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    Jerome Stanek

    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.

    Last Post By: Bill George Today, 8:01 PM Go to last post
    Stanley Covington

    The Essential Oilpot

    Thread Starter: Stanley Covington

    The oilpot is an essential tool for precision woodworking. I first learned this fact while living in Japan when I was called a fool by a joiner for not having one in my tool kit. I won't bore you with that embarrassing story, but a quick tutorial on oilpots as I understand them may be useful. ...

    Last Post By: Stanley Covington Today, 9:13 PM Go to last post
    Malcolm Schweizer

    Frankenbench begins

    Thread Starter: Malcolm Schweizer

    She starts as a napkin sketch. My shop is very small and not square. It has a wall that angles about 20 degrees. The house was built to fit the lot. It makes for creative furniture arrangement. The bench must meet these criteria: Multifunction, multi-hobby, but primary woodworking Has...

    Last Post By: Mike Cherry Yesterday, 9:45 PM Go to last post
    Mike Holbrook

    Jointer planes-size, chip breaker or not?

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    I have been running a thread on "shooting" edges with a shooting plane. I got several responses suggesting that a jointer plane might be the correct tool for "jointing edges". This raises a question in my head regarding which jointer. Certainly these pages have been buzzing for some time now...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Today, 4:47 PM Go to last post
    Tim Bridge

    Making a Living Woodworking

    Thread Starter: Tim Bridge

    Is it possible to make a living woodworking out of my garage making small projects and selling them at flea markets or other places? I have a bandsaw, router table, planer, miter saw, table saw, spindle sander, drill press and an assortment of hand tools. I am tired or working for electrical...

    Last Post By: jack duren Today, 7:07 PM Go to last post
    Steven Wayne

    Is an 8" jointer enough?

    Thread Starter: Steven Wayne

    I have a Minimax sliding table saw on order, so I'm only concerned with face jointing. I have some rough sawn lumber on hand that's wider than 8" and it got me questioning my plan up to this point - Byrd cutterhead in my green era Powermatic 8" jointer. Machine is in good condition, but will either...

    Last Post By: Jerrimy Snook Today, 5:34 PM Go to last post