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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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    Anthony Brown

    I Need Help Fixing a Problem With How to Attach Breadboards to My Table Top

    Thread Starter: Anthony Brown

    I am building a 72" x 40" x 6/4 solid Hickory table top. I have already glued together the planks to get the width for my table top, but I have not attached the breadboards yet. My plan was to glue the breadboards to the rest of the table top just like I did with the other planks, but after doing...

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    Todd Burch

    Timber Frame Workshop (and house...)

    Thread Starter: Todd Burch

    So, this might turn out to be a long thread... long from a time-period standpoint, and long from a lot of posts. (and maybe long from my windedness too! ;) ) I want to build a timber frame shop and house. I can't afford hiring it out. The house I had quoted was $100K just for the frame...

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    Michael Peet

    My Roubo Build

    Thread Starter: Michael Peet

    My Roubo is finally done! This was a huge project and quite a challenge to a noob such as myself, but after more than a year of work it turned out to my satisfaction. I used the plans in Schwarz's book, modified slightly to accomodate the Benchcrafted wagon and leg vises. I briefly considered...

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    vic meek

    help with a chinese ebay laser

    Thread Starter: vic meek

    I bought a Chinese laser on ebay and have had the worst problems getting any support for it. If you want details it on another forum What I need is the software for the laser. I was sent laserdrw and corellaser both written in Chinese and of no use to me. If anyone has a laser like this one...

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    Ken Krawford

    Cyclone filter - a better way???

    Thread Starter: Ken Krawford

    I just spent 90 mins. with 2 compressors and a shop vac blowing out the filter cartridge from my cyclone and even then I didn't feel that it was very clean. Is there any way to employ some sort of disposable pre-filter and spare the cartridge so much dust? Does anyone else have a different...

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    Roy Lindberry

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    Bob Cooper

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