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    Brian Elfert

    Buying a house is so frustrating!

    Thread Starter: Brian Elfert

    I'm trying to buy a house, but any decent inexpensive houses are selling like hotcakes. I was supposed to go look at a house with a 40x80 outbuilding tomorrow, but it sold already. (Priced at $199,000 and the building alone is probably $100,000 to replace.) There are quite literally zero houses...

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    Lester Sak

    Any experience with new Laguna 14/12 bandsaw?

    Thread Starter: Lester Sak

    In the market for my first bandsaw and have been doing a lot of research. This is for a small garage shop (9’x18’) and no access to a 220 line. So, I’m looking for the best quality 14” saw that will run on 110v. This will be for general use – curves, ripping thick stock and re-sawing so I...

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    Jim Koepke

    Our 'Brave New World' with Medical Profiling

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    This is not my opinion, it is just sharing an article. The world we knew from five or six decades ago is changing faster than we ever knew. Actuaries predict your life span. Banks track your spending habits. Now, your employer can tell whether you’ll have diabetes a year from now. And the...

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    Steve Voigt

    Scratches on End Grain

    Thread Starter: Steve Voigt

    Today I went back to trying to sort out a skew mitre plane that I was working on. The original blade wouldn't hold an edge, and I was getting ugly scratches on end grain. I tried everything, and finally gave up and tried another blade. Still the same problem! I set it aside for a month, but went...

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    Mike Suiter

    Grizzly vs ClearVue cyclones

    Thread Starter: Mike Suiter

    I'm going to put a cyclone in my new 30x40 shop I'm building and finally retire my HF DC (it just won't die). I've been doing a lot of searching and it pretty much seems that anyone that has a cyclone loves it no matter what brand. I've decided my choice will be between the Grizzly G0441 and the...

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    Patrick Carpenter

    Lie Nielsen A2 issue?

    Thread Starter: Patrick Carpenter

    Has anyone else been a little underwhelmed by A2 plane blades from LN? I have a 60 1/2 block plane that is just awesome in almost every aspect but one. It gets pretty sharp, but does not seem to hold up well at all. Mostly when paring end grain it seems like it never takes more than 5-10 cuts...

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    Urgent! What do I do with a turtle?

    Yeah, I am sure they taste like chicken, but besides that...

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    Brian Elfert

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