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    Patrick Walsh

    1986 Altendorf F45

    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 Today, 5:40 PM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Brian Holcombe Today, 1:33 PM Go to last post
    Thomas Marr

    Tools that are much better than you expected

    Thread Starter: Thomas Marr

    I have a lot of tools. My career was in new product innovation, so I'm always curious about new tools. I thought I'd start a thread about tools that were better than expected. 1. Ryobi cordless brad nailer: I have a friend who knows the guy that invented the technology TTI uses (or so he...

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    Brian Sommers

    Need good tools for a woodworking career

    Thread Starter: Brian Sommers

    My dad is interested in funding a wood shop for me and Im trying to give him an honest price. Im talking SawStop TS I need a good brand for the following Router Table Bandsaw this could come later but now would be great. Joiner Planer Drill Press later belt sander for easy shaping...

    Last Post By: Julie Moriarty Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post
    John Goodin

    Best 14" Band Saw Under $1000

    Thread Starter: John Goodin

    My wife, who absolutely hates gift buying for me, said it is cool if I buy a band saw for Christmas. To her credit she never says no, rarely asks what it costs but I still like getting her approval for bigger purchases. She did ask if it would expand my ability to create projects and that was...

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Today, 5:11 PM Go to last post
    Terry Hatfield

    Working with big slabs...

    Thread Starter: Terry Hatfield

    Looking for some advice on working with big slabs. I've purchased some white oak slabs that I'd like to join to make a table top. Can't quite get my head around cutting pieces this big accurately enough to make a nice 10' long glue joint.

    Last Post By: Paul Girouard Today, 12:21 AM Go to last post