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DAB last won the day on August 27 2016

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  1. liquids and computers do not mix. drink or type. pick one.
  2. Opinions please

    that's sexy. i'd have no idea how to use it, but it looks cool
  3. Lathe in Reverse?

    my manual is wrong? dang it. must have lost something in translation from Chinese to Spanish to Arabic to English.
  4. Give me a W!

    No drawers, just a box.
  5. Give me a W!

    bandsaw box for a friend. last names starts with W. Cherry with Wenge accent. top is held on by 4 little barrel magnets, so you can display it this way on a shelf if you wish.
  6. Lathe in Reverse?

    it's for when you make a mistake and have to put the shavings back because you cut too deep. reverse it, and the shavings go back on. ok, maybe not.
  7. why do "smart" hands do "dumb" things?
  8. The second cryptex

    i supposed that if one didn't have that fancy laser set up, they could just divide each ring into a number of sections (8, 10,12,15, 24, depending on how fancy you wanted to get), and then hand letter each position with any letter or number or symbol combination that suited you. as for the pins, i presume they are positioned between the rings when things are closed, so each ring can grab a pin until they are all lined up? i might have to try something like this someday when i'm bored. not today. i have a lathe, a drill press, some glue, and some patience. and thinking evilly, you could even make two of these, with one fitting inside the other. bwhahahaha...... have to solve two puzzles to get the prize!!!
  9. The second cryptex

    So it’s not “DONUT” fail. Very nice work.
  10. Box

    "oooh, pretty! thanks dad!" and it's gone.....
  11. Glue question

    likely still wet wood, and the excess water diluted the glue to the point that the glue lost its strength. the surface of the wood was likely dry, but when you planed off some shavings, you got into the still curing wood, which was still relatively wet. you can lightly dilute Titebond with water to increase open time. one part water to 20 parts glue, but no more.
  12. 1st cryptex, rough

    if i had the tools and skills, i'd make this, and further, i'd scramble the order of letters on each ring, no two the same. or i'd use numbers on each ring, 0-9 each, in random orders. very clever item.
  13. 1st cryptex, rough

  14. working on a little cherry bandsaw box.
  15. Billy Graham's Casket

    Jesus was a carpenter before he started His preaching ministry. nothing wrong with honest work using your hands. Matthew 13:55 - 55 Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? Mark 6:3 - 3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.

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