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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm just starting to get into woodworking and am mostly going to be working on smaller artistic pieces. I've made some simple things with the help of my dad/grandfather over the years and am looking to get some equipment to do it on my own. I'm renting a house with no garage or shed so...
  2. Hand Tools
    I am a beginner woodworker looking into getting some real tools for myself. However, I have a $100 USD budget. What hand tools should I absolutely get? (They can be electric if you want to suggest a cheap cordless drill or something.) I already have a decent tape measure, claw hammer, and nails...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    Folks, I'd like to start sharpening my own "flat stuff", like plane irons chisels planer/jointer blades I have a basic set of files and $150 to spend. I've read about regular bench grinders, slow speed grinders, horizontal grinders, water cooled grinders, and various flat stones. I only...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi everyone, I've just joined, and posed a few questions to the experts out there, revolving around some of my thoughts, questions and hurdles to getting started in my woodworking hobby. I have a pretty basic set of tools, and am not going to go out and spend hundreds or thousands until I get...
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