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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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    Hi All. Trying to troubleshoot my 15" Extrema wide belt sander's "off" issue. Not a ton of stuff online for this exact machine but the Grizzly G0819 appears to be effectively the same machine. Barring some differing control layout the internals and electrical side of things look identical. Likely...

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    I bought a new control box from Gary Campbell and now my machine is finally setup. Gary spent a lot of time trouble shooting a couple of problems but between us we got it running good. I was about to send the controller back as I spent so much time trying to track down growling steppers that were...

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    ian maybury

    New Bessey K Body Revo JR. clamps?

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    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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    Michael J Evans

    Machinery...

    Thread Starter: Michael J Evans

    I am curious as to what machines you consider essential to your hand tool wood working journey? I own a table saw and a chop saw. I don't ever user the chop saw and dislike using my table saw. It is a Craftsman 113 and the fence leaves a lot to be desired. But it's good for rough ripping jobs. I...

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    Randall J Cox

    How would you hog out these open mortises?

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    I am building four patio chairs out of white oak (see pic as example). The arms are a full 2"x4" all the way around, top/bottom and uprights. I have bandsawed 4" in on 4" high wood for the open mortise (see pic) where the arms connect at 90 degrees. My issue now is how to hog out the center part...

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