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    Brian Sommers

    Need good tools for a woodworking career

    Thread Starter: Brian Sommers

    My dad is interested in funding a wood shop for me and Im trying to give him an honest price. Im talking SawStop TS I need a good brand for the following Router Table Bandsaw this could come later but now would be great. Joiner Planer Drill Press later belt sander for easy shaping...

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    Malcolm Schweizer

    Local Expressions / coloquialisms

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I was talking with a friend, and said someone was "crazy as a Betsy Bug." He had never heard that, and went on to say sometimes he's amused by the way I say things. I have quite a few of these- my favorite being "nuttier than a squirrel turd." I used to work with a lady who would always say,...

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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: Patrick Walsh Yesterday, 6:19 PM Go to last post
    Andrew Joiner

    Long Term Relationships and the Value of "Yes Dear"

    Thread Starter: Andrew Joiner

    I've been lucky. I've been with my wife for 24 years. I finally learned to do what my older friends told me. The sooner you say "yes Dear" life is easier. As a young man I had many short term relationships. It was in the "free love" days of the 60's and 70's. I left many great girls for...

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    Simon MacGowen

    Paul Sellers an amateur woodworker

    Thread Starter: Simon MacGowen

    Sellers labels himself in youtube or instagram (?) as an amateur woodworker, not a fine furniture maker or instructor. I wondered for some time why he does so. For a guy (from the UK) who has done work for the White House, I would not believe humbleness alone accounted for it. I think his latest...

    Last Post By: Simon MacGowen Today, 5:29 PM Go to last post
    marlin adams

    DIY Router table

    Thread Starter: marlin adams

    Alright i got my roll of formica, got my t-tracks but still kicking around the ideal of using t-tracks for my router fence or end clamps. The base I am going to use a 55 gallon steel drum since I am limited on storage on my tools (I work from my deck) and going to make the router top detachable to...

    Last Post By: marlin adams Yesterday, 11:47 PM Go to last post