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    Jefferey Scott

    Oklahoma Homestead 40x80x12

    Thread Starter: Jefferey Scott

    Hey guys, I'm in the early planning stages for a workshop that will be used as both a woodworking shop and a metal fabrication shop. I'm trying to figure out how much lighting I can afford to put in and have a rough floorplan with 21 - 4 foot 4 bulb high bay fluorescent fixtures (at about $60 a...

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    Kev Williams

    Self-driving cars--seriously?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    I'm perfectly fine with self-braking cars, and self-parking cars, but I for one DO NOT want to share any roadway whatsoever with a self-DRIVING car. I'm worried enough about driving next to human-driven cars, especially when on one of my bikes. At least humans can usually hear HORNS. I...

    Last Post By: Lee DeRaud Today, 10:07 PM Go to last post
    steven c newman

    Next Build?

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Daughter was "hinting" that she would like a cabinet like the last build....or a Chest of Drawers.....hmmmm:confused: Have another week or so, before I can go and buy a supply of lumber....since she has a penchant for painting all the projects I build for her:mad::mad::mad:.. I may just stop...

    Last Post By: steven c newman Today, 8:20 PM Go to last post
    todd werner

    CAMaster Stinger 1 or ShopSabre 23

    Thread Starter: todd werner

    Hi, I am hoping some of you guys with more knowledge and experience than I have with CNC machines, could point out any benefits to one option over the other, that I'm not seeing. Also any thoughts on my assessments. My use of the machine will be purely hobby wood working. My son may be...

    Last Post By: Gary Campbell Today, 9:09 PM Go to last post
    Osvaldo Cristo

    You guys spend too much time with "shop improvement"

    Thread Starter: Osvaldo Cristo

    It is for amateur woodworkers only. Recently my wife made an interesting observation. It wasn't directly aimed to me (indirectly, perhaps): "You guys (amateur woodworkers) spend much more time making stuff for your shop than useful things (she means furniture and any home improvement...

    Last Post By: Mike Ontko Today, 10:33 AM Go to last post
    Brandon SPEAKS

    chisel steel

    Thread Starter: Brandon SPEAKS

    Hi guys, I have a set of wood river chisels which work well enough. I would like to potentially buy one or two premium chisels though and then slowly build a set, the idea would be that these are lifetime heirloom quality tools I wont replace. Because of this I am not particularly price...

    Last Post By: Stewie Simpson Today, 9:08 PM Go to last post