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    Preventing Freezables from Freezing in a Cold Shop

    “Do you have any suggestions about how to keep the water bath for my water stones from freezing in my shop during cold nights? I heat the shop only when I am working, so it gets below freezing some nights. I have brought the stones indoors for now, but this is very inconvenient. I have

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    How to Price Projects

    “What is a good guideline that is fair when charging for projects to sell or building a small cabinet for someone. What is fair when considering cost of material and labor? Do you mark up the cost of material? What is a fair labor rate?” Submitted by: D. Bender WWGOA Editor Response: As a general

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  • Custom Diameter Bit

    A few years ago, I was installing some balusters that the customer had picked up from a salvage yard for his stairway. I went to my local lumber supplier and bought some 3/4″ dowels to insert into the bottom of each baluster so we could glue them into holes in the stair treads. When I

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  1. Bonface kibue

    Nice tips! Building your own home workshop can morph into a VERY expensive project if you don’t know what to watch out for.

    Fortunately, you can avoid all of the mistakes of woodworkers who have ended up spending a lot more than they wanted to.

    Recently, I came across a course that shows you how to do it all from sourcing quality tools and free lumber to step-by-step ideal shop blueprints.

    As a veteran woodworker with 25 years of experience, the course author’s experience is unmatched and you won’t find a more in-depth program anywhere else than http://scrnch.link/workshopguide

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