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    When this saw arrived, along with cane two blades...

    When this saw arrived, along with cane two blades from Leitz which are an 80T crosscut, a 25T combination blade, a Stehle 100T crosscut and a Freud with the wrong arbor size.

    Ends up, all of...
  2. Thread: New J/P

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    Probably 35k.

    Probably 35k.
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    The Hofmann was actually made so that it could be...

    The Hofmann was actually made so that it could be used with tables down or up. So they still lift out of the way for smaller stock. This is a handy feature, I feel.

    In typical Hofmann fashion,...
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    There was a new-ish Hofmann up for sale last...

    There was a new-ish Hofmann up for sale last year, listed price was about 14k iirc. I’ve never used one but the German JP designs seem to compromise very little, in fact the Hofmann can be used to...
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    I never get swirls if I turn the vacuum down when...

    I never get swirls if I turn the vacuum down when using my 150/3.
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    I agree with Jamie, the right blade makes the...

    I agree with Jamie, the right blade makes the most of this tool. The fine tooth ATB blade is good for laminates/plywood/thin crosscut but a rip blade is required for rip cutting solid wood.
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    Not bad, that machine is a beast.

    Not bad, that machine is a beast.
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    Sweet! That is one awesome planer. How much...

    Sweet! That is one awesome planer. How much space does it consume?
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    Might be worth contacting CT Saw in Connecticut. ...

    Might be worth contacting CT Saw in Connecticut. I just ordered a blade from them, they're boring it for the unique arbor on my Ulmia tablesaw. I'd imagine they deal with specialty type stuff on...
  10. I have the SP500 also, great saw.

    I have the SP500 also, great saw.
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    Thanks, Jeff! Pat, happy to help. May be...

    Thanks, Jeff!

    Pat, happy to help. May be worth bringing this to his attention directly.
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    Pat, it's on pages 4 and 5.

    Pat, it's on pages 4 and 5.
  13. Thank you, Jim!

    Thank you, Jim!
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    Chris' work is just incredible, leaves me...

    Chris' work is just incredible, leaves me constantly in awe. Chris' work is the style of work I most admire, I certainly prefer it over veneer work on the whole.

    Veneer comes in very handy at...
  15. Not really, because when the blade is bedded it...

    Not really, because when the blade is bedded it will make the area behind the blade slightly proud causing it not to cut properly.
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    Thanks, gents! David, very much appreciate...

    Thanks, gents!

    David, very much appreciate your comment, that means a lot to me.

    Second post in this series should be coming up shortly.
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    John, really cool. Thank you for posting this!

    John, really cool. Thank you for posting this!
  18. McMaster has British pipe thread to npt adapters....

    McMaster has British pipe thread to npt adapters. I chased down this rabbit hole with the Maka rebuild. German and British pipe threads are the same, I assume the remaining metrics are as well. ...
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    Both, but veneer more so. I’m not saying every...

    Both, but veneer more so. I’m not saying every surface needs to be decorated but I have not regretted the ability to veneer panels and work around a panel that doesn’t move for many designs.
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    In addition to presenting on joinery you could...

    In addition to presenting on joinery you could also begin to add veneer work into your pieces. Veneering requires an additional skill set and understanding. Veneer work makes a lot of things...
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    Albrecht does make a milling chuck, but only in...

    Albrecht does make a milling chuck, but only in the tapers generally used on high speed mills. So the technology does exist, but itís not sized for routers.
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    I like Albrecht classic chucks and Jacobs super...

    I like Albrecht classic chucks and Jacobs super chucks and I still don’t even consider them for accurate work or anything with a side load.

    Most Chucks cant grip carbide shanks, with exception to...
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    Exactly. I posted up a thread in General...

    Exactly. I posted up a thread in General woodworking titled ‘metrology for the cabinetmaker’. It takes at least a surface plate, an accurate square that is checked for accuracy (not scribe and...
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    Joe, thanks for sharing your approach. I had a...

    Joe, thanks for sharing your approach. I had a feeling you'd be using height gages as well, it was a game changer for me. I used to hang a double bevel off the tool and set the height that way. It...
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    Thanks, gents. Appreciate the comments. It is...

    Thanks, gents. Appreciate the comments. It is time consuming, it took me a month’s worth of early morning writing and documentation to create the post because I can usually only spare about 15min...
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