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    Ron Sleeman

    Epilog vs Trotec

    Thread Starter: Ron Sleeman

    Okay boys & girls, I'm about to pull the trigger on a Epilog fusion 40 75watt or a Trotec speedy 400 80 watt. I have read about each of them on the forum. I guess what I'm looking at is the pro & cons on both of them from your point of view...lol I fine that they are both great machines. I will be...

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    Anthony Whitesell

    Pondering acquiring a tracksaw

    Thread Starter: Anthony Whitesell

    I have begun to start pondering getting a tracksaw. Coincidentally, Fine Woodworking sent an email with some basic information and listed six manufacturers. Festool Dewalt Makita Triton Grizzly (and one other I can't read, but is red-orange in color). Does anyone have any experience with...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Conduit Bending 101

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    Since many here want to install conduit in their workshops, I thought I'd get a conduit bending workshop going here. The only damage you can do is too the pipe, and maybe your ego. ;) Of course, you need to have designed the system correctly. We can do that in another thread, if there's an...

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    Rich Riddle

    Your Favorite Unhealthy Snacks

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    With Halloween approaching the proliferation of candy corn increases much to the wife's dismay. She cannot resist that and carrot cake. Chocolate is my weak spot. With the holidays not far off, what snack will prove too much temptation to resist?

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    John T Barker

    Shop air cleaner

    Thread Starter: John T Barker

    I'm looking to build or buy an air cleaner for my shop. I notice some build videos on youtube use attic air fans and the like. Anyone have any input on good choices/bad choices on this? They seem to pull more than enough cfm's. I'm trying to keep the costs down so I don't want to be over $75...

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    Anthony Brown

    Cherry Table Top Durability

    Thread Starter: Anthony Brown

    I am looking to make a kitchen/dining table out of 8/4 Cherry (the finished thickness will actually be 8/4, not 7/4 or 6/4). We were originally looking at Hickory or Walnut, but Hickory is not available in 8/4 without gluing up, which I really don't want, and the Walnut is ridiculously expensive. I...

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