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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Alden Peterson

    What 8" jointer would you get and why?

    Thread Starter: Alden Peterson

    I think I'm finally going to pull the trigger on an 8" jointer. I don't have one right now and I'm tired of having to planer sled/table saw sled for jointing and not getting perfect cuts on those anyways. Prices are all over the place between brands. I'm wanting helical and probably...

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    John K Jordan

    Paving the driveway

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    After waiting a month for a dry spell we finally got the driveway paved yesterday. Sure creates a different look at the farm. I left some unpaved for now where I need to move heavy trucks and equipment (and because paving is not inexpensive...) My Lovely Bride was especially interested in...

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    Nick Marchesani

    30w Fiber Laser Not Firing Help Please!

    Thread Starter: Nick Marchesani

    Hi All! My 30w fiber laser stopped firing when it was about 1/3 thru engraving an aluminum bracelet. Can anyone give some advice? I'm using ezcad2 14.9. Are there any fuses inside the Laser box? Can anyone also tell me if a dialog box opens with a Agree/Disagree dialog box when you start...

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    Jim Becker

    "Unboxing" - Harvey G700 DC

    Thread Starter: Jim Becker

    I mentioned in my shop build thread that a new DC system was needed once I move in. Despite that being a few months away, I took advantage of a sale on the G700 and it arrived on Thursday. (I will say that for anyone interested in this machine...bide your time and watch for the $2499 sale price. I...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Today, 4:35 PM Go to last post
    fritz eng

    Cabinet or Drawers First?

    Thread Starter: fritz eng

    Curious as to which one to build first, cabinet or drawers. Should one size the drawers to the cabinet or vice versa? Always a dilemma for me. Easier to shave the drawer sides only if wider than the cabinet width obviously. Your thoughts and experience please. thanks

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