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    Brian Holcombe

    Maka SM6-Pii

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    After a long but mainly passive search, one of these machines came up for sale near me. I plan to restore it. It runs well and the pneumatics function but it has a few points i need to address. If nothing else I can greatly admire whomever designed this machine, it leaves me in awe...

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    Brian Holcombe

    Bed Build

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    It's rare that I run two major projects side by side, but this one is something I need in much more of a hurry. Building an extra long twin which will eventually be combinable with a duplicate version to make a king bed. It replaces a queen bed which my wife is not fond of that I built some...

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    James Pallas

    What tasks intimidate you

    Thread Starter: James Pallas

    I read lots of questions about tasks in woodworking. Recently one about mortise or tenon first. What is your biggest fear. Not the arts sort type things like carving but just general tasks. Is it curves, angles, sawing to the line, planing to the line, marking out, etc? For instance, If you cut...

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    Kyle Foster


    Thread Starter: Kyle Foster

    So just a general question here, but is working with spruce always a pain or did I just happen to get dull chisels, or maybe I just dont know what I'm doing?

    Last Post By: Kyle Foster Today, 9:11 PM Go to last post
    Dennis Peacock

    Working After Retirement - Thinking out loud

    Thread Starter: Dennis Peacock

    Well, I've talked to my new financial advisor. I've lost a lot of money over the past several years and I am currently advised that I'll need to bring in about another $2K per month to support my life as it stands today. I "want" to start doing some type of business in the woodworking area and my...

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    Malcolm Schweizer

    Ideas for Veritas' next tool

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    Hey Rob, I know you lurk here. I'm going to waive my usual fee for my intellectual property. (The usual fee is $0.01, although admittedly overpriced.) Here is what I would like to see come out of Veritas A compass plane like the Stanley 20, but with Veritas modern engineering A high...

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