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Card-sized abacus

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DIY rip fence?

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Old school Treadle Lathe plans

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Comment by Kyle Aldridge on August 27, 2014 at 12:24am

Nice to see a good woodworking group!  My wife and I  bought our first house back in February, and she has graciously ceded the garage to me, so I'm in the process of getting it set up.  Slow process, and some boxes just vanished in the mover's truck apparently, but hopefully I'll be back up soon.

Really looking forward to building that treadle lathe!

Comment by John S on September 19, 2013 at 12:28pm

Thanks Liam...good link, this is just what I'm looking for.

Comment by Liam Strain on September 19, 2013 at 12:20pm

John - I've never had a specific need for one, but I see lots of very good plans (some simple, some complex) online. 

This one looks promising - as a proof of concept. 
http://woodgears.ca/sander/thickness.html

Comment by John S on September 19, 2013 at 12:02pm

Has anyone made a thickness sander? 

Comment by Michael Marrinan on July 28, 2013 at 4:02am

Hi guys! New to woodworking (In Australia), and wondering what tools I should start with, and what sort of timber is good for a beginner?

Comment by Neill on October 23, 2012 at 6:38pm

Ive sorta stopped building projects for the time being and started doing maintenance to the Scout Den. all sorts of wood work etc..

Comment by Chuck Knight on October 22, 2012 at 9:05pm

I'm converting a small room into a workshop, and today I built some cabinetry.  Used a nice birch plywood.

Comment by Neill on October 22, 2012 at 6:22pm

what are people working on at the moment?

Comment by Neill on September 10, 2012 at 5:28pm

has anyone built a wooden bench seat storage box? this is my next project.

Comment by John on April 9, 2012 at 9:53am

Hey Guys!  I just celebrated my 65th Birthday and with my supportive wife's encouragement, purchased the following item.  It is a W. W. Carey 16" jointer, circa late 19th century.  It came out of a lumber mill in western New Hampshire.  Originally designed for flat belt drive (water wheel, probably), it has a stepped v-belt pulley.  I will get a big honkin' motor to drive it at its rated 4500 RPM.  I am going to try and post two pictures of her!

 

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