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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. $100 planer find

    We were happy to find this Grizzly G1021, 15 inch planer and it cost us only $100. It is about 20 years old but when placed under power it ran smooth...

    Started by bmorto, 07-13-2012 5:07 pm
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    08-03-2012 2:58 am Go to last post
  2. $500 for a mirka ceros sander!

    Can this really be justified foe an ros? I dont get it.

    Started by Wisardd1, 01-04-2015 5:00 am
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    02-23-2015 6:54 am Go to last post
  3. "Different" Chainsaw

    Anyone looking for a different kind of chainsaw? My son sent me this link.

    Started by Monty, 12-27-2011 1:56 pm
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    12-27-2011 10:10 pm Go to last post
  4. "Rebuilt " batteries

    My Porter Cable 12V batteries are "old style" (and almost dead). Their new ones won't work in my old drills. :mad: I'm looking into having them...

    Started by deepsplinter, 10-20-2010 12:58 pm
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    10-21-2010 12:11 pm Go to last post
  5. 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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    10-26-2010 3:46 pm Go to last post
  6. 110 vs 220 volt

    Now that I've decided on what table saw to get I need to decide the voltage to run it on. The new Griz is prewired for 220 volts at 8 amps but can...

    Started by Glazier, 10-23-2013 10:56 pm
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    10-27-2013 10:05 am Go to last post
  7. 110v or 220v?

    ...or 115 and 230, or 120 or 240... depending on which book I read or which electrician I talk to. Anyway, I am finally at the point that I can...

    Started by PastorPaul, 06-19-2012 2:42 am
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    07-30-2012 3:20 am Go to last post
  8. 12 inch sliding miter saw?

    Millwaukee or Dewalt. Same price $499 on Amazon Dale

    Started by Wisardd1, 08-27-2011 6:02 pm
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    09-02-2011 10:45 pm Go to last post
  9. 12" jointer

    Ever priced one? Look at this. http://woodgears.ca/jointer/homemade.html See parts 1 and 2 for the complete build. I love this guy's...

    Started by art3427, 07-25-2011 2:15 pm
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    08-13-2011 4:31 pm Go to last post
  10. 131 1/2 resaw blade

    Ok, tried the Timber Wolf 3/4 inch 3 tooth resaw blade. In my opinion, piece of crap! In other words, don't bother! Way, way too many ridges. Had...

    Started by Wisardd1, 08-19-2011 6:02 am
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    09-05-2011 2:10 am Go to last post
  11. 18V ½” Cordless Drills

    A friend of mine wants to buy her husband a new drill for Christmas (today). He installs cable/satellite TV, so he uses it all day every day. She’d...

    Started by deepsplinter, 11-29-2010 12:56 pm
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    12-04-2010 7:22 am Go to last post
  12. 20" Grizzly planer question

    If--if, mind you--a person were to get a decent deal on an older 20" planer, and if said person were to bring it home to his basement lair, how hard...

    Started by Jim Brown, 10-27-2010 7:41 pm
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    10-27-2010 9:26 pm Go to last post
  13. 23ga pin nailer

    While checking on finishing supplies today I came across this: ...

    Started by ScottD, 09-16-2010 2:14 am
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    09-16-2010 10:43 pm Go to last post
  14. 3-wheeled band saws

    I've been told the blades don't last as long due to extra flexing. MY plans are for a saw that will resaw 12 -14" plus allow about 2 feet between...

    Started by art3427, 06-30-2011 4:01 am
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    07-21-2011 1:05 am Go to last post
  15. 45* Mitre Lock Bit

    You would think for what they get for these they would include some sort of set up instructions.:mad: Anyone have any advice on setting this bit...

    Started by Keystone, 11-16-2011 9:55 pm
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    11-18-2011 12:37 am Go to last post
  16. 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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    10-07-2010 4:02 am Go to last post
  17. 8" grinder that works out of the box

    Does anything work out of the box nowadays? If so, I really need help in picking out one that does. There are zillions of these things, and reviews...

    Started by Elizabeth, 05-29-2011 9:29 pm
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    05-30-2011 11:16 pm Go to last post
  18. 8" Jointer- which one?

    Opinions? K

    Started by ictoos, 10-15-2010 8:25 am
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    10-16-2010 1:46 pm Go to last post
  19. A $10 Bansaw Cover

    So...this freebie Freecyle basket-case Shopsmith I picked up last month came with a bandsaw. Well, sort of. It came with a seized-up bandsaw...

    Started by Dan, 11-02-2014 11:27 pm
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    11-06-2014 7:15 pm Go to last post
  20. A Beamer worthy WOOF

    Normally $50, on sale $40, Jason's 20% off coupon = $32 at HF. 15325 Not bad at all, especially at $32. If you read all the negative...

    Started by rrich, 01-16-2013 10:54 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    01-17-2013 5:15 am Go to last post

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