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    Jim Becker

    Shop Build...should be a fun journey...

    Thread Starter: Jim Becker

    I debated about starting this thread now or later, but decided on now because, well...I might forget something. :o As a little background, at our previous property, I was blessed with a reasonably sized, fully conditioned space for my shop in what was originally a three-and-a-half vehicle garage...

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    Forrest Gon

    new bandsaw wont' cut straight

    Thread Starter: Forrest Gon

    My first bandsaw, a new rikon 10-3061, set it up according to the manual and various youtube tutorials such as Alex Snodgrass's method (align the blade, tension the blade, thrust bearings and side guides) Now the issue is: the saw just won't cut straight, it will pull the wood off the fence...

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    Brian Elfert

    I think my zero turn mower is cursed!

    Thread Starter: Brian Elfert

    I bought a used 2019 Grasshopper diesel zero turn mower with 189 hours on it last summer. I had all kinds of problems with it initially including a starter that didn't always turn over. I realized after I bought it that the mower had been buried pretty deep in mud or something as the dashboard...

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    Keegan Shields

    Teach us about rasps and floats

    Thread Starter: Keegan Shields

    There is a ton of info on the web about the more common woodworking hand tools (chisels, planes, saws) but what about rasps and floats? What’s the difference in application? How do these tools fit into the tool continuum from axe to sandpaper? What brands and models would you recommend to...

    Last Post By: Stephen Rosenthal Yesterday, 4:42 PM Go to last post
    Thomas McCurnin

    Help Me Pick a Plow Plane or Is It a Plough Plane

    Thread Starter: Thomas McCurnin

    Typical use will be on 3/4 to 7/8" stock planing on edge for a a 1/4" groove about 3/8" deep for frame and panel construction. I'll also be using it for grooving a post, usually about 1.5" x 1.5" is typical, again to accept a panel for frame and panel construction. It needs to go both directions,...

    Last Post By: Tony Shea Yesterday, 5:16 PM Go to last post
    Bill Brammer

    Solid Walnut bookshelf dados - is glue enough?

    Thread Starter: Bill Brammer

    Building 6 ft high, 28 in wide, 12 inch deep solid 3/4 inch walnut bookshelf , no adjustable shelves. I have dados for all shelves. The sides are a little bowed, requiring some pressure with clamps to pull them together with the dados. Not a ton, but some. I'm trying to decide if I need to add...

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