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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 Today, 12:24 AM 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 Holcombe Yesterday, 10:31 AM Go to last post
    Malcolm Schweizer

    I'm finally building my boat.

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I lofted the station moulds for her about six years ago, but we moved to a place with less room to build a boat, so she went on hold. I have borrowed a place to build and am going to make all the bits and pieces in my shop, then assemble them in the borrowed space. This is going to be a slow...

    Last Post By: James Waldron Yesterday, 8:30 PM Go to last post
    Jeff Bartley

    Modern cordless tools

    Thread Starter: Jeff Bartley

    Good Saturday everyone, I just wanted to see what others experience has been with the current crop of cordless tools, specifically the lithium-ion stuff with electronics. I pose the question because of my own trials this year with warranty work on a Milwaukee drill/driver combo that I bought...

    Last Post By: peter gagliardi Yesterday, 8:00 PM Go to last post
    Dave Rosner

    Big table....big boards...

    Thread Starter: Dave Rosner

    Hi all - Im building a 112 x 44 walnut dining table with 10/4 boards for the top. Im having a heck of a time running the 7-11 boards through my 8 jointer an 12 planner. Im using the method of partially flattening 8 of the face and then running through my planner using a base that supports...

    Last Post By: Stephen Ryan Today, 12:17 AM Go to last post
    Wade Holloway

    Surface Rust

    Thread Starter: Wade Holloway

    One year ago our house was struck by lightning and we had a major structure fire. My shop was in the garage and originally was not involved with any damage, but as the contractors worked they did not secure it very well and we had some rain damage to that area. All the equipment was wiped down and...

    Last Post By: Stan Smith Yesterday, 11:10 PM Go to last post