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    CMT, Amana and Whiteside.

    CMT, Amana and Whiteside.
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    Thanks Jim, the magnetic port looks like it...

    Thanks Jim, the magnetic port looks like it solves a slightly different problem.
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    Thanks gents, I'm thinking of hanging a bar off...

    Thanks gents, I'm thinking of hanging a bar off of the stop mount's bolts which would retain a 5" diameter dust port (for no other reason than I dont want to change sizes). Ideally it could be made...
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    This is the filed auger, in addition to normal...

    This is the filed auger, in addition to normal sharpening work on the auger I round the inlet. This area clogs with the first chop and prevents clean flow of chips.
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    Just my humble opinion but I would take him up on...

    Just my humble opinion but I would take him up on that subcontracting offer ASAP and start taking on additional work from other sources.

    Work out of your current space, suffer the annoyance of a...
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    Hope everything works out.

    Hope everything works out.
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    I’ll give that a try. Typically I run Japanese...

    I’ll give that a try. Typically I run Japanese chisels but I would not mind tuning up and running these chisels to try it out if for no other reason.

    I prep the Japanese chisels by chucking them...
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    Thanks, Joe! Appreciate the encouragement and...

    Thanks, Joe! Appreciate the encouragement and for your insight into the acronym. The castings are impressive, they are about 3/8” thick in the column!

    David, this one will remain unrestored, it...
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    For certain, gets a bit tough to swing big boards...

    For certain, gets a bit tough to swing big boards around.
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    Cleaned up the table and the stop. I like the...

    Cleaned up the table and the stop. I like the stop a lot, need to have the haunch setup built in with the swing away.

    I bought material to make up a set of stops for the table in addition to a...
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    After using Chris Hall's Wadkin when I went up to...

    After using Chris Hall's Wadkin when I went up to visit earlier in the summer I found myself really enjoying their machinery. They have a nice heft to them that leaves you with an assured feeling,...
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    Thanks gents! Patrick, turns out they work. I...

    Thanks gents!

    Patrick, turns out they work. I had a feeling I was throwing a hail mary, but Curtis reached out from the ad on here.

    Curtis, thank you again!

    Bill, not sure anyone knows what...
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    Wadkin DM

    Received a small parcel today.

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  14. Cast iron is more rigid than aluminum, it is also...

    Cast iron is more rigid than aluminum, it is also more wear resistant and better absorbs vibrations. I like aluminum for many things but not table tops where material will be fed over it constantly.
  15. If they only knew that it sells for $15/bf in NJ....

    If they only knew that it sells for $15/bf in NJ. That is some very fine firewood.
  16. Thanks, Patrick! Very much appreciated! There...

    Thanks, Patrick! Very much appreciated!

    There is something about wooden machinist tool boxes that I enjoy. I plan to make a few more here and there.
  17. Made one recently from some spare material for my...

    Made one recently from some spare material for my depth gauge. The original box was spray painted and looked horrendous.
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  18. Exactly as Jim shows, it's actually rift sawn...

    Exactly as Jim shows, it's actually rift sawn with straight grain showing all all faces. Not the easiest thing to acquire in its truest form. Often enough I'm happier with Quartersawn for panels.
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    I have bent laminations I can show also I used TB...

    I have bent laminations I can show also I used TB III. I take no issue with people on the opposite side of my viewpoint and experience but my interpretation of glue creep is that the effect is...
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    I agree, I think they should be sold more along...

    I agree, I think they should be sold more along the lines of what their purpose is but not much I can do to change that.

    That actually describes my work because I have a long lead time for...
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    Mark, I've moved away from using Titebond III...

    Mark, I've moved away from using Titebond III mainly because of your posts and the because I want something more easily repairable than Titebond III (which is not easily repairable as I understand...
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    Mike, I saw one of those recently and it looked...

    Mike, I saw one of those recently and it looked to be made mainly of cast iron, is that the case?
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    I think creep also must be affected by design and...

    I think creep also must be affected by design and accuracy of fit ups.

    I have a table in front of me that has been in direct sunlight hours a day, made with Titebond III that shows nothing of...
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    That’s true, the baldor in the Ulmia is much...

    That’s true, the baldor in the Ulmia is much quieter than the euro single phase motors in the bandsaw and planer. The European 3ph motors are nice and quiet.
  25. Willard Brothers has some on-hand last I checked...

    Willard Brothers has some on-hand last I checked with them, they can also order it and what they’ve gotten for me has been exceptional quality.
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