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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....

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    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 Yesterday, 10:01 AM Go to last post
    Brian Holcombe

    Bed Build

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    It's rare that I run two major projects side by side, but this one is something I need in much more of a hurry. Building an extra long twin which will eventually be combinable with a duplicate version to make a king bed. It replaces a queen bed which my wife is not fond of that I built some...

    Last Post By: Brian Holcombe Yesterday, 8:35 AM Go to last post
    Kris Cook

    Question on new (to us) home and shop space

    Thread Starter: Kris Cook

    I currently have my shop in a two-car garage. While I don't necessarily use both bays of the garage solely for wood working; for me the footprint of one bay is not adequate space to efficiently work. We are down-sizing and have just purchased a 100-year old house north of where we live now. The...

    Last Post By: Kris Cook Today, 12:15 AM Go to last post
    James Pallas

    What tasks intimidate you

    Thread Starter: James Pallas

    I read lots of questions about tasks in woodworking. Recently one about mortise or tenon first. What is your biggest fear. Not the arts sort type things like carving but just general tasks. Is it curves, angles, sawing to the line, planing to the line, marking out, etc? For instance, If you cut...

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    Kyle Foster

    Spruce

    Thread Starter: Kyle Foster

    So just a general question here, but is working with spruce always a pain or did I just happen to get dull chisels, or maybe I just dont know what I'm doing?

    Last Post By: Kyle Foster Yesterday, 9:11 PM Go to last post