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    Jerome Stanek

    Glowforge release

    Thread Starter: Jerome Stanek

    I was wondering if Glowforge has sent out any units yet. I thought they were supposed to release the middle of December.

    Last Post By: Bert Kemp Yesterday, 11:17 PM Go to last post
    Ryan Pappas

    Hammer slider vs. Minimax

    Thread Starter: Ryan Pappas

    I have decided to sell my sawstop and get a sliding table saw. I have narrowed it down to hammer k3 79x48 and minimax. I have the SC2 and the SC4 in mind for minimax. Also adding in the SC3 to the mix. I mainly make end grain cutting boards so not sure if a full 8ft is necessary for me but I know...

    Last Post By: Jeff Gandy Today, 1:29 AM Go to last post
    John C Cox

    Show me your chisel racks

    Thread Starter: John C Cox

    Hey guys, I need to make a bench top or wall mounted chisel rack and need some ideas... What is your favorite one you have made? Pix please. :D :D Also - do you do anything differently for socket chisels vs tang chisels. I would hate to find the beautiful socket chisel irons all...

    Last Post By: Nicholas Lawrence Yesterday, 10:30 AM Go to last post
    Ray Newman

    Waterstones

    Thread Starter: Ray Newman

    Colleagues: need some recommendations as to a water stone set. Am tired of the Tormek required pre soaking time before use. As a result, I put off sharpening or touching up the edge until it is really dull. Last time I was at the local tool emporium, clerk raved about the Shapton glass backed...

    Last Post By: Chet R Parks Yesterday, 12:14 PM Go to last post
    Brandon SPEAKS

    one premium plane

    Thread Starter: Brandon SPEAKS

    So this is mostly hypothetical. If you were to have a plane collection build on decent user vintage planes but could buy one premium LN or LV what would it be? A no 4 because of the advantages of perfectly tuned smoother plane? A specialty like a shooting plane and tracks for a shooting...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Yesterday, 9:31 PM Go to last post
    Ron Kanter

    What is the advantage of hollow grinding chisel and plane blades?

    Thread Starter: Ron Kanter

    Here is my question: why is it faster to sharpen a hollow ground blade? Don't you still have to move the blade over the stone the same number of times? Clearly, there is less metal to remove, but the energy required is all about the number of strokes or the time devoted to sharpening. I can't...

    Last Post By: Prashun Patel Today, 8:57 AM Go to last post