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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: Patrick Walsh Yesterday, 10:30 PM Go to last post
    Greg Parrish

    Combo jointer / planer question

    Thread Starter: Greg Parrish

    First question, would anyone regret going from a dewalt 13” with shelix head and 6” powermatic 54a with shelix head to a 12” combo unit with straight knives? Second question, How do the pack compare? What is the best machine for the price now? Looks like the jet units cost as much as the...

    Last Post By: Julie Moriarty Yesterday, 7:54 PM Go to last post
    lowell holmes

    Chris Swarz surfaced at Highland Woodworking.

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    I wondered what happened and he left Lee Valley. I logged on to Highland woodworking and an article he wrote popped up. While on a trip that passed through Atlanta, I visited their store.

    Last Post By: Edwin Santos Today, 8:10 AM Go to last post
    Greg Parrish

    Considering first festool

    Thread Starter: Greg Parrish

    Played with a kapex setup today that had their dust collector on it. Would love the kapex but Am considering my first festool in the form of a 5 sander with the dust collector but am not sure. The price of all the festool stuff is just so high. Its hard to commit as a pure hobbiest. Can the...

    Last Post By: Van Huskey Yesterday, 4:52 PM Go to last post
    Malcolm Schweizer

    I'm finally building my boat.

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I lofted the station moulds for her about six years ago, but we moved to a place with less room to build a boat, so she went on hold. I have borrowed a place to build and am going to make all the bits and pieces in my shop, then assemble them in the borrowed space. This is going to be a slow...

    Last Post By: andy bessette Yesterday, 10:41 PM Go to last post
    Brian Holcombe

    OMGA questions

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    Looking into OMGA saws, and I'm wondering what the capability is of these saws in terms of their accuracy. Is the finished cut very precise? I'm using the Kapex now and when it is used for carpentry type work it is pretty spot on, but in heavier woods it will leave a slight convexity to the...

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