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    David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers using no power tools? ....

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    How many professional woodworkers use no or generally no power tools? And by that, I don't mean guys who teach classes and give demos or have blogs. I mean not subsidized by that mickey mouse stuff or any other income. This is triggered by warren's comment in another thread about a professional...

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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

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    Lester Sak

    Any experience with new Laguna 14/12 bandsaw?

    Thread Starter: Lester Sak

    In the market for my first bandsaw and have been doing a lot of research. This is for a small garage shop (9’x18’) and no access to a 220 line. So, I’m looking for the best quality 14” saw that will run on 110v. This will be for general use – curves, ripping thick stock and re-sawing so I...

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    Kees Heiden


    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    Probably sacrilege to some, but how about distessing some projects? I really like antiques, I also like to build furniture, but I don't like antique reproductions that look like new. So untill now I have mostly made contemporary looking furniture and I have bought some antique stuff. But for an...

    Last Post By: Kees Heiden Today, 1:42 PM Go to last post
    Stuart Welsh

    You're on a deserted island...

    Thread Starter: Stuart Welsh

    You're on a deserted island. Which 5 hand tools do you take? Seriously though, I'm starting from scratch where real woodworkers hand tools are concerned. I'm pretty well set with stationary power tools and my Festool collection has grown nicely in the last 10 months. But as completion of my...

    Last Post By: Kent A Bathurst Today, 3:36 PM Go to last post
    Marty Tippin

    Disposing of Wood Turning Shavings / Chainsaw Chips ?

    Thread Starter: Marty Tippin

    (Robo Hippy's chainsaw video reminded me of something I've been meaning to ask for a while...) I find that roughing out a 12" x 5" bowl will generate about a wheelbarrow full of shavings, and that breaking down a log into 2 bowl blanks (removing the pith section) will generate almost another...

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