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  1. danmart77

    Yankee Ingenuity tooling

    Yankee ingenuity is a stereotype of inventiveness, technical solutions to practical problems, "know-how," self-reliance and individual enterprise associated with the Yankees I am a member of this site in Maine and...
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    Thoughts from an older boatbuilder video As I begin to get closer to 70 than 65 this message does touch a nerve. Take a look at this group. Even if you are not a boat enthusiast, this first short video is full of interesting tools and methods of working wood. I love...
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    White Oak crotch chunks with crotch figure

    I just cut open the fork in a white oak tree and found this interesting oak crotch. Send me a conversation or pm if you are interested in getting one or all. Durham NC Dan
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    Table done with modifications Well if you go back to September you will see the hole I fell into while building the top for this table. My first thoughts were an all walnut table. Not to be. Had some issues with the stock and I...
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    Lowes and Jorgensen Clamps

    This is the 2nd time I have tried to get Lowes to make good on their claims. No luck in Durham or Raleigh. If you live in Roxboro or close by, you can pick up the 6 pack of 6" clamps from Jorgensen. They are very nice clamps indeed. They have lowered the price to 21,98 fro a pack of 6...
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    Need some wide walnut boards

    I can not find Scott Smith's address here so if there is someone who knows it please send it along. Any other sources for wide walnut 4/4 or 5/4 approx 8' in length Thank you
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    Member Search: Some odd data

    In an effort to find the albums of another member here I opened the members information page to find some .. data and wondered what is this about? Looking at the list of names I found: The Highest Reaction Score Most Messages Most Points - lots of people with 63 that's funny Most Albums ? I...
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    Sometimes wood just doesn't cooperate.. Above is the start of a post of a table build. Its been a while since I posted some work I have been doing but I finally had some time to step back and do something with a table. The table is a trestle style but...
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    Dining Room Table Build

    Well I'm back from Maine and New Hampshire and its time to burn off some of the lobster and butter pounds. I mentioned before I went away that I had to build a new table for the kitchen we recently upgraded. A little history to make a point. The round table made of oak has been the corner stone...
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    Fine Woodworking Magazine Search #262

    I am looking to build a table in the near future. Soon. I saw an article by Marcus Soto in 262 / 2017 Is there anyone in the Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill area that has a copy they would be willing to let me borrow? If so PM or conversation or just post here. Thank you in advance
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    Walnut and other wood in Durham

    Here is some wood I picked up today from Ricky Pope. He lives about 20 minutes away from my shop and its just great to have such a resource nearby. I read comments about the Hardwood Store and I don't want to step on any toes here but I culled their walnut 8/4 stuff and I didn't find one piece...
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    Not sure why I am now seeing this format?

    Neal when I open a reply or a comment by others I see this for all the replies. Is this normal? Dust Collector Venting Outside Flute Maker Today at 6:37 AM "How To" Forum Replies2Views10 23 minutes ago bowman
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    A little assist with changing my Avatar

    I accidentally changed my Avatar while viewing a folder in the Gallery. Its not that I miss the old avatar, but I think it might be time to make a change. So.. How do you take a photo from the albums here in the Gallery(albums) and use an existing photo to update the Avatar? How do you take a...
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    Paul Hamler toolmaker

    Here's a guy I've seen around the longrifle world who happens to be a great tool reproducer. Take a look around the name Paul Hamler for more videos and ideas.
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    How to open or see information in the Resources section?

    When I open any of the posts under Resources (Eclipse Honing Guide Calculator 2019-04-16 ) I see nothing in the post. The same on all other resources but the one Mike Davis started for me - building a table. How do I view the resources posts? Thank you
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    Final episode in building a Dory

    Tips from a Shipwright featuring Louis Sauzedde Here's a guy( Master Shipwright Louis Sauzedde) I met when I was a kid visiting Block Island RI . Years later I met him and his brother at a boat show in Mass. and he was just like he is in his videos. Full of life and ready to go. In this one I...
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    Sunburst table top series

    Here's a guy building a sunburst table top using modern tooling. He shows every step as he builds the piece. You will note that this is part 4 and you can find the videos for the earlier steps by going to his site. If you have considered making a sunburst veneered table top, this is a really...
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    Reaction time and Points?

    When I see my avatar, I see Reaction time and points with a post. Can you bring me up to speed on this or point me towards the breakdown posted earlier? Thank you
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    Largest all wooden structure?

    Back in the 1984 I was flying over the top of this every day with students going out to learn to fly in the mountains at high altitude. Below us was the largest all wood and no metal platform in the world. I had a chance to re think the whole thing and it really was a work of considerable...
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    Wheelwright's Magic

    Several members here have sent along messages of appreciation for the earlier posts I have begun featuring 18th century work being demonstrated. One of the trades I have been fascinated with over the years is the wheelwrights making a wooden wheel that would stand up to the heavy use most wagons...

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