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    Frederick Skelly

    How can Keith fund SMC in the future?

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    I'm doing this in the open to get opinions from Members and Contributors. Ad revenue is down due to ad blocking software and it takes money to operate this site. As I understand it, in a year or so, something will need to change to keep the site open, unless he sells to a big company. Please...

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    Steve Mathews

    Not impressed with new SawStop ICS

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    The new finger saving technology aside I'm not impressed with my new SawStop ICS with a 5hp motor. The saw is definitely quieter than my previous Unisaw and Jet cabinet saw but the overall build quality was less than what I expected in an industrial tool. I was also disappointed with the included...

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    Van Huskey

    Lets talk bandsaw blades!

    Thread Starter: Van Huskey

    First, let me say I do not claim to be a bandsaw blade expert but I am planning to share the conventional wisdom and personal experience I have gleened over the years. Feel free to point out where your experience or understanding of conventional wisdom differs from mine. Cliff's Notes at the...

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    David Ragan

    Saw files

    Thread Starter: David Ragan

    Have some expected to be excellent Disston saws from Pete Taran and Mike Allen. Both guys above have been great--now I need time. Have some BORG saws to practice saw sharpening What brand of files do you all get? Does it make a difference?

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    John Hart

    I Wanna Build Something

    Thread Starter: John Hart

    As many of you know, I just bought my dream home and we're in the middle of making it a fantasy homestead. One of the things I got with this place is a 22 Horsepower diesel engine that is located in the woodshop. (The Amish gentleman who was the previous owner used it to power all his woodworking...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Planer Won't Maintain Thickness

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    I'm running boards through a Dewalt 735, taking 1/4 turn per pass. Everything is fine until the handle on the wheel reaches about 270 degrees. At that point the planer head slowly starts creeping lower, making the depth of cut greater. It seems the vibration, combined with the weight of the...

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