STL284: The wood moves and the other carpenters are wrong

STL284: The wood moves and the other carpenters are wrong

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Query 1:

From Bruce:
I regarded for years for particulars of conventional woodwork for wardrobes and bigger schranks. It has been troublesome to seek out sufficient element to construct this sort of furnishings with sliding/closed joinery utilizing wedges and different locking joinery. The place you may analysis conventional woodwork for the reason that museums within the space the place I reside haven’t got many examples and all requests to the trainer had been refused once I requested about opening items for viewing/inspection of the inside.

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Query 2:

From Rob:
I’ve one other speaking level that may be attention-grabbing, and I can not bear in mind you discussing it earlier than – it got here up on the FWW discussion board this time – what to do with the instrument assortment once you die or change into unable to make use of them. The outdated trope of the companion promoting them for what I advised her I paid for them is true, however evidently some customers count on their collections for use collectively sooner or later and others like me aren’t fearful.
There are a selection of attention-grabbing views on the discussion board as speaking factors, and I would love to listen to your ideas on the matter.


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Query 3:

From Joe:
I’ve heard you talk about the flattening of whetstones, however I’ve by no means heard you speak about approach. In all probability as a result of it is so easy to do and clearly vital. I’ve a stand-alone store with no operating water. I’ve been bringing my water stones indoors to flatten. As you may think about, it is a enormous ache within the ass. This mainly causes me to not flatten the rocks as typically as I ought to. Do you’ve gotten any options on flattening stone in a store with out operating water?

Query 4:

From Ed:
I wish to construct a television stand that appears like one other piece of furnishings. The underside shelf can have a piece restricted by the legs, so I feel I would like to go away room for the shelf to broaden and contract. However the present piece has no built-in house and hasn’t had any points since I purchased it over 10 years in the past. Am I overthinking this?
Ought to I simply glue the underside entrance rail to the entrance of the shelf and let the remainder of the self “float” on the aspect and again rail? Or is it okay to go away no room for enlargement between the legs and glue the shelf to the entrance, again, and aspect rails?

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