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  0 Thread: Lumber prices
Post: RE: Lumber prices

I don't have a list but I'd say those prices are at least 25% less than here in N. Minnesota. 70 miles south of me, in Minneapolis, you can get better deals but the price of gas these days wipes out m...
mr_skittle Woodworking 19 1,099 06-20-2022, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: building with prefinished ply
Post: RE: building with prefinished ply

There are a lot of different ways to attach face frames and whichever is your preferred method probably affects the answer to this question. I typically just use glue and clamps. I know there are lots...
mr_skittle Woodworking 10 1,239 05-25-2022, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: building with prefinished ply
Post: building with prefinished ply

While it seems counterintuitive, I can get prefinished maple for pretty much the same price as unfinished maple ply. This is the first time I've used prefinished ply and so far it's fine. A little ext...
mr_skittle Woodworking 10 1,239 05-23-2022, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: WTB: benchtop edgebanding machine
Post: WTB: benchtop edgebanding machine

Years back, when I worked in a cabinet shop, we had a small, benchtop edgebanding tool for when there were just a few shelves to band and we didn't feel like firing up the big machine. I believe it wa...
mr_skittle Tool Swap N' Sell 0 194 05-01-2022, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors
Post: RE: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors

mound Wrote: (04-26-2022, 07:31 AM) -- Just the other day I was admiring my buddy's kitchen which was custom made (I thought by the Amish but I was wrong) and his is all rift sawn white oak, and all ...
mr_skittle Woodworking 6 687 05-01-2022, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: guide bushing for 2in opening
Post: RE: guide bushing for 2in opening

fredhargis Wrote: (04-26-2022, 07:22 AM) -- For whatever reason Bosch juts doesn't like the standard PC type bushings. The kit they offer has an "adapter" that snaps into place in the 2" hole you men...
mr_skittle Woodworking Power Tools 3 355 05-01-2022, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: guide bushing for 2in opening
Post: guide bushing for 2in opening

I've got a Bosch plunge router (MRP23EVS) that I want to use with a guide bushing. The problem is that the baseplate has a 2in opening and none of my bushings fit. They're all about 1.25in (approx). I...
mr_skittle Woodworking Power Tools 3 355 04-25-2022, 10:01 PM
  0 Thread: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors
Post: RE: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors

jteneyck Wrote: (04-25-2022, 08:23 PM) -- Independent of the type of sheet goods how do you plan to deal with the edges?  Veneer tape gives the cleanest look, but solid wood edging is more durable.  ...
mr_skittle Woodworking 6 687 04-25-2022, 08:40 PM
  0 Thread: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors
Post: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors

I'll be making a kitchen soon and the client wants inset, slab doors. My intention is to use plywood for the doors and drawer fronts, but what type of sheet good is the best? I was really hoping to us...
mr_skittle Woodworking 6 687 04-25-2022, 07:02 PM
  0 Thread: forum category for professionals
Post: RE: forum category for professionals

Thanks so much for chiming in everyone. This is the sort of insight I was hoping for. Considering it would take quite a bit of chatter and momentum to get a new forum category going, I like the idea o...
mr_skittle Woodworking 11 1,015 04-25-2022, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: forum category for professionals
Post: RE: forum category for professionals

Gary G™ Wrote: (04-19-2022, 08:39 PM) -- You could even use your own version of an ITT prefix like Piggly did. -- I don't know what an ITT prefix is? Could you elaborate a bit? Is it just some text...
mr_skittle Woodworking 11 1,015 04-19-2022, 09:06 PM
  0 Thread: forum category for professionals
Post: RE: forum category for professionals

sweensdv2 Wrote: (04-19-2022, 09:16 AM) -- Why not just post your questions here? Those who are interested will answer and those who aren't won't. -- Well of course I could just post here but I ki...
mr_skittle Woodworking 11 1,015 04-19-2022, 09:04 PM
  0 Thread: designing upholstery in Sketchup
Post: designing upholstery in Sketchup

I'm putting together an estimate for a client for an upholstered bench and she'd like a detailed model, including the button-tufted back. My Sketchup skills are respectable but I've not found the reso...
mr_skittle Woodworking 1 239 04-18-2022, 09:53 PM
  0 Thread: forum category for professionals
Post: forum category for professionals

While my post count may not reflect it, I've been on this forum for close to 15 years. I've also been on many other forums for other topics and this one is by far the most friendly and helpful. As a h...
mr_skittle Woodworking 11 1,015 04-18-2022, 09:50 PM
  0 Thread: Smithsonian article about 'The Tree'
Post: RE: Smithsonian article about 'The Tree'

SteveS Wrote: (04-15-2022, 04:14 PM) -- You might be interested in this SMC thread (https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?88101-quilted-mahogany-table) -- Dear Lord! that table leaves me speechle...
mr_skittle Woodworking 6 928 04-18-2022, 09:39 PM
  0 Thread: Smithsonian article about 'The Tree'
Post: Smithsonian article about 'The Tree'

The latest issue of Smithsonian Magazine has a fascinating article about a very particular Mahogany tree that is simply referred to as "The Tree". The article focuses on it being used for guitars but ...
mr_skittle Woodworking 6 928 04-05-2022, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: End Table
Post: RE: End Table

That's a lovely little table.
mr_skittle Woodworking 4 827 04-05-2022, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: I've gone to the birds
Post: RE: I've gone to the birds

The two birds pictured are both from the same family. The old-world species are called ***** (hehehe) and the new-world species are chickadees, along with a couple of ***** and titmouse varieties in t...
mr_skittle Woodworking 8 1,012 03-28-2022, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: I've gone to the birds
Post: RE: I've gone to the birds

Can you find a file for a black-capped chickadee? That's the particular bird on my logo.
mr_skittle Woodworking 8 1,012 03-27-2022, 06:09 PM
  0 Thread: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? borderline?
Post: RE: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? bord...

I think you will be fine but be sure your undermount slides accommodate that particular thickness. Some of them have specific requirements for side thickness.
mr_skittle Woodworking 17 1,374 03-27-2022, 06:00 PM

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