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  • MACHINED SCAFFOLD PLANKS

    TAKES A GOOD DAY TO SORT OUT THESE BOARDS ,THEN MACHINE THEM TO SIZE YOU WANT.THERE ARE MILLIONS OF DAMAGED BOARDS WORLD WIDE LEFT TO ROT OR TO BURN.BUT WITH TIME IF YOU GET ANY FREE.YOU TOO CAN MACHINE THEM DOWN TO USEABLE PLANKS TO MAKE ANY TYPE OF...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 07-29-2011
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  • THE RAILWAY SLEEPERS

    THE SLEEPER BENCH AND SEATS . THIS TIMBER WAS CAREFULLY PICKED FROM A YARD . SOME WERE BOWED SOME WARPED . BUT MANAGED TO PICK THE BEST I COULD FIND . .AFTER MACHINING / MOULDING THEN MARKING OUT . BEGAN TO BUILD . THIS HAS BEEN TRIPLED OILED SO IT WILL...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 05-09-2013
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  • Cedar Chest

    Out of Aromatic Red Cedar. I started with several rough sawn 8/4 by 6" wide boards. milled down into something my small shop could work with. "Plan" was for a chest that LOOKED like a small chest of drawers. A top drawer would be a false...
    Posted to steve newman by Steve Newman on 06-11-2011
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  • YES SIR I HAVE A LIGHT!

    THE WORLDS MOST FAMOUS LIGHTERS.THE ZIPPO! MOST OF YOU OWN A ZIPPO WHEATHER YOU SMOKE OR NOT.THEY ARE A LEGEND THESE ARE THE ABSOLOUTE ICONS.!!! I GO ONE BETTER,WITH ALL MY OFF CUTS OF METALS/SHEET METALS/ TIMBER/OLD MOP HEADS/COTTONWOOL / ECT.!!! PLUS...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 06-19-2010
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  • Painted Epilog Engraving

    This is a sign I made for in my old car. I etched the image about an eighth inch deep into a piece of maple. I then painted the whole sign with red spray paint. Once I had enough paint in the engraving I let it dry and sanded the whole sign. It's...
    Posted to Jzentner by Jzentner on 09-24-2010
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  • PRITT STICK

    THE PRITT STICK? ADHESIVE IN A TUBE.LIKE LIPSTICK TWIST TO RAISE UP,TWIST TO RAISE DOWN. WHAT DO WE DO WITH EMPTY ONE? THROW AWAY? NO WRONG? ONCE EMPTY LOWER INSERT BY TWISTING DOWN. THEN GET A PAN AND MELT CLEAR CANDLE IN TILL POURABLE.? FILL PRITT STICK...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 01-24-2010
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  • THE SLEEPER BENCH PICNIC TABLE

    THE SLEEPER PICNIC TABLE. WITH THE TOOLS THAT YOU HAVE ,ROUTER-SKILL SAW- SANDER -JIG SAW.PLUS BASIC HAND TOOLS AND A BIT OF KNOW HOW.? YOU TOO CAN PRODUCE THIS FROM A RAILWAY SLEEPER .ONLY TAKES TIME AND IMAGINATION.? NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE IF YOU PUT...
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 08-06-2010
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  • WINE BOTTLE HOLDER

    SIMPLE TO DO WITH OFF CUTS THAT ARE 3 INCH X 8 INCH X 1 INCH.WITH XMAS COMING UP. IDEAL GIFTS.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 10-23-2010
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  • Old lathe

    Hey Serge, heres a picture of my '62 lathe. You said"Nothing like seeing it."!! I say "Nothing like playing with it!" Regards,BB
    Posted to bradley59 by bradley59 on 04-16-2009
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  • Woodworking Tool News - 5-Piece ZOBO Bit Set

    5-Piece ZOBO Bit Set Precise Machined from the highest quality steel, ZOBO Forstner-Style bits are deadon precise, featuring interchangeable pinpoint and pilot bits for machining precision holes at any angle. Fast Designed to plow through dense materials...
    Posted to Woodworking Tools by American Woodworker Editors on 02-02-2012
  • Framing squares

    I'm looking for a book if it exists, that explains all the uses a common framing square. I've just recently met a guy thatknows more than most, but there is always someone who ask, what are all those numbers for?
    Posted to ptots by ptots on 11-06-2009
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  • PINE CABINET DOOR

    ONE OFF CABINET DOOR MADE FROM SAWN PINE 3X1 3/4 .PLANED THEN MOULDED ON THE SPINDLE MOULDER THAT IS ON THE KITY 5 MACHINE..HOLES RECESSED FOR CABINET HINGES.THEN JUST VARNISHED WITH BASIC INTERIOR VARNISH WITH A DARK GOLDEN HONEY COLOUR STAIN ADDED.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 03-23-2011
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  • Forrest Non-Ferrous Blade

    Forrest Non-Ferrous Blade Forrest Manufacturing provides a wide selection of circular saw blades for cutting nonferrous metals such as copper, aluminum, and brass. These blades are available in a choice of diameters and with tooth counts suitable for...
  • Amazing Cut Quality

    The new Freud Fusion tablesaw blade, $99, provides a crosscut or rip cut, that's as smooth as a baby's… well, you know. Forty-tooth alternate top bevel (ATB) tablesaw blades like the Fusion aren't new, but the Freud blade provides a...
  • SCAFFOLD PLANK BENCH

    MORE THINGS TO MAKE FROM SCAFFOLD PLANKS THAT ARE DAMAGED. THIS IS UNFINISHED.READY FOR CUSTOMER TO STAIN OR VARNISH.
    Posted to dust by DUSTY MILLER on 07-26-2011
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