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    Bruce Wrenn

    In The Grocery Section, Disappearing Store Brands

    Thread Starter: Bruce Wrenn

    Recently (in the last year,) I have noticed more and more "store brands" disappearing from the shelves. The stores where I regularly shop (excluding Aldi's) now only have Campbell's soup. Walmart has a very limited selection of their in house "Great Value" brand soup. Same goes for oatmeal, only...

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    Ben Grefe

    Parallel dust collectors

    Thread Starter: Ben Grefe

    I have an opportunity coming up - the roof of my shop needs a new support beam (the 1950s framing is sagging by almost a foot in the middle). Looks like with the remodel slowdown, Im going to get a contractor in to do the work, but to do so I need to take everything out of my shop, including...

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    Joseph Mazey

    LagunaP12 vs. Felder K3

    Thread Starter: Joseph Mazey

    I imagine the sliding table saw topics have been seriously beaten up on here. I am after more of am i comparing apples to apples here. Have an online business. Currently have a Grizzy hybrid cabinet saw and cut a lot of 1/4" MDF core white melamine. If there is a mealmine blade in existence i...

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    Steve Mathews

    Need for crosscut sled?

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    After watching the video below I'm questioning the need for my crosscut sled. It seems that mine rarely gets used in favor of an Incra miter gauge, which I find easier to handle than the bulky and heavier crosscut sled. The only complaint with the miter gauge is it doesn't stay square or at least...

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    Steve Demuth


    Thread Starter: Steve Demuth

    Anyone here have experience or otherwise informed thoughts on the Millright CNC woodworking machines, and in particular, the Power Route Plus? From the marketing material, this looks like a well built machine that should have good rigidity, accuracy and repeatability, for a reasonable price. ...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Today, 1:15 PM Go to last post
    Drew Bernat

    Work in progress: shop doors

    Thread Starter: Drew Bernat

    I'm lucky enough to have a 3 car garage that I can entirely use as a workshop. That said, the ceiling is just a shade over 8' and so the overhead garage doors take up a lot of space - specifically their tracks. Simple solution: get rid of them! I'm replacing them with carriage-style doors on...

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    Lee Schierer

    Wood for Storm Sash?

    Eastern Hemlock is pretty weather resistant. I've used it for pole barn siding.

    The siding is now over 20 years old and still going.

    Lee Schierer Today, 1:41 PM Go to last post
    Warren Lake

    Need for crosscut sled?

    Yes common in our area. I usually call the mounties and they ride up then their horses and tie them to the tree on the front lawn.

    They tell

    Warren Lake Today, 1:39 PM Go to last post
    Lee Schierer

    Need for crosscut sled?

    Are sled heists a thing where you live?

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    John B Dale

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    I need to make a few storm sashes for my house and I have some 5/4 ash that has been rough sawn and air drying for several years. Everything I've found

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    Jim Becker

    Need for crosscut sled?

    Steve, I don't disagree with TWW's logic on that...a whole bunch of cross cutting really is at 90 in my experience, so a fixed fixture, as it were, can

    Jim Becker Today, 1:23 PM Go to last post