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    Michael Arruda

    Home Depot return policy change without notification

    Thread Starter: Michael Arruda

    Hello all, I had some small items left over from various things I've done around the house recently and decided to gather them up to take back to Home Depot. These items were purchased at various times over the past couple weeks and I of course misplaced my receipts. Meaning they got washed,...

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    Bennie Dempsey

    3D Planning Software

    Thread Starter: Bennie Dempsey

    Hey all! I would like to start planning out my projects before I begin them, as I've heard that's a good habit to have. I can find a modeling program online pretty easily, but I wanted to see what you guys use. I am awful at hand drafting so paper and pencil isn't my go-to for personal projects....

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    Tim M Tuttle

    Jointer Safety

    Thread Starter: Tim M Tuttle

    I've been milling up a lot of white oak the past two nights. While I was using my jointer I started to ponder safety. For something like the table saw there are a lot of common safety procedures/dos/donts. A lot more than a jointer which makes sense as there are a lot more variables with the...

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    Jim Becker

    Project: Large Natural Edge Black Walnut Dining Table Top

    Thread Starter: Jim Becker

    One of the clients I've been doing CNC work for recently asked me to help him fabricate a top for a dining table that he wants to present to his daughter and son-in-law for their new home. He's one of those folks who finds really unique material for his charcuterie boards that sets them apart and...

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    Ronald Blue

    Two Year Old Camaster Stinger III

    Thread Starter: Ronald Blue

    I have a locally available Camaster Stinger III. It's a 4 X 8 machine with a three head setup. Whats the benefit of the three head arrangement? Is it an alternative to an ATC system? What's a fair price? He says it was $18,000 new. He's discounted it a lot from that amount. Nearly half. He did say...

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    John Sincerbeaux

    Vacuum Fence for Slider

    Thread Starter: John Sincerbeaux

    Finally finished my vacuum tall fence for my slider. Made of commercially available parts from companies in the CNC industry. Aluminum T-slot plate 16 x 24 4) 4 x 4 aluminum pods pneumatic switch powered by vacuum pump from Vacuum clamping systems. The objectives for this fence were...

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