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  1. If anyone's interested in the different...

    If anyone's interested in the different approaches to layout in timberframing, I talk about some of the popular ones in my latest video before starting to describe my approach:...
  2. A VFD will give you that, but I'm not sure how...

    A VFD will give you that, but I'm not sure how common 575v vfds are. Even though I have 3ph 575v in the shop, both of my shapers have VFDs on them. Soft start, motor braking and infinite variable...
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    Make sure you get the one that matches your...

    Make sure you get the one that matches your spindle diameter because bushing adjustable groovers is generally not recommended.

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    While I agree with Mike about buying tooling, in...

    While I agree with Mike about buying tooling, in this case, since I use mine so often, I'd say it's probably a safe purchase. I have three adjustable groovers and the 4 to 15mm size range is the one...
  5. Prepping the tie beams for layout: ...

    Prepping the tie beams for layout:

    https://youtu.be/hjnO3IVUhWE

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    Competition over there has brought the price way...

    Competition over there has brought the price way down such that they're much more common than here. In the UK, Accoya is used frequently for these so they're long lasting and very stable. Tooling...
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    Hi Zac, people have it pretty well covered. If...

    Hi Zac, people have it pretty well covered. If you have the space and funds, it's nice to have both, especially if you do a variety of work as there are a few things a shaper can't do that a router...
  8. Plenty of timberframing in CA, and in fact a lot...

    Plenty of timberframing in CA, and in fact a lot in Japan which is very seismically active. The classic Japanese timberframing styles don't even use the oblique bracing common in NA styles.
  9. Time for some ,layout on the big ties! B ...

    Time for some ,layout on the big ties!

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  10. I meant to say how much I've enjoyed your shop...

    I meant to say how much I've enjoyed your shop thread Thom. Those scissor -style trusses are quite popular these days!

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  11. Thanks Jim, it's been a busy couple of months! ...

    Thanks Jim, it's been a busy couple of months! Got to play.....er....use the new toy though.

    https://youtu.be/qxTmV5fINQo

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  12. Thanks for the note Thom, I'm still getting...

    Thanks for the note Thom, I'm still getting around ok, but it's really hard to be disciplined with respect to lifting techniques, or asking for help with some of the heavy timbers. I have to...
  13. Well folks, I'm still alive and I apologize for...

    Well folks, I'm still alive and I apologize for the long delay, but I had quite the adventure this winter. I spent about 4 months on my back with two herniated discs, only standing up long enough to...
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    I have been known to find kiln dried stock for...

    I have been known to find kiln dried stock for stickers for that very reason. I will also sometimes lay boards out in the sun for an hour or so to let the surface moisture evaporate off.....but no...
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    Looks great Mike. I made a crude version of this...

    Looks great Mike. I made a crude version of this years ago with a small, integral hood that covers the exposed block not in use, but I've upgraded that to use the Felder fence bars now.

    Cheers,...
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    Hi Pat, I understood from his description that he...

    Hi Pat, I understood from his description that he was not grinding with it when it happened so the wheel wasn't in contact with the piece in the lathe. Also, even if the lathe and router were...
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    If I were to guess, I'd say the small section on...

    If I were to guess, I'd say the small section on the bottom of the cap (on the left in the first picture provided by Jesse) is the bit that is 1 1/4". That way it fits down into the 1 1/4" bore...
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    Lower price for more steel is always good! I bet...

    Lower price for more steel is always good! I bet the price difference has a lot to do with boring the holes if they start from scratch. I don't think water jet on it's own is accurate enough so...
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    Seems to be a little more than $2 per mm if that...

    Seems to be a little more than $2 per mm if that helps.....maybe $115 for a set of 55mm knives which is a common size. Seems very reasonable. They said they could do limiters too if you had a...
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    Just talked with Hot Knives actually and their...

    Just talked with Hot Knives actually and their prices are almost identical to custom knives, and they use the same grade of steel too. Custom is almost triple the off-the-shelf pricing for profiles...
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    Selling the rough, water-jet cut profiles that...

    Selling the rough, water-jet cut profiles that leaves the customer to finish grind is a really neat service they provide for shops set up to grind. I might use that service!
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    I see they sell the cheap, round-back three...

    I see they sell the cheap, round-back three holers too. They work out ok sometimes.

    So how does it work if you want knives for a euroblock, are they all considered custom orders, or do they...
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    Interesting, things have either changed, or it's...

    Interesting, things have either changed, or it's different in the US. They need to add shipping manually I guess, but the total costs excluding shipping is in your shopping cart. You shouldn't have...
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    The small knives commonly available in NA from...

    The small knives commonly available in NA from Dimar, CMT and Tools Today...
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    I've only ever ground them myself or had...

    I've only ever ground them myself or had Whitehill do it for me but I expect a good shop would be able to index off the pins for you and do the job.....it's not rocket surgery. I have had a few sets...
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