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    Glenn, what is that orange wood?

    Glenn, what is that orange wood?
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    Awesome Matt - let me know how it works out. ...

    Awesome Matt - let me know how it works out.

    As long as it can go in the tray, I don't think the hospital will care about the sterilization. I hope it works.
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    While this would no doubt work (maybe? Some...

    While this would no doubt work (maybe? Some spores, like anthrax, are notoriously tolerant to chemicals), there are usually strict protocols in place for what forms of sterilization work....
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    Edit* Thanks for all the ideas. Gives me...

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    Thanks for all the ideas. Gives me something to think about
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    The process of sending an instrument back to get...

    The process of sending an instrument back to get sharpened or repaired is a much bigger deal than it seems. Also, many instruments are part of a set, and the hospital may only have a few sets to...
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    Sterile diamond plates?

    I'm an orthopaedic surgeon, and I have been toying with the idea of having a sharpening system that could be used in the operating room. Contrary to popular opinion, many surgical tools are not...
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    I agree with John - this design seems overly and...

    I agree with John - this design seems overly and unnecessarily complicated. I have spent well over 40 hours in the past couple weeks flattening slabs, and I think your design might hurt you more than...
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    369857 I've been flattening a bunch of wide oak...

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    I've been flattening a bunch of wide oak planks lately using a freud 2" straight bit. Bit works well, but it can get a little hairy when it catches a knot. Something that I have noticed is...
  9. Yeah, I basically started from scratch regarding...

    Yeah, I basically started from scratch regarding clamps, too. I started with pipe clamps, which were fairly inexpensive, and can do basically any clamping job. I also got a few F-clamps, which became...
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    We used to get Woodsmith Shop and Rough Cut w/...

    We used to get Woodsmith Shop and Rough Cut w/ Tommy Mac on PBS. Now its just occasionally Woodsmith Shop. I have since started to watch Rough Cut on YouTube -- I think they have most episodes. I...
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    I agonized over the purchase of a new chain saw a...

    I agonized over the purchase of a new chain saw a few years ago: I wanted something light enough for limbing on my trees, but something that could take a long bar for an Alaskan-style chainsaw mill....
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    I've milled a bit of elm, and this sure likes...

    I've milled a bit of elm, and this sure likes like that to me
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    A bit pricey, but the Bosch 36v saw lineup (both...

    A bit pricey, but the Bosch 36v saw lineup (both the recip and circ saws -- which I don't think they are continuing) is really nice. The circ saw is just as powerful as my Makita hypoid saw, and much...
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    Thanks everyone for the quick replies. Mike -...

    Thanks everyone for the quick replies.
    Mike - Trust me, I have thought long and hard about the sawstop, especially since I have seen and operated on my fair share of hand-vs-tablesaw incidents. I...
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    Which tools to keep?

    I've got a perhaps unusual situation, and thought I would get the collective sage advice of those on here who have been in similar position.

    I am finishing my last year of orthopaedic surgery...
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    I have two, and have learned that I like the...

    I have two, and have learned that I like the table height much higher than originally intended. They are positioned side-by-side, and the table height is nearly 4 feet high. For my red-star, I...
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    I only have a 6" jointer and 13" lunchbox planer...

    I only have a 6" jointer and 13" lunchbox planer - this has been my setup for ~ 10 years. I tried to use the jointer (similar to your experience) and sleds for the planer with suboptimal results. I...
  18. Yeah, Lowes and HD should be able to ship...

    Yeah, Lowes and HD should be able to ship anything your want that they typically carry. I built my first bench, A Roubo beast from solid walnut. Its a great bench, but I made some mistakes. Once I...
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    I have that lathe (well, a similar J-170) that I...

    I have that lathe (well, a similar J-170) that I got from a fellow creeker 5 years ago. For 300 dollars, I got the lathe delivered to my garage, several basic tools and accessories, and some tips and...
  20. I bought bulk discs from Klingspor. Think boxes...

    I bought bulk discs from Klingspor. Think boxes of 100 each in the 600, 1200, 2000 flavors. They work well, cost was good, but they still require trimming of the discs prior to use. While it would be...
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    I recently bought one of their 2" Precision Shear...

    I recently bought one of their 2" Precision Shear forstner bits. I have previously used other nice(ish) European-made bits, and this new one was the best that I can remember, including other Freud...
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    Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and...

    Thanks everyone for all the suggestions and guidance. Think I will still lean toward the TS-75, but I will give the EZ system a look. However, I am seeing that Makita running around 400 or so. For...
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    Festool TS-75

    Sorry for another track-saw thread. Thanks to a better-than-usual tax return, I just got the green light (pun intended) to proceed with a Festool TS 75 purchase. This would be my first Festool, and...
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    Sticking a couple of rare-earth magnets at the...

    Sticking a couple of rare-earth magnets at the end of the screw driver for a few days, followed by some occasional 'stroking' down the axis will do the trick. At least in my experience better than...
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    Reservations about hogging out a huge chunk of my...

    Reservations about hogging out a huge chunk of my workbench notwithstanding, is there any opinion regarding choosing the veritas QR front vise versus something like the Morgan vise from...
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