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  0 Thread: Toolmaker
Post: RE: Toolmaker

WOW!! Most of us mere woodworkers/metalworkers/shop guys will never even consider aspiring to get THAT good. GREAT thread. :cool:
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 14 606 05-06-2022, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

If it "doesn't eat anything", won't "age out" sitting there, and I have a spot to stash it, I hold onto all kinds of things. Wire, plugs, etc included. Bailed me out too many times to count. Friends...
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 8 453 05-03-2022, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: Good Morning
Post: RE: Good Morning

You have only been here a short time and already have posted a pic! Took me YEARS to figure that one out. Some here are still trying. It is NOT intuitive, as you may have noticed! But it can b...
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 14 943 04-20-2022, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: Stopped in Urbana, OH..
Post: RE: Stopped in Urbana, OH..

Good morning Bandit,     Those are called hermaphrodite calipers. Most often a machinist tool rather than for woodworking.     A definition I pulled off the net:     "A hermaphrodite caliper...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 2 323 04-10-2022, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

I use the interlocking mats from HF. And as stated above, the shop vac does the best job of getting them cleaned up. If you sweep it will NOT get it all. Vacuum and you are done.
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 18 1,104 03-31-2022, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander utility?
Post: RE: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander uti...

Another Ridgid owner here. I gotta echo the bad dust collection complaint. On my list of things to do, is what this guy did: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqb-VTC6O2w
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,025 01-24-2022, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: What are your favorite hand
Post: RE: What are your favorite hand

I've been thinking about this question.  Sure, there are a lot of hand tools that I love very much. But there is only really one, that would haunt me, if it got lost.   It's nothing special.  An o...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,159 01-24-2022, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

Well, twenty five meter length of hockey tape arrived awhile back. Yesterday I wrapped two of the Bessey clamp handles. Easy to do, just followed the method on the Rob Cosman video above. Haven't ...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 29 2,257 01-24-2022, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest
Post: RE: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest

Loving this thread.  I found an ad on Craigslist several years ago for a "wood tool box"  at    $25.      Yes.  You are reading that correctly. I saved the pics from the ad, here is one: Drove o...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,931 01-19-2022, 08:29 PM
  0 Thread: Hanging Pictures on Inclined Ceiling
Post: RE: Hanging Pictures on Inclined Ceiling

How heavy? Command strips/velcro?
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 15 832 01-17-2022, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 Dewalt Planer Dust Collection
Post: RE: DW735 Dewalt Planer Dust Collection

Laid-Back Wrote: (01-07-2022, 08:07 AM) -- Found this very helpful adapting hose fittings. https://youtu.be/qS20exGNPbg -- Yup.  Heat gun and a few minutes made several fittings for me. Been us...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,577 01-07-2022, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

Didn't know about the tape spinning, though I have used things that, now that I think about it, must have been taped that way. Learn something every day. Bottom line, I ordered some red hockey ta...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 29 2,257 01-07-2022, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools
Post: RE: My Wishlist for Battery Powered Tools

I am all DeWalt. Having said that, this guy has some info that might be legit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nNDF1qYTEw
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,026 01-03-2022, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

Joinery is key, I agree. There are times though, that you need to tighten/loosen, etc and they just don't want to cooperate. Arthritic hands, or whatever. I have a scrap of non slip tool dra...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 29 2,257 01-01-2022, 11:27 AM
  0 Thread: Something to show off...
Post: RE: Something to show off...

Don't recall what I was working on that day.  But I happened to notice this scene, so took the shot and have kept it here on the computer for whatever reason. So, yeah, I'll play!
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 25 3,313 12-31-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Christmas 2021 a day late
Post: Christmas 2021 a day late

For various reasons, our 'household' Christmas morning gift opening was delayed until the 26th ( today ) this year.  My Grandson , 2 years old, did not care if it was late:     LOML kne...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 4 601 12-26-2021, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: Hope Chest Completed
Post: RE: Hope Chest Completed

Very nice work. Well done indeed.
MarkSingleton Woodworking 16 916 12-25-2021, 06:50 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting board conundrum
Post: RE: Cutting board conundrum

Another vote for Maple here.  Made one out of maple and walnut several years ago for our Christmas gift exchange.  It is out of state, so I have not seen it since, but I am told it is still working...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 10 1,162 12-20-2021, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?
Post: RE: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?

Did this several years ago to add juice grooves to a very large cutting board. Built a jig to contain my router and then cut the "long" sides, adjusted the jig and then cut the "short" sides. Cou...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 15 1,956 12-18-2021, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: Last Reindeer post till next Christmas.....I swear!! (Pic heavy)
Post: RE: Last Reindeer post till next Christmas.....I s...

Haven't made a whole lot of them over the years. But as I recall, I just set them on a newspaper and shot em with some spray lacquer.
MarkSingleton Woodworking 142 70,343 12-18-2021, 08:32 PM

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