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  0 Thread: Curved top pear box pics
Post: RE: Curved top pear box pics

Aram Wrote: (07-14-2019, 02:19 PM) -- Thank you, Vern. I have a few hand sketches and the templates I made. I don't use CAD programs for hand made stuff, just scratch out a few sketches and then, som...
vernonls Woodworking 20 7,033 07-14-2019, 02:40 PM
  Photo Thread: BBQ cart or serving cart for the patio
Post: BBQ cart or serving cart for the patio

I designed and built this cart from redwood and am using it in my yard.  It is a bit unusual because the legs have a nice double curve to them and are a departure from straight legs.  The top also is ...
vernonls Woodworking 1 1,415 07-14-2019, 02:23 PM
  0 Thread: redwood dimensions in No. Calif.
Post: redwood dimensions in No. Calif.

I had an occasion a few weeks ago to want some nice redwood to use in a project and so went to the local lumber outlet, actually I went to 3 of them.  All I really needed was some 3/4 thickness in a w...
vernonls Woodworking 6 2,739 07-14-2019, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Curved top pear box pics
Post: RE: Curved top pear box pics

I love the box and have been on the lookout for a nice treasure chest.   I saved all the photos, but I have to ask if you have any drawings or sketch-up files that would save me the design process.   ...
vernonls Woodworking 20 7,033 07-14-2019, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: plywood panels and glue
Post: RE: plywood panels and glue

Stwood_ Wrote: (09-26-2017, 04:19 PM) -- Mmmm. $399.00 a year isn't free :winkgrin: :winkgrin: -- Yes,  Photobucket just changed their account terms and now charges $399 a year for what used to be ...
vernonls Woodworking 26 17,228 01-03-2018, 04:59 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley STHT77149 auto-leveling laser
Post: Stanley STHT77149 auto-leveling laser

This is not exactly a typical woodworker tool, but I feel a duty to warn others to value good tools. DON'T BUY THIS. I was given this auto-leveling laser with built in protractor as a gift.  I am t...
vernonls Woodworking Hand Tools 1 1,707 01-03-2018, 04:47 PM
  0 Thread: Question
Post: RE: Question

I agree. Wood is a decent publication but definitely usually aimed at the beginner. I get bored with it and so I let my subscription lapse. I also have subscribed Woodworker's Journal which is similar...
vernonls Woodworking 13 6,855 09-26-2017, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: plywood panels and glue
Post: RE: plywood panels and glue

fredhargis Wrote: (09-21-2017, 05:43 AM) -- This photo stuff is certainly confusing to me. I've had a few that look like what I see in your post (a postage stamp) then when i quote it and type this, ...
vernonls Woodworking 26 17,228 09-26-2017, 11:48 AM
  0 Thread: roundover router bit difficulty
Post: RE: roundover router bit difficulty

Aha, I found a good/better way to do this.  My partially made frame looked like an H since the top and bottom frame pieces had not been installed.  I took a piece of scrap and fastened the top and bot...
vernonls Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,191 09-24-2017, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: roundover router bit difficulty
Post: RE: roundover router bit difficulty

JGrout Wrote: (09-21-2017, 01:53 PM) -- with a long fence and additional stops to prevent  over cuts  on the stiles..... The rails do not matter -- Well, I tried the extra bearing, but then the end...
vernonls Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,191 09-22-2017, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: roundover router bit difficulty
Post: RE: roundover router bit difficulty

brianwelch Wrote: (09-20-2017, 04:03 PM) -- Unless I am missing something...Stile and rail cutters? As an example: http://www.rockler.com/traditional-stile-and-rail-router-bit-set?utm_source=google...
vernonls Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,191 09-20-2017, 07:43 PM
  0 Thread: roundover router bit difficulty
Post: roundover router bit difficulty

I have a woodworking problem.  I frequently make cabinet frames using rails and stiles with 1/4 dados down the middle on the inside edges to accept 1/4 plywood.  I would like to round over the insides...
vernonls Woodworking Power Tools 13 8,191 09-20-2017, 02:56 PM
  0 Thread: plywood panels and glue
Post: plywood panels and glue

I frequently build projects which use plywood cut to fit in dado slots so that the plywood is surrounded by rails on the top and bottom and stiles on the sides. In the past I have always been careful ...
vernonls Woodworking 26 17,228 09-13-2017, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: stanley tape measure accuracy
Post: stanley tape measure accuracy

Yesterday I needed to cut some 1 1/2 x 25 x 3/4 stiles.  I pulled out my Stanley 16 ft tape measure and measured 25 inches and marked the wood from one end. Since I was going to be making a lot of the...
vernonls Woodworking Hand Tools 57 37,550 09-03-2017, 10:44 AM
  0 Thread: WiFi Question
Post: RE: WiFi Question

Try the new Netgear Orbi router system.  It has a main and satellite(s).  I have used them very effectively, but they are a bit pricier than low cost models with a base and satellite pair going for ab...
vernonls Home Improvement 17 8,671 04-07-2017, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: test pix
Post: test pix

test posting direct picture.  OK, now I don't know what the UBB box the other posters were talking about, but on the photobucket page where your photo appears there are 4 items and the bottom says som...
vernonls Woodworking 3 2,191 08-19-2016, 04:29 PM
  0 Thread: TV, Stereo, Internet Cabinet
Post: TV, Stereo, Internet Cabinet

Attached are some pix I took of a recently finished cabinet I made to hold our flat screen TV, all the stereo components and all the little boxes that bring TV and Internet services in.  I am pleased ...
vernonls Woodworking 2 2,227 08-18-2016, 05:57 PM
  0 Thread: red oak odor
Post: red oak odor

I recently cut red oak for a cabinet I am building. Some of the oak had a strong almost skunk like smell when it was cut on the table saw. I have noticed this before over the years and thought I wou...
vernonls Woodworking 11 8,007 06-07-2016, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: water based varnish over oil based stain?
Post: water based varnish over oil based stain?

Can I put a water based varnish over an oil based stain if I am careful to leave plenty of time for the oil based stain to dry?
vernonls Finishing 2 2,787 06-07-2016, 11:40 AM

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