• Jon McElwain

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    Geoff Crimmins

    bandsaw reccomendation.

    General seems to have taken a lot of design ideas for this saw from the Powermatic 141. Both the General and Powermatic are great saws, and are hard to

    Geoff Crimmins Today, 7:01 PM Go to last post
    John K Jordan

    First Goblet

    Thanks, yes, I like to make goblets but that is the first one I've tried chip carving - that was my first try on a turned item (most chip carving is done

    John K Jordan Today, 7:01 PM Go to last post
    lowell holmes

    607 Bedrock

    When Lee Valley introduced their matched irons and breakers, I bought a set for my 604, 605, and 607 planes.
    I used the 607 today on a 2X6 piece

    lowell holmes Today, 6:58 PM Go to last post
    Jim Koepke

    Why Not Convert to Metric?

    As this thread grows on forever, I keep asking myself, what benefit is there in converting to metric?

    It will not put another penny in my

    Jim Koepke Today, 6:54 PM Go to last post
    Patrick Chase

    Longer-lasting Sharpness?

    Wow, that's a really nice writeup. I avoided the whole eutectoid vs hypereutectic thing and hand-waved about "excess Carbon" instead because

    Patrick Chase Today, 6:53 PM Go to last post
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