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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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    Patrick Walsh

    1982 Martin T-23

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    And so it seems it begins again. The T-75 isn’t even technically done and I have a new project. I’m not gonna go all buggy on this one “just yet” if ever. I will 100% go all the way through the machine and make sure it is 100% fully functional to the 9’s. 10’ for me if it was a term. If anything...

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    Jon Grider

    You know you're getting old when:

    Thread Starter: Jon Grider

    * You can write and read cursive. * You like reading books more than screens. * That cabbage, celery, carrot and potato soup you hated when you were a kid now tastes pretty good. * You don't rely on Spell Checker to write a sentence. * Prunes are a daily part of your diet.

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    steven c newman

    Redsign a tool storage spot

    Thread Starter: steven c newman

    in my shop. There is a mess, and getting worse... Is most of the problem.....besides dust and drips landing on things....need some sort of Cabinet...to store all these drills, squares, spokeshaves....Maybe hide the sanders... Not going to a be Heirloom cabinet...and needs to sit on the old...

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    lowell holmes

    I was walking my dog . .

    Thread Starter: lowell holmes

    and the plastic garbage cans are lining the street for trash pick up. One had a Made in Mexico tag on it. At least it was made in this hemisphere.

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    Steve Mathews

    Maybe a case against Robust tool rests?

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    While looking for another tool rest in the approx. 8" size I thought about trying out one the Robust rests. All of the ones I have now are made out of softer ductile or cast iron. The advantage of the Robust rests seems to be the hardened top bar that resists dents and scratches. All well and...

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