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    Dave Anderson NH

    Time for some levity

    Thread Starter: Dave Anderson NH

    With all of the negativity and political stuff going on with the Covid-19 virus it is time to look at the humorous side of things. Feel free to add more, but keep it clean or it will be deleted.

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    Jim Becker

    Real Estate is a Circus Right Now

    Thread Starter: Jim Becker

    Professor Dr. SWMBO and I are "more than casually" looking for our "downsize" property. The two of us do not need such a large home and property going forward as our older daughter is already living "independently" in town (she's a special needs adult, so isn't totally independent) and the younger,...

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    Philip Glover

    What's your oldest woodworking machine?

    Thread Starter: Philip Glover

    I got this idea from another woodworking forum. I thought it would be interesting to see what SMC members have for old woodworking machines. My oldest is a circa 1900 Putnam sliding gap bed pattern makers lathe, s/n 13. This is a cross between a woodworking lathe and a metalworking lathe. It...

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    Mike Allen1010

    No more denatured alcohol in California?

    Thread Starter: Mike Allen1010

    My go to finish is shellac. I prefer to make my own fresh by dissolving flakes in denatured alcohol. Went to the hardware store to buy some more denatured alcohol for fresh batch of shellac and was very dismayed to learn that apparently there is some kind of regulation that now prevents the sale of...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Is It The Bandsaw, The Wood, The Blade or...?

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    You have the patience of a saint if you actually read all this but I thank you profusely for whatever help you can provide. I have a Jet JWBS-18 bandsaw with a 1-1/2 HP motor. It's primarily used for resawing boards from 3-9" wide. Most woods are African or South American in origin. Blades...

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    Jeffrey Kalakay

    Shop Tunes?

    Thread Starter: Jeffrey Kalakay

    Hello everyone, Just wondering for those who listen to music in their shops what are your "go-to" artists/albums? Currently blasting: Black Sabbath,, Decemberists, High On Fire, Steely Dan (ok dad, you were right all these years) Band of Horses, Tom Waits, Wes Montgomery, and Rainbow. ...

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