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    I used Jim Beckers design and have never had a...

    I used Jim Beckers design and have never had a problem. Solid construction.
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    Wasn't that called the Wankle engine or something...

    Wasn't that called the Wankle engine or something like that?
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    Anyone ever seen this?

    Doesn't seem to be a stable way of drilling to me with the offset. I do notice that there is some "universal type" applications on the drill chick to maybe compensate for the offset, but this just...
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    I considered them when I was sourcing lumber for...

    I considered them when I was sourcing lumber for the dining table that you took a look at yesterday Jim. They can't be more than what....fifteen minutes from you?
  5. Paul...sent you a message. Would love to have...

    Paul...sent you a message. Would love to have you come and check out the Jet...and the shop. Contact me and we can set something up.

    Fred
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    Bryan....I am about ready to skip the breadboard...

    Bryan....I am about ready to skip the breadboard ends and simply go with the planks end to end. But this sounds like it might be at least worth a look. Is there any way you could direct me to an...
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    John, it's coincidental that you should mention...

    John, it's coincidental that you should mention that because that was also something I considered doing. Purposely making an overhang that would remain an overhang year round....just sometimes less...
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    Yeah Jim, I have made up some poplar samples with...

    Yeah Jim, I have made up some poplar samples with different shades of dark stain for the customer so that they can pick one and use it to choose the chairs for the table. At that time...I am again...
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    I'll answer everyone in one fell swoop in the...

    I'll answer everyone in one fell swoop in the interest of consolidation. Jerry - Yes, accounting for movement in the breadboard ends....but only involving one of two areas where I am concerned about...
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    Some help with poplar stability?

    Gentlemen, I am about to start a dining room table for a friend and it will be constructed from poplar, which I will end up staining. Top will be between 1 1/2" and 1 3/4" thick. It will have...
  11. Precisely what struck me when I looked at the...

    Precisely what struck me when I looked at the pics Lee.
  12. I have always pretty much kept my jointer set at...

    I have always pretty much kept my jointer set at 1/32" depth of cut. Hate to fool with it since I can always count on that 1/32 of an inch when I am cutting parts out prior to jointing.
  13. A question for the electricians in the house please?

    Okay, so here is the deal. I needed to replace the baseboard electric heater today in our downstairs bathroom. While at the big box, I also picked up a new thermostat that I wanted to go into the...
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    Curt....I am fairly positive that that is where I...

    Curt....I am fairly positive that that is where I got the notion about the Parkinsons. I remember a thread on this forum back when his show was coming to an end and Parkinsons was discussed. Maybe...
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    Anyone know how Norm is doing??

    I treated myself tonight to a few shows of The New Yankee Workshop that I taped long ago. Nice to look back at Norm and watch him again after all of these years. Got me wondering.....does anyone...
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    Installing a tub surround

    In the final planning stages of my bathroom renovation and I have run into a minor snag. Looking for others who may have been in this jam. Tub surrounds - looking around at what's available, I see...
  17. Quality aftermarket morticing chisels and bits

    I think I may want to upgrade my morticing chisels and bits to something other than the bits and chisels that came with my Jet morticing machine. Not that they aren't giving me acceptable...
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    Veneered drawer edge repair?

    I am attaching three pics of a drawer that would represent, I think, three others besides the one in the photo. My insurance rep came to my home two weeks ago asking if I could do a little magic on...
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    Mike....my right hand is pushing the stock...

    Mike....my right hand is pushing the stock through the jointer with a push devise that resembles a saw handle.
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    My new kitchen

    Hi guys.....I sort of got away from this forum for a little while. I had always planned on renovating my kitchen and building the cabinetry. It was definitely a bucket list item. However, I wanted...
  21. I got four Jet clamps for free when I purchased...

    I got four Jet clamps for free when I purchased my Jet cabinet saw. Quite honestly....I just about always reach for the Jets before I go for my Bessey's. The Jet clamps are just great clamps...
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    John.....no harsh feelings here. In fact...I was...

    John.....no harsh feelings here. In fact...I was just thinking...I intend on using my Leigh dovetail jig for making half blind dovetails at the front of the drawer carcass and honestly...I usually...
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    Guys - I'm in a quandry

    I am about ready to build all new kitchen cabinets for my home....and I had planned to use drawer slides from Rockler...either Accuride or CenterLines...with either a soft close or self close...
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    Anyone up for a video tour of my shop?

    I had done one of these video tours about seven years ago....but since then...I have updated some of my equipment and have been wanting to make a newer video tour. Just the other day, I did a...
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    Thanks guys....I ended up putting the clips on...

    Thanks guys....I ended up putting the clips on YouTube in the end. No problems...and I really don't anticipate any problems. Someone mentioned elsewhere that I posted this question mentioned how...
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