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    Eric C Stoltzfus

    Electric cars

    Thread Starter: Eric C Stoltzfus

    On Monday of Last week an automotive startup called Rivian released two new vehicles. At the LA auto show they released the R1T and the R1S. The R1T is a crew cab short bed electric pickup with some amazing specs. 0-60 in 3 seconds, and a range of over 400 miles. This is comparable to a Tesla model...

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    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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    Malcolm Schweizer

    Share your stupid moments

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I always say, "I love a good laugh, especially when it's on me." Here's my latest "duh moment." I spent a long time with a combination plane hand-rabbeting some pine boards for building a steam box. (Note: I do this by hand because I enjoy it and not for bravado.) All I had to do was drill the...

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    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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    Jason Ramey

    Looking for recommendations for, joiner,planer, bandsaw

    Thread Starter: Jason Ramey

    Hello all, I am in the market for an 18 inch bandsaw, 15or20 inch planer, and 12 inch joiner. My inclination is to go with all Powermatic as this is what I am accustomed to using in the shops Iíve managed.However.... Iím looking for recommendations for alternatives to Powermatic as I can use the...

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    Dennis Peacock

    Working After Retirement - Thinking out loud

    Thread Starter: Dennis Peacock

    Well, I've talked to my new financial advisor. I've lost a lot of money over the past several years and I am currently advised that I'll need to bring in about another $2K per month to support my life as it stands today. I "want" to start doing some type of business in the woodworking area and my...

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