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  • Las Cruces, NM
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Cypress step stool for my Grand Nephew

"Hey Pete... Agree with you on the stool making for family... It's alot of fun knowing that your making something for someone that will always be supporting and reminding them of you... Have also , like you , made for my granddaughter and for my…"
Apr 12, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to Matthew Brown's discussion 'Sanding question?'
"Try using sanding sponages, they conform to any shape. I have used them on the three church chairs and other project where I have sand in confined spaces or on an angle. They come in all different grades."
Apr 10, 2011
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Apr 5, 2011
Richard Dickinson commented on Pete Ticknor's photo
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Cypress step stool for my Grand Nephew

"Looks nice. You just gave me an idea for things for me to make for grandkids."
Apr 3, 2011
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Apr 1, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to ray vile's discussion 'What goes on in the background'
"I have an old clock radio from the eighties, when I do not have one of the power tool running the tunes are on. Oldies and some country. Most of time the tools are running and making to much noise hear the radio... "
Feb 19, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to Geoff Simpson's discussion 'Tools that you can't stand?'
"As you guys say i scorrect I also hate my jigsaws. I have spend numerous hours trying to get these saw to cut a correct line. I own a Sear vintage barrel that is good for cutting smallholes in wall board and a old Black and Decker that will not…"
Feb 8, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to KregRep's discussion 'SPAM'
"Alreadyrecieved an email. Thanks for advising us of the problem. I could not understand who it was and what was going on.   Thanks again   Pete Temple Terrace, FL"
Feb 8, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to Brandon Maxwell's discussion 'favorite finish type'
"I used both Minwax and Cabot both have their own best features. I have pick some of both stain at Lowes mistint section for 1to 2 dollars a can. I have some success at mixing stains to come up with different colors. As for top coats I use mainly…"
Feb 7, 2011
Pete Ticknor updated their profile photo
Jan 12, 2011
Pete Ticknor replied to Jens Jensen's discussion 'Who built what for Christmas gifts'
"I am into making wooden pens, I have some very exotic woods from a local craftmans wood store. There are end cuts I can get maybe two or three pen blanks from each piece.I am giving them to family members for Xmas..."
Dec 18, 2010
Pete Ticknor replied to Chuck M's discussion 'Finishing poplar'
"Before staining the whole piece check to see that a scrape piece will take the stain evenly. Poplar will not stain evenly due the wood structure. I have heard if this the case use brown fabric dye or stain conditioner to even out the wood. Then use…"
Dec 4, 2010
Pete Ticknor replied to Brett Davis's discussion 'How good are Kreg Built cabinets?'
"I have used Kreg to make bathroom cabinets and also three Walnut chairs for the church that have been used every sunday during two services. The chairs were put together with only pocket joints without glue. The only glue used was to hold the plugs…"
Oct 30, 2010
Pete Ticknor replied to Gary roofner's discussion 'Purchase a bandsaw'
"Try Rockler for a new tire. 'www.rockler.com';"
Oct 24, 2010
Pete Ticknor replied to KregRep's discussion 'How do you like the new look?'
"As a past database designer I will giv this a double thumbs up. I like the background and the ease to which you can move aroun d the website. Very good job..."
Oct 2, 2010
Pete Ticknor replied to Bob Sanders's discussion 'The one woodworking photo you're most proud of.'
"These are the chairs I made for the church, the pastor was sitting on a folding chair and the church did not have any of the alter chairs left."
May 29, 2010

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Which Kreg products do you own?
Kreg Jig® R3 (Jr.), Kreg® Screws, Kreg® Pocket-Hole Plugs
How would you describe yourself?
Intermediate Woodworker
How did you learn about the Kreg Owners' Community?
KregTool.com
What's one interesting fact about you, your life, your garage, shop, or home?
Retired and working on project round the house...

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At 4:02pm on October 7, 2009, KregRep said…
Looking forward to seeing the new chairs in progress, Pete!
 
 
 

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