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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    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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    dennis thompson

    Stocks and "the market"

    Thread Starter: dennis thompson

    Why do people keep predicting what " the market" will do for the next year. I would bet that none of these market predictions for 2019 was for a 30% gain , yet this week Barrons has their annual roundtable in which market experts make their predictions for 2020, why? The only good answer to the...

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    Patrick Irish

    Justifying tool purchases for Hobby Work

    Thread Starter: Patrick Irish

    My 9-5 is special education assessments. Keeps me busy and I take a good amount of work home. We're having our first child end of June which will add a completely different dynamic to our lives. Buddy of mine had a good point regarding spending money on expensive tools, specifically a festool...

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    Larry Foster

    Tinker toy and waste of money?

    Thread Starter: Larry Foster

    Recently. I've developed an interest in CNC routing/engraving. After watching a ton of YouTube videos on the subject, started looking at machines. My budget is low and, initially, looked at 3018 machines on Amazon. $200-300. I realize the working area is smaller than a piece of copy paper. ...

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    Patrick Walsh

    1982 Martin T-23

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    And so it seems it begins again. The T-75 isn’t even technically done and I have a new project. I’m not gonna go all buggy on this one “just yet” if ever. I will 100% go all the way through the machine and make sure it is 100% fully functional to the 9’s. 10’ for me if it was a term. If anything...

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    Ken Fitzgerald

    Shop lighting......

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    Here's an article that answers a lot of shop lighting questions that are so often asked here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/content.php?146-Lighting-the-Small-Workshop-by-Jack-Lindsey

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    William Hodge

    4 head planers

    The Weinig Quatromat has a jointer table as an infeed. You just feed the wood as if jointing it over a bottom head, and a set of rollers grabs the wood

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    Mike Stelts

    Shop lighting......

    You can apply the same principals to any type of light. Watt, luminance, temperature, and CRI measurements don't care what the source is.

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    Mike Stelts

    What do you do with your sawdust?

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    Mike Stelts

    shop cyclone vs. dedicated dust collector for drum sander

    I talked to someone who uses a standard 2 Hp dust collector for his drum sander to avoid having to clean the big, hard to access filters in his 5 Hp cyclone.

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    Edwin Santos

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