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iclark Wrote: (Yesterday, 05:07 PM) -- Around here, even with a vapor barrier, the crawl space tends to have significantly higher humidity than the shop/garage. Since you are in the WY ski areas,...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 Yesterday, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
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Derek Cohen Wrote: (10-17-2021, 07:34 PM) -- Photobug, the situation you are experiencing is the perennial problem for all woodworkers - there will always be wider boards than machines! Consequently,...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 Yesterday, 04:43 PM
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adamcherubini Wrote: (10-17-2021, 08:57 AM) -- What about edge jointing the 12/4 and then edge gluing instead of face gluing? If you don’t have enough 12/4 for the whole top, put the 12/4 in the fron...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 Yesterday, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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Handplanesandmore Wrote: (10-17-2021, 12:35 PM) -- Less critical is the no. of years of acclimatization in the home but how different the humidity conditions between your home and shop are. If the ho...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-17-2021, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
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adamcherubini Wrote: (10-17-2021, 08:57 AM) -- What about edge jointing the 12/4 and then edge gluing instead of face gluing? If you don’t have enough 12/4 for the whole top, put the 12/4 in the fron...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 10-17-2021, 11:50 AM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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Handplanesandmore Wrote: (10-17-2021, 09:25 AM) -- Translation - Lumber sitting idle and not used for some 20 years!:laugh::winkgrin: Simon -- In my defense, I was absent for 17 of those years. ...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-17-2021, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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iclark Wrote: (10-14-2021, 04:14 AM) -- If you are starting with "nominally" 4" wide maple boards, then winding up with a benchtop that is around 3" thick after you flatten both sides is quite reason...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-16-2021, 09:51 PM
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I live right on a bike path right next to a park in which sits one of these lending libraries.  This is in NW Wyoming so it is as cold and as ugly a weather, as it gets, it barely got above freezing t...
photobug Woodworking 11 351 10-13-2021, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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msweig Wrote: (10-13-2021, 11:23 AM) -- Why a double screw vise on the end of the bench? Seems kinda odd since you already have one in front (granted, I do stuff more from a hand tool angle, so maybe...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-13-2021, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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photobug Wrote: (10-13-2021, 09:53 AM) -- I have plans to build a workbench that uses maple and walnut.  The boards are glue up of 3" wide boards to give me a 3" deep workbench.  The plan calls for 6...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-13-2021, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
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I have plans to build a workbench that uses maple and walnut.  The boards are glue up of 3" wide boards to give me a 3" deep workbench.  The plan calls for 6" skirt. While I am looking forward to m...
photobug Woodworking 21 769 10-13-2021, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
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rwe2156 Wrote: (10-11-2021, 12:33 PM) -- What I do is joint as wide as I can (this requires removing the guard), once I'm satisfied with it, I slip a length of ply under the jointed part and run thro...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 10-11-2021, 12:59 PM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
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jteneyck Wrote: (10-11-2021, 09:38 AM) -- Rip them to less than 6", face joint, plane to thickness, joint one edge, rip the other edge parallel then joint that edge.  Proceed as needed.   John -- ...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 10-11-2021, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
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I have a 6" plus jointer and need to mill up some boards wider than that.  I am building a workbench using some Maple and Walnut.  Because my finished widths of the boards will be 3" wide and 6", and ...
photobug Woodworking 14 599 10-11-2021, 01:35 AM
  0 Thread: Mallet handle
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iclark Wrote: (10-07-2021, 06:43 PM) -- photobug: your mallet turned out great! I am curious about the woods that you used. There is nothing wrong with using what you have on hand. It is often ver...
photobug Woodworking 19 1,073 10-07-2021, 11:35 PM
  0 Thread: Mallet handle
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Derek Cohen Wrote: (10-07-2021, 12:36 PM) -- This is my heavy joiner’s mallet. Look at the handle - it is shaped to permit two grips. One at the end, and the other choked up. I see many mallets with ...
photobug Woodworking 19 1,073 10-07-2021, 02:39 PM
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[attachment=38081 Wrote: -- iclark pid='8022305' dateline='1633495093']If I remember correctly, one of my co-workers got bismuth pellets from a gun supply business for his son's science project. The ...
photobug Woodworking 19 1,073 10-07-2021, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Wood body planes
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adamcherubini Wrote: (10-06-2021, 07:06 AM) -- Memory is a little fuzzy this morning, but I think Mathieson made many many planes in Glasgow. I wield think you could find them on eBay. Someone please...
photobug Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,210 10-06-2021, 09:39 AM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
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Handplanesandmore Wrote: (10-04-2021, 12:52 PM) -- The Fastcap bottles, at least for the smaller ones, also clog over time, and that is partly why they sell replacement tips (for lazy people who don'...
photobug Woodworking 26 1,979 10-05-2021, 10:24 PM
  0 Thread: Wood body planes
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Admiral Wrote: (10-04-2021, 02:38 PM) -- check these out, quality stuff:  https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7365321 -- Wow those are nice.  Too nice.  If I did not have so many other ex...
photobug Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,210 10-05-2021, 10:37 AM

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