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    Thread Starter: Jefferey Scott

    Hey guys, I'm in the early planning stages for a workshop that will be used as both a woodworking shop and a metal fabrication shop. I'm trying to figure out how much lighting I can afford to put in and have a rough floorplan with 21 - 4 foot 4 bulb high bay fluorescent fixtures (at about $60 a...

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    steven c newman

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    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    Daughter was "hinting" that she would like a cabinet like the last build....or a Chest of Drawers.....hmmmm:confused: Have another week or so, before I can go and buy a supply of lumber....since she has a penchant for painting all the projects I build for her:mad::mad::mad:.. I may just stop...

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    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    I'm perfectly fine with self-braking cars, and self-parking cars, but I for one DO NOT want to share any roadway whatsoever with a self-DRIVING car. I'm worried enough about driving next to human-driven cars, especially when on one of my bikes. At least humans can usually hear HORNS. I...

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    Prashun Patel

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    Thread Starter: Prashun Patel

    <p> I am considering upgrading to this lathe. It comes available in 110v, which would be good for me. Is there a compelling reason to choose 220 over 110?&nbsp;</p> <p> Also, how easy are the belt changes when going from low to high speed ranges?</p> <p> Last, how do you find the torque at...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Why Did Dewalt Make Their 735 Planer So LOUD!

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    The last two days I've been planing for kitchen cabinets. That DW735 is crazy loud! Today I put in ear plugs and then put noise canceling headphones over that and that planer was still screaming loud. With workplace noise being recognized as a health hazard, couldn't Dewalt engineers have...

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    Osvaldo Cristo

    You guys spend too much time with "shop improvement"

    Thread Starter: Osvaldo Cristo

    It is for amateur woodworkers only. Recently my wife made an interesting observation. It wasn't directly aimed to me (indirectly, perhaps): "You guys (amateur woodworkers) spend much more time making stuff for your shop than useful things (she means furniture and any home improvement...

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