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  1. Thread: MiniMax FS41e

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    Izzy, i think that piece is to make a push block...

    Izzy, i think that piece is to make a push block for use with the jointer. I plan to just use some regular push pads/blocks that I had from my old jointer.
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    Thanks everybody for the input. I didnít want to...

    Thanks everybody for the input. I didnít want to try and rotate the cutterhead too much out of fear that there was something obstructing itís movement. But is sounds like it is normal to have some...
  3. Thread: MiniMax FS41e

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    Izzyó i just had an FS30 delivered. A couple...

    Izzyó i just had an FS30 delivered. A couple questions: where did order the euro guard from? Does your machineís cutterhead freely rotate? I am in the process of cleaning my machine and I canít...
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    Minimax FS30c question

    I just took delivery of a new minimax fs30 jointer/planer this week. I am working on removing the packing grease and getting it set up. My machine has the tersa head. I am attempting to rotate...
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    Jon, That is a great looking build. How long...

    Jon,
    That is a great looking build. How long have you been working on it?

    Iíd like to build a boat in the future, Iím glad to see that there is someone in the Co. Springs area that has made...
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    Entrance form attached -Ian

    Entrance form attached
    -Ian
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    Krenov-Style Box

    Approximately five years ago, a friend gave me a truck load of firewood from a maple tree in his yard that he had taken down. We used a lot of the wood in our patio fire pit. However, when we moved...
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    Thanks Derek for the analysis. I am tempted to...

    Thanks Derek for the analysis. I am tempted to try it out.
    Stephen- I am in the same boat. I have the Veritas honing guide, but have not been fully satisfied, primarily with its consistency. ...
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    Lie-Nielsen Honing Guide Question

    Has anyone used the Lie-Nielsen honing guide with other brand plane (I.e., non-Lie-Nielsen) blades or chisel? If so, were they compatible with each other?

    The Lie-Nielsen product description...
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    Thanks all, I appreciate all the comments. Iíve...

    Thanks all, I appreciate all the comments. Iíve enjoyed reading many of your threads over the past few years and have learned a lot. I look forward to putting many of the tips to use in the coming...
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    New Workbench (Roubo) Finished

    I completed my new workbench last month. It took 20 months to complete. I wish it didn't take so long (but work, family, moving, house and yard projects all take time too). Nonetheless, I am glad it...
  12. Thread: Workbench ?

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    Plate 11 http://www.plate11.com/ has good looking...

    Plate 11 http://www.plate11.com/ has good looking Roubo-style benches and kits. You can customize front vises and/or tail vises. They had a floor model at Handworks last year and it looked like a...
  13. Thread: Handworks 2017

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    Malcolm, thanks, I will try to take a look at...

    Malcolm,
    thanks, I will try to take a look at your Facebook page. Safe travels.

    -Ian
  14. Thread: Handworks 2017

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    Handworks 2017

    I am planning to go to Handworks this weekend. Does anyone who has been in the past recall whether or not the vendors accept credit cards or just cash?

    Also, does anyone have any insight on the...
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    Thanks for the feedback and advice. I'm tempted...

    Thanks for the feedback and advice. I'm tempted to do a butterfly/bowtie key to expand my skills, but I may just go the epoxy route as it will definitely be quicker. I know there are a few other...
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    Thanks Jim, are there any concerns about the...

    Thanks Jim, are there any concerns about the overall strength of the glue line? The top is 7 feet long and 3+ inches thick.
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    Another Roubo workbench build thread

    I am working on my first workbench build. I am using Douglas fir 2-by material from the home center. I am primarily working with an assortment of hand planes and and a table saw to rip the lumber...
  18. Michael-- I considered going without a vise too...

    Michael-- I considered going without a vise too and just doing a crochet, but I went ahead and ordered the hardware for the benchcrafted leg vise. I won't add a tail vise though and will just use...
  19. Mark, This is great information. I was thinking...

    Mark, This is great information. I was thinking of going down this path, but I am happy to hear that it worked out for someone else and is a viable option before I get started with the sawing and...
  20. Thanks to everybody for the replies. I...

    Thanks to everybody for the replies. I appreciate the comments and advice. I am going to stay on the course I am currently on and proceed with my DF lumber and pick up some hardwood for vise leg...
  21. Reality check before diving into a workbench build

    I am brand new here and about to embark on a bench build. I have been reading and studying everything (Chris Schwarz, woodworking blogs, forums, etc.) over the last several months and I am ready to...
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