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Where is the "Woodworker's Corner"?


I've got a couple questions about some woodworking, but I'm not quite sure where to put them.  Under the carpentry section maybe?  Off Topic? 
Anybody else got a woodworking question, or is it just me?



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-- Edited by schnitz at 21:50, 2009-02-05

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You forgot the questions biggrinbiggrin


I like the idea tho headbang.gif



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Maybe Poncho could designate a thread? It is a trade all on it's own. I can do alright in the woodshop so I'm interested to read yer questions. aww

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Mello Yello wrote:

 

You forgot the questions biggrinbiggrin


I like the idea tho headbang.gif

 



Here goes,

When you buy chisels, for woodworking, does the brand make the difference in anything but the overall "feel" as long as the sharp end stays sharp?

I've got a table/workbench that I've been adding on to for a few years now.  It's got all 2 by 4 and 2 by 6 construction, except the parts of 3/4" plywood.  I recently aquired some old kitchen cabinets with useable drawers .  The base cabinets show the start of some sort of "growth".  The drawers do not, so I'm thinking of re-using them on the table/workbench.  Thing is, in my current designs, I can either have the 4 drawers I'll use face out the front, or shoot them out the ends.  The table is on wheels, so access isn't a real big issue.  I just want to utilize the space well.  If I mount the drawers on the ends, I gain a space to stash my 7 1/4" circ. saw, but I lose the side storage I planned on.  I also use nearly twice the plywood.  Not sure it's really worth doing it that way.  What do you all think?


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There...Ya happy now....LOL

Good idea......

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them chisels are made cheep or expensive.the cheep ones aint no good.i use stanley.they are middle of the road on cost and do hold a good edge.heep em in the package when not in use.they will get dulled just thrown into a tool box.my dad used to say a man is only as sharp as his tools.id put the drawrs where they are most handy to get to while your workin.hahaha...do not buy anything vermont american...they are all junk.

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poncho62 wrote:

There...Ya happy now....LOL

Good idea......



Wow Harry, I guess the old "ask and ye shall receive" statement really works. Can I moderate it too????  LOL!!!! I'm kidding.   Anyway, thanks.

geezer, I've got a couple old Vermont American (10-15 years old--maybe more) from my FIL.  Got them hanging up, with the guard sleeves still on them.  They still seem really good, but I haven't used them yet.  Good to know about the reputation they have now....


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well,ive had to buy them several times through the years.get stuck in a small town doin a job and have to use the local stores.never had any luck with em at all.oh yea.one more thing about the wood chisel.a good one will have a steel cap on it so you aint hitin the plastic handle.if you get good ones they will out last you with proper use.

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biggrinbiggrinbiggrin the squeeking wheel does indeed get the grease thumbsup.gif

I used to tears.gifhave a bunch of my Grandad's old chisels but after the big "D" who knows where they are disbelief

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yea,that big D word can be costly.me too mello.3 dadburn times.the last big d i had i got most of my clothes.thats in.and im not jokin.

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yea,that big D word can be costly.me too mello.3 dadburn times.the last big d i had i got most of my clothes.thats in.and im not jokin.




 Just think of the "stuff" that relatives won't have to dig through after you "pass".  Not to sound morbid or like I wish ill-harm, but it does happen to all of us eventually.  And I sure wouldn't wish a divorce on anybody either....

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Nuthin' I can add to the responses to the original questions hmm It's all been said. Never been divorced either, still on the original wife aww...over our 20+ years together there have been moments though. She just loses sight of how truly fortunate she is to be with me. biggrin wink Heh,heh.

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Nuthin' I can add to the responses to the original questions hmm It's all been said. Never been divorced either, still on the original wife aww...over our 20+ years together there have been moments though. She just loses sight of how truly fortunate she is to be with me. biggrin wink Heh,heh.



What?  No advice on my table?  Maybe I just have to find where the wife stashed the camera...


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The table? Oops! aww Well, I'd put the drawers on the front just 'cause it's the natural place for 'em.

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Accessibility and protection for the Tools (aka dust, table sweepings, water/fluid spillage - ETC) - - would be my first and only consideration.

I wouldn't consider the amount of Material a factor here - - course I ain't paying for it either biggrin

Pics would be awfully nice biggrin

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.id put the drawrs where they are most handy to get to while your workin.hahaha...do not buy anything vermont american...they are all junk.thats my 2cents





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