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    Jerome Stanek

    Glowforge release

    Thread Starter: Jerome Stanek

    I was wondering if Glowforge has sent out any units yet. I thought they were supposed to release the middle of December.

    Last Post By: Bert Kemp Yesterday, 11:17 PM Go to last post
    Ryan Pappas

    Hammer slider vs. Minimax

    Thread Starter: Ryan Pappas

    I have decided to sell my sawstop and get a sliding table saw. I have narrowed it down to hammer k3 79x48 and minimax. I have the SC2 and the SC4 in mind for minimax. Also adding in the SC3 to the mix. I mainly make end grain cutting boards so not sure if a full 8ft is necessary for me but I know...

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    Ray Newman

    Waterstones

    Thread Starter: Ray Newman

    Colleagues: need some recommendations as to a water stone set. Am tired of the Tormek required pre soaking time before use. As a result, I put off sharpening or touching up the edge until it is really dull. Last time I was at the local tool emporium, clerk raved about the Shapton glass backed...

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    Brandon SPEAKS

    one premium plane

    Thread Starter: Brandon SPEAKS

    So this is mostly hypothetical. If you were to have a plane collection build on decent user vintage planes but could buy one premium LN or LV what would it be? A no 4 because of the advantages of perfectly tuned smoother plane? A specialty like a shooting plane and tracks for a shooting...

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    Joe A Faulkner

    Do you sign and date pieces?

    Thread Starter: Joe A Faulkner

    I'm curious do you sign and date pieces that you make, and if so how? I've signed a few pieces with a permanent marker in an inconspicuous place. Usually my name, city, state and date. Do you sign and date pieces and if so how? I've thought about engraving small metal plates that could be...

    Last Post By: Zach Dillinger Today, 9:24 AM Go to last post
    Ron Kanter

    What is the advantage of hollow grinding chisel and plane blades?

    Thread Starter: Ron Kanter

    Here is my question: why is it faster to sharpen a hollow ground blade? Don't you still have to move the blade over the stone the same number of times? Clearly, there is less metal to remove, but the energy required is all about the number of strokes or the time devoted to sharpening. I can't...

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    Cary Falk

    Relatively New to Woodworking!

    I have a Forrest blade. What stays on my saw 90% of the time is a Delta 35-7657 / DeWalt 7657 combo blade. They ar $20 plus $10 ship ($5 for each additional)on

    Cary Falk Today, 10:47 AM Go to last post
    Mike Goetzke

    Festool Sander for Bowls

    I have a RO 90 and tried it but personally found the dust collection no very efficient because the pad doesn't sit flat on the work piece. I currently

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    John K Jordan

    chuck spinning

    Prashun, the VM Woodturning source I mentioned has them.

    Be it known that any MT shank Jacob's chuck will turn in the tailstock if

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    Patrick McCarthy

    Marking on dark wood?

    I found the white to be too soft, and have been much happier with red and blue colored pencils.

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    Marshall K Harrison

    Upgrade table saw worth it?

    I am okay with airbags and anti-lock brakes. But I'm not sure I want the car stopping itself etc. But I'm okay with SawStop.

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