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  • Currently recovering from heel surgery so projects on hold; however, just completed a massive deck construction project on home, a beautiful cherry cabinet/hutch for our son and family, and am repairing an antique chair for a friend. Haven't been able to get to wood shop for a few weeks- miss the smell of sawdust in the morning!


  • Posted in thread: Flooding Back Yard on 03-26-2009 at 10:04 AM
    erin2404, this comes a little late in response but be careful about raising your yard in that
    you do not create a subsequent issue with your neighbors. In most municipalities you cannot
    "cause" a prob...

  • Posted in thread: Oven anatomy on 02-27-2009 at 09:20 AM
    I have an Amana oven, approximately 12 years old. While baking lasagna the other day, I
    discovered that a piece of the oven fell into it. It is round in shape, and is honey-combed in
    design (like a ho...

  • Posted in thread: Dryer Vent Debacle on 02-26-2009 at 07:54 AM
    Here's another approach. I don't like the dryer hose "trap" that's created by this
    configuration. Chances of cleaning it out on a regular basis is questionable (no offense) and
    it is a potential "lint...

  • Posted in thread: Deck staining dilemma on 02-26-2009 at 07:42 AM
    Thanks Glenn. It wouldn't be so bad but the lighter boards are in the most visible location- go

  • Posted in thread: Deck staining dilemma on 02-24-2009 at 10:13 AM
    I built a new deck last fall. Stained it with a high quality product and it looks great. I had
    to flip three board (yellow-wood) over about a month after I stained it originally. I stained
    them with t...

  • Posted in thread: Free design software on 02-21-2009 at 03:35 PM
    For woodworkers and anyone planning additions, landscaping,etc., there's some free design
    software that works really well. Google Sketchup - its free through It's
    fairly easy to ...

  • Posted in thread: Software for mac computers on 02-15-2009 at 02:24 PM
    Hey Eric, try "Plan3D". I'm pretty sure it can run on a Mac; not sure it will track costs, etc.
    Because I'm new it won't let me post the url but you can google it.

  • Posted in thread: Hello...from Texas.... on 02-15-2009 at 02:10 PM
    Welcome, there aren't to many things you can't do yourself if willing to learn (and buy
    tools!!!). Would love to assist when feasible.

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Music City on 02-14-2009 at 10:54 AM
    I'm Dave Morris from Nashville and look forward to using the forum. Slightly immobile due to
    heel surgery, I look forward to getting back to my wood shop and making some sawdust!


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