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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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    Jerry Olexa

    What has happened at Popular Woodworking magazine?

    Thread Starter: Jerry Olexa

    I have subscribed to PW for many years and this has been a favorite of mine...They have, in past, emphasized I thought the traditional, hand tool approach to woodworking and making fine furniture...I loved many of the feature articles by people such as Chris Schwartz, Glen Huey, etc. Over the...

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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...

    Last Post By: Scott Winners Yesterday, 11:00 PM Go to last post
    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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    Matt Lau

    luthiers work benches


    MIM workbench for instrument repairs.

    In general, a luthier workbench will be very different from your standard neander bench.

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    Lee Schierer

    Removing dried wood glue from chamfers?

    Solvents aren't likely to work on PVA glue. I would use a scraper or a vee groove router bit.

    If you intend on painting the wood, I would

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    Matt Lau

    luthiers work benches


    Reproduction of the Martin workshop at the MIM museum in Arizona

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    Matt Lau

    luthiers work benches



    My portable workbench. Works great for guitars if used with a Parrot vise.

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