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    David Falkner

    2nd Build (first) - CNC Router

    Thread Starter: David Falkner

    Building my 2nd CNC first, I hope. I have been researching for over a year, read a thousand threads and articles, and am hopefully building my 'second machine' for my first. There is still a ton to learn and that process will probably never stop. Of this I am certain, I will be in new territory...

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    Kevin Groenke

    SawStop vs Bosch ruling

    Thread Starter: Kevin Groenke

    http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/news/woodworking-industry-news/initial-ruling-finds-bosch-reaxx-saw-violates-sawstop-patents "An administrative law judge has issued an initial ruling that Bosch’s new Reaxx safety saw infringes on SawStop patents. The ruling in a case before the U.S....

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    Phil Mueller


    Thread Starter: Phil Mueller

    The recent post regarding Woodsmith, got me to thinking about how handmade is defined. Apparently, it's open to great interpretation, although occassionally challenged by the FTC. Below is just one snip of info. This has apparently been an issue with Esty for sometime. Recently they revised...

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    Rich Riddle

    Barber Shop...Do You Use a Real Barber?

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    I am still old school and only go to someone with a "barber" certificate which is different than a beautician where I live. Recently, I have started "scheduling" appointments so I don't wait in line. I miss the good old days in military barber shops when it was first come, first served.... How many...

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    Duncan Ellis

    Setting up New Basement Shop - Need Layout Ideas

    Thread Starter: Duncan Ellis

    This is my first post to the forum, although I've been a lurker for the past several months. I've been a hobby fabricator and racecar builder for several years, however recently I've started to develop more interest in adding wood working. I posted a few previous (non-wood projects) below, my...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Building a J-Class Sailboat

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    While waiting for the egg to hatch (buying a house) I've found myself lost without having something to create. So I decided to build a sailboat. It's going to be a replica of this, except how it looked when first built in 1934: J-Class Endeavour Length - 39.56m / 130ft Beam - 6.80m / 22ft...

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    Robert Engel

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    Looking closely you will see some debris in the corners of the sockets. I would check the shoulders using a router plane.

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