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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Please Read: Pics in threads

    In the past we have had problems with linking pictures in posts from off-site locations. For example, pics disappeared from the off-site location,...

    Started by sawduster, 06-30-2010 10:42 pm
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  1. Cordless sander

    Hi all Im one of those people that waited way too long to find out i really like working with wood.:D Can somebody recommend an inexpensive...

    Started by afbarnes62, 09-07-2017 5:05 pm
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  2. Which tool next?

    Now that I can (finally) get back in the shop after getting medical clearance, I can start working on projects and that means I get to accumulate...

    Started by anisotropy, 09-03-2010 9:21 pm
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    09-04-2010 2:17 am Go to last post
  3. Which planer?

    Kinda based off of Kerry's other planer thread, I have a few questions. As a result of some very nice Christmas gift cards, I now have enough $$ to...

    Started by anisotropy, 12-28-2010 5:40 pm
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  4. what happened?

    My P/C pancake compressor quit. I'd been noticing that when It came on it would run like it was under load - motor was pulling hard then easing up...

    Started by art3427, 07-19-2010 2:33 pm
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  5. What's the difference?

    Any real difference in this, http://www.grizzly.com/products/Wood-Mill-Wood-Metalworking/G9959 and a regular metal working mill? Only...

    Started by art3427, 08-08-2010 4:44 pm
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  6. Norm's Resaw

    Watched Norm build a huge garden gate last night . MateriaL was mostly 6x PT. He resawed one piece at about 4" thick on that resaw he often used in...

    Started by art3427, 08-11-2010 5:17 pm
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  7. Honing Machine

    I've got a surplus 3/4hp, 110v., 1725rpm motor in the shop. I'm toying with the idea of building a honing device with it. I'm thinking a 12 - 14"...

    Started by art3427, 08-12-2010 7:07 pm
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  8. sanding drums

    I used to see ads for a sanding drum set that used sheet paper instead of round cylinders. Paper wrapped around the drum and was held in place by...

    Started by art3427, 08-27-2010 3:25 pm
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  9. Icon9 He died

    , , my P/C pancake compressor, that is. I'm on the last coat of poly for the armoire I've been writing about. I turned it off a few minutes ago...

    Started by art3427, 09-08-2010 4:06 pm
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  10. Saw it with my own eyes!

    We have a show here called "Time Warp" where they film ordinary things at suyper high speed and then slow it down so we can see the action. Did a...

    Started by art3427, 09-15-2010 6:19 pm
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  11. Jointers/Block planes

    This could probably go in the handtools also, but here goes. Everyone who ever used a jointer knows that to get a truly straight cut the outfeed...

    Started by art3427, 09-18-2010 6:55 pm
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    10-08-2010 4:28 pm Go to last post
  12. 6"saw blades

    Looking for a blade for a 6" PC "Saw Boss" I inherited. What do you think about these? I like the thin plate (.063) It's the grind I'm not sure of...

    Started by art3427, 10-06-2010 9:21 pm
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  13. 1/8" BS Blade

    Bought one to experiment with. My Ridgid BS has 1/2 x 1/2 steel guideblocks. I generally hate'm anyway. I'm concerned about stripping the set out...

    Started by art3427, 10-19-2010 4:07 pm
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  14. air stapler

    I'm looking for a light duty, wide crown staple gun. Something that shoots staples like for an office stapler (about 1/4" - 1/2" long) would be...

    Started by art3427, 11-05-2010 5:03 am
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  15. How 'bout this?

    http://jackson.craigslist.org/tls/2055260045.html I'm wondering how this would work for making "one of" wood parts and templates. Sorta' like an...

    Started by art3427, 11-12-2010 7:50 pm
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  16. Ridgid BS Riser Block

    Anybody here ever put a riser block on a Ridgid 14" BS? Are they even available? art

    Started by art3427, 12-07-2010 10:35 pm
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  17. BS blade width

    With everything I've read and tried I still get blade drift on my bs when making long cuts like resawing. I use a 1/2", 4 tooth blade and tighten...

    Started by art3427, 12-31-2010 2:41 pm
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    01-01-2011 3:58 am Go to last post
  18. Tool Gloat - Thanks to Leo.

    Leo posted about a super deal on a PC 890 he recently bought at Home Depot. I checked one of the local stores and found they also had the same...

    Started by art3427, 02-15-2011 3:22 pm
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  19. Riser Block

    Riser Block. Anybody heard of a riser block for a Ridgid 14" bandsaw? How about if I made one from a big chunk of solid wood? art

    Started by art3427, 02-15-2011 3:41 pm
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  20. Contour sander

    Any suggestions on a sander that will do cove molding and other profiles? I make my own cove on my TS in several sizes as needed and the handsanding...

    Started by art3427, 03-02-2011 9:43 pm
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    03-03-2011 3:03 pm Go to last post

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