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  1. Just curious why it would matter if the tool was...

    Just curious why it would matter if the tool was hardened all the way to the handle since, the tool isn't likely to serve its original purpose if enough was sharpened off the steel to get the edge...
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    Based on my experience, get the same result...

    Based on my experience, get the same result either way. Feeding them through in sequence (rather than at the same time) could eliminate some snipe if that is a problem. Other than that, I doubt that...
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    I agree with John K. I have a sufficient number...

    I agree with John K. I have a sufficient number of chucks for the various types of jaws I use frequently and probably should consider at least one more. It's easier to change the chuck than spend the...
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    I have always chosen dust collectors that filter...

    I have always chosen dust collectors that filter and recycle the air back to the shop. I have a basement workshop so that is part of the reason this makes sense. If you do that, however, you need to...
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    Of the several routers I own, I think the...

    Of the several routers I own, I think the Festool OF1400 is the one I would choose if I had to keep only one. The centerline marks on the base allow precise line up of the center of the bit which...
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    I have used the Airshield for many years. I...

    I have used the Airshield for many years. I havenít had any problems with battery life but donít spend more than about 4 hours at a time in the shop. I also bought an extra battery so that I could...
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    I also own the Porter Cable 24" Omnjig, believing...

    I also own the Porter Cable 24" Omnjig, believing that I would some day make a couple of projects which would justify the 24" capacity. I never have. I doubt that the Leigh jigs would significantly...
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    Since I bought my 8Ē helical head jointer I have...

    Since I bought my 8Ē helical head jointer I have found only one situation I needed a wider bed for. Depends on what you make. If youíre doing a lot of table tops maybe a 12Ē would be worthwhile....
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    In short I believe no. If you can combine your...

    In short I believe no. If you can combine your skills making furniture with teaching, gaining popularity on YouTube or possibly find some niche where you sell large volumes of a product and can mass...
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    The iBox is a great jig. l own one because I...

    The iBox is a great jig. l own one because I generally don't like spending my time making jigs and all of Incra's stuff is accurate and precise. However, you can rather easily make one and there are...
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    Like others have said, sandpaper works well....

    Like others have said, sandpaper works well. However, a small hand plane will work also, depending how much working room you have. A few years ago I bought the Lie-Nielsen No. 101 Violin Maker's...
  12. John, I hope you have many years of satisfying...

    John, I hope you have many years of satisfying woodworking. It's an excellent hobby and should provide you with a way to relax, challenge yourself, and build things you need (and those you don't need...
  13. A circle jig for a handheld seems more practical,...

    A circle jig for a handheld seems more practical, especially for larger radius circles.
  14. No question .... The Domino is one of the most...

    No question .... The Domino is one of the most useful and innovative tools on the market. It is the most flexible and easily set up tool I own. I have done some things I might not have attempted...
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    For me, at this point in my life, buying a new,...

    For me, at this point in my life, buying a new, improved, or larger tool usually depends on whether I've encountered situations where my current tool just doesn't work. Those situations need to be...
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    I think you will be happier than with the Comet....

    I think you will be happier than with the Comet. I just wish that all the companies would change from 3 speed ranges to 2. The middle speed range is sometimes just slow enough at the top end that...
  17. For me, the solution on this planer was simple. I...

    For me, the solution on this planer was simple. I bought outfeed tables and set the outer edges (away from the planer) of the outfeed and infeed tables just slightly higher than the plane of the...
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    I donít do much spindle turning and nothing that...

    I donít do much spindle turning and nothing that long. Iíd do a little more research on other available lathes. The Comet II is okay for beginners I think but, after just over two years turning, I am...
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    it does help because it appears your Ridgid is...

    it does help because it appears your Ridgid is the same as mine. Like the drill press hate the dial for setting denote. Very inaccurate and hard to set. Also had some play once set.
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    Looks like the 14dr is the next generation of the...

    Looks like the 14dr is the next generation of the Comet II which I have used for over 2 years. This new generation has a 1hp instead of the 3/4 hp motor on mine and only 2 speed ranges instead of 3;...
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    The depth stop on my Ridgid drill press is...

    The depth stop on my Ridgid drill press is useless. It is a collar around the shaft with handles to raise and lower the bit. Anyone have a suggestion for something useful? I know this doesnít answer...
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    I have used the Magfence for about five years....

    I have used the Magfence for about five years. Itís great for setting up resaw and rip cuts; easy and fast to set up. I cal so own the FAST set. I donít use the FAST setup guides much. I have also...
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    Nothing cheapens great work, especially something...

    Nothing cheapens great work, especially something at the level of George Nakashima. I feel the only thing trends really do in woodworking is take a design or concept and generate a lot of pieces that...
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    I've used a JDS air cleaner since the 1990's and...

    I've used a JDS air cleaner since the 1990's and it works great! The newer ones have more than one speed but I never found the need to use it at a lower speed. The newer ones may be a little quieter...
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    For me, the 36" WP seems to work fine for my...

    For me, the 36" WP seems to work fine for my long-bed 8" jointer, but it is newer and has not had time to have the table sag, if that ever happens. Sometimes it just depends on what gives you piece...
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