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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Jon Grider

    Bandsaw Fences

    Thread Starter: Jon Grider

    After 30 years of using a home made fence on my 14" bandsaw with riser block, I've decided to purchase a commercially made fence. The online giant store has two I'm interested in, The Kreg KMS 7200 and the Carter fence that attaches to the table with magnets. Any feedback with pros and cons on...

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    John Goodin

    My favorite shop product is…

    Thread Starter: John Goodin

    Timbermate. Every time I use it I think about how it is a wonderful product. It can be rehydrated, easy to apply, drys fast, sands great. One day I hope to never need Timbermate but until then it will be the favorite. Anyone else have an odd favorite shop product or tool.

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    Andrew More

    Easily Adjustable Drill Press Stop?

    Thread Starter: Andrew More

    I've got an old craftman drill press from the 70s. Works very well, but the depth stop is annoying, since it needs to be screwed up and down. I seem to remember a button press variant for this that effectively moved up and down much easier. Pic of the type of drill press I'm talking about. In...

    Last Post By: Tom Trees Yesterday, 3:58 PM Go to last post
    Thomas Wilson

    How to calculate the projection as a function of bevel angle for LN Honing Guide

    Thread Starter: Thomas Wilson

    The Lie Nielsen honing guide instructions give a list of the projections for bevel angles of 20, 25, 30, … 50 degrees but not a formula for intermediate values or for jaws other than the standard jaws. I took this problem as a challenge and solved it. My question is whether anyone here is...

    Last Post By: mike stenson Yesterday, 10:31 PM Go to last post
    Adam AR Brown

    my first oil stones

    Thread Starter: Adam AR Brown

    Hi all, I'm a long time waterstone user and am basically happy with them. A King 800- and 4000-grit stone and then sometimes stropping on leather with green carbide compound. I have a course stone and various sandpapers that I use for rough grinding. My tools are mostly vintage, with some new O1...

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