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oleglenn

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About oleglenn

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  • Birthday April 4

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  • First Name
    Glenn
  • My Location
    Decatur, IL.
  • Gender
    Male
  • My skill level is
    Advanced
  • Favorite Quote
    can't have enough clamps

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  1. I have been using my Dewalt for close to 20 years. I have replaced a few parts through this time as well. However, it has surpassed my expectations and am very satisfied with it. The big thing I like about this saw is the ease of setting the blade tension.
  2. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    That's true. That is one of the first questions I always get, how many holes.
  3. The main thing to remember is, let the blade do the work. Don't add a lot of presser
  4. What you are exspeircing is sawing across the grain. Some wood is harder to cut like that so you need to slow down you feed speed and possibly use a more courser blade. Go slowly with either blade. Let me know if this helped you or not.
  5. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    Thanks for all the kind complements on my latest venture. We sure have a nice bunch of folks in this group.
  6. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    I know what you mean. If we counted them, we probably wouldn't do it. ha.
  7. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    I think I do. I'll do some searching. The clock works are very small.
  8. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    I made the clock about 15 years ago. It was about the most challenging piece I'm made. 2 pieces of walnut as base parts and the rest is 1/n red oak. About 200 hours start to finish. Thanks for asking.
  9. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    Thanks. You can put your hat back on. ha Seriously. I appreciate your comment.
  10. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    Thanks. It did turn out nice. Not everything comes out so good. I have been half way done with a board and something goes wrong and in the garbage it goes. Ha.
  11. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    Thanks for the kind complement.
  12. oleglenn

    Hail Mary

    Here is what I have been working on for so long. Started out with rough cut hard maple that had been stored for a few years. It wasn't the best wood but I was able to resaw it and get enough to make this plaque. It measures 24 inches wide and 32 inches high. Wood was planed down to three sixteenths. Didn't keep track of the hours. It was a challenge but, worth it. Made it for my grandson. He is putting it in his classroom
  13. Thank you kindly Looking forward to the next one..ha.
  14. Thank you to all my fellow wood workers for thinking of my birthday. It means a lot to me. In a couple weeks I'll be posting a new piece of work. Hope you enjoy it. God bless.

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