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    Jon Snider

    New shop build, the MBS

    Thread Starter: Jon Snider

    I’ve received some offline encouragement to post some content of my new shop build. If you’ve read any of my other numerous questions (thx all for invaluable help), I’ve been at this since last April. Here is an effort to slowly catch up. The shop replaces the same spot where I built a veggie...

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    Mark Hennebury

    Warning about Routers

    Thread Starter: Mark Hennebury

    I am posting this as a public safety announcement. I am not looking for a discussion on my practices. So i have used my Makita router for internal and external grinding. The router has electronic speed control from 8000, -24,000 adjustable by a graduated wheel. I have done ID grinding with...

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    brian zawatsky

    What wood would you use?

    Thread Starter: brian zawatsky

    I was asked to remake this lattice assembly. Its pretty punky in spots, and clearly pretty severely warped as you can see in the pic. Overall its about 4' x 8'. Obviously the wood species needs to be rot and insect resistant as well as dimensionally stable. The slats in the lattice grid are about...

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    Ole Anderson

    Still free upgrade to Win 10

    Thread Starter: Ole Anderson

    My 42 month old Dell laptop has been slow, one thing I wanted to do was to update from Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10, but software is over $100 and I understood that the free upgrade offer expired long ago. Yesterday I ran across this Microsoft link that worked at no cost. I am now running...

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    Frederick Skelly

    D-Day: 75 years

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    It's hard to believe it's been this long. I've never met anyone who landed on the beaches on D-Day. I've always admired their bravery - it couldn't have been easy to be a 20 year old facing that. There's a short article on D-Day that I found interesting from the FDR Library. LINK Thanks once...

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    Jim Koepke

    The Grindstone Project

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    My current project was mentioned in the thread on the Artsy component of woodworking thread. John K Jordan mentioned he would like to see my design. So here it is: This is my second drawing of the concept. Often my projects do not even get a full drawing. This one actually got a third...

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    Dave Cav

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    Ellen Benkin

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