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  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Does Woodnet no longer delete threads after a year of inactivity? If so, that's great. Happy box making for Mother's Day.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 05-11-2018, 07:20 AM
  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Giving this thread its annual bump. Merry Christmas & happy sawdust making to all.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 12-22-2016, 08:00 AM
  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Bumping this up for those expecting to make boxes in 2016.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 12-25-2015, 08:52 PM
  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Resurrecting this for 2015 so it doesn't disappear.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 02-07-2015, 07:01 AM
  0 Thread: Photography
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To avoid too much contrast messing up the main subject (dark objects turning out totally black or light ones burning out to white) my rule of thumb is:[br]Dark on dark, Light on light.[br][br]In other...
RokJok Woodworking 15 8,374 05-03-2014, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Kickin' this one up to keep it off the expired thread list.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 03-27-2014, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: Post pics of your homemade tools
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Many thanks to all who have posted pics of your inspiring craftsmanship. Much appreciated!![br][br][blockquote]Quote:[hr][br]A small bench to work on inside a boat.[br]/ssl_proxy.php?url=http://i1135....
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 133 98,036 01-04-2014, 05:11 AM
  0 Thread: Some more Christmas ornaments.
Post: Re: Some more Christmas ornaments.

I like the effect of the plywood ones, either dyed or uncolored. I think what appeals to me is the optical illusion that they are bulging out between the veneer dividing lines, while my brain tells m...
RokJok Woodturning 24 15,600 11-21-2013, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Honey, I Shrunk The Bench
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[blockquote]BaileyNo5 said:[hr][br]Hugh, it looks great, good job! But you can't just make an offhand comment like "...I had to make a flush-cut saw...." and not expect any questions.[br][br][hr][/bl...
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 10 7,303 11-18-2013, 11:54 PM
  0 Thread: A bookshelf for Little Man
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Little Man is a Lucky Man!! That's a very nice bookcase IMHO. And congrats on the little guy joining your family.
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 12 9,632 10-18-2013, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: Sycamore Bell Ornament
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Pretty!! /ssl_proxy.php?url=/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yellowyes.gif Very nice use of what would otherwise be firewood. And appropriate with Christmas headed our way in the not too distant future....
RokJok Woodturning 9 6,033 10-18-2013, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: Chisel Handles: Minimum Complement of Tools Required
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Good job on the tenon! /ssl_proxy.php?url=/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yellowyes.gif Your gap between the rim of the metal and the shoulder on the wood looks just right. It's large enough to give th...
RokJok Woodturning 9 6,143 10-18-2013, 07:02 AM
  0 Thread: Step by step Rosewood tote repair (lots of Pics!)
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Dom, thanks for the great DIY tutorial on tote fixing. [br] [br][blockquote]Martin S. said:[hr][br]But I really wish that good threads, like this one, lived forever. I don't always get a chance to re...
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 47 24,818 10-08-2013, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: my last carvewright project
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Lawrence, I read about half-way down the thread and my eyes crossed from trying to keep straight the "Who said what....", so I just wanna say "Nice job!!!" on the journal. [br][br]It's been beaucoup ...
RokJok Woodworking 10 10,605 09-26-2013, 05:30 PM
  0 Thread: Jewelry box progress
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Nice figured wood for the body of that piece and the stringing & berries look really good to my eye as well. Good job!! /ssl_proxy.php?url=/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yellowyes.gif
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 12 8,969 09-26-2013, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Boxmaking Books -- reviews of many volumes
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Just kicking this one to the top so it doesn't disappear.
RokJok Woodworking 24 15,397 08-07-2013, 11:00 AM
  0 Thread: Disciple's Tool Chest - Pic Heavy
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[blockquote]NiteWalker said:[hr][br]Nice job. I love the color. /ssl_proxy.php?url=/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yellowsmile.gif [br][br][hr][/blockquote]+1 [br]Shows how paint can be an attractive o...
RokJok Woodworking 11 10,235 07-27-2013, 10:58 PM
  0 Thread: Thoughts of a turner facing his final days spinning [OT]
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[blockquote]badwhiskey said:[hr][br]I hope I approach things with a fraction of your grace and good humor.[br][br][hr][/blockquote]+1 Gotta agree with BW. Your upbeat attitude in the face of dauntin...
RokJok Woodturning 12 10,055 01-21-2013, 12:42 PM
  0 Thread: Hanging a clamp rack...
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/ssl_proxy.php?url=http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg162/titanxt/Picture3.jpg[br][br][blockquote]titanxt said:[hr][br]I added the triangle supports because of how the grain ran through some of the ...
RokJok Woodworking 6 7,289 01-19-2013, 10:07 PM
  0 Thread: Handplane storage
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Another plane till on the wall. Next time I'll tip it back more than 10* from vertical like this one. Some of the short planes (#3 especially) want to tip outward a little too easily for my taste.[b...
RokJok Woodworking Hand Tools 53 44,521 01-16-2013, 12:39 AM

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