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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Josh Falcon

    15" Wide Belt Sander won't turn off

    Thread Starter: Josh Falcon

    Hi All. Trying to troubleshoot my 15" Extrema wide belt sander's "off" issue. Not a ton of stuff online for this exact machine but the Grizzly G0819 appears to be effectively the same machine. Barring some differing control layout the internals and electrical side of things look identical. Likely...

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    ian maybury

    New Bessey K Body Revo JR. clamps?

    Thread Starter: ian maybury

    Pardon if this has been noted before, but there's advertising e-mails coming through now for a new lighter version of the Bessey K Body Revo - the K Body Revo Jnr clamp: americanwoodworker.com/blogs/reviews/archive/2011/06/07/bessey-174-new-k-body-174-revo-jr-junior.aspx Trouble is the lack of...

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    Randall J Cox

    How would you hog out these open mortises?

    Thread Starter: Randall J Cox

    I am building four patio chairs out of white oak (see pic as example). The arms are a full 2"x4" all the way around, top/bottom and uprights. I have bandsawed 4" in on 4" high wood for the open mortise (see pic) where the arms connect at 90 degrees. My issue now is how to hog out the center part...

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    Michael J Evans


    Thread Starter: Michael J Evans

    I am curious as to what machines you consider essential to your hand tool wood working journey? I own a table saw and a chop saw. I don't ever user the chop saw and dislike using my table saw. It is a Craftsman 113 and the fence leaves a lot to be desired. But it's good for rough ripping jobs. I...

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    Ian Guy

    Lie-Nielsen Honing Guide Question

    Thread Starter: Ian Guy

    Has anyone used the Lie-Nielsen honing guide with other brand plane (I.e., non-Lie-Nielsen) blades or chisel? If so, were they compatible with each other? The Lie-Nielsen product description states that the honing guide jaws are designed for their blades, not other brands. That being said,...

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