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    Thread Starter: Jon Steffen

    The Background: Longtime lurker, first post. I'm a DIY'er and am starting to enjoy wood working more and more. A friend of mine taught me a concept of instead of paying somebody to do work on your house/car buy the tools needed and do it yourself. Often you'll spend less, learn somthing...

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    Bruce Wrenn

    I Have My Serious Doubts

    Thread Starter: Bruce Wrenn

    Just went looking a direct replacement LED tubes. Home Depot carries the ETi brand, two tubes for about $16. But here's the killer. Life expectancy 50,000 YEARS. I doubt that!

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    Derek Cohen

    Heavy vs Light planes

    Thread Starter: Derek Cohen

    There has been some controversy over many years as to the part played by mass in a plane. Some argue that it improves planing and others that it is irrelevant. Higher mass is typically a feature of premium, especially custom planes - among vintage planes, names such as Spier and Norris come to the...

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    Steve Mathews

    Hand planing for the beginner?

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    Ok, I just purchased about a 100 lbs. of Lie-Nielsen handplanes, all of Rob Cosman's "Top 10 Handplanes" and more, and I'm knee deep in the minutiae of blade sharpening. But I have to admit I know next to nothing about using any of these tools. So where do I begin? I don't know where the idea...

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    Andrew Nemeth

    Recommendations for sailboat for novice sailors

    Thread Starter: Andrew Nemeth

    Hello, Iím looking for advice and recommendations for a good plan or kit to construct a sailboat for a novice crew. My 10yo daughter went to sailing camp last summer and had a blast. It was a skills based camp that eventually leads to racing and ASA certification. They used what appeared to...

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    Mel Fulks

    Andrew Jackson

    Thread Starter: Mel Fulks

    He's in the news again. Yeah ,they want to take him down, too. Tough old guy! I have read the story of his duel many times. One Charles Dickenson made some unkind remark about his wife and there was some kind of dispute over a horse race. Dickenson had killed men in duels. Jackson had a...

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