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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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    John C Cox

    Show me your chisel racks

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    Hey guys, I need to make a bench top or wall mounted chisel rack and need some ideas... What is your favorite one you have made? Pix please. :D :D Also - do you do anything differently for socket chisels vs tang chisels. I would hate to find the beautiful socket chisel irons all...

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    Ryan Pappas

    Hammer slider vs. Minimax

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    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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    Ray Newman

    Waterstones

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    Colleagues: need some recommendations as to a water stone set. Am tired of the Tormek required pre soaking time before use. As a result, I put off sharpening or touching up the edge until it is really dull. Last time I was at the local tool emporium, clerk raved about the Shapton glass backed...

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    Robert Cherry

    Dining Table Inspired by the Greene & Greene Thorsen House Table

    Thread Starter: Robert Cherry

    Here's a few images of a dining table I recently completed. The design is based on the Greene & Greene Thorsen House dining table. The top is elliptical which added some complexity to the construction and is made from shop sawn pommelle figured sapele veneer. As shown here, without the leaves,...

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    Larry Frank

    Help the Creek

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    I have read some postings about SMC and current financial issues. It appears there are many on here who are guests. Also, many are using ad blockers which hurt revenue. I am a contributor and it is well worth the very small cost. I also turned off the feature which prevents me from seeing...

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