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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Misc: Rules for Articles & Tutorials

    The intention is for this forum to be where articles that forum members write live so that they can be easily found in the future. We're hoping this...

    Started by Beamer, 06-13-2010 3:38 am
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  1. Technique: Molding from Router Bits

    Originally a Porter Cable sponsored ad in Workbench. These were scanned at 300 DPI but uploaded at 72 DPI. If you need a finer resolution for...

    Started by rrich, 07-31-2014 11:11 pm
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  2. Technique: Changing table saw blades safely

    I posted this elsewhere and thought that it may be worth of reposting here. This procedure will work on either left or right tilting saws. Note...

    Started by rrich, 02-26-2014 5:56 am
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  3. Technique: Freehand sawing on the table saw.

    This is the setup I use for sawing away the waney edges from slabs and unedged boards freehand on the table saw. I use a straightedge and draw a ...

    Started by TW, 12-29-2013 10:52 pm
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  4. Hardware: Drilling and Driving Screws / A logical approach

    Get a set of drill bits, 1/16 to 1/4 in 1/64 steps. That's only 13 drill bits. Then get another set. You will break bits and the second set will...

    Started by rrich, 09-09-2013 8:02 pm
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  5. Technique: Casting Shredded Currency/Wood Shavings

    This is how I apply shredded currency to brass tubes for PR casting. This method also works for wood and antler shavings. Works great for me! Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 08-29-2013 4:15 pm
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  6. Finishing: Dipping Method Pen Finish

    I found this method of apply a polyurethane finish to my wood pen barrels work great for me. Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 01-07-2013 2:59 am
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  7. Hardware: EYWTK about saw blades

    Everything you wanted to know about saw blades. First, please don't accuse me of being a shill. I was looking for information and sources when I...

    Started by rrich, 10-13-2012 6:54 pm
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  8. Turning: Modified Cigar Cap Bushing to Fit 7mm RT Finials

    A new tutorial on how I modify a Cigar kit Clip Bushing so I can use Parker refills along and 7mm threaded finials with 7mm clips on my Rifle...

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 09-08-2012 5:24 am
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  9. Moved: Carving: Showing movement in a carving

    Started by DougD, 08-04-2012 3:55 pm
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  10. Misc: Sharpening a low TPI bandsaw blade (how-to)

    In general, this method utilizes a Dremel rotary tool and a 5/32" diamond bit (chainsaw sharpening bit). Sharpen the blade on the saw, tensioned, and...

    Started by BigE, 07-05-2012 7:36 pm
    band saw, bandsaw, blade, sharpening
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  11. Misc: Making a ZC Insert

    The best material is probably 3/8" or 1/2" Baltic Birch plywood. Use your existing throat plate with double side tape as a template and a...

    Started by rrich, 06-27-2012 8:20 pm
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  12. Turning: 50 Caliber BMG Parker Ball Point

    A PDF on how I make my 50 Caliber BMG Parker style ball point pen. Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 06-17-2012 4:34 pm
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  13. Turning: 50 Caliber BMG Cross Ball Point

    A PDF on how I make my Cross Style 50 Caliber Ball point pen. Les

    Started by Les in Red Deer, 06-17-2012 4:45 pm
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  14. Hardware: Table Saw Aux. Fence

    Here is a diagram including a sketchup model

    Started by David Cooksey, 06-10-2012 11:47 pm
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  15. Furniture: Drawer Box Jig

    A PDF of how I construct drawer boxes to account for slide hardware.

    Started by rrich, 05-20-2012 7:02 pm
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  16. Misc: Round Over Bit Formula

    There are a bunch of router round over bits laying on the bench. Quick, which is the 5/16" size? You grab the ruler and try to measure the curve....

    Started by rrich, 02-02-2012 10:26 pm
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  17. Icon2 Misc: How to build a poker table video

    Hi guys First off I want to thank everyone here for such a great website and advice. :top: I just finished my poker table and a video on how to...

    Started by pokerda, 01-20-2012 5:51 am
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  18. Furniture: T T D T Y I S #1 High Pressure Laminate

    Things They Don't Teach You In School When cutting High Pressure Laminate (HPL) on a table saw, raise the blade to about two inches. Even though...

    Started by rrich, 12-17-2011 10:24 pm
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  19. Finishing: Shellac

    Shellac (Origanally posted 1/30/2003) By Keystone While I am certainly no expert at furniture finishing, I thought I would...

    Started by Keystone, 12-12-2011 11:14 pm
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  20. Joinery: Locking Miter Bit

    Strange you should ask... This came through my mailbox just now. Making Lock Miter and Finger Joints

    Started by rrich, 11-19-2011 1:50 am
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