Terry W Woodworking 11 910 01-12-2022, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: How to drill 5" x 5" holes
Post: RE: How to drill 5" x 5" holes

I would just carefully bandsaw out the holes then attach sandpaper to the plug and sand the inside smooth.
Terry W Woodworking 7 468 01-09-2022, 09:21 PM
  0 Thread: Cabinet Plywood Thickness?
Post: RE: Cabinet Plywood Thickness?

1/2 ply will be more than fine. Almost all stock cabinets are 1/2 ply anyway. Wall and floor cabinets are different than furniture. They get their rigidity by being mounted to the wall. Just make sure...
Terry W Woodworking 11 764 12-12-2021, 07:48 AM
  0 Thread: Floor Door Done and Installed!
Post: RE: Floor Door Done and Installed!

I'll have to say that this is the first door in a floor I've seen built.  It looks like it turned out fantastic. That torsion panel grid should hold more than enough weight as I doubt anyone plans on ...
Terry W Woodworking 8 531 12-12-2021, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: safe "dirt" removal
Post: RE: safe "dirt" removal

EricBruns Wrote: (12-03-2021, 04:56 PM) -- I recently brought home a nice desk that has some age on it. It also has some residual human/organic dirt on the front edge I'm guessing where the owner lea...
Terry W Woodworking 8 738 12-07-2021, 07:56 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut pin holes, how to fill?
Post: RE: Walnut pin holes, how to fill?

This week I watched a guy on youtube that makes $8000 live edge tables. For pin holes he just used CA glue (superglue) followed by a spritz of accelerator.
Terry W Woodworking 8 578 11-29-2021, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Last Reindeer post till next Christmas.....I swear!! (Pic heavy)
Post: RE: Last Reindeer post till next Christmas.....I s...

That's a good sized herd you got there. I made a bunch of these around 10 years ago.  At some point I misplaced the template and forgot all about them after that. Ran across it again last year and mad...
Terry W Woodworking 141 68,186 11-15-2021, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop
Post: RE: Tablesaw Placement in New Shop

Wherever you place it, try to have at least 10 to 11 feet in front of it and 8 feet past the blade free. That way you can feed a full sheet of plywood through it without a problem.
Terry W Woodworking 17 1,629 08-26-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Laminate flooring in Workshop
Post: RE: Laminate flooring in Workshop

I put laminate over concrete in my workshop about two years go.  Put down plastic over the concrete first as a moisture / vapor barrier.  It's worked out fine. So far, so good.
Terry W Woodworking 20 9,873 04-05-2021, 07:41 PM
  0 Thread: band saw illumination
Post: RE: band saw illumination

Years ago I had one just like the Peachtree woodworking model. I had picked up cheap at Harbor Freight. Worked great and never moved. In a fit of stupidity, I let it go with my old bandsaw when I s...
Terry W Woodworking 35 4,794 03-24-2021, 03:53 PM
  0 Thread: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?
Post: RE: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?

I use light pencil marks where I can. If the wood is dark, I revert to masking tape and/or blue painter tape. I was shocked when I once saw a guy use a black sharpie marker. It was Tommy Mac on the...
Terry W Woodworking 18 1,899 03-07-2021, 08:28 AM
  0 Thread: Fastening brackets to cabinet/vanity walls for shelves
Post: RE: Fastening brackets to cabinet/vanity walls for...

MDF is fickle and you sure don't want to drill all the way through by mistake. You could always install two vertical runners on each side to support shelf pins or brackets.  1.5" wide and glued, screw...
Terry W Woodworking 4 664 02-22-2021, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?
Post: RE: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?

Thanks for the feedback. It looks like I'm not alone out there. Heck some of you have more than two! I will probably pick up a Rikon 10" the next time I see a sale.
Terry W Woodworking 22 2,071 02-22-2021, 08:20 AM
  0 Thread: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?
Post: Who uses two bandsaws in their shop?

I have a nice 14 inch Rikon bandsaw in my shop. I use it for resawing rough wood, slicing veneer and cutting curves. But, each action requires a different blade. My frustration is that every time I ge...
Terry W Woodworking 22 2,071 02-21-2021, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: Stumpy Nubs - Table Saw Bevel Kickback Goes Thru Wall
Post: RE: Stumpy Nubs - Table Saw Bevel Kickback Goes Th...

Got to be honest here. I'm sure I've made many cuts that had small little pieces remaining.  After watching the video, I was surprised how forceful that kickback was on such a small, non-trapped cut-o...
Terry W Woodworking 29 3,742 02-12-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Firepit chairs are done!!!
Post: RE: Firepit chairs are done!!!

Anyone who can convert fence posts into a set of patio chairs earns my respect......Bravo! Well done!
Terry W Woodworking 8 1,190 02-07-2021, 09:33 PM
  0 Thread: How many here use bench cookies?
Post: RE: How many here use bench cookies?

Like others, I jumped on the bench cookie bandwagon when they came out. Even in plain site, I forget all about them. I don't think I've used them 5 times in the over 10 years I've owned them.
Terry W Woodworking 17 1,960 02-06-2021, 01:28 PM
  0 Thread: Doh!
Post: RE: Doh!

I feel your pain. Just a few days ago I was working on a small wall cabinet that has a door, drawers and crown moulding.  It was later in the day and I wanted to quit but decided to just go ahead and ...
Terry W Woodworking 21 2,532 01-19-2021, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: First Completed Project of 2021!
Post: RE: First Completed Project of 2021!

Heck, I was chuckling at ... "But how could I call myself a woodworker unless I procrastinated forever and then threw a thousand dollars worth of tools at it?" Spoken like a true woodworker. :co...
Terry W Woodworking 13 1,922 01-07-2021, 08:07 AM

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