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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

    Last Post By: Ronald Blue Today, 12:49 AM Go to last post
    dennis thompson

    Stocks and "the market"

    Thread Starter: dennis thompson

    Why do people keep predicting what " the market" will do for the next year. I would bet that none of these market predictions for 2019 was for a 30% gain , yet this week Barrons has their annual roundtable in which market experts make their predictions for 2020, why? The only good answer to the...

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    Larry Foster

    Tinker toy and waste of money?

    Thread Starter: Larry Foster

    Recently. I've developed an interest in CNC routing/engraving. After watching a ton of YouTube videos on the subject, started looking at machines. My budget is low and, initially, looked at 3018 machines on Amazon. $200-300. I realize the working area is smaller than a piece of copy paper. ...

    Last Post By: Larry Foster Yesterday, 8:36 PM Go to last post
    Patrick Walsh

    1982 Martin T-23

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    And so it seems it begins again. The T-75 isn’t even technically done and I have a new project. I’m not gonna go all buggy on this one “just yet” if ever. I will 100% go all the way through the machine and make sure it is 100% fully functional to the 9’s. 10’ for me if it was a term. If anything...

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Yesterday, 10:49 PM Go to last post
    Ken Fitzgerald

    Shop lighting......

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    Here's an article that answers a lot of shop lighting questions that are so often asked here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/content.php?146-Lighting-the-Small-Workshop-by-Jack-Lindsey

    Last Post By: Ronald Blue Yesterday, 11:47 PM Go to last post
    Travis Conner

    Is there money in woodworking?

    Thread Starter: Travis Conner

    Other than making kitchen cabinets, is there money in it? I've always kept it as a hobby. I once heard of a guy who won the lottery say he's going to keep wood working until the money runs out. Lol

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    Prashun Patel

    Water Based Conversion Varnish

    While it is a theoretic danger, I gotta say, I abuse a lot of my work, and have never had a hot cup of tea hurt anything. The irony is I wanted THIS

    Prashun Patel Today, 4:36 PM Go to last post
    Mark Bolton

    4 head planers

    No one said anything about a "pre-jointed board"... where did you see that? The notion is you let your supply rough off the bulk of the material

    Mark Bolton Today, 4:28 PM Go to last post
    Ray Newman

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    Steve Eure: thanks and a "tip of the Hatlo hat"!

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    Bruce Wrenn

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    Last night, NC State hosted Duke (ranked #6) in a basketball game, which NC State won. In the win, NC State shot over 60%
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    Richard Coers

    4 head planers

    If you are short on electrical service, outsourcing this work is a great option. You'd have to really run a ton of stock to justify a Weinig in your shop.

    Richard Coers Today, 4:22 PM Go to last post