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    glenn bradley

    A Building Appears

    Thread Starter: glenn bradley

    My patience is tested by the 2-pics-at-a-time feature so this will be brief.

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    John Terefenko

    Electric Cars

    Thread Starter: John Terefenko

    For those that own electric cars a few questions?? Do you like your choice as opposed to having a gas operated one? Would you do it again? Did you have to make changes to your insurance plans, both vehicle and home? If so what? Being there is a higher risk with battery fires from charging and now...

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    Bandsaw for small shop

    Thread Starter: JOEL MONGEON

    Hello everyone, I'm a hobbyist working out of a one car garage (12X19) shop. I have mostly been building up a Festool tool collection with some hand tools thrown into the mix. I've got a Sawstop JSS pro that I use for ripping but am looking to replace that with my first and hopefully last bandsaw....

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    Ron Hampe

    Laguna vacuum pumps

    Thread Starter: Ron Hampe

    Are they worth buying? They have a 2.5hp (109cfm/3.7"Hg) single phase for $900 and I would need 3 or 4 of those for my 49" x 98" table. By installing these with an isolated zone for each I believe the advantage would be a lower operating costs when cutting smaller parts. They also have a...

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    Alan Rutherford

    Breaking up a cast iron bathtub

    Thread Starter: Alan Rutherford

    It's time to get rid of the claw-footed cast iron bathtub that came with our house and it's going to have to go the hard way - in little pieces. I will have some help in the brawn department but planning is up to me. I did this once before about 50 years ago but I was younger, stronger and dumber...

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    brad hays

    Which of these scrapers...?

    Thread Starter: brad hays

    Getting ready to drop some $$ on my first set of wood turning tools and I've got everything figured out except my scraper. I'm primarily interested in turning bowls and could use some advice on which one of these three I should get. In order, the below pictures are: 1) Hurricane M2...

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