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    I have that machine. I did put a Byrd head on...

    I have that machine. I did put a Byrd head on it and had them press the bearings on. The machine runs well, I don't like having to take the jointer fence off to use the planer, when put back on...
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    Nicd. Very elegant. -Howard

    Nicd. Very elegant. -Howard
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    Hi John. -I own the same machine, which I bought...

    Hi John. -I own the same machine, which I bought used. The Robland group, referenced in another message is probably the best place to buy parts. The bits that came to me with this machine are left...
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    Bill, this is the kind of joinery that the...

    Bill, this is the kind of joinery that the Japanese excel at. I wouldn't be surprised to find something very similar in one of those books that show a million Japanese joints. I don't have any of...
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    PM sent. Thanks -Howard Pollack

    PM sent. Thanks -Howard Pollack
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    Take a look at John White's book on maintaining...

    Take a look at John White's book on maintaining and setting up shop equipment. He gives clear instructions on how to make a fixture that involves 3 points and is dead straight. Apparently an old...
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    Thanks everyone. Please remember that I'm...

    Thanks everyone. Please remember that I'm looking to shred green material, not chip wood. Most wood chippers plug up on green material. -Howard
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    Thank you. I will look into the DR models. Any...

    Thank you. I will look into the DR models. Any other advise will be most welcomed- Howard
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    Need good garden shredder

    I have a huge pile of garden waste, not much of it very thick. It is both old and new (brown and green). I need a good shredder to manage it. When I look online I see cheap ones in the hundred...
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    I bought a used woman's handbag at a garage sale...

    I bought a used woman's handbag at a garage sale and cut it up. -Howard
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    Are you using a zero clearance insert? That...

    Are you using a zero clearance insert? That should help. You could also score the board on the backside right where the cut will be, or even use blue tape over the cut area. -Howard
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    Very graceful and an imaginative use for wood...

    Very graceful and an imaginative use for wood that might otherwise become fire-wood. -Howard
  13. Thanks again. The little shield isn't showing up...

    Thanks again. The little shield isn't showing up on my version of Firefox. I suspect that the problem is something to do with "content blocking". Right now I have neither the patience nor the will...
  14. Hi, first thank you. I'm using Firefox Quantum...

    Hi, first thank you. I'm using Firefox Quantum 67.0.4 (64-bit) and my computer is running Linux Mint 19.0. Cookies are showing up as sawmillcreek.org and www.sawmillcreek.org - might there me some...
  15. After following Jim and Lee's advice carefully...

    After following Jim and Lee's advice carefully I've had no success at all...
    -Howard
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    Thanks for this. -Howard

    Thanks for this. -Howard
  17. Failure to remember log-in and invalid redirect

    Hi- For quite awhile now Sawmill Creek has not remembered me on log-in, despite numerous logging outs and trying again. When I put my log-in info in manually I get the invalid redirect message...
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    I agree with the above, BUT if you want something...

    I agree with the above, BUT if you want something else and like the look of butternut why not use that?
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    My understanding is that Krenov used to hollow...

    My understanding is that Krenov used to hollow grind his Japanese chisels. I've tried it on occasion and have found no bad results, but people do warn against it.
    -Howard
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    They would make very fancy draw fronts. -Howard

    They would make very fancy draw fronts. -Howard
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    Prescription safety glasses

    Does anyone know of a good on-line place to buy prescription safety glasses? Thanks. -Howard
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    A great find!

    A great find!
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    Lee Valley sells them. Here is a link:...

    Lee Valley sells them. Here is a link: http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=40089&cat=1,180,40089 -Howard
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    Bravo to you, Prashun, for your attitude about...

    Bravo to you, Prashun, for your attitude about the dovetails! -Howard
  25. Never, never reach behind a moving saw blade of...

    Never, never reach behind a moving saw blade of any sort. And, if an edge tool starts to fall off of a bench let it fall, don't try to catch it (ask me where that one came from...). I remember a...
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