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    Get a girlfriend (now) that doesn't speak one...

    Get a girlfriend (now) that doesn't speak one word of English. Seriously, having been there done that, I think the only way you're going to learn Spanish in three months is total immersion in a...
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    Very nice John. Not sure which is more...

    Very nice John. Not sure which is more impressive, your tuning skills or your imagination to come up with the design.
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    Thanks John and Mick for your assistance. ...

    Thanks John and Mick for your assistance. Because I'm new to spindle turning and chair making I think I'll custom make a couple of wooden tool rests, for now. One for the leg spindles and a shorter...
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    Long Tool Rest for Spindle Turning

    I'm a turning newbie. Making my first Galbert perch stool. It's interesting to me that the Galbert-style spindles are somewhat segmented. Turn a segment, move the tool rest, turn a segment, move...
  5. Mike, Received the Disston #12 today in great...

    Mike,
    Received the Disston #12 today in great shape. Now, the best panel saw I own. Thank you much.
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    Thank you all for taking the time to respond with...

    Thank you all for taking the time to respond with your comments and suggestions. Much appreciated. Yes, I'm sure that a good portion of my difficulties were due to poor technique. I was able to...
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    Tapered Reamers

    Trying my hand at hand-tool chair making. First project is the Pete Galbert perch stool. I've bored my leg holes through the seat. Using a 6-degree reamer from Elia Bizzarri. I'm finding out that...
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    Thank you for posting Mr. Cassens' interview.

    Thank you for posting Mr. Cassens' interview.
  9. John, saw the spindle roughing gouge link in your...

    John, saw the spindle roughing gouge link in your previous response. Excellent video. Actually watched and 'Liked' several other of your videos. Very informative, especially for a new turner like...
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    Reed, I'm a beginner so your videos are very much...

    Reed, I'm a beginner so your videos are very much appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to make the videos.
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    Wall Loads and Ceiling Sag

    I'm sure this has been discussed, just couldn't find the thread(s).

    House/garage is about 20 years old. Reasonably well constructed (as far as I can tell). My workshop is a 3-car garage. ...
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    I'm in the build your own camp. To me, a sturdy,...

    I'm in the build your own camp. To me, a sturdy, flat table is very important. Without a flat table I don't think you'll be happy with the results. I learned the hard way. I bought a...
  13. Here's my homemade bandsaw mill. Jet JWBS-14SF...

    Here's my homemade bandsaw mill. Jet JWBS-14SF with 160-in. table (80" on either side of the blade), and log carriage that is supported by rollerblade wheels embedded in the table. First logs were...
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    I have a Jet JWBS-14SF. My first bandsaw. Every...

    I have a Jet JWBS-14SF. My first bandsaw. Every time I use it I wish I had stepped up to a MM. The JWBS-14SF guide system is darn near impossible to align properly. Cheap.
  15. The Curtis Buchanan series of videos on Windsor...

    The Curtis Buchanan series of videos on Windsor chair making is in my opinion outstanding. I have never made a Windsor chair. I may never make a Windsor chair. Still I have learned a ton of useful...
  16. About 80% of the electricity generated in the USA...

    About 80% of the electricity generated in the USA comes from non-renewable energy sources.. About 65% comes from burning fossil fuels. The net environmental benefit, to the planet, of driving an...
  17. My method my not have been correct and I'm not...

    My method my not have been correct and I'm not suggesting the mobile-base solution isn't the way to go, but I used a long level and the individual Zambus caster height adjustment to get my machine...
  18. Derek, I installed a set of Zambus Carrymaster...

    Derek,
    I installed a set of Zambus Carrymaster AC-600S casters on my FS30 Classic jointer/planer in 2014. The AC-600 S is a center-bolt mount caster. The bolt screws directly into a nut on (in)...
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    Larry, John, Thanks for the advice. Still...

    Larry, John,

    Thanks for the advice. Still looking, but may have found a good compromise - a house with a nice shop/basement. 200 amp main panel with a 100 amp sub panel in the shop. 120/240v...
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    Woodworkers in Bella Vista Arkansas

    My wife and I are considering retiring in Bella Vista, Arkansas. We've made a couple of house hunting trips (from Houston), but so far no solid leads for the home or land that meets our wish-list...
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