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  0 Thread: Humor for Woodworkers
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brianwelch Wrote: (01-30-2020, 08:56 AM) -- Clearly he's using a metric saw... -- Well perhaps. I made a new table leg for him and it was a tad too long. This time he elected to shorten the other thr...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 23 9,957 01-30-2020, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Humor for Woodworkers
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My next door neighbor is new to woodworking. He called me on the phone and said, "Edwin, I need your advice. One of the legs on my kitchen table is causing itr to rock back and forth while we eat. I...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 23 9,957 01-29-2020, 04:52 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench End Vise Can Also...
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Timberwolf Wrote: (12-25-2019, 10:12 PM) -- ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, https://www.ebay.com/itm/16-20-Cottonwood-bark-good-carving-stock/143477945599?hash=item2167f3b4ff:g:yDUAAOSwjWZdnHRg -- I ha...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 12 5,790 12-26-2019, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?
Post: RE: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (12-20-2019, 05:52 PM) -- My two girls, and their dad, are on their phones all the time. We all also love woodworking. -- All the time? So, you run a table saw and talk or ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 77 29,725 12-20-2019, 07:46 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?
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®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (12-20-2019, 08:00 AM) -- Edwin, you sound old. -- Maybe, but I can't stop the clock from ticking. My grand daughter told me that the end-grain cutting board that I made for he...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 77 29,725 12-20-2019, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench End Vise Can Also...
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farmerj111 Wrote: (12-19-2019, 07:14 PM) -- Wow, I know cottonwood cuts pretty easy, but that's still a big cut. -- He's an expert at it. Take a look at this one: One of these trees will just abou...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 12 5,790 12-20-2019, 04:05 PM
  0 Thread: Boxes
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Maybe my best box - a solid cherry tool box: I really enjoyed making it -- two of them. I gave one to a friend. It includes a lift-out tray (not shown here).
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 6,233 12-19-2019, 07:15 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench End Vise Can Also...
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farmerj111 Wrote: (12-19-2019, 06:14 PM) -- Clever use of your vise.  Now I want to hear how big the tree was that bent your 32" bar. :) -- One of these but it was not my bar -- a friend's bar: Rat...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 12 5,790 12-19-2019, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench End Vise Can Also...
Post: Workbench End Vise Can Also...

... be used to straighten a long, bent chainsaw bar: This is a 32" long bent bar being straightened.  Just use three short lengths and the vise to bend it back, opposite the bend. I usually let it ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 12 5,790 12-19-2019, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?
Post: RE: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?

Woodworking requires eye contact with pieces being worked. The only eye contact people have these days is with cell phones. People don't even have good eye contact with other people. The last time I w...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 77 29,725 12-19-2019, 02:44 PM
  0 Thread: Woodsmith Coasters...
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Beautiful, Dave! Years ago I made several coasters that were larger than these, based on an article in Wood magazine. They were all done on a lathe using a shop-made jig. When finished, I vowed never ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 11 3,831 12-18-2019, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: RE: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

Beautiful work, KLaz. Somebody asked me to post a pic of my 24" wide thickness sander. I made it in the shop, and then made a dolly cart for it because then was easier for me to move it around: I rea...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-17-2019, 03:29 PM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: RE: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

fishhh4 Wrote: (12-15-2019, 07:18 PM) -- I wish mine would get used as well. I give them hoping they are put to use. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/w9yA8xwhlaee2PRbVx7ssBeoiQM8HfOwblgeTHv6QFfCeUk...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-16-2019, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: RE: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

BigD Wrote: (12-15-2019, 01:57 PM) -- Check out this picture of one of my many end grain cutting boards. All pieces (interior & boarder) are end grain. I do not miter the frame. Look at the picture a...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-15-2019, 04:00 PM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: RE: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

stoppy Wrote: (12-15-2019, 04:28 AM) -- Edwin, you wouldn’t happen to have that issue number of WOOD? When I was turning I gathered several species of wood and now have leftovers that would fit a ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-15-2019, 01:38 PM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: RE: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

MsNomer Wrote: (12-14-2019, 08:32 PM) -- Could you make the “frame” with boards oriented the same as the others? -- Not really, Carolyn. These are all small boards with the grain running vertically ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-14-2019, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?
Post: Ever Framed a Cutting Board?

I made three rectangular cutting boards using quartersawn white oak, 12" x 16". They are an inch thick and the grain is running vertically with 90 glued up pieces each.  It seems that an outside wrap-...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 16 5,607 12-14-2019, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: cutting complex angles
Post: RE: cutting complex angles

wjt Wrote: (10-18-2019, 02:58 PM) -- Edwin:  Change the extension to something else. The recipient can change it back to .xls  Bill -- Bill, that does not work either. I tried renaming using ...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 9 4,343 10-21-2019, 07:39 PM
  0 Thread: cutting complex angles
Post: RE: cutting complex angles

I built an Excel spreadsheet that I use all the time for cutting compound miter angles, but I cannot attach it here. .XLS file attachments are banned by WoodNet. Not sure why. :s
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 9 4,343 10-18-2019, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Preference on how to make cabinet door panels
Post: RE: Preference on how to make cabinet door panels

Duane N Wrote: (07-24-2019, 02:39 AM) -- I plan on pre-finishing the panels before glue up. :yes: -- Well, if I remember right, the rule is that if you are using stub tenon and mortise construction f...
Edwin Hackleman Woodworking 15 5,489 07-24-2019, 03:43 PM

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