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    Jefferey Scott

    Oklahoma Homestead 40x80x12

    Thread Starter: Jefferey Scott

    Hey guys, I'm in the early planning stages for a workshop that will be used as both a woodworking shop and a metal fabrication shop. I'm trying to figure out how much lighting I can afford to put in and have a rough floorplan with 21 - 4 foot 4 bulb high bay fluorescent fixtures (at about $60 a...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Martin OM Style Acoustic Guitar

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    Here we go... I'm using plans from LMI. The guitar is based on Martin's OM model. Two sitka spruce soundboard pairs were purchased from Alaska Specialty for $8@ I also bought some sitka splits for the braces

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    Ken Fitzgerald

    Shop lighting......

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    Here's an article that answers a lot of shop lighting questions that are so often asked here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/content.php?146-Lighting-the-Small-Workshop-by-Jack-Lindsey

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    Mark Rainey

    Saddle square

    Thread Starter: Mark Rainey

    The Lee Valley saddle square looks nice. It looks like you can make one by gluing the edge of a flat piece of wood to the face of another piece of wood then crosscutting at 90 degrees. Anybody make one & is happy with it?

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    lowell holmes

    Sketchup

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    I just ran across a Bob Lang video on my computer that I had forgotten about. It is a Pop Wood video about Sketchup. I am curious if any of you use the software. I have it, have used it, but don't anymore.

    Last Post By: Bob Lang Yesterday, 6:33 PM Go to last post
    Mike Dowell

    DC hose for Minimax FS41c?

    Thread Starter: Mike Dowell

    Oh my, this machine hasn't been here a week, and it's "loving me long time". I got all my DC fittings and was going to run a 6" drop to the machine, and pickup a 4" flex-hose to the ports. The problem? The ports aren't 4"!!! I'm sorry if I'm sort of "internet yelling". I am just at my ends...

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