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    Jon Steffen

    Entry Level Sliding Table Saw....HELP?

    Thread Starter: Jon Steffen

    The Background: Longtime lurker, first post. I'm a DIY'er and am starting to enjoy wood working more and more. A friend of mine taught me a concept of instead of paying somebody to do work on your house/car buy the tools needed and do it yourself. Often you'll spend less, learn somthing...

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    Bruce Wrenn

    I Have My Serious Doubts

    Thread Starter: Bruce Wrenn

    Just went looking a direct replacement LED tubes. Home Depot carries the ETi brand, two tubes for about $16. But here's the killer. Life expectancy 50,000 YEARS. I doubt that!

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    Derek Cohen

    Heavy vs Light planes

    Thread Starter: Derek Cohen

    There has been some controversy over many years as to the part played by mass in a plane. Some argue that it improves planing and others that it is irrelevant. Higher mass is typically a feature of premium, especially custom planes - among vintage planes, names such as Spier and Norris come to the...

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    Rob Luter

    Dovetailing Journey

    Thread Starter: Rob Luter

    Dovetails have always been my nemesis. They wind up clunky and unrefined. I know; practice, practice, practice. So, I decided to practice. I cut a few 6" lengths of scrap pine, maple and whatever else I had laying around and started making dovetails. Funny how practice makes perfect. A couple of...

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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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    Ollie McDottie

    My first chair

    Thread Starter: Ollie McDottie

    There are a few particular projects that I believe every fine furniture maker needs to design and craft at some point, the two that come most immediately to mind are a music stand and a chair. All of my favorite makers have done this and so I felt that I ought to begin my process. A few months ago...

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