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  1. First impressions: EZTENSION Bandsaw Tensioning Gauge

    As an intro/reminder, here's an excerpt from my post here on 2/9: "I just saw a blurb in the latest FWW about this tensioning gauge (page 20, April issue). Looks like a new small company out of...
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    I can relate to several of those definitions. But...

    I can relate to several of those definitions. But the UTILITY KNIFE really struck home.
  3. Use the man's vehicle lift if he's offering,...

    Use the man's vehicle lift if he's offering, Travis. You wont regret it. ;)
    But yah, I get some of that too. Until they see a piece of furniture they like and realize they can't afford it. Then they...
  4. I just ran across this. US Army band pays tribute...

    I just ran across this. US Army band pays tribute to Mr. Peart. Page down in the article to was the video.

    LINK
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    Glenn, your post is respectful and classy (as...

    Glenn, your post is respectful and classy (as always). I haven't had any beefs with the new site myself. I get to what I need. But it's clear that several others have, and that it has potential to...
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    Very well said Mike!

    Very well said Mike!
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    "Everthang but my earrings." I spit coffee all...

    "Everthang but my earrings."

    I spit coffee all over the monitor Lowell!

    And I nearly did it again with the "flares" story!
  8. +1. Any way I look at it, doing it this way must...

    +1. Any way I look at it, doing it this way must have been more cost effective for the supplier. Otherwise, they wouldn't have done it for a mop handle.
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    Very talented man. Glad you got to hear him. ...

    Very talented man. Glad you got to hear him.
    Congratulations on your 50th dating anniversary!
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    Very nice!!!!

    Very nice!!!!
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    Hand planes. Chisels - it would be interesting to...

    Hand planes. Chisels - it would be interesting to test an O1 chisel side by side with a PMV-11. Especially if they will let you sharpen them and play a bit. Try a plough plane too!
  12. +1. What Bill said.

    +1. What Bill said.
  13. Well, you're right. If you want all boutique...

    Well, you're right. If you want all boutique planes and saws, a brace of of grizzly machines could certainly be cheaper. I just think we scare people off sometimes. Even with new tools, this doesnt...
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    Well, I agree that can happen Ole, and it was a...

    Well, I agree that can happen Ole, and it was a worry I raised when he bought that storm door. But it hasnt happened here and it's been 10 years. Could be his front door is a little less "direct"...
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    Neat picture!

    Neat picture!
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    Bet you're right Jim - the holdfast probably will...

    Bet you're right Jim - the holdfast probably will ding the brass mallet.
    Nothing wrong with using wood mallets at all. Was just a thought. :)
  17. Welcome Cliff! I can't answer your specific...

    Welcome Cliff! I can't answer your specific question, but someone will do so, I'm sure. I know that I have run a hand plane over epoxy to level it without any trouble. But I don't know if the router...
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    I just got to thinking - has anyone tried a 2...

    I just got to thinking - has anyone tried a 2 pound brass mallet? Seems like it would pack a punch without causing a dent or bur on the holdfast?
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    That's too bad. It seems to be the way things are...

    That's too bad. It seems to be the way things are going though.
    Bummer on your renewal. I've been abused by magazine publishers myself a couple times. I hope you get something back - money or...
  20. EZTENSION bandsaw tensioning gauge: Interesting new product

    I just saw a blurb in the latest FWW about this tensioning gauge (page 20, April issue). Looks like a new small company out of Maine. LINK It goes for $40+shipping. Like alot of things, the design...
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    I'd like to add that if you do not have a porch,...

    I'd like to add that if you do not have a porch, the maintenance on a wooden door can be significantly reduced by installing a storm door over it. My folks' storm door is mostly glass - so it...
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    Wow! Now that's a jointer! Beautiful work!

    Wow! Now that's a jointer!
    Beautiful work!
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    That was clever. Wonder if it attracts chicks? :D...

    That was clever. Wonder if it attracts chicks? :D :D :D

    (I had to go to youtube to view it - link didnt work for me.)
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    +1. At least see what they have available and...

    +1. At least see what they have available and what it costs. You wouldnt want to find out later there was an option you really would have preferred.

    If you do it yourself, I'd also wear a mask...
  25. That's an interesting reuse for sure. I had...

    That's an interesting reuse for sure.

    I had dinner in a fancy hotel's restaurant once. They had a seating area that was lit by 2 large lamps on tripods. As I looked closer, I realized the tripods...
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