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    Normand Leblanc

    Plane iron clearance angle study

    Thread Starter: Normand Leblanc

    Hello, About a month ago we had a discussion on clearance angle and I said that a study was coming. So here it is. The following graph would be a nice resumé This graph is saying that a 17° clearance angle (CA) is the best and that the number of shavings is reduced linearly if the CA is...

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    Marty Tippin

    SawStop Sliding Crosscut Table

    Thread Starter: Marty Tippin

    I was looking at the SawStop at the local Woodcraft over the weekend and they had it set up with the SawStop sliding crosscut table attachment. http://www.sawstop.com/crosscut I pretty much fell in love with it and believe I'll have to include it when I buy my SawStop in the next few months....

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    Adam Stevens2


    Thread Starter: Adam Stevens2

    Yes, I know, search function - however, I am interested in general opinions and information about what you all have in your shop and what you use them for. I'm interested in getting a spokeshave for 'general spokeshave-y work', but there seem to be a million different kinds. So I thought it might...

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    Steve Mathews

    Got the lathe and some turning tools. What else?

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    I got the Powermatic 3520A a few days ago and will soon receive some turning tools to get started. Here's a list of the other items I have. Vicmarc 120 chuck Large tool rest - I think it's 12" wide Live center Baldor 6" grinder with Veritas attachment Full face shield So, what else do I...

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    Keith Hankins

    Surpising unpleasant Sawstop buying experience - Jobsite saw.

    Thread Starter: Keith Hankins

    Well first let me say I’ve had a 5hp ICS for several years now and the few experiences when I did call CS it was a top notch experience. Now for this experience. My son is in the military. He is a bomb tech with the EOD group at Ft. Stewart GA. He is 26 and in the past year took an interest in...

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    Todd Burch

    First walnut in the queue to saw

    Thread Starter: Todd Burch

    Not my tree, but I'll be milling it. Biggest walnut I've ever seen. 45" at the small diameter of the trunk. The guy in the picture is 6'3" tall. You can't see real well but there is about 10'+ of straight trunk, and then this MASSIVE HUNK OF TWISTING TURNING CURLY QUILTED BURLY FLAMING...

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