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    Mike Allen1010

    What are the underappreciated shop tool/supplies in your shop?

    Thread Starter: Mike Allen1010

    Like many hand tool woodworker's I obsess about all my cutting tools – need to have all the appropriate types and ensure their super sharp. However, there are some seemingly "pedestrian" things that are essential in my shop: Sandpaper: I confess I have a snobby preference for "hand planed"...

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    Travis Conner

    Having tools delivered by freight truck?

    Thread Starter: Travis Conner

    The neighbors have a forklift, but I hate having to ask them since a lot of people do. If I pay the 50 dollar lift gate fee does that mean they're going to just drop it off in front of the shop or can I at least get the guy to roll it just inside the door of the shop? I know a lot of those third...

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    Ryan Bond Sr.

    I learned a lesson from EBay... 100w fiber

    Thread Starter: Ryan Bond Sr.

    Well Hi yall, This is my first post on here so go easy on me! ;) Recently I got the laser engraver itch and decided to purchase a 100w fiber laser off eBay. I read all the horror stories, did hours of research and finally narrowed down the unit I wanted from a few different sellers with...

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    Jim Koepke

    Got Some Planing to Do!!!

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    This piece of rough 16/4 poplar was purchased last week. The first step was to get the edges smooth(ish): This was fairly easy to do on a couple of saw benches with a hand screw clamp used as a stop. A #8 plane was used with a light cut. If too heavy of a shaving was being taken the front...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 2:38 AM Go to last post
    Travis Conner

    Featherboards

    Thread Starter: Travis Conner

    Anyone use these? I was ripping some 8ft long boards and noticed the last 12" of board was pulling away from the fence before it went through the blade. Now I haven't built my outfeed table and the thought of using those roller stands doesn't really appeal to me. Since i dont have someone to tail...

    Last Post By: Travis Conner Today, 12:18 AM Go to last post
    Patrick Walsh

    OMG Im in love. AGIAN.....

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    Just stumble down upon these looking for a Wadkin dm. Sent original poster a message but wonder if anyone can tell me more about these machines. Namely can you find one and if so how and where. Thanks again, http://vintagemachinery.org/photoindex/detail.aspx?id=32627

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