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  0 Thread: Jar opening fixture
Post: RE: Jar opening fixture

Well done - thanks for sharing and good luck to your mom with the recovery! Doug
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 9 157 Yesterday, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Where is everyone????
Post: RE: Where is everyone????

wing nut Wrote: (07-17-2024, 06:03 PM) -- I guess with so little response this site,  especialy this thread, is mostly dead now, I think I will sign off now, I know, don't let the door hit your butt ...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 53 2,489 Yesterday, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Next Project?
Post: RE: Next Project?

Greene and Greene will have to include mahogany - it's a must. Stunning furniture style, IMO!
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 11 320 07-13-2024, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: FS: MiniMax MM16 4.8HP, 16" Resaw Home Use - Massachusetts
Post: RE: FS: MiniMax MM16 4.8HP, 16" Resaw Home Use - M...

What a nice looking saw at a reasonable price! Were I nearer I'd be knocking on your door - good luck with the sale! Doug
Tapper Tool Swap N' Sell 11 656 07-11-2024, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Dining Table
Post: RE: Dining Table

I think this is the evolution of the "process." I'm certain I haven't built nearly as much furniture as most here, but have built lots of "things" throughout my life, including houses. Design always g...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 9 338 07-11-2024, 05:17 PM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

MKepke Wrote: (07-11-2024, 09:06 AM) -- "The other reason I see for a big block is the owner intends to put dog holes in it, or it’s being used as a wide end-vise." -Mark -- Yep, I plan to put a...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-11-2024, 04:57 PM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

Thanks for the comments. I considered the reduction in jaw capacity when modifying the bench for this vise. Since it never seemed to be a factor with the previous vise, I didn't reduce the thickness. ...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-11-2024, 07:32 AM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

MKepke Wrote: (07-10-2024, 10:54 AM) -- Tapper - I noticed this interesting comment on Amazon’s “Manufacturer’s description’ for the Record 52 1/2 - see esp the second sentence. “The toe-in provides...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-10-2024, 09:18 PM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

Thanks for those pics and your comments, Fred. Whenever I get the rest of the hardware on the vise and get it operational I'll give it a test run to see if the gap closes, as on your Jorgy. Doug
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-10-2024, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

Here is a pic of the vise with jaw in place. The vise face has been lag bolted to the wooden jaw. You can see the gap at the bottom, approximately 1/8". The rest of the vise hardware is not installed ...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-09-2024, 11:21 PM
  0 Thread: Where did YOU learn....
Post: RE: Where did YOU learn....

Bill Wilson Wrote: (07-09-2024, 08:26 AM) -- Like many others, I learned the basics from my Dad.  He worked most of his life in the building trades.  He wasn't a woodworker, in the classic sense of t...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 22 745 07-09-2024, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: I need a woodworker in Overland Park
Post: RE: I need a woodworker in Overland Park

Buy it at Home Depot. They will rip it for free on their panel saw. Doug
Tapper Woodworking 10 616 07-09-2024, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: RE: Record Vise

MKepke Wrote: (07-09-2024, 08:12 AM) -- I think the "toe-in" of the movoing jaw is designed that way on purpose :-) I did some quick tests with my 11" Jorgenson - which also has about 1/8" of toe-...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-09-2024, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Record Vise
Post: Record Vise

I'm rebuilding my woodworking workbench, and in the process replacing the old face vise with a Record 52 1/2 model (9" wide cast iron face.) The old vise failed. In the photo below, I've mortised the ...
Tapper Woodworking 14 725 07-08-2024, 05:22 PM
  0 Thread: Dining Table
Post: RE: Dining Table

Looks nice. I like the proportions. Doug
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 9 338 07-08-2024, 05:01 PM
  0 Thread: Where did YOU learn....
Post: RE: Where did YOU learn....

Began early in high school. My dad was a machinist by training and trade and also had an interest in woodworking. I grew up on the Gulf Coast so water activities were important. We couldn't afford to ...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 22 745 07-07-2024, 11:50 PM
  0 Thread: Where is everyone????
Post: RE: Where is everyone????

Derek Cohen Wrote: (07-06-2024, 07:18 PM) -- After about 18 months away from the forum, I return to find that no one is posting, other than Steven and myself. What is going on? There must be activity...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 53 2,489 07-07-2024, 11:10 PM
  0 Thread: DC 09 chairs
Post: RE: DC 09 chairs

Could not agree with you more on the seemingly tiny incremental steps on some projects. I've never built any chairs approaching the complexity of your project, but am currently in the middle of repair...
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 28 2,026 06-15-2024, 10:56 PM
  0 Thread: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel
Post: RE: Retractable Electrical Hose Reel

After using this reel for several weeks now, I wonder why I didn't buy one earlier. Very handy and reaches every area in my shop if necessary. The mechanism on this one works nicely. It's necessary to...
Tapper Woodworking Power Tools 22 3,202 06-15-2024, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: DC 09 chairs
Post: RE: DC 09 chairs

Looking good! Certainly a challenging project - thanks for the update.
Tapper Woodworking Hand Tools 28 2,026 06-11-2024, 12:28 PM

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