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    Joe Jensen

    Lighting the Small Workshop - by Jack Lindsey

    Jack, I am building a new house and workshop. The workshop will have 9 ft side walls and vaulted... Go to last post

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    Julie Moriarty

    Justifying A Major Tool Purchase

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    Doing my best to keep the "I WANT IT!" out of this debate, here's the facts: I've been able to deal with not having a power jointer and using a benchtop planer because the supplier back in Chicago did mill work and the wood in stock was planed. Since moving to Florida, that's changed. ...

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    Bob Glenn

    Why are we still teaching algebra?

    Thread Starter: Bob Glenn

    When was the last time you used algebra? I got C's and D's in algebra but aced geometry which I use all the time while wood working. The grandson has a five year degree from Purdue in food science and had to take endless algebra, trig, and calculus classes. He holds several patents. I asked him...

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    Jack Lindsey

    Lighting the Small Workshop - by Jack Lindsey

    Thread Starter: Jack Lindsey

    Lighting the Small Workshop By Jack Lindsey "Ten years have passed since I wrote the Fine Woodworking article on lighting the small shop," Jack Lindsey explains, but much has changed. Jack comprehensively explores lighting a hobbyist or small industrial shop, drawing on over 25 years of...

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    Larry Frank

    Oneida "Smart" Dust Collector

    Thread Starter: Larry Frank

    I am looking to upgrade my dust collector to a 3 hp cyclone type. As others have commented, there are a lot of different options. I also found that there is a lack of believable data that the mfg post on their machines. I plan on running 6" duct to my larger machines and close to the machines...

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    Mark Rainey

    Smoothing cherry

    Thread Starter: Mark Rainey

    Just did a 3 board glue up for cherry hutch table top. I want to smooth this without resorting to sand paper. Is it possible? The grain is mostly straight but cherry frequently has grain changing direction, especially where the boards are jointed. My weapons include a LN #7, Stanley jack, a Lee...

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    steven c newman

    New stash of lumber

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Has arrived in the house...will leave it sit a few days, and let it get used to things around here... Fellow had 4 planks to give me, as "payment" for my wife cleaning his house....at 11'6" or there abouts, they were a bit long to fit IN my van....roughly cut them into halves...so, now I have 8...

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