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    Like Jim I upgraded from a Ryobi BT benchtop to...

    Like Jim I upgraded from a Ryobi BT benchtop to a 3hp PCS. Had used the Ryobi for decades. My wife and daughter insisted I buy a Sawstop when we all visited Highland Hardware in Atlanta. I make my...
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    The points have all been made by many folks but...

    The points have all been made by many folks but for me one of the biggest benefits is the excellent dust collection. I love my Festool track saw and I resisted buying a track saw for years. I became...
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    I chose the Midi not for the Bluetooth feature (...

    I chose the Midi not for the Bluetooth feature ( although I think itís pretty coolJ but for the following reasons (comparing it to the CT 26): smaller footprint, front control touch screen, lid that...
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    To close the loop, your comments were very...

    To close the loop, your comments were very helpful along with the CT 26 vs Midi thread. I just ordered the Midi. Good start to 2021!
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    Derek, in another thread I had just asked about...

    Derek, in another thread I had just asked about whether the dust deputy you have would latch on to the Festool CT 15 which I am told it doesnít. So your set up with the CT 26 is what I am strongly...
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    Rich, I looked at your other post. I am leaning...

    Rich, I looked at your other post. I am leaning towards the CT 26.
    Charles, I have looked at the mini and midi as well, not at all sure about the Bluetooth feature
    Dave, you have confirmed what I...
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    Festool CT 15 dust extractor

    I knewI was in trouble earlier this year when I bought the Domino 500. I then bought a TS 55 track saw. Love them both. Now looking at the CT 15 dust extractor. I have one question. Will the ultimate...
  8. I would echo this recommendation as well. My...

    I would echo this recommendation as well. My local sharpener sadly passed away and I heard about Dynamic Saw on Sawmill Creek. I had also used Forrest in the past (a bit expensive). I had Dynamic Saw...
  9. The sawstop inline router table is very solid and...

    The sawstop inline router table is very solid and I think very reasonably priced for what you get. It can be mounted left or right of the blade. I have it to the right replacing the melamine table...
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    I am with you Glenn on the nice pickups (and I...

    I am with you Glenn on the nice pickups (and I love pickups). I could easily afford a new pickup but I am happy with my 20 year old Tundra. I could buy a Festool track saw with a single monthly...
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    Jim, I did order the Seneca imperial scale...

    Jim, I did order the Seneca imperial scale (before your post) and installed it. It really is overpriced. I understand your points and certainly agree but on the other hand working often with solid...
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    Everywhere I looked online was sold out. I called...

    Everywhere I looked online was sold out. I called my local Woodcraft to make sure they had a regular 500 in stock and they said we have them in stock including one of the Emerald edition in the...
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    425616Just very impressed with the Domino. There...

    425616Just very impressed with the Domino. There are always multiple joinery options in woodworking I know but these carcase miters are going to be solid. This project for my daughter provided the...
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    Jim, I also plan to make my own tenons. Itís a...

    Jim, I also plan to make my own tenons. Itís a great way to make use of scrap. Your point about being able to make wider tenons is a good one. I have ordered the imperial thickness gauge from Seneca....
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    Thanks guys. Iíve made a lot of mortise and tenon...

    Thanks guys. Iíve made a lot of mortise and tenon joints using power and hand tools which I think makes you really appreciate the Domino. I can easily see how one could buy both the 500 and the XL. I...
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    I finally did it, bought a Festool Domino

    Have looked at all the Festool tools for years at places like Woodcraft and Highland in Atlanta. Considered them overpriced like many. But I broke down and drank the green koolaid. I bought the...
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    Rob, I have and love it. I was wondering about...

    Rob, I have and love it. I was wondering about the adjustment wheel before I bought it because it is so unusual. I t works nicely though. The plane fits nicely in my hands and has a nice weight.
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    Just lucked out Ray. Nicer than the knobs and...

    Just lucked out Ray. Nicer than the knobs and handles I made for the three other planes shown.424071
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    I just might start another thread Rob! Received...

    I just might start another thread Rob! Received the LN 164 yesterday. Took it apart, cleaned it, waxed it and honed a secondary bevel (up to 16 K on my Shapton not 30K!) What a beautiful plane!
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    Thanks again everyone for your input. To close...

    Thanks again everyone for your input. To close the loop, you have talked me out of buying the 30K stone (at least for now anyway). Instead, I am using my Christmas gift money to buy a Lie Nielsen...
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    There are kitchen knives and there are kitchen...

    There are kitchen knives and there are kitchen knives. My wife has several really good non stainless steel Japanese knives that are now beautifully sharp. You can spend hundreds of dollars even...
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    Thanks everyone for all the helpful comments....

    Thanks everyone for all the helpful comments. Phil, I have a series of Norton waterstones as well as several diamond plates. I usually go from the 8000 Norton stone to the Shapton. Ken, I watched...
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    Shapton 30K, talk me out of it

    After much deliberation, I bought a Shapton 16K glass stone a year ago and love it. Have used it for plane blades, chisels and knives. Today I sharpened 15 knives for our next door neighbor. Such...
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    Thanks everyone. I appreciate all the comments. I...

    Thanks everyone. I appreciate all the comments. I would use it to trim tenons and rabbets. I also like how Rob Cosman makes a shallow rebate on tailboards using a 140. Derek’s comment makes me...
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    Question about Lie Nielsen 140

    I am planning to buy the LN 140 skew rabbet block plane with a Chistmas gift card. They have left handed and right handed versions. For a right handed person buying only one of these planes, which...
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