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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: peter gagliardi Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    Brian Holcombe

    Maka SM6-Pii

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    After a long but mainly passive search, one of these machines came up for sale near me. I plan to restore it. It runs well and the pneumatics function but it has a few points i need to address. If nothing else I can greatly admire whomever designed this machine, it leaves me in awe...

    Last Post By: brian zawatsky Yesterday, 10:49 PM Go to last post
    Terry Wawro

    Tools? Sure. Lumber? Slow down now.

    Thread Starter: Terry Wawro

    Over the years I've noticed that I have no problem coming up with the money to buy tools, but I definitely have trouble opening the old wallet when it comes to buying the more pricey lumber for projects. For example, the wife wants a new dining table; preferably made of black walnut. I'm...

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    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: Kyle Foster Today, 3:03 PM Go to last post
    James Pallas

    What tasks intimidate you

    Thread Starter: James Pallas

    I read lots of questions about tasks in woodworking. Recently one about mortise or tenon first. What is your biggest fear. Not the arts sort type things like carving but just general tasks. Is it curves, angles, sawing to the line, planing to the line, marking out, etc? For instance, If you cut...

    Last Post By: Al Launier Today, 7:44 PM Go to last post
    David Ruhland

    Calling all electricians- Sharing neutral on split wired circuit ?

    Thread Starter: David Ruhland

    I swear I asked this question once already, but I canít find it. Dam old age... If I run a new 20 amp duplex outlet and want it to be two separate circuits ( split wired) can I share the neutral? ( have lots of leftover 12-3 w/grd) if so is this code? Outlet will most likely be used...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Today, 10:48 AM Go to last post