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    Bob Bollard

    Using CA Glue in Woodturning

    The fumes are bothersome. Is it safe to use a dust extractor to suck the fumes away? Or would the... Go to last post

    Bob Bollard 03-14-2019 12:07 PM
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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....

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Yesterday, 10:30 PM Go to last post
    Kris Cook

    New Shop Construction

    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...

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    Bruce Day

    Two foolish mistakes at table saw cost me, dearly - Graphic Photos!

    Thread Starter: Bruce Day

    Not very long ago I was at the table saw trimming the last of four legs of a table I was building. I had turned the saw off for a second to clean some debris off then got ready to do the last one, when I made the mistake of using a push stick instead of my gripper or push block. After I got about...

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    John Isgren

    Outfitting the shop

    Thread Starter: John Isgren

    As I mentioned in another post I am in the process of building out a hand tool shop. This is my plans and wishlist so far: Planes Block plane - LN #4 LN, #5 Vintage Bailey, #7 LN - Stanley Handyman converted to scrub Veritas Joinery set -Small Plow, Skew Rabbet, Router, Medium Shoulder...

    Last Post By: John Isgren Yesterday, 3:52 PM Go to last post
    Kev Williams

    Ebay fiber laser, I'll be the guinea pig--

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    Out of sheer necessity- and my fascination with buying the cheapest of something to see if I can make it work :D (Usually I have good luck, my big Triumph for example) One of my customers picked up a job making parts for an established company that moved into town from CA, they sell worldwide,...

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    Alan Heffernan

    Which Slider Miter Saw to buy?

    Thread Starter: Alan Heffernan

    My son is starting a shop from scratch and looking for the best miter/slider saw to buy. Best = accurate, repeatable, reasonable cross cut capacity, dust collection, and reliable. (Edit: added dust collection) He has just bought a new house with a full basement and will be building out his...

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