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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everyone, I’m new to woodworking and have some ambitious projects in the works. One of which is my sister’s graduation present. I’ve taken two live edge pieces and covered them in TotalBoat ThickSet epoxy, as shown in the picture. I have about 1/4” of epoxy that is now near fully cured on...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello Everyone - Happy Thanksgiving! I was planning on removing the bark on my cedar slab this afternoon, but after taking a closer look, there is a branch that extends from bark into the slab that cannot be removed without creating a cavity. I'm now wondering whether I should try to...
  3. General Woodworking Discussion
    I want to make outdoor sofas & chairs for use by my pool, using the design shown here http://www.homemade-modern.com/ep70-outdoor-sofa/ The design uses recessed lagbolts to join the 4"x8"s being used for the arms. Do you think a waterproof wood glue like Tribond III would be a good way to...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    My wife has asked me to make a few cubbies / shelves, and one of the examples that she gave me was this: I like the curved edge on the top piece and would like to do my best to match it. Can I do this with a router? If so, which bit should I use? Thank you in advance.
  5. Power Tools & Machinery
    Hello, First Post. Let me be be real honest. I bought an old edge sander without even being able to try it because it's wired 220v. Paid $70. It's heavy and would be worth that in scrap. After having two breakers rewired in my garage to 220v I tried it and it worked. While cleaning it...
  6. General Woodworking Discussion
    I just recieved the Shopnotes Vol.7 Issue 37. My questions are, if anyone on here has built this sander? how long did it take to build? is it cost effective (ie time to build, buy materials vs buy a good used one)?? And how durable is the finished product?? Ok thats enough questions for a...
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