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    Lewis Ehrhardt

    Is it time for a Mac?

    Thread Starter: Lewis Ehrhardt

    I've had enough of the trovi takeovers on my computer and all the constant updates every other hour. I have been using Windows started with 3.1, 95, on and on ad nauseum to now Windows 7. All my software is for Windows. BUT, if what I understand is right???, I can switch to a Mac and not have all...

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    Kees Heiden

    Mechanics of chipbreakers and high cutting angles in woodworking planes. Abstract.

    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    Mechanics of chipbreakers and high cutting angles in woodworking planes. Kees van der Heiden, The Netherlands, 2014. Abstract. When using handplanes, tearout is a typical problem. Two methods to prevent tearout are high cutting angles and chipbreakers set very close to the cutting edge....

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    Kees Heiden

    New experiments

    Thread Starter: Kees Heiden

    This occupied a lot of my free time this year. Some new experiments to see if there is anything usefull in these chipbreaker thingies. I really hope Steve Elliott will get the article up on his website this weekend. Just to get some stoke going, here's a short videoclip.

    Last Post By: David Weaver Today, 8:24 AM Go to last post
    Prashun Patel

    Building a wooden jointer

    Thread Starter: Prashun Patel

    Does anyone have a good resource for building a good woodie jointer? I'd like something large and light, and have been unable to find dimensions or proper plans for this. I'd like to make one with a tote.

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    Maurice Arney

    Another "First lathe" question

    Thread Starter: Maurice Arney

    I am seriously looking at the Jet JWL-1221VS mini lathe as my first machine. I like the variable speed from 60 - 3600 RPMs but eventually I would like to turn my own table legs which means I would need more length (the JWL-1221VS is only 20 1/2 inches) so I am also looking at the table extension...

    Last Post By: Maurice Arney Yesterday, 8:18 PM Go to last post
    Scott Shepherd

    Trotec Training

    Thread Starter: Scott Shepherd

    Seems like there's a lot of new Trotec owners out there these days. Here's a clip I did to help explain a common problem you'll most certainly see. This is a rather long video, but hopefully it explains something that helps someone out there. I'm very sorry for the length of it, but it covers...

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