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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....

    Last Post By: Warren Lake Yesterday, 11:46 PM Go to last post
    Brian Holcombe

    Maka SM6-Pii

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    After a long but mainly passive search, one of these machines came up for sale near me. I plan to restore it. It runs well and the pneumatics function but it has a few points i need to address. If nothing else I can greatly admire whomever designed this machine, it leaves me in awe...

    Last Post By: Brian Holcombe Today, 10:31 AM 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: James Waldron Today, 8:30 PM Go to last post
    Ken Fitzgerald

    Bench chisels?

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    The current chisels I am using I bought over 30 years ago in a hardware store in a Chicago suburb. I'm in the market for a new set of bench chisels. I can't justify a really expensive set but would like to have some reasonable quality chisels. I'm not a hand tool expert so I'd like some opinions on...

    Last Post By: Bruce Haugen Yesterday, 11:43 PM Go to last post
    Jeff Bartley

    Modern cordless tools

    Thread Starter: Jeff Bartley

    Good Saturday everyone, I just wanted to see what others experience has been with the current crop of cordless tools, specifically the lithium-ion stuff with electronics. I pose the question because of my own trials this year with warranty work on a Milwaukee drill/driver combo that I bought...

    Last Post By: peter gagliardi Today, 8:00 PM Go to last post
    Dave Rosner

    Big table....big boards...

    Thread Starter: Dave Rosner

    Hi all - Im building a 112 x 44 walnut dining table with 10/4 boards for the top. Im having a heck of a time running the 7-11 boards through my 8 jointer an 12 planner. Im using the method of partially flattening 8 of the face and then running through my planner using a base that supports...

    Last Post By: Mark Bolton Today, 9:13 PM Go to last post