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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Mark Hennebury

    Good enough vs overkill

    Thread Starter: Mark Hennebury

    Both terms are misnomers as "Good enough" seldom is, and "Overkill" never killed anyone. In wooodworking, as in most things in life, the world is divided into two kinds of people; Those whom adhere to the "Good enough" philosophy and those how fall into the "Overkill" camp. Which side you...

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    ken hatch

    Started On New Kitchen Table

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    The new kitchen table will be a modular trestle with with two end pieces/legs and a wedged stretcher between them. I haven't decided on a slab yet but I expect it will be "blind pegged" like my workbenches so the table can be expanded by changing the stretcher and the slab. Here is the first...

    Last Post By: ken hatch Today, 1:42 PM Go to last post
    John Sincerbeaux

    Fritz and Franz jig

    Thread Starter: John Sincerbeaux

    I recently purchased my first sliding table saw and said good by to me faithful PM66 cabinet saw. I had serious concerns that my slider might not be practical for fabricating small parts, which ironically is about 80% of my work. While waiting for my saw to be delivered from Germany, I had lots...

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    Brian Antic

    Bosch Glide or Festool Kapex..how bad is the Bosch?

    Thread Starter: Brian Antic

    So Iíve been reading up on mitre saws the last few days and if I didnít have real-world experience with them I would walk away from this thinking that all of them are incapable of making a clean cut or staying operational for more than 2-3 years. Hereís the deal: I have a nice table saw and I...

    Last Post By: Roger Feeley Today, 4:07 PM Go to last post
    Calvin Crutchfield

    Disappointing Festool interaction. No More ??

    Thread Starter: Calvin Crutchfield

    I had a CT 22 dust extractor. I do not know how long I had it, but I was told by the service center that it was 13 yrs old. I was also told that the electronic board was bad and they no longer support it or stock parts. I had to ship from CA to IN! So, 10 yrs or so is the lifetime of a...

    Last Post By: Doug Dawson Today, 5:56 PM Go to last post