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  0 Thread: Saw blade sharpener
Post: RE: Saw blade sharpener

Dumb question:  Does it do carbide tipped blades?  (Can't tell from the picture if that is one). Would you consider shipping it?  If so, how much to 01776?
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 6 1,353 08-02-2023, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Ever make a cribbage board?
Post: RE: Ever make a cribbage board?

KC Wrote: (08-02-2023, 09:50 AM) -- I haven't made one in years and years, but I made some Pegs & Jokers parts.  I cut up a bunch of spacers to use when drilling.  Drilled the hole for a bunch of pie...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 10 1,567 08-02-2023, 09:55 AM
  0 Thread: Ever make a cribbage board?
Post: Ever make a cribbage board?

SWMBO and the kids are leaning on me to make a cribbage board.  (I used to play it so a refresher might be in mind).  Anyways, I see Rockler sells a template for making one (as well as the pegs).  I'l...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 10 1,567 08-02-2023, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: How to keep the underside of your mower deck slick as sn-t
Post: How to keep the underside of your mower deck slick...

Hit a rock yesterday with the JD so I slipped the deck off and inspected the blades.  I re-sharpened them and while I had the deck upside down, I used a wire brush-type attachment in the drill to remo...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 2,744 07-31-2023, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: New front door
Post: RE: New front door

C'MON KC!!!!! YOU KNOW THE RULES!!!! NO PITCHERS....DIDN'T HAPPEN!!!!! :)
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 19 2,193 07-12-2023, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?
Post: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?

Hi, I keep mine in a small metal can...every time I need a bit I pour them out, find the bit I need and scoop the rest back into the can....not too efficient.  I'm at a bit of a lull, woodworking-w...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 12 1,928 05-30-2023, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw - SOLD
Post: RE: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw

iclark Wrote: (05-18-2023, 04:19 PM) -- :laugh: My wallet thanks you. :yes: :winkgrin: -- :upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset::upset:
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 4 608 05-19-2023, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw - SOLD
Post: RE: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw

Damnit Jim!!!! I'll take them!!! Check your PMs
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 4 608 05-18-2023, 04:14 PM
  0 Thread: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw - SOLD
Post: RE: Pair Veritas joinery/dovetail saw

Ray? You're making it very difficult for me to NOT buy these saws Resistance....is....wearing....down Must.....not....buy....these....saws..... Can't....hold.....out....much......
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 4 608 05-18-2023, 04:13 PM
  0 Thread: The Last Tree Ladder Maker
Post: RE: The Last Tree Ladder Maker

AHill Wrote: (04-25-2023, 08:34 AM) -- Interesting video of the last guy making ladders from trees.  A good mix of hand and power tools.  It's all in German, but you get the process. https://www.y...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 6 1,465 04-25-2023, 09:39 AM
  0 Thread: I had to use the board stretcher today
Post: RE: I had to use the board stretcher today

Dayum! That seem is practically invisible.  I always say, "Can't see it from the street!"
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 3 900 04-19-2023, 03:21 PM
  0 Thread: Backgammon board is done!!
Post: RE: Backgammon board is done!!

Many thanks to FS7 for sending me a nice cherry block for me to make the cherry chips from!
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 10 1,928 03-20-2023, 10:46 AM
  0 Thread: Backgammon board is done!!
Post: Backgammon board is done!!

I finished it this weekend. Some of the miters aren't perfectly tight (although there are splines there that you can't see for reinforcements) and the flocking came out not as thick as I had hoped ...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 10 1,928 03-20-2023, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!
Post: RE: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!

lincmercguy Wrote: (03-16-2023, 01:51 AM) -- I posted last year here and got some good advice.  I finished up this project (finally) late last year.  But I have a lot of other things going, so I have...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 13 2,083 03-16-2023, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Need ideas (or as is said here "idears") for my paint shelf
Post: Paint shelf - progress pics

Here's where it stands so far. Door frames are made of the cedar post I saved when I built a new mail box (did I tell you I was cheap??) + some cherry since I ran out of cedar.  The door panels a...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 6 1,002 03-07-2023, 09:21 AM
  0 Thread: Need ideas (or as is said here "idears") for my paint shelf
Post: RE: Need ideas (or as is said here "idears") for m...

jteneyck Wrote: (03-01-2023, 10:21 AM) -- That's a sign you need better dust collection.  OK, so you enclose that storage rack to keep the dust out.  Dust will still collect on top of it, and everyth...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 6 1,002 03-01-2023, 10:55 AM
  0 Thread: Need ideas (or as is said here "idears") for my paint shelf
Post: Need ideas (or as is said here "idears") for my pa...

Hi, In looking for my flocking set (see my thread about the backgammon board I'm building) I basically took most of the stuff off of my paint shelves.  This shelf holds: 1) gallon cans  (mostly ...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 6 1,002 03-01-2023, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone ever built a backgammon set??
Post: RE: Anyone ever built a backgammon set??

Here's how it is looking so far.  Still to do: 1) I still need to build the separators for the dice/chips and flock that section.  In rummaging thru my paint shelf (see my other post) I found some ...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 8 1,612 03-01-2023, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone have a 1 1/4' x 1 1/4" x 8-10'' piece of cherry laying around?
Post: RE: Anyone have a 1 1/4' x 1 1/4" x 8-10'' piece o...

FS7 Wrote: (02-27-2023, 10:10 AM) -- I've got a piece of clear 6/4 that's about 10" wide and 12" long left over from a dining table last year. I can give you a 1.5" square that length or I can mill i...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 4 1,079 02-27-2023, 10:21 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone have a 1 1/4' x 1 1/4" x 8-10'' piece of cherry laying around?
Post: RE: Anyone have a 1 1/4' x 1 1/4" x 8-10'' piece o...

joe1086 Wrote: (02-27-2023, 09:49 AM) -- Took about 30 seconds to find this...probably more out there. $12 and free delivery. link (https://www.amazon.com/Cherry-Lumber-Square-Turning-Blanks/dp/B0...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 4 1,079 02-27-2023, 10:00 AM

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