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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 Today, 10:08 AM Go to last post
    Derek Cohen

    Another coffee table

    Thread Starter: Derek Cohen

    My nephew is getting married in February, and I offered to make a piece of furniture as a gift. The offer was open-ended, and the couple decided they wanted a coffee table. Their taste runs to mid century Danish, and so I sent them a bunch of example from the Internet to get the ball rolling. They...

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    brent stanley

    A Timberframed Woodworking Shop - Build Thread

    Thread Starter: brent stanley

    This weekend I started working on what will be my new workshop. A 25x40 timberframe and plan on documenting it fairly thoroughly. If folks are interested, please let me know and I'd be happy to spend some time documenting it for folks here. Cheers, Brent

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    David DeCristoforo

    George's Telescope - Consolidated Threads

    Thread Starter: David DeCristoforo

    So it begins. My plan is to build an 8" Newtonian reflector based on a simplified design first built by John Dobson, AKA a"Dobsonian" or more simply, a "Dob". I want to make as much of the scope as possible. I decided to start with building a focuser. This is probably the most critical component in...

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    Jim Becker

    Project: Rustic Kitchen Table Base and Natural Edge Top (Build)

    Thread Starter: Jim Becker

    I've been planning on building a "new" kitchen table for quite a few years now, but never got around to it...until this past week. Some of that delay was deciding what I wanted to build, honestly. But early in the week, while moving some material around in the upstairs of my shop to get better...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Today, 9:49 AM Go to last post
    Daniel Perry

    To buy or not to buy

    Thread Starter: Daniel Perry

    Please bear with me, as I'm about as 'new' to lasers as humanly possible. As in, I've never even touched one. So, how dumb am I, if I was to purchase an Epilog or Trotec (the two brands I'm looking at), without having ever even seen laser engraving in person? I live in a tiny mountain town, in...

    Last Post By: Kev Williams Yesterday, 5:51 PM Go to last post