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    Today we are going to an IMAX theatre to watch...

    Today we are going to an IMAX theatre to watch the Apollo 11 movie.

    I remember that as the afternoon progressed fewer and fewer children were on the street, we were inside watching the historic...
  2. Hi, I've included a drawing of mine, which is the...

    Hi, I've included a drawing of mine, which is the saw/shaper so it's very slightly larger than the saw.

    This is for the 51" version.

    It takes up less space than my old General cabinet saw as it...
  3. I use the rip fence mostly for ripping, I can rip...

    I use the rip fence mostly for ripping, I can rip the same length piece as I can on a cabinet saw. I can also straight line rip if I want.

    Short stroke sliders have the same ergonomics as a...
  4. I've owned a short stroke saw/shaper since 2010,...

    I've owned a short stroke saw/shaper since 2010, there's absolutely no way I would o back to a cabinet saw.

    The capacity, capability and accuracy are outstanding.

    Mine had dado capability, I...
  5. Hi Jason, in a house you're sharing the air with...

    Hi Jason, in a house you're sharing the air with the remainder of the house.

    Any dust that escapes collection at source will be in the air you breathe.

    You can wear a respirator in the shop,...
  6. I'm normally "that special tool" on any project...

    I'm normally "that special tool" on any project I'm involved in :D
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    Very true however as a right handed person I find...

    Very true however as a right handed person I find that most tape measures and circular saws are designed for left handed people.

    Regards, Rod.
  8. Hi, I buy it in the 5 foot size because I find a...

    Hi, I buy it in the 5 foot size because I find a lot of cabinets are just under 30" in size............Regards, Rod.
  9. Looks like you're having a great time Malcolm,...

    Looks like you're having a great time Malcolm, that's what retirement is for, and you're learning at the same time, it doesn't get any better than that.

    Thanks for the posting, the work looks...
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    Hi Dick, I also purchased a plan from Tomothy...

    Hi Dick, I also purchased a plan from Tomothy Wilmots, in my case a plan for his MFSC (Multi Function Shop Cart).

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWEdrBdbBhg

    His designs are very good and the...
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    Hi Andrew, this might not be what you're looking...

    Hi Andrew, this might not be what you're looking for however here is what I made.

    The top is 2 X 6 cedar with M&T construction using Titebond III for glue. Once the top frame is glued the...
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    Agreed, when you buy an SCM or Felder/Hammer...

    Agreed, when you buy an SCM or Felder/Hammer youíre buying directly from the manufacturer, unlike Grizzly, Powermatic etc.

    Regards, Rod
  13. Sounds like good neighbour idea. You might...

    Sounds like good neighbour idea.

    You might also mention that it conserve water......Rod
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    Hi Gunter, I would suggest The Art Gallery of...

    Hi Gunter, I would suggest

    The Art Gallery of Ontario

    The Royal Ontario Museum

    A stroll through the Distillery District

    We have several Lee Valley Tools locations, including one downtown...
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    Thanks Rick, we are great friends. For...

    Thanks Rick, we are great friends.

    For Canadians, itís tough to appreciate the grief of the American Civil War, with perhaps friends, neighbours and family fighting each other.

    In 1812 there...
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    Sorry, we were a British colony in 1812, as...

    Sorry, we were a British colony in 1812, as England was at war with the USA at that time, so were we..........Rod.
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    Stan, you're correct that we became a country in...

    Stan, you're correct that we became a country in 1867, however Canada became independent in 1931 with the signing of the Statute of Westminister. Until the signing of that statute our parliament was...
  18. I canít imagine going from a shaper to a router...

    I canít imagine going from a shaper to a router table.

    The power, capacity, accuracy and versatility of a shaper makes any router table pale in comparison.

    Yes shapers take up space, thatís why...
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    Thanks, and a Happy July 4 to you. I know that...

    Thanks, and a Happy July 4 to you.

    I know that Ken isnít close, however are you going to the celebration in the capital Frederick?

    Hope the weather is good and you have time with your family...
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    Thanks, here's wishing all my American friends on...

    Thanks, here's wishing all my American friends on the forum a Happy 4th of July.

    I hope you manage to spend time with your family and friends..............Regards, Rod.
  21. Sort of😀 I have an 8 foot piece of ply with...

    Sort of😀

    I have an 8 foot piece of ply with the ďTĒ moulding underneath to fit the sliding table on my saw.

    It increases the straight line rip capacity from 50 inches to over 8 feet......Rod.
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    Very nice video, thanks for taking the time to...

    Very nice video, thanks for taking the time to make and share it with us......Rod
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    Hi Scott, hard wired cords are a nightmare for...

    Hi Scott, hard wired cords are a nightmare for industrial users from a maintenance perspective.

    All our portable tools go through a ground assurance inspection quarterly, and any defects found are...
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    Very nice Wes. Itís great to partner with...

    Very nice Wes.

    Itís great to partner with someone and get some wood that would otherwise wasted.....Regards, Rod
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    When I lived in BC, we had a bench that was a 6Ē...

    When I lived in BC, we had a bench that was a 6Ē thick slab of quarter sawn Douglass Fir 38Ē wide and 12 feet long..

    The bench was 2 of slabs across when my parents bought the house however Dad...
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