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  1. Randy, looks like no responses here. I too have...

    Randy, looks like no responses here. I too have not visited here very often.

    I suggest you look at the Onefinity Machinist model.

    Consider equipping it with a spindle vs. a router. Get a HY...
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    I will add my two cents here. Go with the Prusa...

    I will add my two cents here. Go with the Prusa and be done. They simply work out of the box and do not need any tweaking. I think their slicer software is the gold standard.
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    Thanks for participating in the poll David. Your...

    Thanks for participating in the poll David. Your response generated another question!

    Have you compared the edge you get on the 80 grit vs. something finer? I have always wondered about that...
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    Thanks for the insightful reply Reed! I have...

    Thanks for the insightful reply Reed!

    I have successfully avoided spending the money on the Veritas tool. It is too limited in application and therefore the 60+ bucks to get it in hand doesn't...
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    Do you burnish your scraper?

    I have seen this Lee Valley scraper burnisher as well as some homemade tools for this purpose.

    I would like to know if any of you take the time to burnish your turning scrapers.

    I suspect you...
  6. Sourcing glass globes for tea candle holder?

    I would like to find some glass candle globes similar to the one in the photo. I am going to turn some tea candle holders and have been looking for similar globes.

    This turning and globe was...
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    Carbide inserts for hollowing tools?

    I am going to make some carbide tipped hollowing tools.

    I have a complete metal working machine shop (lathe, mill, knife/belt grinder, drill press, saws, TIG and MIG welders, plasma cutter,...
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    No, that's just plain ol' Felix.

    No, that's just plain ol' Felix.
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    Thanks to all for the feedback. My son has...

    Thanks to all for the feedback.

    My son has monitored this thread along with a similar thread elsewhere. After a review with me, he bought the Dewalt 779 and will add the shadow light.

    It...
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    Thanks for all the good insights and comments. ...

    Thanks for all the good insights and comments. Keep them coming!

    For some clarity, l am looking for a slider miter saw and have no interest in a radial arm saw.
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    Which Slider Miter Saw to buy?

    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...
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    Lee, thanks for the update. I certainly...

    Lee, thanks for the update. I certainly understand how one's employment gets the priority!
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    Thought I would ask again - any news on the...

    Thought I would ask again - any news on the schedule for the swap?

    I frequent another forum that uses the XenForo software and it is really nice. So I am hoping all is going well for the...
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    Okay, here's the video on the Griz...

    Okay, here's the video on the Griz. Taking John's statement that the Griz and PM are the same, then this should help.
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    Thanks for pointing out Lamb Tool

    Thanks David for the tip on Lamb Tool. I took a look and thought I would post a photo of it here. This is a snippet off their website including the price.

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    It is a very nice looking...
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    Okay Matt, help us out. My search skills must be...

    Okay Matt, help us out. My search skills must be limited. Give us a youtube link for specifically upgrading a Powermatic 15" planer with Byrd Shelix since that is what the OP asked for.
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    Prtrick is correct. You will need some measuring...

    Prtrick is correct. You will need some measuring equipment.

    For example, this Oneway gauge is worth every nickel. I bought it to install the Byrd in the PM jointer and tune the jointer up. It...
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    I recently upgraded my PM 8" jointer to a Byrd...

    I recently upgraded my PM 8" jointer to a Byrd Shelix. Check out Oella Saw and Tool for prices and tips for your upgrade. They had what I needed in stock, shipped it quick, and it was packaged...
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    It is too narrow and has a V grooved edge that it...

    It is too narrow and has a V grooved edge that it sits on. It is extremely unstable and you spend more time trying to hold it up than you do adjusting the surfaces that you are working on. If you...
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    hold it and test it first

    I have two squares and a T-square. All were worth the cost to me and I use them often.
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    I have their straight edge and an extreme case of buyer's remorse. I bought it...
  21. Thanks Pete, I found one on ebay for ~$28 shipped...

    Thanks Pete, I found one on ebay for ~$28 shipped and bought it.
  22. Metal body bench/block plane plans?

    I am looking for plans for metal body bench and block planes.

    I am an avid woodworker but also a hobby machinist. I am lucky to have a nice machine shop and tooling. So I have wanted to make a...
  23. Metal Lathes Also to get the motor drive out of the way and...

    Also to get the motor drive out of the way and provide space.
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    X2 on pictures and feedback. I would be very...

    X2 on pictures and feedback. I would be very interested in your evaluation.
  25. Roger, the lever mounted under the outfeed table...

    Roger, the lever mounted under the outfeed table will give you a bit better leverage/lift because of its location in the linkage. However since its under the table it becomes a bit less efficient...
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