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    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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    Dan Friedrichs

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    Thread Starter: Dan Friedrichs

    In our new house, I bought Valspar Signature paint from Lowe's to paint the entire interior, but ended up hiring professional painters to do the job. Nice, honest guys, who very timidly pulled me aside after putting on 2 coats of the Valspar and asked if I'd be offended if they went and bought...

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    Michael Gantz

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    I'm currently in the process of building a 24' x 36' shop with 10' ceilings. The walls are 2" x 6" studs and the cavities are filled with cellulose insulation. The walls are covered in 1/2" drywall. My intention is to minimize wall penetrations to keep air leaks to a minimum. The plan is to...

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    Dave Lehnert

    New Zero Turn Mower

    Thread Starter: Dave Lehnert

    Starting to think about a new Zero Turn Mower. I now own a Toro 52" with a 19 Hp Kawasaki that I have been happy with. Mow 2 1/2 acr all flat. What brand have you been happy with? More important. Is there a brand you have had trouble with? Parts hard to get etc.....

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    Jack Hovanec

    "Drop cutting" on a shaper

    Thread Starter: Jack Hovanec

    Hey guys, I am working on a project that requires three mahogany stop-fluted half columns. The columns are 6 3/4 wide and I already got a knife ground that will do two flutes at a time (There are 4 total flutes on the face, 1/2" radius). My question is: how does one safely and efficiently "drop...

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  • Aaron Koehl

    by Published on 02-27-2011 5:33 PM     Number of Views: 16172 

    Do you have woodworking knowledge you're just dying to share?
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