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    Patrick Walsh

    1986 Altendorf F45

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

    Last Post By: Martin Wasner Today, 9:09 AM Go to last post
    Brian Sommers

    Need good tools for a woodworking career

    Thread Starter: Brian Sommers

    My dad is interested in funding a wood shop for me and Im trying to give him an honest price. Im talking SawStop TS I need a good brand for the following Router Table Bandsaw this could come later but now would be great. Joiner Planer Drill Press later belt sander for easy shaping...

    Last Post By: Mike Kees Today, 2:41 AM Go to last post
    Thomas Marr

    Tools that are much better than you expected

    Thread Starter: Thomas Marr

    I have a lot of tools. My career was in new product innovation, so I'm always curious about new tools. I thought I'd start a thread about tools that were better than expected. 1. Ryobi cordless brad nailer: I have a friend who knows the guy that invented the technology TTI uses (or so he...

    Last Post By: Frank Pratt Today, 11:23 AM Go to last post
    John Goodin

    Best 14" Band Saw Under $1000

    Thread Starter: John Goodin

    My wife, who absolutely hates gift buying for me, said it is cool if I buy a band saw for Christmas. To her credit she never says no, rarely asks what it costs but I still like getting her approval for bigger purchases. She did ask if it would expand my ability to create projects and that was...

    Last Post By: Chris Hachet Today, 9:38 AM Go to last post
    John McClanahan

    Wooden Aircraft Propeller Factory Tour

    Thread Starter: John McClanahan

    I found this on YouTube. At first, I passed it up due to the eye candy in the thumbnail. Then I decided to take a look. Sure glad I did! It's even in my state. Prepare to be surprised! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHXlhJlPqKg

    Last Post By: Tom M King Yesterday, 10:06 PM Go to last post
    Todd Bender

    Non-stick frying pans

    Thread Starter: Todd Bender

    I need some recommendations on non-stick skillets. We have a Calphalon square non-stick "griddle" pan purchased about 10 years ago. Unlike some cheaper products, the non-stick coating has not chipped off, but the pan is no longer non-stick. Additionally, the center of the pan is now convex. We...

    Last Post By: Ted Calver Today, 10:17 AM Go to last post