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    Glowforge release

    Thread Starter: Jerome Stanek

    I was wondering if Glowforge has sent out any units yet. I thought they were supposed to release the middle of December.

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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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    Victor Robinson

    Poll: Curious about Festool ownership

    Thread Starter: Victor Robinson

    Just scratching an itch... Even though Festool and Sawstop now have the same parent company, for the purposes of this poll, please do not count a Sawstop as a Festool.

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    Steven Harrison

    I Need Help with Lie-Nielsen Planes

    Thread Starter: Steven Harrison

    Two part questionÖ First Iím gearing up to order a Lie-Nielsen jointer, either a 7 or 8. The largest plane I have now is an older Stanley #6. I like the idea of the 8, but in practice Iím worried itís too wide to edge joint 3/4Ē which is what I mainly work with, but sometimes thinner. Iím not...

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    Prashun Patel

    Farmhouse table

    Thread Starter: Prashun Patel

    I'm building this for some friends. The customer does not want a typical lower-mounted stretcher as is found on every Pinterest post. I'm taking a cue from the Shakers and putting a wide stretcher up top under the table. My desk uses this type of construction and I've not had issues with...

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    David Ragan

    Objectifying edge quality

    Thread Starter: David Ragan

    How do you all gage sharpness? I have a couple of micro cameras, but setting all that up is a hassle. There is the thread method by Steve Elliott or Brent Beach, I forget which. Last wkd, I had some LV plate w 3M film, did some free hand swipes on a plane, and had good results-satisfied. ...

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    Bradley Potts

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    Yep, Glenn you are on the money.

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    Jim Koepke

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