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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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    Jerry Olexa

    What has happened at Popular Woodworking magazine?

    Thread Starter: Jerry Olexa

    I have subscribed to PW for many years and this has been a favorite of mine...They have, in past, emphasized I thought the traditional, hand tool approach to woodworking and making fine furniture...I loved many of the feature articles by people such as Chris Schwartz, Glen Huey, etc. Over the...

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    John K Jordan

    Raccoon for lunch

    Thread Starter: John K Jordan

    After almost two years of being left alone, some hungry creature in the area has been enjoying guinea fowl for supper. I've lost six in the last week or so, two just the night before last. About 3am I found the guineas scattered off their normal roosts with some high in the trees so I knew...

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    Kev Williams

    Ebay fiber laser, I'll be the guinea pig--

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    Out of sheer necessity- and my fascination with buying the cheapest of something to see if I can make it work :D (Usually I have good luck, my big Triumph for example) One of my customers picked up a job making parts for an established company that moved into town from CA, they sell worldwide,...

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    Alan Heffernan

    Which Slider Miter Saw to buy?

    Thread Starter: Alan Heffernan

    My son is starting a shop from scratch and looking for the best miter/slider saw to buy. Best = accurate, repeatable, reasonable cross cut capacity, dust collection, and reliable. (Edit: added dust collection) He has just bought a new house with a full basement and will be building out his...

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    John Isgren

    Outfitting the shop

    Thread Starter: John Isgren

    As I mentioned in another post I am in the process of building out a hand tool shop. This is my plans and wishlist so far: Planes Block plane - LN #4 LN, #5 Vintage Bailey, #7 LN - Stanley Handyman converted to scrub Veritas Joinery set -Small Plow, Skew Rabbet, Router, Medium Shoulder...

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