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    Ned Gatewood

    Lighting the Small Workshop - by Jack Lindsey

    Excellent article. What I still have an issue with is this. When doing lathe work, getting good... Go to last post

    Ned Gatewood 05-19-2016 4:05 PM
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    Lasse Hilbrandt

    Cheapest way to flatten chisels?

    Thread Starter: Lasse Hilbrandt

    Im in the market for old chisels that needs restoration. I have found out that most of them are not flat on their backs. So far I have been flattening with my Norton wetstones, but it takes a hell of a time and wears a lot on my stones. What is the fastest and cheapest way to flatten them ?

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    Patrick Chase

    Clearance in BD plane

    Thread Starter: Patrick Chase

    I finally managed to have an honest-to-goodness clearance issue. I've been playing with low-angle frogs in a couple of my smoothers, and had a 40-deg one in my LV custom 4-1/2 last week. I swapped a new blade in while working some Red Alder with a medium cut (several mils, I didn't measure), and...

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    Bob Glenn

    Junk, junk, junk

    Thread Starter: Bob Glenn

    Years ago I bought a cheap 8 inch Delta miter saw. Some years later, the trigger switch quit working. So I decided to upgrade and bought a Hitachi 10 inch miter saw. Recently, the trigger switch has been acting up. Today, the saw would not stop when the trigger was released. I finally got the...

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    Don Corbeil

    Options for laser power meters

    Thread Starter: Don Corbeil

    Until recently, I thought that the only laser power meter available for testing my 80W CO2 was the synrad power wizard 250. They're pretty expensive, so I was looking around for alternatives. After some thread searches, I see that there are a few choices in both digital and analog metering. A few...

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    Malcolm Schweizer

    ALWAYS carry a knife

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    I grew up being taught that you always carry a knife. I am frequently called upon to do light rigging work, and I sail a lot, so my knife of choice these days is a Myerchin rigging knife with a Marlin spike. One such job was helping rig some displays at the children's museum that just opened....

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    Mike Holbrook

    Clean up /suck broom

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    I am about to toss two depot brand vacs an 18 gallon Lowes monster and a smaller Shop Vac. The plastic is brittle and falling apart. I tend to sneeze and get nasal irritation from shop dust. It seems that larger capacity vacs suck air through all the dust etc. in the bag and stink things up, even...

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