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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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    Dan Hintz

    DIY air filtration unit for <$200

    Thread Starter: Dan Hintz

    As payback to the lasering community, I'm sharing my "plans" (such as they are) for everyone to copy. Well, not so much "plans" as pictures of the completed unit, but it should be obvious how to recreate something similar. Due to poor planning on my part and a lack of any real sleep, I made one...

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    Scott Cowell

    XB-1060 laser engraver purchase - disapointing so far...

    Thread Starter: Scott Cowell

    Hello all, I have spent years wanting to purchase a laser engraver. I have spent months actively researching different models, manufacturers, capabilities, modifications and vendors. I have spent about a month actively shopping for an engraver and even decided to get a bigger, more powerful,...

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    Brian Holcombe

    The Butler's Desk - Build Thread

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    Good morning! I've begun working on a cabinet in my spare time, this one features a fold down desktop to serve as a workspace when needed and to remain out of the way when it's no longer needed. Check out the work shown here https://brianholcombewoodworker.com/2016/05/07/the-butlers-desk/

    Last Post By: Brian Holcombe Yesterday, 2:51 PM Go to last post
    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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    Tim Cooper Louisiana

    Workbench Advice

    Thread Starter: Tim Cooper Louisiana

    Hello all! I had a friend give me some lumber, and I need to make a workbench. I'm partial to a Roubo, but I'm not 100% sold on that style. What I got is 2 boards, both slightly over 10 feet long. 15 - 17 inches wide. One is 16/4 and the other is 12/4. I'd love the idea of using the big slabs...

    Last Post By: Tim Cooper Louisiana Yesterday, 1:49 PM Go to last post
    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 Null

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    Wayne Lovell

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