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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    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....

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    Alan Heffernan

    Which Slider Miter Saw to buy?

    Thread Starter: Alan Heffernan

    My son is starting a shop from scratch and looking for the best miter/slider saw to buy. Best = accurate, repeatable, reasonable cross cut capacity, dust collection, and reliable. (Edit: added dust collection) He has just bought a new house with a full basement and will be building out his...

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    Jon Snider

    New shop build, the MBS

    Thread Starter: Jon Snider

    I’ve received some offline encouragement to post some content of my new shop build. If you’ve read any of my other numerous questions (thx all for invaluable help), I’ve been at this since last April. Here is an effort to slowly catch up. The shop replaces the same spot where I built a veggie...

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    Scott Winners

    About sharpening handsaws

    Thread Starter: Scott Winners

    There is some agitation in another area here to opening a sub forum specific to sharpening. I am far too new to have a valued opinion on the subject, though I am in favor. I can generally apply a rule of thirds when I take up a new thing. For joinery, sharpening saws turns out to be easy for...

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    Andrew More

    What are the actual rates of serious accident in the woodshop?

    Thread Starter: Andrew More

    So I've been thinking about getting a SawStop for a while. Not going to happen just yet, mostly because of budget. The safety aspects are clear, and nobody wants to have a table saw accident. However, what about the other tools in the shop? Having a saw stop doesn't help me much if I mess up...

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    Karl Card

    table saw tuning......

    Thread Starter: Karl Card

    Curious as to what number is considered very good in a table saw setup. My blade is just about dead on as far as the blade to the miter slot but miter slot to fence is about .003 off. I mean that the end of the fence on the back side of table saw is .003 away from blade than the front part of the...

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    John K Jordan

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    You should ask Laguna when you call them. I can't believe they would design a lathe such that using the on/off switch to turn the lathe on and off could

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    Bruce Haugen

    About sharpening handsaws

    Scott, here is a decent shop-built saw vise, developed by Dominic Greco.

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