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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: Brian Holcombe Yesterday, 11:16 PM Go to last post
    Greg Parrish

    Considering first festool

    Thread Starter: Greg Parrish

    Played with a kapex setup today that had their dust collector on it. Would love the kapex but Am considering my first festool in the form of a 5 sander with the dust collector but am not sure. The price of all the festool stuff is just so high. Its hard to commit as a pure hobbiest. Can the...

    Last Post By: Dave Sabo Today, 12:15 AM Go to last post
    lowell holmes

    Chris Swarz surfaced at Highland Woodworking.

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    I wondered what happened and he left Lee Valley. I logged on to Highland woodworking and an article he wrote popped up. While on a trip that passed through Atlanta, I visited their store.

    Last Post By: Brian Nguyen Today, 12:20 AM Go to last post
    Kyle Foster

    Spruce

    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: Jim Koepke Today, 12:25 AM Go to last post
    Kris Cook

    Question on new (to us) home and shop space

    Thread Starter: Kris Cook

    I currently have my shop in a two-car garage. While I don't necessarily use both bays of the garage solely for wood working; for me the footprint of one bay is not adequate space to efficiently work. We are down-sizing and have just purchased a 100-year old house north of where we live now. The...

    Last Post By: Kris Cook Today, 1:14 AM Go to last post
    Malcolm Schweizer

    Share your stupid moments

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I always say, "I love a good laugh, especially when it's on me." Here's my latest "duh moment." I spent a long time with a combination plane hand-rabbeting some pine boards for building a steam box. (Note: I do this by hand because I enjoy it and not for bravado.) All I had to do was drill the...

    Last Post By: Lee Schierer Yesterday, 8:48 PM Go to last post