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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Yesterday, 9:28 PM Go to last post
    Jerry Olexa

    What has happened at Popular Woodworking magazine?

    Thread Starter: Jerry Olexa

    I have subscribed to PW for many years and this has been a favorite of mine...They have, in past, emphasized I thought the traditional, hand tool approach to woodworking and making fine furniture...I loved many of the feature articles by people such as Chris Schwartz, Glen Huey, etc. Over the...

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    Bill Space

    Do Pros use rough sawn boards for Kitchen cabinet builds?

    Thread Starter: Bill Space

    Just have to ask this question! I am turning some boards that came from an ash tree on the property into dimensioned boards for a kitchen I am building in my “hobby house”. This is on the property next door which I bought just before retiring. I bought it for the land and to ensure we would not...

    Last Post By: Kevin Jenness Yesterday, 12:32 PM Go to last post
    John K Jordan

    Raccoon for lunch

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    After almost two years of being left alone, some hungry creature in the area has been enjoying guinea fowl for supper. I've lost six in the last week or so, two just the night before last. About 3am I found the guineas scattered off their normal roosts with some high in the trees so I knew...

    Last Post By: James Runchey Today, 9:12 AM Go to last post
    Kev Williams

    Ebay fiber laser, I'll be the guinea pig--

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    Out of sheer necessity- and my fascination with buying the cheapest of something to see if I can make it work :D (Usually I have good luck, my big Triumph for example) One of my customers picked up a job making parts for an established company that moved into town from CA, they sell worldwide,...

    Last Post By: Trevor HinzeNE Yesterday, 10:40 PM Go to last post
    John Isgren

    Outfitting the shop

    Thread Starter: John Isgren

    As I mentioned in another post I am in the process of building out a hand tool shop. This is my plans and wishlist so far: Planes Block plane - LN #4 LN, #5 Vintage Bailey, #7 LN - Stanley Handyman converted to scrub Veritas Joinery set -Small Plow, Skew Rabbet, Router, Medium Shoulder...

    Last Post By: John Isgren Yesterday, 6:38 PM Go to last post