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    Time for some levity

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    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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    Steve Mathews

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    I just ordered most of the ducts and fittings for my dust collection system. A few questions remain for the install that I'm hoping to resolve here. Photos are included below to give some sense of what I'm trying to accomplish. The first photo below shows a rough sketch of the layout. Along the...

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    Kenny Southerland

    Table Saw Not cutting 90* (HELP!)

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    I am having a problem with my table saw that is about to make me lose my mind (up in here, up in here). I am about to finish my first year of woodworking. I have a 90s model craftsman table saw that I have had for about 9 months. It is the 315.228390, essentially the same thing as...

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    Dan Gaylin

    Forstner bit problems

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    So I was doing the rare bit of spindle work (I mostly do bowls) and I was trying to get a 1 3/4” diameter recess for a candle in a cherry candlestick I had turned. I put my 2 MT drill chuck in the tail stock and put a 1 3/4” forstner bit into the chuck. Set my lathe to its lowest speed. Brought...

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    Curt Putnam

    Climate & Glue

    Thread Starter: Curt Putnam

    Ruined a glue up a few days ago. I used TB III - weather was 95 with an ambient humidity of 15%. I believe (did not time it) that the glue and tacked and set beyond my ability to move the pieces in about 120 seconds. Was my fault - I simply forgot about the effect of weather on glue having been...

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    Derek Cohen

    Marking knives for joinery

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    These are some the knives I have collected over the years and use for laying out joinery. Obviously not all at the same time :) Three popular knives - these ones get a lot of use. From the top down ... Swann-Morton fixed blade, Stanley swivel blade, and a Swann-Morton craft knife which was my...

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