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  1. The Rockler set up worked great for me when...

    The Rockler set up worked great for me when making some shutters for my own home. I made the fixed louver shutters for my home and their system was easy to follow. I suggest using a good sprayer to...
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    I have had that same saw since 2001and it has...

    I have had that same saw since 2001and it has been trouble free since. You got a great deal on a beast of a machine.
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    That is a serious looking jointer-planer machine...

    That is a serious looking jointer-planer machine in the 2nd photo. What is it?
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    Satisfied owner of a Laguna LT18 since 2005....

    Satisfied owner of a Laguna LT18 since 2005. Upgraded to the ceramic guides and a Resaw King for the thick stuff and resewing. Never a problem since unloading the heavy beast solo in 95 degree heat...
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    You are off to a great in both electric-powered...

    You are off to a great in both electric-powered and hand-powered tools. Don't worry about more tools for now; just build some stuff and keep an eye out for good tools at a great price later on.
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    For resewing purposes try the Woodslicer from...

    For resewing purposes try the Woodslicer from Highland Hardware. I use Starrett blades on my Laguna LT18 and the smaller Rikon, and they cut like a hot knife through butter. Olson also makes a good...
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    I would not recommend a drum-type sander for use...

    I would not recommend a drum-type sander for use on Pine. I have a Woodfast 25" dual drum sander; as a first use test cut I grabbed a scrap of pine lying nearby and ran it through the machine. I...
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    Depending on what vintage it is, that price is a...

    Depending on what vintage it is, that price is a little on the steep side. I once got a 1964 Unisaw and paid $450.00 for it with the same 1 1/2 horse single phase motor. Try to talk him down some;...
  9. I had a Delta Unisaw prior to getting a Laguna...

    I had a Delta Unisaw prior to getting a Laguna sliding table saw. Sold the Unisaw shortly after but wished I had kept it. I later got a standard cabinet saw to use for joinery purposes such as...
  10. You may need to replace those wooden fences with...

    You may need to replace those wooden fences with something more robust. I purchased a length of Woodpeckers fast-track to replace the wood fences on my Delta shaper. Much more robust and channels to...
  11. Make your own refinished ply. Can't remember the...

    Make your own refinished ply. Can't remember the magazine, but there was an article in which you sand, stain and apply a finish. After it is cured, simply saw the plywood to whatever dimensions you...
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    Wow. Photos like this make me want to get in the...

    Wow. Photos like this make me want to get in the shop and get to work. Did you use a stainless steel ring kit?
    Better not let my wife see these pics.
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    Great idea; hope you don't mind if I borrow this...

    Great idea; hope you don't mind if I borrow this for my own Delta shaper.
    By the way; what is the manufacturer of that cutter head.
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    You will love that machine. I have been enjoying...

    You will love that machine. I have been enjoying my A3-41 since June 2018 which I got to replace a straight knife Asian made 12" jointer/planer machine. I got the Silent Power version and it leaves a...
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    Try Craft Supplies. They were the importer for...

    Try Craft Supplies. They were the importer for the Woodfast at one time. I have the M410 purchased second-hand with no handbook.
  16. Check out the Hammer 12" J/P machine. With the...

    Check out the Hammer 12" J/P machine. With the big woodworking show coming up in Vegas next month, they usually offer discounts on their machinery. I got my Hammer A3-41 16" jointer/planer machine...
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    Had a similar event happen to a Shop Fox mobile...

    Had a similar event happen to a Shop Fox mobile base. Wheels just disintegrated when attempting to move a heavy band saw it was mounted on. I just went to the local Harbor Freight, purchased the...
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    Congrats on the change to a different phase of...

    Congrats on the change to a different phase of life. Did it myself last July and it is quite a change. You will be busier than ever but no more time clocks to punch. Enjoy.
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    A good wax coating has worked well for my bench....

    A good wax coating has worked well for my bench. Glue drips just pop off when dry.
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    The government wasn't involved; it was some...

    The government wasn't involved; it was some so-called advisory groups concerned about a small number of people who lost their lives trying to strip a bath tub and became overcome with the fumes...
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    Sure looks like one to me. I have the A3-41 and...

    Sure looks like one to me. I have the A3-41 and the style, color and switch looks like the Hammer machine.
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    Your best money saving alternative would be to...

    Your best money saving alternative would be to contact the US machinery rep and find a replacement motor if that is what the problem is. If they don't have one they should be able to recommend a...
  23. Going through the same process myself. Recently...

    Going through the same process myself. Recently added 128 square feet to the shop size, and at the same time, discarding some shorts that are not worth keeping, getting rid of stacks of old magazines...
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    A new machine should not be exhibiting any...

    A new machine should not be exhibiting any vibration, and other than set up and adjusting, you should not have to make any repairs to a new product.
    As others have stated, a call to Grizzly shoaled...
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    Beautiful work and choice of timber. What type of...

    Beautiful work and choice of timber. What type of joinery did you use to connect all those parts?
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