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    Glowforge release

    Thread Starter: Jerome Stanek

    I was wondering if Glowforge has sent out any units yet. I thought they were supposed to release the middle of December.

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    Gary Campbell

    The "Ultimate Tabletop Machine" for Woodworkers

    Thread Starter: Gary Campbell

    There are a lot of guys here that use CNC machines for woodworking or signmaking and I would like to know what some of your "wish list" features would be. Most currently manufactured table top (~24 x 36) machines use NEMA23 motors and smaller components in able to fit a price point for the size...

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    Ryan Pappas

    Hammer slider vs. Minimax

    Thread Starter: Ryan Pappas

    I have decided to sell my sawstop and get a sliding table saw. I have narrowed it down to hammer k3 79x48 and minimax. I have the SC2 and the SC4 in mind for minimax. Also adding in the SC3 to the mix. I mainly make end grain cutting boards so not sure if a full 8ft is necessary for me but I know...

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    Clayton Dool

    Upgrade table saw worth it?

    Thread Starter: Clayton Dool

    I currently have a ts3650 with benchdog CI router insert. It works great. Runs smoothly. Have good blade guard with splitter. Probably needs to be re-tuned/aligned after 2 moves, but otherwise still very happy with it. Dust collection probably the only thing wish could improve, especially the...

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    Brandon SPEAKS

    one premium plane

    Thread Starter: Brandon SPEAKS

    So this is mostly hypothetical. If you were to have a plane collection build on decent user vintage planes but could buy one premium LN or LV what would it be? A no 4 because of the advantages of perfectly tuned smoother plane? A specialty like a shooting plane and tracks for a shooting...

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    David Justice

    Reasons for Festool vs. Fein Dust Extractor

    Thread Starter: David Justice

    I have a DominoXL and just purchased a Festool sander and now want to get a dust extractor. According to the specs, they both have auto start, suction adjustment, HEPA and are quiet. The Fein has more CFM and higher water lift. So is there any reason to buy the Festool at almost $300 more? I...

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    Brian Byers

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    Hi Peter, I didn't hear the saw run. It looked good. The motor looked like it belonged on the saw. This is what I was told about the saw from the owner.

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