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    Forrest Gon

    new bandsaw wont' cut straight

    Thread Starter: Forrest Gon

    My first bandsaw, a new rikon 10-3061, set it up according to the manual and various youtube tutorials such as Alex Snodgrass's method (align the blade, tension the blade, thrust bearings and side guides) Now the issue is: the saw just won't cut straight, it will pull the wood off the fence...

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    Jonathan Jung

    Cost effectiveness of a slider vs. tracksaw & tablesaw

    Thread Starter: Jonathan Jung

    I thought about posting this to the business section, because I'd really like input from professionals who use their shop as a business. For those of you who make $ or even a living making furniture or cabinets, how long does it take for a sliding table saw to pay for itself compared to a track saw...

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    Jason Sellers

    Only one mortise chisel?

    Thread Starter: Jason Sellers

    Iíve seen it suggested by several woodworkers that you can get by with a single mortise chisel, e.g., 1/4 or 5/16. Iím interested in building shaker style furniture, and there are many 1/2 mortises. Many tables have a 1 1/2 leg, so that would be a 1/2 mortise using the rule of one third. That seems...

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    Jim Koepke

    Nailed It!

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    One of my habits (not going to debate whether it is good or bad) is to keep extras of many things. This has mostly been made stronger by living miles from the nearest retail establishment of any kind. A round trip to town is going to take up at least an hour or two, not to mention the cost of...

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    John Kananis

    Some Help Finding a Bottom Bowl Gouge

    Thread Starter: John Kananis

    I'm looking for a U-shaped gouge for working the inside of a bowl, 3/4 or 5/8. No one seems to have the Thompson. All I'm finding is the Ashley Harwood line and that's 250 bucks for steel and handle...a bit much but if I HAVE to. Not saying I'm not willing to pay for quality tools, just seems a bit...

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    Jeff Roltgen

    Thickness planer board return ideas

    Thread Starter: Jeff Roltgen

    Just put a new SCM nova s520 into service. Would like to return workpieces from outfeed to infeed side via top, and this new machine has a huge 31x46" hood, 2mm thick steel, well reinforced, 4mm thick hinges and attachment welded inside, which leads me to believe it's expected to be used this way....

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    Tom M King

    New Mig

    I'm really curious why this thread continues to draw about 50+ views a day.

    I'm loving the 255. I have never had to change the setting past

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    Greg Parrish

    OMG How I Miss My Prior Fixed Shop Setup

    Thanks guys.

    One thing to note, the floating sawstop blade guard uses a 4" connection as opposed to the other guard which uses the

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    les winter

    wtb or trade: spindle sander

    Looking to buy a spindle sander in NW New Jersey. Rikon or similar. Not ridgid, harbor freight, etc. I do have a 14" riser USA delta bandsaw to

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    Tom M King

    Geometry Fail- Greene & Greene Lanterns

    These are the square gauges I like, and have used for close to 50 years. Starrett calls them stair gauges, because they are used for stair stringers

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    Excellent workmanship on a very interesting piece.
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