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    Jerome Stanek

    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.

    Last Post By: Bert Kemp Yesterday, 11:26 PM Go to last post
    David DeCristoforo

    George's Telescope - Consolidated Threads

    Thread Starter: David DeCristoforo

    So it begins. My plan is to build an 8" Newtonian reflector based on a simplified design first built by John Dobson, AKA a"Dobsonian" or more simply, a "Dob". I want to make as much of the scope as possible. I decided to start with building a focuser. This is probably the most critical component in...

    Last Post By: David DeCristoforo Yesterday, 2:37 PM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Tim M Tuttle Yesterday, 7:16 PM Go to last post
    Dave Lehnert

    Cost of your blank personal checks.

    Thread Starter: Dave Lehnert

    I know, "Who writes personal checks" But sometimes that's the only option. It has been years since I ordered personal checks from the bank. I logged on to my account and started seeing prices like 25 blank checks for $30.00 :eek: Two boxes of blank checks just over $90.00:eek: I have no idea...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Yesterday, 9:01 PM Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Jay Moodley Yesterday, 11:19 PM Go to last post
    Larry Frank

    Help the Creek

    Thread Starter: Larry Frank

    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...

    Last Post By: Jim Becker Yesterday, 9:03 PM Go to last post