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    Ron Altier


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    John Morris

    Shaker Style Vanity (Poplar)

    Done and installed. Long day! Still have doors and drawers to make, but the vanity is bolted to the wall and the sink is in with running water. The appraisal needed an operational vanity, they got one.
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    What happened to my Post? (RESOLVED)

    I think naked fish are okay to post.
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    Good Monday Morning! Good Monday Patriot Woodworkers! What did you get done over the weekend, and what have you planned for the week ahead! Inquiring minds want to know. Please tell us what's happening in your shops, your life, and any events going on with you. Thank you for being here folks! New members Please drop by and give the following new members a grand welcome: @JimG, @bardnpoet, @HazelRBaker Leaderboard Drop by your Leaderboard and see who the current movers and shakers are based on content and topic popularity. What's It Our July What's It has almost ended, take a look and submit your educated guess at best for this months item. Featured gallery Digging back a bit I re-discovered one of my favorite galleries, @Mike Mathieu intarsia gallery. Where is Mike! If anyone knows his whereabouts, tell him to come on back home to us, we'd love to see what he's been up to! Featured image of the week Smithsonian American Art Museum: Three-Legged Stool by Tage Frid
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    That would be nice, but first we need the jobs to stay here in this country, and pay a respectable wage. Regardless of what someone said in their campaign, I don't see any of it happening anytime soon.
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    Shaker Style Vanity (Poplar)

    Glad to do my small part That's where the quality factor over-rides the design factor...or course once you get the drawers/fronts and doors installed the overall look will change...that and.... get it moved out of your shop
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    How I spend my Summer

    The Run has just started showing, the Cohos only get to around 10-12 lbs later on. Yes that is an old light house which is automatic now , but someone still raises the flag every day and they rent out the Barracks to tourists. it is deep water,100 yards off shore is around 300ft. deep, where I took the picture was close to 600 ft. deep. Here are some pictures at sunrise. That work barge I am guessing is a contractor who does bulkhead work along the shore line for people who own houses down on the beach. Didn't use a cedar shingle,but vacuum packed some for the freezer and the rest are history.
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    Gene Howe

    How I spend my Summer

    Cohos must like those northern frigid, cold waters cuz the only ones I get are frozen.
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    Euro Hinges

    I see a lot of Euro-hinges in my work, often just needed some adjustments to line up doors. In the last five or six project that I've done with doors, I've used them. I'll have to admit, when I looked at all the options in the catalog, I got real confused. Cups and mounting plates sold separately, soft close option, degree of opening, amount of overlap, face frame or frameless, type of mounting screws, 3 or more different brands, etc. . (Though it's somewhat easier to just go to Rockler and pick up one of the smaller number of options there). This just came in and I found it to be a good guide into helping select what you need. https://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/all-about-euro-hinges?pmcode=IVBJJU103&_cmp=DiyTipsHintsNL&_ebid=DiyTipsHintsNL7/30/2017&_mid=159942&ehid=EBC4D8BEC6F08D97A318788DB78D9A1244AF138A P.S. I found out years ago that Blum hinges have a lifetime guarantee. If one ever fails, they'll send you a replacement. And here is a presentation Blum gave the the woodworking club last year https://gallery.mailchimp.com/85f44c62cf7023fd358e2dc03/files/c3597fcd-a098-4ddd-be57-90932b8a3976/Concealed_Hinge_Presentation_Blum.pdf
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    For the Donut Lovers

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    I was waiting for someone to say that!
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    Pardon me for being technical, but it looks to me like it's still in the shop and faucetless or am I delusional? BTW...It looks fantastic...That's a $1000 buck unit in a BORG and a 6 week wait to get it if you could then! Well done man! Wishing you the best on Tuesday with the appraiser!
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    How I spend my Summer

    Gotta try that, will report back, thanks for the recipe. Herb
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    MT Stringer

    Putting the CNC to work!

    Here are a few pictures. They look good to me. I used a 1/4 inch solid carbide spiral downcut bit. It cut clean dadoes and shelf pin holes. Some sawdust did get compacted in the holes but that's no problem. Just bang on the back side and vacuum it out. More later.
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    steven newman

    What to do with a...

    Ok....Here is what LITTLE got done, today.. . Finished ONE raised panel, and tried to fit it....Two more blanks sitting there were crosscut and ripped to size ( I hope) and feet were made on the stiles. Two of these "Top" panels were sized, one is set in the jig....then got distracted with saw work.. Panel blanks #2 and #3 ariived from the bandsaw.... Two more are waiting to be ripped for width...one doesn't look too bad.. #3. Simple cut...as for the other one.. Might take a little extra work? Will need a "back Bevel" on the raised panels, so they sit in the grooves better. I also transferred the marks for the mortises to the next two stiles, hopefully they will line up with the ones I already made. Too much going on at once....time to step back, and decide where to focus on..... Stay tuned, Tuesday is just around the corner...
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    Well put, Bill, and I couldn't agree more! John
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    How I spend my Summer

    Caught 3 last week,one each day, the ocean run of Cohos has shown up finally. I started in May going out 3-4 times a week, and was always 2 short of my limit, (Limit is 2), until this past week and was 1 short each day, so things are good. Herb
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    I blame the educations system! In the past four or five decades we have been pushing our children to "go to college and get an education"! NOT all kids are college material. Yet we push them into it and away from the service oriented professions. We need to get back to teaching trades and skills instead of running up a surplus of educated idiots. I was pushed into college and I don't regret it. I made a very good living. However, my first love has always been working with my hands. I learned everything that I could from basics to finished product. Not everybody is that ambitious, though! Especially, the majority of the "electronics" kids of today. Bottom line is I have much more respect for the person who can do, rather than the person who can hire it done. As for appreciating those who work with their hands, I have the greatest respect for those people. Unfortunately, true craftsmanship has been replace by the mantra "faster, cheaper, and better". The people who practice that, have no respect from me. You can only have two of the three if you want good products. Some people no longer have pride in their work...they only do it for the paycheck.
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    Harbor Freight new lines

    Maybe the "B" line are the rejects from line "A"
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    Fishing Fun

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    Chips N Dust

    Dust collection pipe question.....

    I used all plastic pipe, no grounding. The 2729 pipe is also called thin wall and dwv pipe. The fernco connectors are standard for coonecting pipes for repairs and for connecting 2 different types of pipe (pvc to clay; pvc to ads; pvc to pvc). Since they are used in sewer as well as storm applications, I do not think you will have a.problem with the ends of the pipe and debris
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    +1 What Bill said. I only lasted in college 3 years and couldn't take anymore of those proffessors standing up front for an hour each session spouting how much they knew and not teaching one darned thing ,not even cracking open the text book they wrote and made you buy for $20. (which was a good sum then). I went in the service then went logging and construction the next 45 years and loved every minute of it. Herb

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