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Charles Parrish
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  • Kiefer, OK
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Charles Parrish's Discussions

rust off of planer or table saw surface?
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How do you get rust off of planer or table saw surface?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Parrish Mar 15, 2010.

Recommend a Miter Saw
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What is the best 10"sliding double compound miter saw and why?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Walter_lars Mar 23, 2010.

 

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Charles Parrish commented on Charles Kemp 's photo
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Prototype picnic bench

"Charles, those are wonderful picnic benches. I would like to build a set of them. Do would you have plans for them?"
Jun 5
michael evans left a comment for Charles Parrish
"Charles thanks for the friends request ,it would be a honour too accept happy woodworking."
Dec 19, 2013
Ken Darga commented on Charles Parrish's status
"Charles, I'd recommend getting up off your unlaxing chair, and prep some logs for drying. it should be done before the warranty expires."
Dec 12, 2013
michael evans commented on Charles Parrish's status
"Ken spot on Charles as far as drying timber out .A joiners shop where I used too get my scraps from reckoned three years a good drying out period .You can work with green wood ,my brother in law done some turning with green timber ,but as ken said…"
Dec 12, 2013
Ken Darga commented on Charles Parrish's status
"If it's a green tree, I'd let the logs dry out at least a couple years. They'll need to be stacked off the ground, and with spacers between layers, so as to allow airflow, during the drying process."
Dec 12, 2013
Charles Parrish posted a status
"I was wondering how long do you let wood dry out before using for in a project? Maybe tree been cut down been laying there for a while?"
Dec 11, 2013
Charles Parrish posted a status
"I was wondering green wood how long do you let it dry out before using for in a project?"
Dec 11, 2013
Charles Parrish commented on buck buchanan's photo
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"Buck, Where can i get a jig like that? that fits your saw?"
May 14, 2013
Charles Parrish commented on buck buchanan's photo
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"Hello Buck. did you mak that saw yourself or where can I get one like that?"
May 14, 2013
Charles Parrish commented on Youngwoo Seo's photo
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Folding Bench & Picnic Table combo

"I love the different uses that the table and chair gives. Did you make this from memory or are there plans that I can get."
Jul 25, 2012
Charles Parrish commented on John Looser's photo
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"John absolutely beautiful. What does it cost to buy your bird house?"
Jul 10, 2012
Charles Parrish commented on Jim Delorme's photo
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Drawer Guide

"Jim I don't know what Paraffin Wax is and where do u get it."
Apr 12, 2012
Charles Parrish commented on Jim Delorme's photo
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Drawer Guide

"Jim,   I like your drawer guide complete with stop blocks so everything don't dump in the floor. Do you use any thing on the drawer to make it slide easy."
Apr 12, 2012
Charles Parrish commented on justin waldron's photo
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Kitchen cabinets

"VERY BEAUTIFUL! GREAT WORK!"
Apr 4, 2012
Charles Parrish commented on Mark Shaft's photo
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"i like the cabinet you built for your son. do you have 15" speakers and some tweeters in it?"
Mar 23, 2012
Jay Boutwell left a comment for Charles Parrish
"Charles Thankyou for extending your friendship.  It is an honor to except your invitation and looking forward to excnanging information and help between us."
Mar 20, 2012

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System
How would you describe yourself?
Beginning Woodworker

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At 3:59am on December 19, 2013, michael evans said…

Charles thanks for the friends request ,it would be a honour too accept happy woodworking.

At 10:22pm on March 20, 2012, Jay Boutwell said…

Charles Thankyou for extending your friendship.  It is an honor to except your invitation and looking forward to excnanging information and help between us.

At 5:31pm on March 20, 2010, Linda Heikkila said…
Hi Charles,
Thanks, I'm glad you like it. It's my first scroll saw project.
Gray wolf is cut from a pattern on my scroll saw then I put a piece of black poster board on the back to make it stand out. The only wood burning is the little nubs of whiskers.
At 6:15pm on March 19, 2010, Mark said…
Thanks for the welcoming!
At 11:20am on March 19, 2010, Kerry Drake said…
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At 11:19am on March 19, 2010, Kerry Drake said…
Charles,

Thanks so much for the kind words, they mean a lot. I have a porter cable biscuit jointer, and I have had it for 5 or 6 years. I'm not exactly sure of the model, but woodcraft sells something that, if not exactly what I have, is very very similar for $219.00.




I really like using my biscuit jointer, it does a very nice job and I feel it is a VERY safe tool to use.

Best wishes, and take care.

Kerry
At 8:40am on March 16, 2010, Kerry Drake said…
Charles, I use a minwax paste wax. I actually went to Home Depot and was looking in the paing Isle and the guy came up and said "what do you need" and I said "wax for my tablesaw top" and he handed me a can. I'm still using that same can.
At 8:20pm on March 14, 2010, justin waldron said…
Charles, no, I don't sharpen my own blades, I have a guy that sharpens my saw blades and planer blades. Planer blades have 2 sides so I just changed a full set so I am on my 3rd side now in a little over a year? Not too bad I don't think, but at $55 a set it's just one of those things, at least there are 2 sides, $110 saw blade there's only one side. haha
At 7:28am on March 14, 2010, justin waldron said…
Well, if you have a lumber yard I'm sure you could buy directly from them. Most of the time the lumber is kiln dried or air dried because it will be shipped off so it's not necessary to do anything else to it. There is a moisture meter that you can use to make sure the lumber is dry. The folks I get my lumber from don't really make their money from selling lumber, they make it in the moldings, doors and things like that so I'm ok with them. The closest sawmill is over an hour away from me. I would check around to find a sawmill out your way though. It will be rough sawn lumber and be prepared to eat some planer blades.
At 9:14pm on March 13, 2010, justin waldron said…
I actually have a local distributor within 10 miles of my house. They mill trimwork, flooring etc. and that's where I get all of my lumber from. They get their lumber straight from the mill and in a sense, yes, I do know somebody now, we have all become pretty good friends. A planer is a great tool to have, as well as the bandsaw and table saw. It seems to me you are well on your way. Please don't hesitate to ask any questions and if I can help with plans or designing I will. I'm in the middle of making cabinets for my kitchen, wish me tons of luck!! Haha! My new dust collector has kept it all tidy in the shop at least.
 
 
 

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