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    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

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    John K Jordan

    Hawk and chicken

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    One of my favorite chickens was attacked by a red-tailed hawk today. I heard the commotion and ran up the hill and chased the hawk away. At first examination it looked like one eye was missing but I think it's OK under an abraded eyelid. There were two places on the chest where skin was...

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    Tom Bender

    Handplane vs Lunchbox

    Thread Starter: Tom Bender

    A hand plane makes a better surface than a planer because it makes one long straight cut vs many short curved cuts. But a planer impacts the wood. Does blade speed also make a difference? This may sound like a power tool question but I've brought it to the Neandercult because here we think a...

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    Dennis Peacock

    Shapeoko - XXL - Anybody running one?

    Thread Starter: Dennis Peacock

    Well, I've seriously looked at my finances and it has reflected that I am not going to be able to pay cash for a Stinger II or even a Stinger I CNC setup. So, I'm now looking at the Shapeoko 3 XXL to allow me to get experience with CNC and enable me to do a few things that I could surely use in my...

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    johnny means

    Lubrication for wood drilling?

    Thread Starter: johnny means

    So this needs to happen a couple of hundred times. 3/4" bradpoint into endgrain 6" deep. Obviously, friction is my enemy. What options do I have for lubrication/cooling that won't screw with my finishing?

    Last Post By: johnny means Today, 12:09 PM Go to last post
    Winston Chang

    Loose sliding dovetails in winter

    Thread Starter: Winston Chang

    I made a table where the legs are attached to a batten, and each batten is attached to the top using a sliding dovetail. The battens are 22" long and tapered, so that one end is 3" wide and the other end is 1/16" smaller. When I assembled it, it was during a humid part of the summer and the...

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