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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.

    Last Post By: Dave Anderson NH Today, 12:58 PM Go to last post
    Bill George

    Amazon tale of Woe

    Thread Starter: Bill George

    First It was my fault, broke my rule never order on Amazon from a Chinese vender, but in this case that was cleverly hidden. Order at what looks like a good price, click. Within minutes my CC was charged. In the mean time I found the exact same diode laser from another vender at $100 less! Went...

    Last Post By: Ronald Blue Today, 9:19 AM Go to last post
    Rich Konopka

    Has it really been 20 years?

    Thread Starter: Rich Konopka

    I couldn’t help to notice that Feb 11 is coming up quickly. Is Feb 11 the 20th anniversary of SMC? I would love to hear more about how SMC was started. To Keith, forum administrators, and members thanks for all the shared wisdom and insights.

    Last Post By: Bob McBreen Today, 10:04 AM Go to last post
    Evan Van Dyke

    Bandsaw Vibration Reduction

    Thread Starter: Evan Van Dyke

    I have a Rikon 10-347 that I have had for about 6 months. Love it, it cuts well, but I am getting to the point where I am trying to fine-tune the little stuff. The entire frame tends to vibrate when the tool is running, which is at its worst at the upper blade guides (no surprise, as it's...

    Last Post By: Tom Bender Today, 8:07 AM Go to last post
    Wade Lippman

    How to stop wood from splitting?

    Thread Starter: Wade Lippman

    I am making two nightstands. The legs are made of 3/4x2" cherry and the aprons are 3/4"x1.5". The aprons have 2 pocket screws in either end. When I screw the aprons into the legs so that it is into the 3/4" thickness, the legs split. I tried clamping them first so they can't split, but they do...

    Last Post By: Mark Rainey Today, 9:49 AM Go to last post
    Jon Grider

    Bandsaw Fences

    Thread Starter: Jon Grider

    After 30 years of using a home made fence on my 14" bandsaw with riser block, I've decided to purchase a commercially made fence. The online giant store has two I'm interested in, The Kreg KMS 7200 and the Carter fence that attaches to the table with magnets. Any feedback with pros and cons on...

    Last Post By: Mike King Today, 10:47 AM Go to last post