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TxMoose

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    Houston, Tx
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    Intermediate

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  1. TxMoose

    Work gloves recommendation

    I like the Ironcald Heavy Utility
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    Lie Nielsen

    Came across this gallery on Core 77 this weekend, thought you guys might enjoy it. http://www.core77.com/gallery/67346/Factory-Tour-Lie-Nielsen-Toolworks TxMoose
  3. TxMoose

    Need Help with Woodworking Business Name

    CraftedByCourtland
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    Bending Laminate

    OK I get it I was wrong. It's not the look I'm going for anyway. If I want to do origami I'll use paper.
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    Bending Laminate

    I'll let you give it a whirl I want nothing to do with that
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    Bending Laminate

    Thanks for the replies keep them coming. Where's the stuff about being radius down three sides coming from,, I don't think I've ever said that. I did say that I would radius the two long edges. Anyhow just wanted to clear up at I'm not crazy I know I can't radius all 4 edges or even three of them if I use the laminate and want to Waterfall them. That would only be possible with a wood Edge or the solid surface option. Thanks for the heads up on the post forming/ VT laminate.
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    Bending Laminate

    Thanks for the input guys. I'll have to ponder this some more. Have to admit I'm tempted to try at least one long edge myself. If I can get one edge rounded I'm good with the others being square, so a trip to the local restore seems like it is in order. A quick inquiry (only called one place) got a ballpark number of $330 for a counter top shop to make it up, they would radius the 2 long sides and leave the short ones square. The wood edge had already come to mind, so I haven't ruled that out. I'll keep ya posted. TxMoose
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    Bending Laminate

    I forgot to say that when I rehab the top the whole thing would be replaced. I would make a new substrate the laminate to. TxMoose
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    Bending Laminate

    So I picked up a vintage Mayline Futur-Matic-Drafting-Table. This table is electrically adjustable from about 30" to 48" above the floor, and works great. My goal is to rehab it into a standing desk. This means addressing the top. I would like to make a new top with a laminate top (formica, wilsonart etc.). It will see use 7-8hrs a day. This top will be 3'x6' I would really like to have a waterfall/rounded profile on the long edges. This brings up the question of is this something I can successfully do myself with say a heat gun and patience? Or should it be left up to the pros? What radius do you think would be a safe bend? Suggestions or Ideas? Thanks, TxMoose MAYLINE 1.pdf MAYLINE 2.pdf
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    Carsiding

    Had to chuckle to myself last night. Was watching a episode of Tree House Masters with the kids and they were using Car Decking, 1 1/2" thick tongue and groove SPF.
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    Carsiding

    Hey Peter / P-Toad, Thats a pitcher pump flapper isn't it? Add another vote for never having heard the term car siding. TxMoose
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    Garden Bench plans

    One More option for plans is the Comfy Classic Garden Bench, It was featured in issue 170 June/July 2006 WOOD magazine. Here is a link to the plans
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    Building a Humidor

    Here is a link to Ed's website Waxing Moon Humidors. Here is his Facebook Drop him a email, it can't hurt to ask. He used to post frequently over at WOOD when it existed. TxMoose
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    Trusting your clamps

    I guess this is what you do if you: 1. Don't own a saw of any other kind powered or hand. 2. Enjoy bodily pain. 3. Like demonstrating how to not do things.
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    The D'oh! Book

    Hey guys, Even thought I use AutoCAD daily I have just begun to mess around with SketchUp. I stumbled across this help book pdf the other day and thought I would share it. Maybe there is a tidbit in it that may be of use to you. Happy sketchin TxMoose

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