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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....

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    Matt Lau

    What planes do you regret buying?

    Thread Starter: Matt Lau

    With the Lee Valley Cyber Monday sale coming, I can feel my willpower weakening. I'm leery of buying stuff that I don't need. What tools have you regretted buying? Please talk me out of buying more planes.

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    John K Jordan

    Hawk and chicken

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    One of my favorite chickens was attacked by a red-tailed hawk today. I heard the commotion and ran up the hill and chased the hawk away. At first examination it looked like one eye was missing but I think it's OK under an abraded eyelid. There were two places on the chest where skin was...

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    Michael Ray

    HF DC Retrofit OR Mini Gorilla?

    Thread Starter: Michael Ray

    Hi all, I'm looking for advice on DC. I'll cut right to the chase - I'm between retrofitting a HF single stage DC unit OR spending quite a bit more on Oneida's Mini Gorilla. The HF retrofit would cost $539 (it would include adding Oneida's 5" SDD ($169) with 17 gallon steel drum ($101) and...

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    Bob Jones 5443

    Considering a router lift

    Thread Starter: Bob Jones 5443

    I have a Porter Cable 690 in my router table now. I like it: it's variable speed, which seems hard to find with the 690 these days. It's on a 9" x 12" Rousseau phenolic plate, and I can make do with it have for a decade. There are times, however, when it's a royal pain to back off a precise...

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    steven c newman

    Use for a plank?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Taking a little vacation after the last project. Had a "Must-do-by.." project next week...once other items arrive...have to build a box for them to nest in. Will have 1 week to get that done, and shipped on to the next person in the chain....( may even show a few photos, when done?) Once that...

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    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
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    Now you have a new area to publish articles!

    If you want to publish an article, you can join our authors group, which gives you access to a forum which is open only to would-be authors at SawmillCreek. This is a staging area for new articles, where you can post a new article, and we'll review for publication. Once you're ready to publish it, we'll promote it on the front page of SawmillCreek!


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    If your article is too long for a single post, don't fret ! Spread your article over multiple posts, and we'll merge them together into a single post when the article is ready to be published.

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