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  0 Thread: Help designing this table?
Post: RE: Help designing this table?

Two rectangles is smarter: 1.  If two pieces join at a 45, a leg might be needed on the inside. 2.  I have had the occasion where the return needed to be moved to the other end of the desk.
Bill Holt Woodworking 8 329 Yesterday, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: A Wood Gear Clock
Post: RE: A Wood Gear Clock

I do like the new "hands". And Gary...nailed it!
Bill Holt Woodworking 11 740 11-28-2022, 07:59 AM
  0 Thread: Deco II
Post: RE: Deco II

I can see why you call it, "my most ambitious project yet".  Bruce the detail is amazing!
Bill Holt Woodturning 9 281 11-25-2022, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Putting the shooting board to work
Post: RE: Putting the shooting board to work

Well, from here, that looks perfect!!!!
Bill Holt Woodworking 8 642 11-22-2022, 11:39 PM
  0 Thread: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V
Post: RE: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V

WD40 is good at freeing stuck parts but it IS NOT a lubricant. Good point.
Bill Holt Woodworking Power Tools 5 311 11-18-2022, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V
Post: RE: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V

Update: Needed to us the hammer drill function to drill two holes in ceramic tile.  The drill was actually set for regular drilling.  Two holes drilled, no problem. Decided to use a little WD40 on...
Bill Holt Woodworking Power Tools 5 311 11-18-2022, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V
Post: Makita Hammer Drill XPH12 18V

Recently used the hammer drill function for the first time. Now it acts as a hammer drill regardless of the setting and the selector is very difficult to rotate.  It was not new, but looked excellent ...
Bill Holt Woodworking Power Tools 5 311 11-11-2022, 05:28 PM
  0 Thread: Powder Post Beetles
Post: RE: Powder Post Beetles

I bought about 200 bf of, somewhat green, mesquite and discovered the little demons.  Using Bora-Care, I sprayed and stickered the boards three times, I think.  By the time I was ready to start my pro...
Bill Holt Woodworking 10 726 11-09-2022, 07:59 AM
  0 Thread: What will happen to your tools when you die?
Post: RE: What will happen to your tools when you die?

Our son is handy with tools.  Job and family keep him too busy, at this point, for a hobby.  We have a nephew who does woodworking.  If I die within 5 yrs, the nephew will probably get the bulk of the...
Bill Holt Woodworking 19 1,316 11-07-2022, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: "ART DECO"
Post: RE: "ART DECO"

You've done it again Bruce, awesome work.
Bill Holt Woodturning 5 429 11-04-2022, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: In need of a replacement
Post: RE: In need of a replacement

Mark said it very well. Thank you for taking us along.
Bill Holt Woodworking Hand Tools 31 1,959 11-04-2022, 08:02 AM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill
Post: RE: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill

Dusty Workshop Wrote: (11-02-2022, 08:25 PM) -- If you need more power there are adapters like this that turn your angle grinder into a power sander. The downside is that an angle grinder is heavie...
Bill Holt Woodturning 15 580 11-03-2022, 07:54 AM
  0 Thread: In need of a replacement
Post: RE: In need of a replacement

Fella, you make it look so easy!
Bill Holt Woodworking Hand Tools 31 1,959 10-31-2022, 06:57 AM
  0 Thread: Writing Desk & Chest
Post: RE: Writing Desk & Chest

I have spent a considerable amount of time studding the photos.  You definitely think outside of the box.  The color contrasts are great.   The most enjoyable build I can remember was working with re...
Bill Holt Woodworking 13 6,487 10-23-2022, 03:47 PM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill
Post: RE: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill

I would go pneumatic in a heartbeat, but my compressor is not big enough and I'm not willing to give up the space for a larger compressor. Just the same, I thank you for your input.
Bill Holt Woodturning 15 580 10-23-2022, 03:34 PM
  0 Thread: Wide panel glue up ?
Post: RE: Wide panel glue up ?

Built dining table with bread board ends for our DnL, 42x90, IIRC.  It is my all-time favorite build.  Must have been 10 yrs ago, no issues so far.
Bill Holt Woodworking 6 377 10-23-2022, 07:14 AM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill
Post: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill

I posted this in the Turning section, but there is not a lot of traffic down there. The Milwaukee Close Quarter drill has been my only power sanding for at least 15 yrs.  Problem...I'm on my third ...
Bill Holt Woodworking Power Tools 0 210 10-21-2022, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill
Post: Milwaukee Close Quarter Drill

This has been my only power sanding for at least 15 yrs.  Problem...I'm on my third one and from the sound of things it will not last much longer.  If I had used them every day, 5 yrs per drill would ...
Bill Holt Woodturning 15 580 10-21-2022, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: diamond wheels
Post: RE: diamond wheels

paul2004 Wrote: (10-19-2022, 08:58 AM) -- A little off topic, but if you have a Tomek, the diamond wheels are awesome. I guess because it's super slow and it goes through water. -- I'm surprised r...
Bill Holt Woodturning 8 449 10-19-2022, 02:44 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting Brass
Post: RE: Cutting Brass

Recently I received a similar request.  To my surprise, Home Depot, and probably many others, carry circular saw blades for cutting metal, at very reasonable prices. If you are not wanting a straig...
Bill Holt Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,196 10-16-2022, 05:44 PM

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